UK consortium launches COVID-19 Protein Portal – University of Dundee

To facilitate vital research on SARS-CoV-2, Wellcome and UKRI have brought together a consortium of leading centres of protein engineering and production, including the University of Dundee, to launch the COVID-19 Protein Portal Launching today, Tuesday 12 May, the COVID-19 Protein Portal allows UK scientists to access protein reagents for critical research relating to SARS-CoV-2. […]

Spinout raises funding to accelerate tests for harmful bacteria – University of Plymouth

A University of Plymouth spinout company has secured considerable investment to speed the development of its novel bacteria-testing technology. Molendotech, which is based at the University’s Brixham Laboratory, has raised £425,000 from new and existing investors through an equity funding round. The investment will be used to accelerate and expand the applications of its technology, […]

How sleep during lockdown affects older people – University of Bristol

Study to examine how sleep during lockdown affects older people with or without dementia The questionnaire-led study, called SleepQuest, aims to understand sleep quality, mental health and circadian rhythms in older people.  Up to 5,000 participants will be recruited through Join Dementia Research, social media and older people’s networks. The researchers believe that the current […]

Coronavirus weaknesses are a path to potential treatments – Aberystwyth University

A researcher from Aberystwyth University has developed a method of identifying potential hotspots in the Coronavirus, which could help develop vaccines and drug treatments. As part of a team from Aberystwyth and Edinburgh Universities, Nicholas Dimonaco, a PhD student at the Institute of Biological, Environmental & Rural Sciences (IBERS) of the University, contributed to an […]

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