Category: Grant & Award News

Vici award to Prof.dr. Maarten H.P. Kole

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

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3R Stimulus funding for Casper Hoogenraad and Feline Lindhout

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

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VIDI Grant for Harold Mac Gillavry

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

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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 … Read more

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ALW grant for Corette Wierenga & Louk Vanderschuren

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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HFSP Grant for Anna Akhmanova

Prof. Anna Akhmanova from Utrecht University and her colleagues from UK, Singapore and Canada have been awarded a 1.35 million USD grant from the Human Frontier Science Program. This international programme is extremely competitive. From the initial total of 672 … Read more

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ERC Starting Grant for Sabrina Oliveira

Sabrina Oliveira received a prestigious Starting Grant from the European Research Council. This 1.5 M€ grant is intended for excellent research proposals from young scientists, to help them to achieve independence and build their own research teams.

The grant will Read more

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Maarten Kole appointed special professor in the Biophysics of complex cellular systems

On May 1, 2014 De Stichting Physica appointed Maarten Kole special professor in the Biophysics of complex cellular systems. This chair is connected to the University of Utrecht.

Press release:
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