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October 2011

  • 05 Oct 2011

    The Team from the University of Dundee have won a gold medal at the iGEM European finals in Amsterdam in the University’s first ever entry to the competition. Dundee are one of only two other UK teams (the other being Edinburgh) given official runner-up spots and therefore automatic progression to the Grand Final to be held at MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts this November. The overall European champions were Imperial College London.

September 2011

  • 07 Sep 2011

    Two Principal Investigators from the College of Life Sciences have been made members of the Royal Society of Edinburgh’s new and highly regarded “RSE Young Academy of Scotland”. Dr. Nicola Stanley-Wall and Dr. Sarah Coulthurst from the Division of Molecular Microbiology are two out of sixty-eight young academics to be selected for this exciting new initiative, the first of its kind in the UK.

August 2011

  • 25 Aug 2011

    A collaboration between the labs of Angus Lamond, Anton Gartner, and Ron Hay at the Wellcome Trust Centre for Gene Regulation and Expression and Sarah Coulthurst of the Division of Molecular Microbiology at CLS, has established a quantitative proteomics technique in the nematode C.

July 2011

  • 27 Jul 2011

    Professor Tracy Palmer Head of the Division of Molecular Microbiology at the College of Life Sciences, Dundee has been awarded a highly prestigious Royal Society Wolfson Research Merit Award. The scheme provides universities with additional support to enable them to recruit or retain respected scientists of outstanding achievement and potential to the UK.

March 2011

  • 14 Mar 2011

    Frank Sargent, Professor of Bacterial Physiology at the College of Life Sciences, has been elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh. His research in the fields of microbiology and biotechnology focuses on how bacteria can live and grow in the absence of air. Professor Sargent is the 24th Principal Investigator at the College to become a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, and one of three members of the University of Dundee to have been elected to the RSE this year.

February 2011

  • 24 Feb 2011

    Professor Daan van Aalten, of the College of Life Sciences, Division of Molecular Microbiology has been named the joint recipient of the Royal Society of Chemistry’s Dextra Laboratories Carbohydrate Award along with Stuart Haslam from Imperial College. The award, sponsored by Dextra, consists of a silver medal and a cash prize and the recipient is invited to give a lecture at a Royal Society of Chemistry meeting to be held in Liverpool this Autumn (15-16 Sept 2011).

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