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2017.11.30 | Awards

Biomedical spin-out company from AU receives million-kroner grant

A completely new spin-out company has just been named the best biotech start-up – and has at the same time received DKK 2.5 million from The Novo Nordisk Foundation. The grant will be used to develop medicine that lowers cholesterol levels.

2017.11.30 | Awards, PoulNissen

Prof. Poul Nissen receives DKK 132,000 from AUFF to host Assoc. Prof. Elizabeth Wright as a visiting professor in March and April 2018.

The visiting research grant will support new studies of neuronal membrane structures by Correlative Light and Electron Microscopy and Cryo-Electron Tomography.

2017.11.28 | Awards, PoulHenningJensen

AIAS fellow Asad Jan receives Postdoctoral Fellowship from Lundbeckfonden

AIAS fellow Asad Jan receives postdoctoral fellowship award, in the form of running costs amounting DKK 900,000 from Lundbeckfonden over 3 years, to apply genome editing in a mouse model of Parkinson disease. The project will target the genetic makeup of spinal cord neurons using viral vectors in order to prevent the prion-like propagation of…

2017.11.27 | People , KeisukeYonehara

Ida Kathrine Sneum Tvilling is Laboratory Technician in Yonehara Group until March

Ida Kathrine is Laboratory Technician in Keisuke Yonehara's group from December 4th until March.

2017.11.27 | People , AndersNykjær

Anne Kathrine Sørensen is new Research year student at Nykjær Group

Anne Kathrine Sørensen started as a research year student in Anders Nykjær’s group per 16 October 2017. For the next year, she will focus on the recently identified Multiple Sclerosis risk gene, SORCS3, studying the expression in the mouse brain, the connection to oligodendrocyte cell-linage, and the phenotype in KO mice. The aim is…

2017.11.15 | Awards, SadeghNabavi

Pardis Zarifkar, Research student in Sadegh Nabavi lab has been rewarded 140,000 DKK grant from DSfN-Lundbeckfond

The money is granted to study anxiety in a PD model mouse. The title of theproject is “Oxytocin attenuates anxiety caused by pathological changes in the neurocircuitry of the Amygdala in Parkinsons Disease”. This project is performed in a close collaboration with Poul Henning Jensen's lab.

2017.11.14 | Knowledge exchange

Innovation Fund Denmark (IFD) visits Aarhus University January 16th

On Tuesday the 16th of January at 1 PM to 3 PM Aarhus University and Innovation Fund Denmark (IFD) invites you to an open information meeting about IFD’s calls in 2018.

2017.11.10 | Awards

We can now reveal the winners of the Nordic EMBL Partnership calendar competition!

At DANDRITE, we congratulate: 1st place: Smoke and Mirrors, Mateusz Dyla (69 votes) Joint 2nd place: Mice, Mette Richner (59 votes) Joint 2nd place: Marco Capogna, Hippocampal oscillations synchronize the spiking of amygdala neurons (59 votes) Click here to see the winning pictures from each node

2017.11.10 | MarkDenham

Mark Denham receives DKK 120,000 from Bjarne Saxhofs Foundation facilitated by the Parkinsons Association

Mark Denham receives DKK 120,000 for the project: : "A novel Stem Cell model for Parkinson’s disease: Investigating genetic and environmental interactions"

(Photo: Mateusz Dyla)

2017.11.09 | PoulNissen, MagnusKjærgaard

Poul Nissen, Mateusz Dyla and Magnus Kjærgaard publish article in the leading journal Nature

The article ‘Dynamics of P-type ATPase transport revealed by single-molecule FRET’ was published yesterday on 8 November 2017. Our cells are capable of moving energy and material around to the places where they are required, and ensuring that the body works properly. But how do the cells do this in real time from the perspective of the…

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