During the annual “Biology is everywhere” symposium of this year the award (“pluim”) for best teacher of the Biology department was awarded to Laurens van Meeteren.
Margot Koster, programme director of the biology bachelor:
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Anna Akhmanova is one of the recipients of the NWO Spinoza Prize 2018 for her research into the cytoskeleton. Alongside the Stevin Prize, the Spinoza Prize is the highest academic distinction in the Netherlands. Every year, NWO awards this prize … Read more
Ginny G. Farías received a VIDI grant from the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO). This grant of 800,000 euros enables researchers to develop their own innovative line of research and set up their own research group.
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Speed of thought at nanoscale
Billions of nerve cells in the brain rapidly and efficiently process information by an electrical insulation material called myelin. A multidisciplinary research team will examine at nanoscopic detail whether myelin speeds signals like in coaxial … Read more
Casper Hoogenraad and Feline Lindhout received 3R Stimulus funding to set-up an animal-free neurobiological model system at the Cell Biology department of Utrecht University.
The 3R Stimulus Fund supports ideas resulting in replacing, reducing or refining experiments on laboratory animals.… Read more
Harold Mac Gillavry received a VIDI grant from the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO). This grant of 800,000 euros enables researchers to set up their research group and develop their innovative line of research.
With this grant, Harold MacGillavry … Read more
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 … Read more
Corette Wierenga, in collaboration with Louk Vanderschuren (UU – Veterinary Medicine) received an ALW grant to study ‘How early social
experience shapes higher brain function’.
News UU: http://www.uu.nl/en/news/how-important-is-playing-for-the-development-of-the-brain
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