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August 2013

  • “Bacterial raincoat” found to protect bacteria from the environment
    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.

July 2013

  • 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.

June 2013

February 2013

  • 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.

October 2012

August 2012

  • 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.

May 2012

March 2012

  • 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.

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