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2018.04.18 | Research news

A paragon of collaboration: Nordic EMBL Partnership featured in FEBS Letters

The four Nordic EMBL Directors were interviewed alongside Silke Schumacher, Director of International Relations at EMBL (European Molecular Biology Laboratory)

2018.04.17 | People , AnnevonPhilipsborn

New Research Assistant in Philipsborn Group

Astrid Lauridsen is new Research Assistant in Anne von Philipsborn's group from April 15th. She will be studying the neuronal circuit mechanisms that underlie courtship behaviour and reward in the fruit fly Drosophila melanogaster.

2018.04.17 | People , News from the management

Oliver Billker appointed new Director of MIMS

[2018-04-17] MIMS proudly announces that Dr. Oliver Billker from the Wellcome Sanger Institute, Cambridge, UK, has been recruited as future director of MIMS. Dr. Oliver Billker is a distinguished expert in malaria parasite genomics. In October 2018, he will succeed the founding Director of MIMS, Professor Bernt Eric Uhlin, who has held the role…

2018.04.12 | AndersNykjær, People

New postdoc in Nykjær Group

Dongik Park started as postdoc in Nykjær Group on 1 April. He will be investigating the role of sortilin in emotion and memory using various cellular, biochemistry techniques and behaviour analyses. The studies will provide deeper understandings on ethology of affect disorders and their therapeutic treatment.

2018.04.10 | Awards, MagnusKjærgaard

Agnieszka Jendroszek receives poster prize at the Antibody Biology and Engineering Gordon Research Conference

The key element of the poster was 3D printed antibody and antigen that explains the theory behind the project, which is made in collaboration with Team leader Magnus Kjærgaard. The title of the project is: Antibody engineering facilitated by avidity. The long term goal is to develop a predictive…

2018.04.05 | Awards

Andrea Moreno granted DKK 2.1 million (3 years) by Lundbeck Foundation to investigate the neural basis of forgetting and synaptic depression.

The name of the project is: "Targeting forgetting and memory erasure using optogenetic, behavioural, electrophysiological and pharmacological approaches. A basic and translational study".

2018.04.05 | People , PoulNissen

New postdoctoral researcher in Poul Nissen's group

Montana Caballero Bermejo started as postdoctoral researcher in Poul Nissen's group, where she will be working for 2 years as postdoc to study the structure and function of PMCA4b, which is an important plasma membrane calcium pump in brain and other tissues. The studies will involve biochemistry, crystallography, and cryo-electron microscopy.…

2018.04.04 | Marco Capogna, Awards

Marco Capogna granted DKK 0.5 million by Lundbeckfonden to investigate neuron types and synaptic plasticity in the human cerebral cortex

Marco Capogna will receive the grant over a 3 year period for a project dedicated to discover the role of various neuron types on synaptic plasticity in the human cerebral cortex. Experiments will be performed in surgically-resected cortical tissue that is surplus to diagnostic requirement obtained from the group of JC Sørensen at the Aarhus…

2018.04.04 | Research news

Foundations invest DKK 280 million in biomedical company

A company founded by three biomedical researchers has received one of the largest ever investments in a Danish biotech company in the form of a large capital injection by four major European investment foundations. With the investment, the researchers can now follow their basic research in muscles to end and see it converted into medicinal…

2018.04.03 | Research news, AndersNykjær, HannePoulsen

Official Inauguration of PROMEMO on 4 April 2018

The official inauguration of PROMEMO - Center for Proteins in Memory - a Danish National Research Foundation Center of Excellence will take place on 4 April 2018. The research center PROMEMO started on 1 December 2017 and aims to identify and understand the function of memory associated proteins that determines the persistence of a memory.