EPIC, the Pan-Scottish Centre of Expertise on Animal Disease Outbreaks, is to receive £1.97m in the first year, as part of £48m announced for funding into Scottish agriculture, food and environment research.
How birds evolved to have characteristics including feathers, flight and song is revealed with new clarity in a major study of their family tree. The four-year project included researchers from the University of Edinburgh's Roslin Institute.
Scientists at the University of Dundee, working with Sasol UK and Ingenza Ltd, have discovered that E. coli bacteria could hold the key to an efficient method of capturing and storing or recycling carbon dioxide.
Professor Appolinaire Djikeng has been appointed to head the Centre for Tropical Livestock Genetics and Health, a partnership between the University of Edinburgh, SRUC and the Africa-based International Livestock Research Institute.
Agriculture and food security is an area of key economic and societal importance to the UK and globally, and a strategic priority for the UK’s Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC).
Synpromics Ltd is pleased to announce a new collaboration with UCL to generate a range of synthetic gene promoters for the central nervous system (CNS), to develop a gene therapy for Parkinson’s disease.
Synpromics Ltd, the leader in gene control, announces a collaboration with UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health, to develop novel gene therapies for pathologies affecting the haematopoietic system.
Ingenza announce collaboration with the University of Dundee and Drochaid Research Services on a highly innovative project that aims to reduce the waste carbon dioxide generated by industrial biotech manufacturing applications.
Ingenza, a leader in the application of industrial biotechnology and synthetic biology, is pleased to announce that it has become a stakeholder in Amprologix, a spin-out company from the University of Plymouth.
Research into the genetics of sea lice resistance and SRS has been shortlisted for the prestigious Newton Prize, which serves to highlight science and innovation promoting economic development of Newton partner countries.
Moredun Research Institute has signed an agreement with Roslin Technologies, SRUC and The Roslin Institute, to fund the commercial development of an E. coli O157:H7 vaccine for cattle to prevent life-threatening illnesses in humans.
Professor Alistair Lawrence, Chair of Animal Behaviour and Welfare at the University of Edinburgh and Scotland's Rural College (SRUC), has been awarded the title of Honorary Fellow of the International Society for Applied Ethology.
The Gates Foundation announce an additional $40 million over five years for the Global Alliance for Livestock Veterinary Medicines (GALVmed), a public-private partnership which develops livestock vaccines, medicines and diagnostics.
Cutting edge research and development programmes at the "Incubated Worlds" poultry facility will be lead by the Centre for Tropical Livestock Genetics and Health - a strategic alliance of The University of Edinburgh (through The Roslin Institute), Scotlan...
The workshop, hosted by the Department of Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Services, brought together stakeholders from across government departments, fostering a One Health perspective on rabies control
HRH, The Princess Royal, visited Easter Bush Campus in May 2018, to open the Charnock Bradley Building, Equine Diagnostic, Surgical and Critical Care Unit (EDSCCU) and unveil ‘Canter’, sculpture by 'The Kelpies' creator Andy Scott.
1851 Royal Commission Fellowship has funded innovative doctoral research with commercial potential for Dr Stephen McColm to develop an enhanced DNA assembly approach based on the company’s proprietary inABLE® technology.
The Roslin Innovation Centre will be the new business location of choice for companies undertaking strategic, commercial and collaborative research in the Animal and Veterinary Sciences, Agri-Tech and One Health industries.
John Mackenzie, CEO of Roslin Innovation Centre, gives an insight into the role of the new business gateway during Edinburgh's Life Sciences focus week, part of Visit Scotland's Legends campaign - Scotland Where #IdeasBecomeLegend.