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David Gray, wearing lab coat and safety glasses, sits at a lab bench.

David Gray promoted to Professor Translational Biology

David Gray has been promoted to Personal Chair. He takes the title of Professor of Translational Biology which is in..

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Irene Hallybuton training for the powerlift squat. The photo shows Irene with the weights across her shoulders at the top of the squat. Photo taken by John Post.

Going for Gold

Next week WCAIR malaria researcher Irene Hallyburton is swapping the laboratories of Dundee for the powerlifting arena in St John’s,..

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Bloodstream form T. brucei. Image by Lucy Glover from Horn Lab

WCAIR Deputy Director receives £2.1 million Wellcome Investigator award

Wellcome Centre for Anti-Infectives Research Principal Investigator and Deputy Director Professor David Horn will receive a £2.1 million Investigator Award..

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Image shows the award presented to DDU as winners of MMV Project of the Year award 2018

DDU Malaria team win MMV Project of the Year 2018

Researchers from the Drug Discovery Unit (DDU)  have been awarded the “Project of the Year 2018” from Medicines for Malaria..

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Microscope image of trypanosomes stained for VEX proteins

Horn lab discovers a protein that makes random choices to generate cellular diversity

A team lead by WCAIR Principle Investigator Professor David Horn has identified a protein that makes random decisions to allow..

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Prof Sir Mike Ferguson in the grounds of Holyrood Palace holding his knighthood medal.

Arise Sir Mike

This afternoon at Holyrood palace the Her Majesty The Queen conferred awards announced in the New Year's honours list. Congratulations..

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Medal for completing the Bronze route of the Great Glen Challenge

Great Glen Challenge-Part 2

The team from WCAIR achieved their goal of completing the Parkinson's UK Great Glen Challenge. The 10 strong team walked..

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Image shows Erin Hardee holding the University of Dundee LGBT+ Network banner at Dundee Pride 2018

WCAIR takes pride in who we are

You will have noticed from our colourful logo during June that the Wellcome Centre for Anti-Infectives Research has been supporting..

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View of Loch Ness taken as team walked the Great Glen Challenge

Great Glen Challenge

Each year WCAIR and the DDU raise money for 2 charities chosen by the staff. This year one of our..

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Police at Stobfest 2019 Gala Day playing Drug Discovery Snakes and Ladders

Stobfest 2019 Gala Day

A grand day out We've been back in Stobswell at the Stobfest 2019 Gala Day! After a busy, buzzy day..

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