2014.08.29 | Awards

Best poster award to PhD student Oleg Sitsel at the NMMN meeting 2014

PhD student Oleg Sitsel, affiliated with both DANDRITE and the PUMPkin centre, was awarded one of the four "Poster Performance Awards 2014" for his poster entitled "Structure and mechanism of Zn2+-transporting P-type ATPases" at this years' Nordic Molecular Medicine Network Meeting, which took place in Umeå, Sweden, 26-28 August, 2014

2014.08.28 | People

Two new Group Leaders at DANDRITE

DANDRITE appoints Dr. Duda Kvitsiani and Dr. Keisuke Yonehara as Group Leaders for a five year period with a possibility of extension to a maximum of nine years. Both scientists will start their research activities at DANDRITE this autumn on neuronal circuits in brain function. A total of four Group Leaders are now recruited at DANDRITE with…

2014.08.27 | News from the management

Description of the Nordic Molecular Medicine Network

Researchers are convening in Umeå, Sweden this week for the annual network meeting of the Nordic EMBL Partnership for Molecular Medicine. The Partnership – which has grown from scratch in 2008 to more than 40 research groups mostly led by young researchers – brings together the Danish Institute for Translational Neuroscience (DANDRITE), the…

2014.08.22 | People

Visiting student at DANDRITE

Mateusz Kostecki from the University of Warsaw, Poland, started as a visiting summer student in Anne von Philipsborn's group, where he will be studying for 2 months from mid August 2014.

2014.08.22 | People

Visiting PhD student at DANDRITE

Jaroslava Geletičová started as a visiting PhD student in Poul Nissen's group, where she will be studying for 6 months from mid August 2014.

2014.08.11 | Events

Annual meeting for the Nordic EMBL Partnership for Molecular Medicine

The Nordic EMBL Partnership nodes for Molecular Medicine have their 5th Annual Meeting in Umeå, Sweden, from 26-28 August 2014. The Swedish node MIMS (Molecular Infection Medicine Sweden) is hosting the meeting, where all 4 nodes (DANDRITE from Denmark, NCMM from Norway, FIMM from Finland, and MIMS from Sweden), as well as representatives from…

2014.08.04 | People

New PhD student at DANDRITE

Alyssa Huebner started her PhD studies in Group Leader Mark Denham's group on 1 August 2014. Alyssa Huebner will be working toward developing pluripotent stem cells as models for studying Parkinson's Disease in vitro. The project aims are to investigate signalling pathways involved in the specification of mesencephalic dopaminergic (mesDA) neurons…

2014.08.04 | People

New PhD student at DANDRITE

Annemarie Svane Aavild Poulsen started her PhD studies in Group leader Anders Nykjær's group, under the supervision of Olav Andersen, on 1 August, 2014. Annemarie Svane Aavild Poulsen will be working towards understanding the regulation of the neuronal sorting receptor sorLA in general and in Alzheimer's disease (AD). A decrease in sorLA…

2014.08.04 | People

DANDRITE postdoc appointment

Azadeh Shahsavar has been appointed a postdoc position in Group leader Poul Nissen's group, starting 1 August, 2014. Azadeh Shahsavar will investigate the mechanism of transport, regulation, inhibitors and disease-associated mutations of a number of members of eukaryotic NSS and CCC families. Dysfunction of such membrane pumps underlies a variety…