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
In ScienceBattle, four PhD students give a talk about their research on stage, and are competing to get selected as winner by the audience. Feline Lindhout won the ScienceBattle tryout edition on April 5th in Walhalla Rotterdam with her talk … Read more
Monday May 22th 2017, 16.15 hr
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Wednesday July 5, 2017 14.30 hr
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Biophysicists from Utrecht University have developed a strategy for using light-emitting nanocrystals as a marker in living cells. By recording the movements of these quantum dots, they can clarify the structure and dynamics of the cytoskeleton. Their findings were published … Read more