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.
16 Jul 2013
Laura Hobley, a Postdoc in the Stanley-Wall Lab in the Division of Molecular Microbiology has been awarded a LEADERS Award by SULSA (the Scottish Universities Life Sciences Alliance). These prestigious awards are made in open competition across all six SULSA Universities.
25 Jun 2013
Dundee University Rector, Brian Cox, paid an impromptu visit CLS to meet the 2013 Dundee University iGEM on Thursday, 20 June 2013 and was very impressed by their project to clean up local water reservoirs contaminated with toxic algal bloom.
CLS PhD Student Jaleh Bahri-Esfahani speaks at Café Science Extra: ‘Diverting a disaster: Food for...05 Jun 2013
How can we improve food production to feed the growing global population? That’s the question being asked at the next Café Science Extra event.
11 Feb 2013
Dr Nicola Stanley-Wall of the Division of Molecular Microbiology has been appointed a School Regional Champion by the BBSRC. School Regional Champions (SRC) support BBSRC researchers in the UK with public engagement activities for secondary schools and young people aged between 11–19. A network of Regional Champions develop and share best practice, tools and activities to aid the support for these researchers.
02 Oct 2012
A recently discovered `killing system’ employed by bacteria could offer valuable insights into how to combat diseases including antibiotic-resistant hospital-acquired infections.
06 Aug 2012
Two Principal Investigators from the College of Life Sciences have won the Royal Society of Edinburgh’s inaugural prizes, which recognise some of the top research talent in Scotland at both senior and early career levels. Professor Geoffrey Gadd and Dr. Nicola Stanley-Wall, both of the Division of Molecular Microbiology, are among those who have been awarded these prestigious prizes.
16 May 2012
Microbiology and the Curriculum for Excellence – Health and Well-Being
05 Mar 2012
Microbiologists from the College of Life Sciences at the University of Dundee are inviting visitors to come along to Sensation, Dundee Science Centre, this week to discover the wondrous world of `Magnificent Microbes’. Although most microbes are invisible to the naked eye, our bodies contain millions of them, they help shape our environment, and we use them without knowing it everyday.