06 Feb 2014
Teachers from Dundee primary schools attended a Continuing Professional Development training session led by Dr Nicola Stanley-Wall and Dr James Chalmers of the Division of Molecular Microbiology at the College of Life Sciences. Held at the Dundee Science Centre, the aim of the session was to maximise the impact of the hugely succesful Magnificent Microbes outreach event, which in 2010 and 2012 set the gold standard for University Outreach activitities with schools and and the general public.
29 Jan 2014
The College of Life Sciences is delighted to announce that Sonia Rocha and Nicola Stanley-Wall have both been appointed Readers at the University of Dundee.
05 Nov 2013
The iGEM Team from the University of Dundee have taken two prizes at the World Final of a prestigious international competition designed to advance science and education. The ten students from the University who won the European Jamboree of the iGEM (International Genetically Engineered Machine) competition in Lyon last month went on to win prizes at the World Final in Boston for Best Presentation and the `iGEMers Prize’, given to the project voted best by the students taking part.
23 Oct 2013
Two members of the Dundee iGEM Team met entrepreneurs and representatives of spinout companies from the University of Dundee today at the Dundee Incubator. The team who won the iGEM European Championship out of 60 teams from Universities across Europe was invited to the incubator by the manager John Mackenzie who provides guidance and advice to emerging University spinout ventures, and is also Head of Knowledge Exchange at the University’s Research and Innovation Service.
23 Oct 2013
The Dundee iGEM Team received another message of support this week from two of the leading supporters of innovation at the University. The team who were crowned European champions out of 60 Universities this October in Lyon, presented their award-winning project to University Principal Pete Downes and Malcolm Skingle CBE, Academic Liaison for GlaxoSmithKline.
14 Oct 2013
The Dundee iGEM team have been crowned European champions in a prestigious international competition designed to advance science and education.
04 Oct 2013
Dundee University Rector Brian Cox met his own bacterial alter-ego when he visited a student team at the College of Life Sciences, preparing for a major international competition. Brian has backed the Dundee team set to take part in the iGEM (International Genetically Engineered Machine) competition in Lyon later this month and paid them an impromptu visit in June. He returned to visit the team on Friday October 4th to see how their project has been progressing and wish them well.
02 Aug 2013
Research led by scientists at the University of Dundee has uncovered the workings of a “bacterial raincoat” that helps to protect bacteria from the changing environment in which they live.
01 Aug 2013
Professor Tracy Palmer, Head of the Division of Molecular Microbiology, was awarded two BBSRC grants in their recent funding round which will bring £0.75 million to the College of Life Sciences at the University of Dundee. She has been awarded £0.4 million for a postdoc grant entitled ‘Coordinating different protein translocation machineries during assembly of a membrane protein’ and £07.M (£0.35 million to UoD) for a 2 postdoc grant ‘Exploiting the structure of the twin-arginine protein translocase core’ which will fund one postdoc in Dundee and one in Oxford.