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[09-02-2007 to 23-02-2007]


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SULSA(Scottish Universities Life Sciences Alliance) partnership

The Scottish Funding Council (SFC) has agreed to inject £27M into Biology Pooling across Scotland under SULSA, which was launched on 1st Feb. This will provide £9M each to three areas: Cell, Systems and Translational Biology to fund 18 academic posts, including 9 chairs, 24 support posts, equipment and studentships . The main area involving St Andrews is Translational Biology. For St Andrews this will mean an injection of £650K to fund three support staff in BMS for 5 years (protein purification, high throughput screening and X-ray), £50K towards mass spectrometry personnel support, £100K for X-ray equipment and £30K for HTS feasibility studies. There will also be studentship support.

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    Sir John Skehel and Professor Rob Webster
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    <p>During graduation week, Professor Rob Webster and Sir John Skehel will receive honorary degrees from the University in recognition of their outstanding contributions to our understanding of the epidemiology and molecular biology of influenza viruses. As part of the celebrations of their degrees, Professor Webster and Sir Skehel will give a joint public lecture on "the continuing threat of influenza" at 4.00pm on Thursday 25th of June in the Medical School lecture theatre. Host: Prof Rick Randall</p>

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