Kuang-Yu Chen receives Wellcome Trust Early Career Award
Contributions of Dr Kuang-Yu Chen to our understanding of host adaptation of SARS-CoV-2 earned her an esteemed Wellcome Trust grant.
Sumana Sanyal awarded title of Professor of Molecular Pathology
Recognising her research on the cell biology of viral infection, as well as her teaching contributions, Sumana Sanyal has been awarded the title Professor of Molecular Pathology by the University of Oxford.
Applications now open for our PhD programme
Applications are now open to apply for our four year, fully-funded PhD programme in Molecular Cell Biology in Health and Disease.
Herman Waldmann awarded Royal Society Medal
The honour recognises our previous Head of Department’s pioneering work in fundamental and therapeutic immunology research, which spearheaded the development of engineered antibodies for treatment of cancer, multiple sclerosis and other immune disorders.
“The Unknome”: The database of neglected proteins created by Dunn School researchers
A new collaborative study led by Matthew Freeman shows that a fifth of the human genome remains poorly characterised, and further highlights that many of these mystery genes could have vital functions in diverse biological processes.
Study of Poxviruses Leads to New Treatment Avenues
Published in Nature, a new study led by Prof Geoffrey L. Smith sheds light on how poxviruses evade host defences, and suggests a new way of treating these infections with existing drugs.
Girish Ram Mali joins the Dunn School
The Mali group works on the assembly mechanisms of ciliary dynein motors, and is supported by an MRC Career Development Fellowship
Dunn School Goes Green: Big wins for sustainability efforts
This June we were reminded of how our colleagues at the Dunn School fight to make our institute more sustainable – with many rewards to testify for their efforts!
New study sheds light on the conservation of the Serine ADP-ribosylation pathway
A new collaborative study demonstrates the conservation of HPF1 across all clades of the animal kingdom, and underlines the importance of serine ADP-ribosylation in DNA damage response signalling.
Pedro Carvalho elected as a member of EMBO
Prof. Carvalho’s contribution to our understanding of the role the ER plays in protein degradation and organelle biogenesis was recognized through his election to the European Molecular Biology Organisation (EMBO).
Natalia Gromak secures prestigious MRC Senior Research Fellowship
This highly competitive, 5 year fellowship will support the Gromak group’s investigation of R-loops in health and disease.
Don Mason Flow Cytometry Facility inaugurated at the Dunn School
The facility, named in honour of the late Professor Donald W. Mason, who died in 2021, is a testament to his ground-breaking research and contributions to the field of immunology.
Drosophila study offers ground-breaking insights into the mechanisms governing the homeostasis of ovarian somatic stem cells
Do Caspases regular other biological processes apart from apoptotic cell death?
Dunn School postdoc starts lab at the University of Exeter
Dr Johannes Rack starts his lab at the University of Exeter thanks to prestigious MRC Career Development Award.
Emma Slack appointed new Professor of Molecular Immunology
Professor Emma Slack is joining the Dunn School as the inaugural Barclay-Williams Professor of Molecular Immunology, in association with the Queen’s College.