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.
Green group champions the University’s first green action week
Highlights of the activities organised at the Dunn School for Green Action week - a push for a greener and sustainable future.
Philip Cobden and Wayne Swan nominated for a Vice-Chancellor’s professional services award
The Dunn School’s very own safety officer and support services manager Philip Cobden, and facilities manager Wayne Swan, have been nominated for a Vice-Chancellor’s professional services award.
Dunn School Summer Studentship Program
The Sir William Dunn School of Pathology is launching the 2023 summer studentship program. This program is aimed at undergraduate students excited about research in life sciences and looking for a hands-on experience.l
New technique shows centromeres are hotspots for DNA breaks
Published in Molecular Cell, the Esashi lab demonstrates a new technique for detecting DNA breaks, which they use to show that centromeres are hotspots for DNA breaks.
Catarina Vicente elected to the UK Young Academy
Dr Catarina Vicente, Science Strategy and Projects Manager at the Dunn School and official fellow in Public Engagement with Research at Reuben College, has been elected to the UK Young Academy in its first cohort of members.
Prof Geoffrey L Smith (re)joins the Dunn School
We are delighted to welcome an expert on poxviruses to the department!
Improving the sensitivity of therapeutic receptors for cancer therapy
Published in PNAS, a new paper by the Dushek group shows how the effectiveness of therapeutic chimeric antigen receptors might be improved for cancer treatment
Matthew Freeman to chair EMBO council
Many congratulations to Prof Matthew Freeman, our Head of Department, for being elected to chair the council of EMBO.
Prof Ervin Fodor awarded an MRC programme award
This prestigious 5 year award will support the group’s continued efforts to understand the molecular mechanisms underlying influenza virus transcription.
Trainspotting within the cell’s antenna
Published in Cell, a new paper from the Roberts group reveals insights into the organisation and function of human intraflagellar transport “trains”.
Prestigious Early Career Fellowship awarded to Viktoriya Stancheva
Dr Viktoriya Stancheva from the Sanyal lab at the Dunn School was awarded a Wellcome Trust Early Career Fellowship.
Dunn School appoints new Associate Professor of Biochemistry
We are delighted to announce that Dr Anthony Roberts will be joining the department in April 2023, strengthening our research in cell and structural biology.