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Multiple PhD positions within the FOM program NeuroPhotonics

Multiple PhD positions are still available within the FOM program NeuroPhotonics: unraveling the physics of signaling in intact neuronal networks. For more information, click Positions available.

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Growing microtubules control cancer cell invasion

Benjamin P. Bouchet, Ivar Noordstra, Miranda van Amersfoort, Eugene A. Katrukha, York-Christoph Ammon, Natalie D. ter Hoeve, Louis Hodgson, Marileen Dogterom, Patrick W.B. Derksen and Anna Akhmanova Mesenchymal cell invasion requires cooperative regulation of persistent microtubule growth by SLAIN2 and

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FOM Program on Neurophotonics

How do electrical signal propagate through brain tissue? To answer this question, groups from the Department of Biology and the Department of Physics will collaborate within the framework of a new FOM-program on Neurophotonics. This program brings together experts in

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UU launches new STED microscopy facility

On 27 October Bert van der Zwaan, Rector of Utrecht University and Eva van Pelt, Vice President Sales EMEA , Leica, officially opened the STED (STimulated Emission Depletion) microscopy facility at the Biology Imaging Center of the Department of Biology.

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Motoreiwitten succesvol op het toneel

Tijdens de theatervoorstelling Science Battle strijden promovendi met een betoog over hun onderzoek om de stem van de publieksjury. Met een verhaal over motoreiwitten won Dieudonnée van de Willige op 26 oktober de Science Battle try-out in theater Walhalla te

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Opening of STED microscopy facility at Utrecht University

October 27, Utrecht University (Kruytbuilding room O622, Padualaan 8, Utrecht, pdf) Scientific Session 14:00-14:30 Lukas Kapitein, Cell Biology, UU “Unraveling cytoskeletal organization using optical nanoscopy” 14:30-15:00 Hans Gerritsen, Molecular Biophysics, UU, “Fluorescence Lifetime Imaging using STED” 15:00-15:30 Nathalie Garin, Leica,

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ERC Starting Grant for Harold MacGillavry

Harold MacGillavry received the prestigious Starting Grant from the European Research Council (ERC). This grant allows young excellent researchers to make the transition to become an independent investigator. With this ERC grant, Harold MacGillavry and his team will study how

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Image analysis for beginners using ImageJ (free multiplatform software)

Tuesday October 11th (BBG175, BuysBallot Building) If you want to start using ImageJ/FIJI and have no clue where to begin. Or you just started using it and got stuck. During the hands-on session our experts will guide you through your

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