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Scotland's Health Research and Innovation Ecosystem directory launched
Monday 12th November 2018, 1:00pm

A new directory 'Scottish Health Research and Innovation Ecosystem' launched at the Life Science Scotland conference by Dave Tudor of GSK and Co-Chair of the Life Sciences Scotland Industry Leadership Group as he discussed the importance of Momentum and Collaboration within the industry.

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Sea lice and SRS research shortlisted for the Newton Prize
Monday 12th November 2018, 4:00pm

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.

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Tumour immune cells could aid cancer therapies
Wednesday 7th November 2018, 3:10pm

A pioneering technique designed to identify the range of immune cells in a tumour could speed the development of cancer treatments.

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First Minister opens innovation hub as Cabinet meets on Campus
Monday 5th November 2018, 1:30pm

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has formally opened the Roslin Innovation Centre at the University of Edinburghís Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies.

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What is life sciences and how big is the industry in Scotland?
Friday 2nd November 2018, 11:00am

The life sciences industry in Scotland is a broad church, covering a very wide range of disciplines. An important area of growth is the Triple-A - Agriculture, Animal Health and Aquaculture.

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Gene find could pave way for disease-resistant crops
Friday 2nd November 2018, 3:00pm

Discovery of a gene that helps plants control their response to disease could aid efforts to develop crops that are resistant to infection, research suggests.

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Scotland's Life Sciences Awards 2019 - Call for nominations
Thursday 1st November 2018, 9:30am

Do you know an individual, company or organisation that has made a major contribution to the development of the life sciences sector in Scotland over the last 12 months?

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Global bid to decode DNA of all life on earth
Thursday 1st November 2018, 3:30pm

Experts have joined a bid to examine the genetic code of all 1.5 million animals, plants and other forms of life on Earth.

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Roslin briefing on African Swine Fever
Monday 29th October 2018, 4:00pm

Roslin scientists provide information on this contagious and untreatable virus that is affecting pig populations globally.

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Vaccine shows promise against widespread chicken disease
Tuesday 23rd October 2018, 4:00pm

A new vaccine strategy could offer protection to millions of chickens threatened by a serious respiratory disease.

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