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2015.02.26 | People

Visiting student at DANDRITE

Leire Recalde Percaz started as a visiting ERASMUS student in Mark Denham's group in mid February 2015, where she will be visiting for 4 months. Leire will be working with developing in vitro models for Parkinson’s Disease. The project will involve investigating the metabolic pathways active during the early stages of Parkinson’s disease. Leire…

Photo by Anders Trærup (AU Komm)

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).

2015.02.23 | People

New master student at DANDRITE

Pernille Bogetofte Thomasen started her master studies in Group Leader Anders Nykjær’s group on 29 September 2014 and plans to start her PhD studies in spring 2015. Pernille is working on characterizing the roles of the VPS10P-domain receptors in axon guidance using in vitro and in vivo studies. These findings can provide important information…

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…

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