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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Profiling of Antileishmanial Efficacy and Resistance in the Related Kinetoplastid Parasite Trypanosoma brucei .

Collett CF, Kitson C, Baker N, Steele-Stallard HB, Santrot M-V, Hutchinson S, Horn D, Alsford S. Antimicrob Agents Chemother [Internet]...

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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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New preclinical candidate for the treatment of visceral leishmaniasis

This month the WCAIR Mode of Action group, DDU Kinetoplastid team and collaborators from GSK have published a potential new..

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Passport page for Leishmania Para-site-seeing art-science exhibition

We’re all going on a Para-site-seeing holiday…

Following the exciting launch of our new sci-art exhibition, we're excited to announce our summer art programme plans! We are..

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The logo of The Wellcome Centre for Anti-Infectives Research

Setting our sights on infectious diseases.

WCAIR opens its doors to the public and scientists from across the globe this weekend. From the 12-15th May, the..

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