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Affiliated researcher Simon Glerup has started his own company with fellow researchers, Camilla Gustafsen and Peder Madsen, from institute of Biomedicin.

2018.08.09 | Simon Glerup

Affiliated researcher Simon Glerup has started his own company with fellow researchers, Camilla Gustafsen and Peder Madsen, from institute of Biomedicin. The company has set its sight on developing a new type of cholesterol-lowering medicine.  For more information read here. (Only in Danish for now)

Marketa Kaderakova is new laboratory technician in Anne von Philipsborn’s research group

2018.08.03 | AnnevonPhilipsborn

Marketa Kaderavkova is new laboratory technician in Anne von Philipsborn’s laboratory “Circuits for Motor Control and Behavioural Organisation” at DANDRITE, Aarhus University. Marketa is starting on 1 August 2018, and will be the maternity cover for laboratory technician Anna Prudnikova. Marketa will be taking care of maintenance of Drosophila…

Christian Vægter has been granted DKK 2.6 million from the Independent Research Foundation

2018.08.02 | ChristianVægter

Christian Vægter has been granted DKK 2.6 million from the Independent Research Foundation in Denmark to investigate the role of Schwann cell impairment in diabetic neuropathy. Christian will receive the grant over a 3 year period for the project dedicated to explore how Schwann cell derived exosomes impact on axonal homeostasis. You…

Andreas Jespersen is new ERASMUS intern in Nykjær Group

2018.07.12 | People

Andreas joins us from Imperial College London as new ERASMUS intern in Anders Nykjær's group per June 18th and for the following 3 months until the end of September. He will be assisting Dr. Alena Salasova in her work on the role of Sorcs2 in the development of midbrain dopaminergic neurones, using mice and fish as models.

Bjarke Thomsen Continues as Labaratory Tehcnician in Yonehara's Lab

2018.07.03 | KeisukeYonehara

Bjarke Thomsen continues as laboratory technician in Keisuke Yonehara's group per 1 June 2018. Bjarke's responsibilities includes helping group members perform experiments, ordering equipment and materials, preparing common buffers and solutions, organizing shipments of materials between institutes, doing autoclaving, and taking part in the…

Upcoming events


Fri 17 Aug
10:00-16:15 | King's College London, UK,
Limbic Brain Anatomy Course
Tue 21 Aug
08:30-13:00 | Aarhus Institute of Advanced Studies (AIAS), Aarhus University, Buildings 1630-1632, Høegh-Guldbergs Gade 6B, 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark
AIAS conference on "The Thinking Machine: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Neural Networks"
The conference will focus on the background, theory and applications of neural networks in a cross-disciplinary manner. International researchers from the natural and social sciences as well as the humanities are invited to present and discuss their work, addressing the broad range of ways in which ‘thinking machines’ are expected to have an impact…
Wed 22 Aug
09:00-15:00 | Aarhus Institute of Advanced Studies (AIAS), Aarhus University, Buildings 1630-1632, Høegh-Guldbergs Gade 6B, 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark.
Interdisciplinary conference on "The Thinking Machine: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Neural Networks"
The conference will focus on the background, theory and applications of neural networks in a cross-disciplinary manner. International researchers from the natural and social sciences as well as the humanities are invited to present and discuss their work, addressing the broad range of ways in which ‘thinking machines’ are expected to have an impact on our future lives. By bringing together research on brain, physics, AI, media and social structures, we seek to enhance the discussion and development of neural networks not only as a tool for pattern recognition, but also as an evolving technology with enormous social impact.
Wed 22 Aug
13:00-15:00 | Aarhus Universitet, Nobelauditoriet, Bygn. 1482-105, Jens Chr. Skous Vej 4, 8000 Aarhus C
Info meeting about The Independent Research Fund Denmark calls fall 2018 and spring 2019, August 22
Thu 23 Aug
09:00-10:00 | Aud. 6 (347), Building 1170
Internal meeting 23 August 2018
Fri 24 Aug
13:00-22:00 | Navitas (Aarhus, Denmark)
ST Summer Hangout 2018
Invitation WE WANT TO REPEAT THE SUCCESS FROM LAST YEAR’S SUMMER PARTY BY THE HABOUR AND WELCOME YOU TO ST SUMMER HANGOUT 2018 It is time to find your inner champion and challenge your colleagues from all over ST. You and your colleagues from ST’s departments, national, interdisciplinary and thematic centres, schools, administrative offices and research centres are hereby invited to ST SUMMER HANGOUT. Your fantastic team spirit will be stimulated once again with even more activities to choose from for some friendly competition across ST. On this special summer day, we will celebrate our community and work together to create truly exceptional results! We will give you the opportunity to meet up and have an unforgettable experience when we gather from all over the country for our very own private ST SUMMER HANGOUT on Friday 24th August 2018 at Navitas in Aarhus. In appreciation for all your hard work, the admission will again be completely free. The day will be filled with competitions, games, play, music, movement, relaxation and fun. The party will end with a MARITIME AFTER LOUNGE. So, get ready for a memorable day together with your colleagues from far and near. We look forward to seeing you all.
Fri 24 Aug
18:00-02:00 | Stakladen (Aarhus, Denmark)
HE Summer Party 2018
Tue 28 Aug
10:00-12:00 | Richard Mortensenstuen, Fredrik Nielsens Vej 4, Aarhus
Talk at AU: Drug repurposing, by James Harrison
Drug repurposing: Standing on the shoulders of scientists of the past. Or why lawyers need no to be fina decision-markers in Pharma R&D departments
Wed 29 Aug
15:15-16:00 | Aarhus University, The Biomedicine Auditorium 6, building 1170, 3rd floor, room 347
DANDRITE Topical Seminar by Associate Professor Tomi Rantamäki
No laughing matter: understanding rapid antidepressant effects with nitrous oxide
Sat 01 Sep
08:00-17:00 | Ofir, Portugal
Synuclein Meeting 2019: Where we are and where we need to go
It is a great pleasure to announce the Synuclein meeting 2019, in Ofir, a town on the beach just outside Porto, Portugal. The meeting will take place between September 1-4, and will have a special format that will enable discussions of controversial topics and emerging concepts in the field. Registration is now open, and participation will be limited to the first 200 applicants. http://synuclein.org/

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