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2015.02.23 | Events

NeuroCampus Socials returns!

On Friday 27 February the NeuroCampus Social Friday events start up again from 14:00-16:00. On Friday the short presentation will set focus on “The cognitive neuroscience of groove in music”, presented by Maria A. G. Witek, postdoc at Centre for Music in the Brain and Center of Functionally Integrative Neuroscience (CFIN).

2015.02.19 | Events

American university students visit DANDRITE

DANDRITE was recently visited by "Danish Institute for Studies Abroad", where around thirty American biotech undergraduates visited to learn about the research at DANDRITE and to hear about how it is to work in the international environment at DANDRITE.

2015.02.18 | Research news, PoulHenningJensen

New publication from Poul Henning Jensen's - Phosphorylated a-synuclein in Parkinson's disease: correlation depends on disease severity

Phosphorylation of a-synuclein on serine 129 is closely linked to Parkinson’s disease. This clinical study critically studies the relation of phosphorylated a-synuclein to parkinson’s disease progression and symptomatology using more defined patient cohorts. The study was lead by our collaborator prof. Jing Zhang, University of Washington.

2015.02.17 | News from the management

Job opportunity - Student job at DANDRITE

Application deadline 20 February 2015. We are very busy and are therefore looking for a student assistant to help with administrative support approximately 12 hours a week, starting as soon as possible. The job will include tasks and responsibility within communication, events, and new staff. The applicant has to be actively studying at Aarhus…

2015.02.16 | Events

Pictures from DANDRITE encounters 2015

The “DANDRITE encounters” symposium took place on 9 Feb. 2015, and was a great success! The current 4 Group leaders at DANDRITE presented their research to fellow scientists and students at Aarhus University, with focus on field of expertise, techniques, collaborations, and available student projects. The aim was to spark interest and curiosity…

2015.02.09 | Research news, PoulHenningJensen

New publication from Poul Henning Jensen's group - Identification of Synaptosomal Proteins Binding to Monomeric and Oligomeric alpha-Synuclein

In this proteomic study we have identified those proteins in nerveterminals (synaptosomes) that preferentially bind to alpha-synuclein in its normal monomeric and its pathological oligomeric states. The study was conducted in collaboration with prof. Jing Zhang, University of Washington.

2015.02.05 | People , HannePoulsen

Importance of ion pumps and channels in health and disease of the brain – new Team Leader Hanne Poulsen

Hanne Poulsen is appointed Team Leader at DANDRITE as an expert in electrophysiology of electrogenic transporters and ion channels. She is also establishing voltage-clamp flourometry based on incorporation of unnatural amino acids through genetic code expansion. Her research topics include the sodium-potassium pump and transient receptor potential…

2015.02.05 | People , KeisukeYonehara

New Group Leader at DANDRITE

New DANDRITE Group Leader Keisuke Yonehara started his work in Aarhus on 1 February 2015. The Yonehara group focuses on the structure, function and development of neural circuits in the visual system. Keisuke Yonehara aims for an understanding of the function of different cell types in neuronal circuits. Furthermore, the aim is to understand the…

2015.02.04 | People

New PhD student at DANDRITE

Marlene Sørensen has started her PhD studies in Poul Nissen’s group on 1 February, 2015. Marlene Sørensen will be focusing on the RSK kinases, which are hyper-activated in a range of cancers and in neurodegenerative disorders, and the goal is to characterise the binding mode of inhibitors. Furthermore, Marlene Sørensen will be working on the α3…

2015.02.02 | Events

"DANDRITE encounters" - Symposium 9 February 2015

The symposium "DANDRITE encounters" presents new activities in neuroscience at Aarhus University. The young Group leaders at DANDRITE will present their field of expertise, techniques, collaborations, and available student projects. The symposium takes place 9 February 2015 from 14-16. See poster announcement for more information.