Jerome Korzelius (Dordrecht, The Netherlands) did his PhD in the field of cell cycle control in C. elegans at the Utrecht University in the lab of Sander van den Heuvel. After earning his PhD, he went to the lab of Bruce Edgar at the University of Heidelberg for his post-doctoral studies as an EMBO Long-Term Postdoctoral Fellow. Here he started working on the dynamics of intestinal stem cell division and differentiation.
Three of our undergraduate students were recognised in the Undergraduate Awards 2018. Emma Sands, Emily Scott and Daniel Squair were Highly Commended in the Life Sciences category. This means that they were in the top 10% for their category and this included entrants from students across the world! The awards aim to celebrate top undergraduate coursework and foster interdisciplinary collaboration between students and recent graduates worldwide. Our students submitted work based on their fourth year honours project.
University of Dundee scientists have been awarded Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) grants totalling more than £1 million to fund their research into cancer and diabetes.