Latest News for 01/2020
05 Jul 2019
This week has seen two major announcements made on projects that Open Microscopy Environment (OME), led by Professor Jason Swedlow in the School, have collaborated on: 1. Euro-BioImaging European Research Infrastructure Consortia The UK will be joining the Euro-BioImaging European Research Infrastructure Consortia, hosted in Finland, as a founder member. OME has participated in Euro-BioImaging since its inception and has led its efforts to build public resources for imaging data.
20 Apr 2018
The University of Dundee is joining a global effort – with the help of funding from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative – to support development of the Human Cell Atlas, a global effort to map every type of cell in the healthy human body as a resource for studies of health and disease.
03 Apr 2018
Nature Research journal Scientific Data is a peer-reviewed, open-access journal for descriptions of scientifically valuable datasets, and research that advances the sharing and reuse of scientific data. These data descriptors provide a path for publishing datasets associated with scientific publications.
09 Feb 2018
Dr. Eleanor Williams has received the Biocuration Career Award in 2018 from the International Society for Biocuration.
04 Aug 2017
Biochemists at the Universities of Liverpool and Dundee have been awarded a prestigious Wellcome Trust Collaborative Award in Science of more than £1.5M to study potential disease-causing mechanisms in the cell cycle. The team composed of Professor Sonia Rocha at the University of Liverpool’s Institute of Integrative Biology and Professors Angus Lamond, Jason Swedlow and Stewart Fleming at the University of Dundee will investigate the interplay between oxygen sensing proteins and cell division. Essential for life
19 Jun 2017
A group of UK scientists led by the University of Dundee have demonstrated how aggregating image data from laboratories all around the world has the potential to revolutionise scientific research.
05 Oct 2016
A team of researchers from the Universities of Dundee and Edinburgh have received over £2.5 million of funding to find out more about bacteria biofilms.
30 Aug 2016
The OME Team has been awarded a £1.4M Biomedical Resource Award from the Wellcome Trust to extend the capabilities of its Bio-Formats image file reading library. On receiving the award, Jason Swedlow, Professor of Quantitative Cell Biology and co-founder of OME said “the award is a recognition of the continuing growth of quantitative imaging in the life and biomedical sciences and the scientific community’s need for open source, community-driven tools for handling large, multidimensional image data sets.
Winner of the CLS Innovator of the Year Award 2015: The Open Microscopy Environment - Will Moore,...04 Mar 2015
The College of Life Sciences is delighted to announce that this year’s CLS Innovator of the Year title has been awarded to the Open Microscopy Environment team - Will Moore, Petr Walczysko, Gus Ferguson and Jean-Marie Burel - for their development of the new application, OMERO.figure.
13 Feb 2015
Jason Swedlow and the OME team are to lead a major project to help tackle one of four key biosciences `big data’ challenges identified by the UK’s Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council. The BBSRC has announced an investment of £7.5 million in new infrastructure to tackle bioscience big data challenges. The new funding will improve the storage and curation of enormous datasets that will unlock untold discoveries in important areas like health, agriculture and sustainable fuels.