Parasite cell division cycles decoded

A team from the Wellcome Centre for Anti-Infectives Research (WCAIR) at the University of Dundee has used a high-throughput genetic..

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A wide angle view of our on-campus medicinal garden

Even more in-person events

Following on from some excellent summer events in Stobswell, we'll be running even more in-person events into the autumn, in..

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Photo shows Manu De Rycker standing at lectern with his presentation title slide on a large screen behind him.


Dr Manu De Rycker,  Head of Translational Parasitology at WCAIR and DDU, attended the WorldLeish7 conference in Cartagena, Colombia in..

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A chemist working in a fume hood

WCAIR Training – Chemistry Problem Sessions

As a part of our training programme, we host weekly problem solving sessions with our trainees. In these sessions, we..

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High-content screening image from the DDU Trypanosoma cruzi assay.

Multi-million-pound award to counter “silent killer” disease

A deadly disease that can kill victims who may never know they were infected is to be targeted by WCAIR..

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University of Ghana VC Office

Launching a Drug Discovery Hub in Ghana

In June 2022, WCAIR visited our partners in Accra to officially launch their Drug Discovery Hub. Having worked together for..

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Our biggest science art project yet – literally

We're excited to announce that we've completed our biggest science art project so far - a piece that's 7 storeys..

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Henry and Luccas Describing Science

Animating drug discovery

A picture paints a thousand words. But how many words can be captured in a video? We scientists are by..

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microscope images of 2 Trypanasomes lablled with green and purple tags

Parasite gene-editing technology for profiling drug-resistance mutations

A team from the Wellcome Trust Centre for Anti-Infectives Research (WCAIR) at the University of Dundee has developed a new..

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WCAIR receives £5 million new funding from Wellcome

The  Wellcome Centre for Anti-Infectives Research (WCAIR) has received more than £5 million from the Wellcome Trust to advance its..

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