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Latest News

May 2018

  • Dr Cristiane Calixto
    03 May 2018

    A young Brazilian plant scientist whose research focusses on molecular biology and gene expression has been awarded the prestigious Peter Massalski Prize for Meritorious Research for 2018.

  • T. Brucei
    02 May 2018

    At the Wellcome Centre for Anti-Infectives Research, we have made an exciting discovery about a group of life-threatening parasites.

  • Professor Angus Lamond
    01 May 2018

    Platinum Informatics is a new spin-out company providing state of the art software solutions for the management, visualisation and analysis of large and complex data sets in a wide range of laboratory and industrial environments. The company is commercialising software developed for more than 10 years within the University of Dundee by Professor Angus Lamond’s team in the School of Life Sciences.

  • Dr Bettina Meier, Nadezda Volkova, Professor Anton Gartner and Dr Moritz Gerstung
    01 May 2018

    An interdisciplinary research collaboration has taken a significant step towards understanding the mutational causes of cancers, a finding which may one day lead to personalised cancer treatment. The team from the University of Dundee, European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) and the Wellcome Sanger Institute used a type of worm called C. elegans as a model to study how cancer-causing genetic mutations arise when DNA is inaccurately replicated or when damaged DNA is not repaired.

April 2018