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2014.11.25 | People

New master student at DANDRITE

Camilla Højland Knudsen started her master studies in Group Leader Mark Denham's group on 3 November 2014. Camilla Højland Knudsen will be working on characterising the role of SorCS2 in human embryonic stem cells and differentiated neural cell types.

2014.11.17 | Research news

New publication from Anders Nykjær's group published in the Journal of Clinical Investigations

In this study "Targeting sortilin in immune cells reduces proinflammatory cytokines and atherosclerosis", the researchers identify a new mechanism critically involved in the development of ischemic heart disease. They report that sortilin, a multifunctional receptor enriched in neurons, has a surprising role outside the nervous system by…

2014.11.16 | News from the management

DANDRITE's Annual Report 2013

It is with great pride that we present the first annual report from DANDRITE - the Danish Research Institute of Translational Neuroscience and the Danish node of the Nordic-EMBL Partnership for Molecular Medicine. The Annual Report is available online as an electronic pdf file. Please follow this news bullet to access the report.

2014.11.15 | Events

DANDRITE & PUMPkin Topical Seminar - 27 November 2014

Seminar on "Deciphering how calcium and ER stress responses affect autophagy in prostate cancer cells" by Nikolai Engedal from Centre for Molecular Medicine Norway (NCMM), Prostate Cancer Research Group, Nordic EMBL Partnership, University of Oslo, Norway. The seminar takes places Thursday 27 November 2014 at 133:15-14:00 in Auditorium 6, building…

2014.11.15 | Events

DANDRITE Symposium - 2 December 2014

Once again DANDRITE has gathered some of the most talented neuroscientists from around the world, and hosts an open symposium in the afternoon on Tuesday the 2 December, 2014, where the scientists will present their current research. See program here.

2014.11.14 | People

New master student at DANDRITE

Milena Laban started her master studies in Group Leader Poul Nissen's group on 1 October 2014. Milena Laban will be working on structural determination of a lipid flippase using cryo-electron microscopy. The lipid filpases make up the P4-subfamily of P-type ATPases and play a crucial role in establishing and maintaining the asymmetric lipid…

MIMS Group Leader Emmanuelle Charpentier

2014.11.12 | Awards

MIMS Group Leader Emmanuelle Charpentier receives very prestigious Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences

DANDRITE congratulates MIMS Group Leader Emmanuelle Charpentier for receiving the very prestigious Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences from the Breakthrough Prize Foundation for her discoveries on the bacterial CRISPR-Cas9. The award recognizes "excellence in research aimed at finding cures for intractable diseases and extending human life".…

2014.11.05 | People

New Group Leader at DANDRITE

New DANDRITE Group Leader Duda Kvitsiani started his work in Aarhus on 3 November 2014. The Kvitsiani group investigates the genetic and neuronal circuit mechanisms that underlie effort based decision-making in flies, rodents and humans. The aim of his research is to build predictive and quantitative models of foraging behavior to uncover the…

2014.11.05 | People

New postdoc at DANDRITE

Joshua Sanders is appointed postdoctoral fellow in Duda Kvitsiani's group from 3 November 2014 after completing his PhD studies at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory in New York. There, he developed assays and a computational framework to study decision confidence in humans and rodents, and produced several open source laboratory instruments for…