22 Apr 2014
FIND (Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics) and the University of Dundee have signed a Material Transfer Agreement under which new reagents developed by the University will be made available for the development of an improved version of a rapid test for sleeping sickness, a deadly parasitic disease also known as Human African Trypanosomiasis (HAT).
21 Apr 2014
Dr Kris Clark, of the University of Dundee, has been awarded a prestigious fellowship from Arthritis Research UK that will support his groundbreaking work developing new treatments for inflammatory arthritis over the next five years. The career development fellowship provides £400,000 of funding which will allow Dr Clark to establish his first independent laboratory within the MRC Protein Phosphorylation and Ubiquitylation Unit within the College of Life Sciences at Dundee.
10 Apr 2014
Professor Sir Philip Cohen has been elected a Corresponding Member of the Australian Academy of Science, one of only 27 scientists from around the world to hold the honour. Sir Philip, Professor of Enzymology and Deputy Director of the Division of Signal Transduction Therapy (DSTT) at the University of Dundee, was recognised for his outstanding contributions to the life sciences. The list includes two Nobel Laureates, while Sir David Attenborough is one of the eight Corresponding Members from the UK.
04 Apr 2014
A prestigious international conference will see developments in microwave radiation and diamond spins discussed at the University of Dundee from Sunday onwards. The University will host the 47th Annual International Meeting of the Royal Society of Chemistry’s Electron Spin Resonance Spectroscopy Group from April 6th-10th. More than 100 delegates from around the world will take part in the event.
01 Apr 2014
A new chemical messenger that is critical in protecting the brain against Parkinson’s disease has been identified by scientists at the Medical Research Council (MRC) Protein Phosphorylation and Ubiquitylation Unit at the University of Dundee.