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DARE: Our Associate Research Program

Current DARE projects

  • Development of a genome engineering technique for cell-type labeling and its application for understanding neural processing of visual information

Associate professor Keisuke Yonehara, DANDRITE Group Leader - Dept. Biomedicine, Aarhus University
& Associate professor Ernst-Martin Füchtbauer, DANDRITE Associate Investigator - Dept. Molecular Biology and Genetics, Aarhus University
Postdoc project (3 years) granted per April 2016.

  • Advanced fluorescence-based functional studies of the GABA transporter

Assistant professor Hanne Poulsen, DANDRITE Team Leader - Dept. Molecular Biology and Genetics, Aarhus University
& Assistant professor Steffen Sinning, DANDRITE Associate Investigator - Dept. Clinical Medicine, Aarhus University
PhD project (4 years) granted per January 2016.

  • RSK/MSDK kinases and the AHC-related dysfunction of Na+,K+-ATPase

Professor Poul Nissen, DANDRITE core Group Leader - Dept. Molecular Biology and Genetics, Aarhus University
& Professor Lars Iversen, DANDRITE Associate Investigator - Dept. Clinical Medicine, Aarhus University
& Natalya Fedosova, DANDRITE Associate Investigator - Dept. Biomedicine, Aarhus University
PhD project (4 years) granted per January 2016.

  • Role of SorCS2 in angiogenesis and vascular integrity in the brain

Professor Anders Nykjær, DANDRITE core Group Leader - Dept. Biomedicine, Aarhus University
& Professor Claus Oxvig, DANDRITE Associate Investigator - Dept. Molecular Biology and Genetics, Aarhus University
Postdoc project (3 years) granted per April 2015.

  • Equipment for in situ X-ray crystal screening and optimization

Professor Poul Nissen, DANDRITE core Group Leader - Dept. Molecular Biology and Genetics, Aarhus University
& Professor Søren Skou Thirup, DANDRITE Associate Investigator - Dept. Molecular Biology and Genetics, Aarhus University
Equipment project (3 years) granted per January 2015.

  • Proteomic investigation of phosphorylation substrates for Polo like kinase-2 (PLK-2) and substrates for PLK-2 dependent degradation in cells and brain

Professor Poul Henning Jensen, DANDRITE core Group Leader - Dept. Biomedicine, Aarhus University
& Professor Martin Røssel Larsen, DANDRITE Associate Investigator - Dept. Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Southern Denmark
Equipment project (3 years) granted per September 2014.

  • Structural analysis of the cation-chloride co-transporter NKCC1

Professor Poul Nissen, DANDRITE core Group Leader - Dept. Molecular Biology and Genetics, Aarhus University
& Professor Robert Fenton, DANDRITE Associate Investigator - Dept. Biomedicine, Aarhus University
Postdoc project (3 years) granted per April 2014.

  • Live Imaging and Optical Control of Pluripotent Stem Cell Derivatives In Vivo

Associate professor Mark Denham, DANDRITE Group Leader - Dept. Biomedicine, Aarhus University
& Professor David Brooks, DANDRITE Associate Investigator - Dept. Clinical Medicine, Aarhus University
Postdoc project (3 years) granted per April 2014.

  • Polo-like kinase 2 defined pathways for regulating brain cell a-synuclein catabolism – potential new targets for disease modifying treatment of Parkinson disease

Professor Poul Henning Jensen, DANDRITE core Group Leader - Dept. Biomedicine, Aarhus University
& Associate professor Frederik Vilhardt, DANDRITE Associate Investigator - Dept. of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, Copenhagen University
PhD project (4 years) granted per April 2014.

  • Electrophysiological recordings and manipulation of single neurons in behaving animals

Dr. Balázs Hangya Institute of Experimental Medicine, Hungarian Academy of Sciences: DARE project (Equipment) initiated August 2016 in collaboration with Group Leader Duda Kvitsiani.