University of Dundee

Latest News for 11/2021

June 2016

  • 28 Jun 2016

    Similar to Italian Heavy pigs, 'Parma Ham' mice grow long bones, have high muscle mass and put on fat as they age. Research recently published in PNAS has provided insights into the reasons for this.

  • 16 Jun 2016

    Congratulations to Gerta Hoxhaj, in Carol MacKintosh's laboartory, for work that was recently published in eLife.  This is the third paper resulting from Gerta's PhD studies.

March 2015

May 2014

  • 08 May 2014

    Researchers from the University of Dundee have used knowledge of an ancient evolutionary leap to reveal new patterns of DNA mutations in thousands of cancer patients and raise the possibility of developing new treatments.   A team led by Carol MacKintosh, Professor of Molecular Signalling and Associate Dean of Research at the University’s College of Life Sciences, has examined the issue through the prism of knowledge of man’s evolution and, in particular, a leap made 500 million years ago.  

February 2014

  • 25 Feb 2014

    This month (20 February 2014) Dr. Michele Tinti of the Division of Cell & Developmental Biology delivered the inaugural Cheryll Tickle Prize Lecture: "Evolution of signal multiplexing in the vertebrate animals". Dr. Tinti was been awarded the first Cheryll Tickle Prize for Cell and Developmental Biology which aims to acknowledge the work of PhD students or Postdoctoral Fellows working in the Division of Cell and Developmental Biology. Dr. Tinti was awarded the biennial prize by worth £500 by Head of Division professor Kate Storey.

July 2012

June 2010

  • 08 Jun 2010

    For the past four years, five Programme Leaders in the MRC Protein Phosphorylation Unit (Dario Alessi, Simon Arthur, Philip Cohen, Carol MacKintosh and Kei Sakamoto) and four cell signalling laboratories at the College of Life Sciences in Dundee (Doreen Cantrell, Nick Leslie, Calum Sutherland and Colin Watts) have participated in a Research Training Group with 16 research laboratories at the University of Tübingen.