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2016.07.26 | Research news, AndersNykjær

New publication from Anders Nykjær's group - SorCS2 is required for BDNF-dependent plasticity in the hippocampus

SorCS2 is a member of the Vps10p-domain receptor gene family receptors with critical roles in the control of neuronal viability and function. Several genetic studies have suggested SORCS2 to confer risk of bipolar disorder, schizophrenia and attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder. Here we report that hippocampal N-methyl-d-aspartate…

2016.07.08 | Awards

Caroline Neumann wins poster prize at the “Conference on the Crystallization of Biological Macromolecules”

Caroline Neumann, PhD student in Poul Nissen’s group, won the prize for best poster at the 16th International Conference on the Crystallization of Biological Macromolecules, which took place 2-7 July, 2016, in Prague, Czech Republic. The title of her poster was “Investigations into the binding site promiscuity of MhsT”. The conference focuses on…

2016.07.08 | Research news, AndersNykjær

New publication from Anders Nykjær's group - The proneurotrophin receptor sortilin is required for Mycobacterium tuberculosis control by macrophages

Sorting of luminal and membrane proteins into phagosomes is critical for the immune function of this organelle. However, little is known about the mechanisms that contribute to the spatiotemporal regulation of this process. Here, we investigated the role of the proneurotrophin receptor sortilin during phagosome maturation and mycobacterial…

2016.07.07 | People , PoulNissen

Poul Nissen elected for EMBL's Scientific Advisory Committee

Prof. Poul Nissen, core group leader and director of DANDRITE, has been elected as a member of the EMBL's Scientific Advisory Committee (SAC), which is EMBL's chief advisory body on scientific matters. Poul Nissen has been elected for a three-year term starting from 1 January 2017.

2016.07.05 | News from the management

DANDRITE's Annual Report 2015

It is a great pleasure to present the Annual Report 2015, which is the third annual report from DANDRITE - the Danish Research Institute of Translational Neuroscience, the Danish node of the Nordic-EMBL Partnership for Molecular Medicine. The Annual Report is available online as an electronic pdf file.

2016.07.05 | News from the management

Job opportunity at NCMM/EMBL - Communication Officer

Application deadline September 2, 2016. The Communication Officer at the Nordic EMBL Partnership is a newly established position aligned with the Partnership’s mission and aimed to enhance international awareness of and showcase the vibrant Nordic molecular medicine research. The successful candidate will help shape the voice and shared identity…

2016.07.05 | Research news

Danish database will make research reproducible

Thousands of biological and medical research projects end up being discarded annually because scientists have the wrong antibodies available in the laboratory. The research group at the Department of Biomedicine, Aarhus University, lead by DANDRITE Affiliated Researcher Simon Glerup, is behind the new database, which aims to help researchers…