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Professor Jean Beggs elected to the Council of the Royal Society of Edinburgh

Professor Jean Beggs was newly elected to the Council of the Royal Society of Edinburgh together with John McClelland, Professor Cairns Craig, Professor Anna Dominiczak and Professor Susan Manning. She was elected as Vice-President for Life Sciences.

Adele Marston accepted as a member of the EMBO Young Investigator Programme

Congratulations to Adele Marston, she has been accepted as a member of the EMBO Young Investigator Programme.

Honorary degree for Prof. Bill Earnshaw

Professor Bill Earnshaw was conferred an honorary [medical] degree ("Dr honoris causa") by the Charles University in Prague this past Monday.

Poonam Malik receives grant to study Nuclear cytoplasmic transport in mammalian cells

Poonam Malik has recently received a grant from the Royal Society to study how the nucleo-cytoplasmic import pathway is regulated and managed in eukaryotic cells using herpesviruses as model organism.

Discovery opens door to drugs derived from protein

Drugs which are derived from protein such as insulin and antibody therapies could be produced more efficiently following a fresh discovery about DNA, research suggests.

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