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2019.05.16 | People , MortenSchallburg Nielsen

Welcome to new student Laurie Frances

Laurie's work consists in testing new promising molecules on human cells to inhibit PCSK9, a protein overexpressed in many metabolic diseases such as coronary artery disease (CAD) or familial obesity. Inhibiting PCSK9 will increase the LDL receptors rate and therefore decrease greatly the LDL-cholesterol in the blood, preventing cholesterol to…

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2019.05.16 | People , News from the management

Welcome to the new student assistant Emma Kathrine Sommer

Emma is new student assistant at the DANDRITE Administration pr. May 16th.

2019.05.13 | News from the management

DANDRITE's annual report 2018

It is our great pleasure to present the Annual Report 2018 from DANDRITE, which covers DANDRITE's 6th year of operation. In 2018, we entered DANDRITE's second 5-year funding period, and with that also new thoughts and discussions of future research directions and strategies in neuroscience.

2019.05.09 | MarinaRomero-Ramos, Awards

New funding for Marina Romero-Ramos

Associate Prof. Marina Romero-Ramos, Affiliated Researcher at DANDRITE, has received a new grant from DFF (Danmarks Frie Forskningsfond) for her research project "Progressive monocytic response in Parkinson's Disease, a role for the peripheral immune system in the disease".

2019.05.09 | JørgenKjems, Awards

New funding for Jørgen Kjems

Professor Jørgen Kjems, Affiliated Researcher at DANDRITE, has received a new grant from DFF (Danmarks Frie Forskningsfond) for his research project "Circular RNA as potential biomarkers for neurodegenerative diseases".

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Upcoming events

Mon 20 May
11:15-12:15 | Auditorium 6 (building 1170, room 347), Ole Worms Allé 3, 8000 Aarhus C
Topical Seminar by Enrico Tongiorgi
Enrico Tongiorgi is an Associate Professor at the BRAIN Center for Neuroscience, Department of Life Sciences, University of Trieste, Trieste, Italy. He is hosted by Marco Capogna and the seminar is entitled: "BDNF mRNA variants in neuronal development: the “spatial & quantitative code model”
Thu 23 May
09:00-10:00 | Building 1532, room 116 Aud. G1
Internal Meeting 23 May 2019
DANDRITE Internal Meetings takes place every second Thursday from 9-10 am, where all staff and students at DANDRITE meet to give each other updates on the research done at DANDRITE in order to facilitate interaction and collaborations among the groups.
Mon 27 May
14:15-16:00 | The AIAS Auditorium, Building 1632, Høegh-Guldbergs Gade 6B, 8000 Aarhus C
AIAS Fellows' Seminar by Tomonori Takeuchi on "Memory modulation by light"
Most of our everyday memories are forgotten. However, retention of these trivial memories is enhanced when something novel happens shortly before or after the time of memory encoding. Using a cutting-edge method of cell-type specific activation of brain cells by light, we found that inputs from the brain area called ‘the locus coeruleus’ to ‘the hippocampus’, another brain area, drive the novelty-induced memory enhancement via a release of one brain chemical called ‘dopamine’.
Tue 28 May
14:00-15:00 | Aarhus University: The Merete Barker Auditorium, The lakeside lecture theatres
Lecturer Dr. Nelson Gekara, Laboratory for Molecular Infection Medicine, Umeå/Sweden will give a talk in the I&I International Seminar series entitled: “Cross-talks between the DNA damage response and Innate Immunity”
Mon 03 Jun
10:00-11:00 | Venue: Auditorium 6 (building 1170, room 347), Ole Worms Allé, 8000 Aarhus C
DANDRITE Lecture by Dr. Hailan Hu
Dr. Hailan Hu is the Professor and Senior Principal Investigator at the ZIINT and School of Medicine at Zhejiang University. She is invited by Young DANDRITE and she will give a lecture entitled: "Neural mechanism of social and emotional behavior – from pecking order to ketamine".
Mon 03 Jun
11:15-12:15 | Venue: Auditorium 6 (building 1170, room 347), Ole Worms Allé, 8000 Aarhus C
DANDRITE Topical Seminar by Prof. Helmut Kessels
Helmut Kessels is Professor of Cellular and Computational Neuroscience at The University of Amsterdam. He is hosted by Sadegh Nabavi and he will give a seminar entitled: "AMPA-receptor plasticity in control of memory formation and retrieval".

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Yonehara Group presents their research in 2 minutes In collaboration with AU TV producer Hans Plauborg, Yonehara Group has made a short presentation video about their research area: The structure, function and development of neural circuits in the visual system.