University of Dundee

Latest News for 09/2020

March 2020

January 2020

  • Water yam
    21 Jan 2020

    Researchers in the School of Life Sciences at the University of Dundee have helped to uncover and understand the genome of a vitally important orphan crop, called water yam.

  • Lead authors: Mathew Parker and Kasia Knop
    16 Jan 2020

    A study published this week in the journal eLife, by a team at University of Dundee's School of Life Sciences uses a new approach to reveal the complexity and modifications of RNA that are essential to genetic control. They passed RNA through pores developed by Oxford Nanopore Technology to reveal directly the sequence of 1000s of RNA molecules.

March 2019

  • Professor Geoff Barton and Professor Victoria Cowling
    01 Mar 2019

    Academics from the University of Dundee are among leading figures named today as new Fellows of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, Scotland’s National Academy. The new Fellows from the School of Life Sciences are Professor Geoff Barton, Professor of Bioinformatics and Head of the Division of Computational Biology and Professor Victoria Cowling, Professor of Biology and Deputy Head of the Centre for Gene Regulation and Expression.

October 2018

September 2018

May 2018

  • Professor Geoff Barton
    28 May 2018

    Funding of £1million has been announced to help University of Dundee scientists tackle the challenges of dealing with big data, just 24 hours after Theresa May heralded the potential of artificial intelligence to transform healthcare.

February 2018

  • 20 Feb 2018

    Katarzyna Knop, a post-doctoral researcher in Gordon Simpson’s lab, has been awarded a two-year Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship. Her research will focus on gene expression in plants, in particular those involved in plant immune responses.

January 2015

March 2014

  • 12 Mar 2014

    A collaboration between researchers from the Barton and Lamond Groups has resulted in the launch of a new software interface that integrates proteomics data management tools for users of the College of Life Sciences’ Fingerprints Proteomics Facility. (http://proteomics.lifesci.dundee.ac.uk)

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