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Events from mid October 2019 until present:
(See news and events before October 2019 below)
During the internship Gabija Andreike will be acquainted with histological processing, microscope imaging, genotyping, miniprep/maxiprep and creation of implantable electrodes for electrical stimulation/recording and optic fibers for optical stimulation. Welcome Gabija!
Lonnie recently started as a laboratory technician trainee in Poul Henning Jensen’s group.
Lonnie started at the Department six month ago and has previously been in Morten Nielsen’s Group.
In PHJ Lab Lonnie will be working on protein purification, ELISA, Western Blotting, genotyping of mice and other relevant tasks. Welcome Lonnie!
The new DANDRITE Group Leader, Taro Kitazawa has finally arrived at AU and will now begin the process of setting up his new lab at MBG. Taro's lab will be working with understanding the epigenetic and transcriptional basis of neuroplasticity that underlies memory engram plasticity using rodents as model organism as of today. Click to read more about Taro and his research area. Welcome Taro!
Tim recently completed an MSc. degree in Neurosciences (University of Bremen), during which he specialized particularly in the fields of behavioural research and neuropsychopharmacology. In an interdisciplinary approach, he will investigate the underlying mechanisms that mediate stress-induced social memory modulation. Functional circuit investigation will be carried out via optical and chemogenetic manipulations. Congratulations on your new title Tim!
With training and an MSc. in Clinical Pharmacy (Uni. of Sunderland, UK) followed by an MPhil. in Translational Medicine (Helsinki University, Finland), Islam specialised in systems and circuit neuroscience in his Ph.D. In the PhD training he investigated behavioural effects of heterosynaptic plasticity and the circuitry of innate (and learned) defensive behaviors. Islam will investigate the circuitry that underlies social behaviours in mice and its dynamics relationship with stress, reward and learning. To this end, Islam will use his expertise in in-vivo electrophysiology, optogenetics/chemogenetics, fiber photometry and advanced behavioural testing.
Andreas is a Master’s Student in neuroscience from the University of Copenhagen. He will be joining Sadegh Nabavi’s group, and, under the supervision of Noëmie Mermet-Joret, he will write his thesis as part of a research project studying the neuronal circuits in the amygdala that mediate innate and learned fears. He is looking forward to joining the group and this exciting project.
Bernadett is a Master's Student in Bioinformatics at AU. She completed her bachelor in Molecular Bionics Engineering in Hungary in 2021 and came to Aarhus to get her Master's. "I always had an interest in neuroscience so after the first semester I applied to Jelena’s group. I am doing behavioural experiments and I will do the analysis part as well." Bernadetts plan is to write her master thesis with the Radulovic laboratory.
Neuroscience Academy Denmark (NAD) will recruit 16 excellent, highly motivated PhD Fellows to join a newly established neuroscience academy and PhD program to be launched the 1st of January 2023. The candidates should be 16 talented students eager to pursue a career in basic or clinical neuroscience research, and with the ambition to excel.
Application deadline is 22 August 2022.
Audrey will be working within the fields of immunology, neuroscience and gut microbiota, with the aim of investigating how the residing gut microbiota and/or induced intestinal inflammation affect the enteric nervous system in models of ASD. She will be exploring how the immune response is modulated by gut microbiota, and how specific immune cells are mobilized during enteric infection and/or neuronal lesions using e.g. in vivo imaging techniques. Welcome Audrey!
Elham Shojaeinia is a PhD student in the Esguerra group at NCMM. She recently visited DANDRITE to learn in depth about the principles of neural organization and apply that to what she observes in her zebrafish research.
Mariana Kuznietsova has joined the team working with studies of insulin receptor signaling and modulation, where she will work on isolation and characterization of insulin receptor and coreceptors.
Associate Professor and DANDRITE Affiliated Researcher Felicity Mae Davis is the third recipient of the Biomedicine Diversity Award. She believes that we are not even close to reaching the goal on equity, diversity and inclusion in academia.
The Lundbeck Foundation Investigator Network (LFIN) is a new initiative designed to strengthen Danish neuroscience by connecting people and disciplines. DANDRITE Team Leader Gilles Vanwalleghem is one of 38 young investigators selected for the network.
The Review article is called 'GLP-1-Receptor Agonists in Neurodegeneration: Neurovascular Unit in the Spotlight' and is now published in the special issue of journal Cells on Parkinson disease. Together with lead author DANDRITE affiliate Giulia Monti, the authors share perspectives on the potential therapeutic value of the anti-diabetic GLP-1 receptor agonists in neurodegenerative diseases, and propose novel experimental paradigms to address unresolved issues in the field. Other contributors include Diana Gomes Moreira, Metter Richner and Rick Mustaers.
As of 1 July, Kristyna will start as PhD Student in Anders Nykjær's Group. Kristyna will be working on a project addressing the role of SorCS1 receptor in neuronal excitability, learning and memory using a novel mouse model of a conditional knockout of Sorcs1 gene restricted to granule cells of the dentate gyrus. She will use various behaviour techniques to characterize the model, in vitro calcium imaging, and a miniscope GRIN lens system.
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Virtual DANDRITE Lecture by Vladyslav Vyazovskiy entitled "Local and global aspects of sleep regulation"
Registration for the International Congress for Neuroethology from 24 - 29 July 2022 is open!
Bachelor's level 5 ECTS summer course held at Aarhus University from 11-29 July 2022. The course is organised by DANDRITE affiliated researcher Jelena…
The research unit 'Interneuron plasticity' is hosting a conference with talks from many leaders in cellular & systems neuroscience. The symposium is…
Registration deadline is Wednesday 22 June 2022
We are pleased to announce that the PhD Day 2022 will take place on 24 June 2022.
At this webinar there will be opportunity for asking questions about terms and application for the Industrial Researcher programme.
Themes are gender equality, motivation and well-being
Your Wednesday Boost is an offer of recurrent mindfulness sessions for researchers and spouses at AU to improve and boost your wellbeing.
Online registration and abstract submission is open online between 15 January - 31 May 2022.
Registration deadline is Thursday 16 June 2022
Prof. Finn L Aachmann will give a talk about NMR spectroscopy as a tool for investigating protein structures and their function.
Webinar about Inovationsfondens Grand Solutions Programme.
The two seminars will be given by Torben Heick Jensen and Jacob Giehm Mikkelsen. Please bear in mind that registration is mandatory.
The last Internal Meeting of the Spring will be held as a poster session with posters from this semester's presenters.
Nicola Pavese, Clinical Professor in Nuclear Medicine and PET at Department of Clinical Medicine, Aarhus University, will give an inaugural lecture.
A CRO can assist you in a multitude of ways, but it can be hard to understand exactly how and why you as a researcher should work with a CRO.
Drawing ideas from others’ successful experiences. Event by the AU Junior Researcher Association.
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News and events before October 2019: