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2017.03.17 | People

Lone Fuglsang Pedersen is new academic employee in Nykjær Group

Lone started as an academic employee in Anders' group from February 1st. She will do electrophsiological field recordings in acute slices and behaving animals.

Professor Poul Nissen. Photo: Novo Nordisk Foundation, Denmark
Professor Poul Nissen. Photo: AU Foto, Denmark
Professor Emmanuelle Charpentier. Photo: Hallbauer & Fioretti

2017.03.16 | Awards

Novo Nordisk Foundation Awards for professors at two Nordic EMBL partnership nodes

Two leading scientists from two Nordic EMBL Partnership sites, DANDRITE (Danish Research Institute of Translational Neuroscience) and MIMS (The Laboratory for Molecular Infection Medicine Sweden), have been awarded prestigious prizes from the Novo Nordisk Foundation.

The director of the Novo Nordisk Foundation Birgitte Nauntofte FOTO: AU Foto
Rector of Aarhus University Brian Bech Nielsen FOTO: AU Foto
FOTO: AU Foto
The Chairman of the Novo Nordisk Prize committee Jan Fahrenkrug FOTO: AU Foto
Professor Poul Nissen FOTO: AU Foto

2017.03.13 | Awards

Celebrating Poul Nissen - the Novo Nordisk Prize 2017 receiver

Professor Poul Nissen has been awarded the 2017 Novo Nordisk Prize. On that occasion, he gave a prize lecture on Friday March 10th followed by a reception hosted by the Novo Nordisk Foundation, both events set in the beautiful Lakeside Lecture Theatre. Birgitte Nauntofte, the director of the Novo Nordisk Foundation, and Brian Bech Nielsen, the…

2017.03.09 | Awards

Poul Nissen receives the Novo Nordisk Prize 2017

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…

Professor, dr.med. Poul Henning Jensen. Foto: AU Foto

2017.03.08 | Research news

New AU research has the perspective to stop Parkinson's disease

The Lundbeck Foundation is giving DKK 10 million to a new research project at Aarhus University which will study critical calcium changes in the nerve cells that are expected to occur patients with Parkinson's disease.

2017.03.08 | People

Bence Volosinovszki is new student assistant in Kvitsiani Group

Bence started as a student assistant in Duda's group from March 6th. He will be working on the creation of an automated system that delivers nano-liter amounts of sugar solution in the form of single droplets to fruit flies during behaviour studies.

2017.03.03 | People

Temitope Ayeotan is now employed as research assistant in Nissen Group

Temitope is employed as a research assistant in Poul Nissen's group from March 1st. She will conduct structural studies on the mechanism of interaction of histidine rich calcium binding protein (HRC) and sarco/endoplasmic reticulum calcium ATPase (SERCA) complex.

2017.03.03 | People

Emil Gregersen is new PhD student in Jensen Group

Emil Gregersen started as a PhD student in Poul Henning Jensen's group per March 1st 2017. Emil will work with the endoplasmic reticulum anchored deubiquitinase USP19 which has a key role in targeting misfolded proteins including α-syn for secretion under proteasomal stress. Preliminary data suggest aggregated α-syn as a target of USP19 and this…

2017.03.03 | People

Antoni Kowalski is now employed as postdoc in Nissen Group

Antoni is employed as a postdoc in Poul Nissen's group from March 1st. He will work on function and structure of plasma membrane calcium ATPase, a P-type ATPase responsible for extrusion of calcium ions from the cell. The project is focused on autoinhibition of the pump and involves electron microscopy, crystallography and biochemical assays.

2017.03.01 | People

Noëmie Mermet-Joret is new postdoc in Nabavi Group

Noëmie started as a postdoc in Nabavi Group from March 1st. She is an electrophysiologist and will be researching the difference between a learned fear and an innate fear at the circuit, cellular and synaptic levels.

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