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Group Leader Keisuke Yonehara. Photo: Annabel Darby

2019.03.27 | Research news, KeisukeYonehara

Keisuke Yonehara is featured in the latest 'Behind the Scenes' series of The Nordic EMBL Partnership

For the latest Behind the Scenes interview, the joint Communications Officer of the partnership Annabel Darby caught up with DANDRITE Group Leader Keisuke Yonehara to discuss his work, how research life in Denmark compares to Japan, and how he came to move from veterinary science to molecular neuroscience.

2019.03.25 | Research news, DudaKvitsiani

Now scientists can turn on and off brain cells

Article currently only available in Danish, English translation coming soon. Ved at sende laserlys ind igennem et fiberkabel i hovedet på mus kan forskere fra Aarhus Universitet nu slukke og tænde for neuroner. Det er et teknologisk gennembrud, som kan give ny viden om, hvordan hjernen fungerer.

Picture of Sofie Dorset

2019.03.25 | AnnevonPhilipsborn

Welcome to new student Sofie Rahbek Dorset in Group Leader Anne von Philipsborn's group

Sofie is a bachelor student in Anne von Philipsborn's lab and studies molecular medicine here at Aarhus University. Sofie will investigate the function of Drosophila genes with human orthologs linked to nocturnal enuresis.    

2019.03.21 | OlavAndersen

Welcome to new student Melanie Lunding in Affiliated Researcher Olav Andersen's group

Melanie Lunding is an undergrad. med. student at AU. She is currently writing her bachelor thesis and preparing an application for a research year with Olav Michael Andersen as her supervisor. The aim of her bachelor thesis and the future research year project is to investigate whether the soluble fraction of the sortillin-related receptor,…

A picture of Assistant professor Nelson Ferreira.

2019.03.18 | PoulHenningJensen, Research news

Assistant Professor, Nelson Ferreira, publishes a review in International Journal of Molecular Sciences

Nelson Ferreira has recently published a review in the International Journal of Molecular Sciences entitled: “Uncovering the Neuroprotective Mechanisms of Curcumin on Transthyretin Amyloidosis”. The work was performed in collaboration with researchers from the Molecular Neurobiology Group, IBMC- Institute for Molecular and Cell Biology, University…

2019.03.13 | People , Marco Capogna


Alessia Ricci is a new master degree student in Marco Capogna’s lab supported by the Erasmus program. Alessia is Italian and recently graduated in Biological Science. She is currently doing a Master Degree in Neuroscience in Trieste, Italy. In the lab, Alessia will learn basic electrophysiology and optogenetic methods teaming up with current…

2019.03.13 | People , Marco Capogna


Meike Sieburg is a new postdoctoral fellow in Marco Capogna’s lab supported by Independent Research Fund - Danmarks Frie Forskningsfond for three years. Meike is German and recently awarded a PhD from Sussex Neuroscience. Her project aims to elucidate the role of a specific GABAergic neuron type of the amygdala on behavior in naïve mice and in…

2019.03.12 | People , PoulNissen

Welcome to guest researcher Swati Aggarwal in Poul Nissen's group

Swati Aggarwal is visiting Poul Nissen's research group from start March to end May 2019 as part of her PhD studies at the European Spallation Source (ESS) in Lund, Sweden. Her PhD subject is “elucidating the function of proton pumps with neutron crystallography.”

2019.03.08 | Events

Brain Awareness Week 2019 in Aarhus (Hjerneugen)

In connection to the Brain Awareness Week, Aarhus University is hosting a public event in Merete Barker Auditorium on Thursday 14 March 2019 with talks by local brain scientists

Frederikke Bessermann Hansen

2019.03.07 | People

New student assistant at NeuroCampus Aarhus

Please welcome Frederikke Bessermann Hansen who started as a student assistant at NeuroCampus Aarhus per 1 March 2019. Financed by the Department of Biomedicine, she will be assisting with the administration of NeuroCampus Aarhus for one or two days a week. She is a Danish student studying a bachelor’s degree in Marketing and Management…