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2018.02.26 | People , Research news

New research assistant position open at DANDRITE

We are looking for a motivated and skilled Research Assistant at DANDRITE, the Danish Research Institute of Translational Neuroscience at Aarhus University. The position is joint between the Philipsborn and Kvitsiani laboratories. Your responsibilities will be assisting researchers in conducting behavioural experiments with fruitflies…

2018.02.13 | People , AndersNykjær

Jeppe Tranberg-Jensen is new bachelor student in Nykjær Group

Jeppe Tranbjerg-Jensen is a new bachelor student in Anders Nykjær group from February 1st. During the next 6 months, he will study axon outgrowth in primary motor neuron cultures and mice embryos to characterize the role of the receptor, SorCS2, in motor neuron development.

2018.02.12 | People , KeisukeYonehara

Monica Dahlstrup Sietam is now PhD Student in Yonehara Group

Monica has received a PhD fellowship on the amount of DKK 1.575.000 from Lundbeckfonden for her project. Monica was previously Research Assistant in Yonehara Group.

2018.02.12 | People , MarkDenham

Reyila Simayi is new Erasmus student in Denham Group

Reyila has joined the Denham lab as an Erasmus exchange student for the next 6 months. Her project will involve using human induced pluripotent stem cells to investigating the link between patients with heterozygous GBA mutations and Parkinson’s disease.

2018.02.08 | Awards, AndersNykjær

Anders Nykjær recieves DKK 15 mio. from the Lundbeck Foundation

Anders receives DKK 15 mio for the 5-year project "Sortilin - balancing synaptic strength and mood states".

2018.02.08 | News from the management, People

Unique Finnish genomics scene attracts top US scientist to lead FIMM

The University of Helsinki has recruited Professor Mark Daly of the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard and Massachusetts General Hospital to lead the Institute for Molecular Medicine Finland (FIMM). Daly is a distinguished scientist who has made major contributions to human genetics and genomics during his 20-year career. Mark Daly succeeds…

2018.02.08 | People , Administrative conditions, News from the management

New team member in the DANDRITE administration

Maria Thykær Jensen is employed in the DANDRITE administration team per 1 February 2018. Maria will continue to assist with the administration and communication tasks in the DANDRITE support office, as she did during the period, where she was maternity cover for Karen Bech-Pedersen. Maria has a master degree in Phycology and Religious Studies…

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2018.02.07 | Research news, AnnevonPhilipsborn

Genes affect human personality, but only in more demanding climates

The surprising findings are the result of a new joint publication entitled ‘Dopamine genes are linked to Extraversion and Neuroticism personality traits, but only in demanding climates’ by AIAS Former Fellows Machteld N. Verzijden (DANDRITE/Bioscience) and Ronald Fischer (Psychology) and co-author Anna Lee.

2018.02.06 | PoulNissen, People

New master student in Poul Nissen's group

Anne Christine Møller is a new master student in Group Leader Poul Nissen's group. She will be working on a Biotech Engineering project with post doc Azadeh Shahsavar on lipid extractions from pig brains. Comparing different lipid extracts she will investigate activity and structural properties of membrane proteins. She will also investigate…

2018.02.06 | AnnevonPhilipsborn, People

Francesca Barbieri is new ERASMUS intern in Philipsborn Group

Graduated in 2017 in biotechnology at the University of Pavia, Francesca is now started as intern in Philipsborn Group. She is interested in neurogenetics, and performing specific genetic techniques in order to access GABAergic neurons and functionally test their role in the Drosophila courtship song patterning. Francesca is also planning to start…

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