16 Feb 2009
Two microbiologists from the University of Dundee have been honoured for their work with prestigious awards from the Society for General Microbiology. Professor Geoff Gadd and Dr Nicola Stanley-Wall, both of the Division of Molecular and Environmental Microbiology in the College of Life Sciences at Dundee, have been awarded the Colworth Prize and the Fleming Medal respectively, two of the Society’s top awards.
06 Feb 2009
Dundee-based Professor Sir Philip Cohen was last night given the award for Leading Contribution to Life Sciences in Scotland at the Scottish Enterprise Life Sciences Annual Dinner 2009.
01 Feb 2009
Cancer Research UK scientists have discovered a missing link in the way cells protect themselves against cancer, according to research published in Genes & Development* today (Sunday).
27 Jan 2009
Bioenergy research in Scotland is set to benefit from the biggest ever single UK public investment in the field, announced today by the main funding agency for the biosciences - the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC).
24 Dec 2008
Two PIs from the Division of Molecular and Environment Microbiology in the College of Life Sciences have received prestigious awards from the Society for General Microbiology (SGM). Dr. Nicola Stanley-Wall has been awarded the 2009 Fleming Prize in recognition of her outstanding research on the molecular basis of biofilm formation.
19 Dec 2008
The 2008 Research Assessment Exercise, which rates the research quality of all UK Universities across the full range of academic disciplines, reached its culmination this week with the publication of the results. The College of Life Sciences was ranked ahead of all other universities in Scotland and is one of the UK's top 5 universities in the category of Biological Sciences among 51 other universities, ahead of Cambridge and Imperial College with, Oxford, Manchester and Sheffield just ahead of us.
19 Nov 2008
The College of Life Sciences and Revealing Research are pleased to announce the first Sir David Lane Award for Excellence in Public Engagement. This inaugural award recognises the work of outstanding science communicators at the College of Life Sciences towards improving understanding of the work of the College and University to a wider audience.
11 Nov 2008
At the ScotlandIS annual 'ScotSoft2008' dinner and awards ceremony in Edinburgh this year's First Place for Software Engineer of the Year 2008, was awarded to Yasmeen Ahmad, from a recent honours graduate in Applied Computing from the University of Dundee, for her project entitled, "NOPdb
23 Oct 2008
The first inaugural meeting of the GRE International Scientific Advisory Board (ISAB) was held on the 20-21 October this year. An important feature of the Centre has been to set up this Board, which is entrusted with the task of advising the Centre on research, funding and strategies for growth, while also reporting back to the Wellcome Trust on the Centre’s progress.
16 Oct 2008
To mark the first year or it's Centre status and the visit of the International Scientific Advisory Board, the Centre for Gene Regulation and Expression is hosting a mini-Symposium and a preview of it's film Sharing Science. ALL WELCOME