Latest News for 10/2019
03 Nov 2017
The research group led by Professor Tomo Tanaka has made a significant new discovery about how cells properly inherit their genetic information.
09 Mar 2015
Scientists led by a group at the College of Life Sciences, University of Dundee have made a significant discovery about how our cells properly inherit their genetic information.
10 Jun 2013
The research groups of Professor Tomo Tanaka and Professor Julian Blow, in collaboration with researchers in University of Nottingham and institutes in Japan, have made a significant new discovery about how cells properly inherit their genetic information.
01 Mar 2013
Professor Tomo Tanaka of the Centre for Gene Regulation and Expression has been awarded an European Research Council Advanced Grant to study how cells ensure accurate inheritance of their genetic information while they divide and multiply, a failure in which process causes various human diseases such as cancer and Down’s Syndrome.
24 Jan 2012
Professor Tomo Tanaka has been awarded a highly prestigious Wellcome Trust Principal Research Fellowship, for research into "Molecular mechanisms regulating the kinetochore-microtubule interaction in mitosis”.
23 Mar 2011
A bake-sale in aid of Japanese Tsunami disaster fund was held on the morning of the 21st of March in the Atrium of Wellcome Trust Building. Tetsuya Muramoto from Jonathan Chubb’s lab and Etsushi Kitamura from Tomo Tanaka’s lab in GRE organised the event and rallied people from the CLS and Dundee Japanese community to join forces and bake in aid of the victims of the devastating Tsunami that hit the North-east of Japan this year.
23 Mar 2011
Research paper: The ndc80 loop region facilitates formation of kinetochore attachment to the dynamic microtubule plus end Tanaka Lab paper provides insight into essential KT-MT mechanism
17 Feb 2010
Researchers at the University of Dundee have made a significant new discovery about how cells behave and protect themselves against cancers and genetic disorders. Professor Tomo Tanaka and his team members Dr Etsushi Kitamura and Mr Shinya Komoto, all at the College of Life Sciences, working in collaboration with researchers in Japan and Germany, have uncovered how cells ensure inheritance of their genetic information in order to prevent diseases.
05 Feb 2010
Researchers in GRE have made a significant new discovery about how cells behave and protect themselves against cancers and genetic disorders. Professor Tomo Tanaka and his team members Dr Etsushi Kitamura and Mr Shinya
17 Mar 2009
Four scientists from the University of Dundee are among the latest new Fellows to be elected to the Royal Society of Edinburgh. The new Fellows to be elected from the University are: * Professor Irene Leigh, Vice Principal and Head of the College of Medicine, Dentistry & Nursing, and Professor of Cellular and Molecular Medicine. * Professor Tom Owen-Hughes, Wellcome Trust Senior Research Fellow and Professor of Chromatin Structure and Function.