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Damian Carvajal is new Erasmus student in Denham Group

2017.02.15 | People

Damian Carvajal is an Erasmus student from Spain, who will be working in Mark Denham’s group from February 6th. He will be working on a stem cell model of Parkinson’s disease. The project involves using Parkinson’s diseased induced pluripotent stem cells in a neuronal differentiation system to identify early gene expression changes that occur…

Poul Nissen receives the Novo Nordisk Prize 2017

2017.02.09 | Awards

Poul Nissen, Professor at Aarhus University, is receiving the 2017 Novo Nordisk Prize for his pioneering studies of the structure and function of ion pumps. Through his research, Poul Nissen has clarified in detail, among other things, how ions and nutrients are transported into and out of cells. This fundamental knowledge is very significant for…

New Communication Officer Maria Thykær Jensen

2017.02.08 | People

Maria Thykær Jensen started on 7 February 2017 as Communications Assistant and PA for Professor and Director of DANDRITE Poul Nissen. Maria is replacing Emilie Aagaard (who was replacing Karen Bech while away on maternity leave).

Ole Søndergaard Schwartz is new PhD student in Yonehara group

2017.02.01 | People

Ole Søndergaard Schwartz started as a PhD student in Keisuke Yonehara’s group per February 1st 2017. Ole started his PhD with Lundbeckfonden PhD Scholarship. The title of the project is "Development of neuronal circuit for direction selectivity in the mouse superior colliculus".

Szilard Sajgo awarded the Marie Curie Individual Fellowship

2017.01.31 | Awards

Szilard is postdoc in Yonehara lab, and have this far been on a Velux Fellowship. He has now been awarded the Marie Curie Individual Fellowship for a project about the role of individual retinal ganglion cell types in visual computations and behaviours.

Upcoming Events

Mon 06 Mar
08:50-22:00 | Groningen, The Netherlands
EMBO Conference “Towards novel therapies: Emerging insights from structural and molecular biology”
Tue 07 Mar
09:00-22:00 | Groningen, The Netherlands
EMBO Conference “Towards novel therapies: Emerging insights from structural and molecular biology”
Wed 08 Mar
09:00-14:00 | Groningen, The Netherlands
EMBO Conference “Towards novel therapies: Emerging insights from structural and molecular biology”
Tue 04 Apr
12:00-13:00 | Aud 6 (building 1170)
Biomedicine Seminar with Anne von Philipsborn
Titel and abstract to be announced.
Tue 25 Apr
10:15-11:00 | In the AIAS Auditorium, building 1632, 2nd floor, Høegh-Guldbergs gade, 8000 Aarhus C
DANDRITE Lecture with Botond Roska
The title of the lecture is "The first steps in vision: cell types, circuits and repair". Botond Roska is from the Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research (FMI), Basel, Switzerland. Hosted by DANDRITE Group Leader Keisuke Yonehara.
Tue 02 May
09:00-15:00 | Aarhus University
Neuroscience Day 2017
On May 2, NeuroCampus Aarhus will host ”Neuroscience Day 2017”. The event will place in the Lakeside Lecture Theatres, bldg. 1250, Aarhus University, and is open to all pre- and post-graduate students, postdocs, assistant and associate professors, professors, clinicians, caregivers, foundations and organizations interested in neuroscience.
Wed 07 Jun
09:00-17:00 | Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
2nd Nordic Neuroscience
Nordic Neuroscience 2017 is the meeting for all neuroscientists in the Nordic and Baltic states. The objectives are to facilitate interactions between neighboring countries and establish networks for future collaborations. The overarching aim is to achieve a greater knowledge of the neuroscience carried out in this part of the world.
Thu 08 Jun
09:00-17:00 | Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
2nd Nordic Neuroscience
Nordic Neuroscience 2017 is the meeting for all neuroscientists in the Nordic and Baltic states. The objectives are to facilitate interactions between neighboring countries and establish networks for future collaborations. The overarching aim is to achieve a greater knowledge of the neuroscience carried out in this part of the world.
Fri 09 Jun
09:00-17:00 | Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
2nd Nordic Neuroscience
Nordic Neuroscience 2017 is the meeting for all neuroscientists in the Nordic and Baltic states. The objectives are to facilitate interactions between neighboring countries and establish networks for future collaborations. The overarching aim is to achieve a greater knowledge of the neuroscience carried out in this part of the world.
Wed 21 Jun
10:00-18:00 | Vila Vita Rosenpark Hotel, Marburg, Germany
Non-coding RNAs in nervous system development, plasticity and disease meeting
Organized by the German DFG-funded Priority Program SPP1738, this meeting will bring together leading scientists working on all aspects of non-coding RNA biology in the nervous system. Major topics will include long non-coding RNAs, circular RNAs, and microRNAs in the context of embryonic and adult neurogenesis, neural circuit development and plasticity, behavior as well as neurological and psychiatric disorders.

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