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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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Spring Meeting 2016 – BioImaging Utrecht

Tuesday May 24nd, 15.00-17.00, UMC -Stratenum Building –Vondelzaal (Rm 3.108) Intravital imaging “Insights into cell division using C. elegans”, Matilde Galli, Hubrecht Institute “The zebrafish embryo as in vivo developmental and functional tool”, Federico Tessadori, Hubrecht Institute “Use of intravital

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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 Link to PDF.

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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

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