DNA sequencing

Method of extracting nucleic acid

Researchers at the University of Dundee have developed a novel method for the recovery of DNA from cotton swabs.

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Bar chart showing absorbance of different pharmaceuticals

Novel colorimetric method for the detection of illicit substances and drugs of abuse

Researchers at the University of Dundee have developed a selective and rapid hybrid nanozyme, a novel hybrid nanomaterials-based enzyme mimic, as a catalyst-induced colorimetric detection method for amphetamine-type stimulants. 

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Diagnosing pathogens and immune responses in patients with respiratory  disease

Diagnosing pathogens and immune responses in patients with respiratory disease

Researchers at the University of Dundee have developed a method that simultaneously detects and quantifies pathogens and host immune responses in patients with respiratory diseases including COPD, bronchiectasis and cystic fibrosis, enabling effective and accurate therapeutic intervention.

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PaSS and PaSSCoDeS: Improving the  precision of mass spectrometry

PaSS and PaSSCoDeS: Improving the precision of mass spectrometry

Researchers at the University of Dundee’s School of Medicine have developed a suite of workflow methodologies that can reduce a range of errors in LC-MS analyses.

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Vaccine Platform RhaPS

Vaccines for Group A Streptococcus: Recombinant production platform for universal ‘dual-hit’ Group A Streptococcus glycoconjugate-vaccines

Researchers at the University of Dundee have developed a novel method for the recombinant production of universal Group A Streptococcus (GAS) glycoconjugate vaccine candidates.

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IP Surface Marking

Marking metals, ceramics and other materials by pulsed laser irradiation

Researchers at the University of Dundee have developed a method of using picosecond, pulsed laser irradiation to restructure the surface of metal, ceramic and other types of materials.

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Patient samples

iLFT: automated algorithms for use in routine clinical diagnostics for real-time management of disease

Researchers at the University of Dundee and NHS Tayside have developed the ‘iLFT system’, a system for linking patient sample analytes with clinical data which can then cascade appropriate additional tests and populate algorithms t8263_IPo deliver earlier identification of treatable liver disease. 

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Machine learning model for antibiotic discovery

Machine learning model for antibiotic discovery

Researchers at the University of Dundee have developed a computational protocol that predicts the likelihood for any given compound to act as a broad-spectrum antibiotic against both Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria.

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Pulsed Photo Stimulated Luminescence System

Food irradiation is the use of high energy ionising radiation to extend shelf life by reducing the bacterial loads associated with natural foods. The University of Glasgow has developed methods and equipment for screening foodstuffs for irradiation.

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Silhouette of a mosquito on a yellow background

Mosquito Electric Trap

Researchers at the University of Glasgow and the Ifakara Health Institute have developed a new mosquito electrocuting trap (MET) that can be used as a research tool to safely and accurately estimate mosquito biting rates on people and cattle.

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