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Results: 161 - 180 of 197
  • 30 Sep 2014
    Hans Westerhoff appointed Fellow of the International Society for Systems Biology

    Hans V. Westerhoff (UvA-SILS) has been appointed Fellow of the International Society for Systems Biology. At the awarding ceremony 16 September in Melbourne, Westerhoff and two other new fellows, Leroy Hood (ISB, ...

  • 30 Sep 2014
    2.8 million euro for research into epigenetics of hormone resistance in breast cancer

    The EpiPredict project, coordinated by Dr Pernette J. Verschure of the University of Amsterdam (UvA), has been awarded a European grant of €2.8 million for epigenetic research into resistance to endocrine (hormonal) ...

  • 1 Sep 2014
    NFI and UvA participate in research

    Dr. Pernette J. Verschure, UvA-SILS and prof. Ate Kloosterman, NFI receive research funding from the minestry of Security and Justice to study epigenetic changes of the DNA for forensic applications. In the coming ...

  • 14 Aug 2014
    Veni grant Silke Allmann

    Silke Allmann of the research group Plant Physiology is awarded a VENI grant by the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research NWO for her project "Z/E-conversion of hexenal as modulator of insect physiology ...

  • 27 May 2014
    Top Paper Award for Dr. Carlos Fitzsimons

    Dr. Carlos Fitzsimons (Lucassen’s group, SILS Center for Neuroscience) was awarded the ‘2014 Top Paper Award’ at the recent Dutch Neurofederation’s meeting (ENP 2014) in Lunteren for a paper in the high impact ...

  • 26 May 2014
    UvA awarded record number of Vidi grants

    Nineteen UvA researchers have been awarded a Vidi grant as part of the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) Innovational Research Incentives Scheme. Having secured 19 of the 88 grant allocations for ...

  • 7 Mar 2014
    Research cytoskeleton published in Nature Communications

    Bacterial cell biologist Leendert Hamoen (UvA-SILS) published a study which appeared in Nature Communications on 7 March 2014.

  • 30 Jan 2014
    "Amsterdams Universiteitsfonds" (AUF) invests in research regarding epigenetic composition in Huntington's disease

    Dr Pernette J. Verschure of the Swammerdam Institute for Life Sciences received research funding from the "Amsterdams Universiteitsfonds" as surplus for her research in Huntington’s disease.

  • 23 Jan 2014
    Hippocampus assists navigation by using stored movement sequences

    None of us has satnav in our brains, so how do we navigate through three-dimensional space? The hippocampus has proven to assist this process by reminding us of movements we have previously made to achieve a certain ...

  • 19 Dec 2013
    ZonMw Top grant for research into the influence of early life experiences on brain development

    Researchers of University of Amsterdam (SILS) and Utrecht University have received a ZonMw Top grant to study how early life experiences influence brain function and sensitivity of the brain.

  • 10 Oct 2013
    Food for thought

    SILS researchers publish a Trends in Neurosciences paper on the roles of early nutrition, stress and epigenetics in the long-term programming of brain structure and function.

  • 3 Oct 2013
    Major research grant for research on fear

    Harm Krugers of UvA Swammerdam Institute for Life Sciences (SILS) and colleagues receive from the USA Military Operational Medicine Research Program a grant of 1.9 million dollar for research on the development and ...

  • 29 Aug 2013
    LCAM receives top scores from Euro-BioImaging

    The application of LCAM (a collaborative microscopy center between SILS-FNWI, AMC and NKI) to become a Euro-BioImaging Flaghship centre for Functional Imaging was awarded with the highest possible ranking. Prof.dr. ...

  • 25 Aug 2013
    Johan Westerhuis (SILS) receives two publication awards

    Johan Westerhuis (Swammerdam Institute for Life Sciences) recently received two publication awards from the Metabolomics Society to recognize his outstanding scientific publications within the Metabolomics journal. ...

  • 26 Jun 2013
    Marino Marinković wins Joep van den Bercken Prize 2013

    Marinković received this prize from the Dutch Toxicology Society for his PhD thesis ‘Gene expression in toxicant-exposed chironomids’, which he prepared at the Institute for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Dynamics (IBED) ...

  • 19 Jun 2013
    Martin Vinck wins Scopus Young Researcher Award

    For the first year, the Scopus Young Researcher Award was awarded in the Netherlands by publisher Elsevier. The award is meant as a sign of recognition of the talent, expertise and knowledge of the young researcher. ...

  • 23 May 2013
    Vidi grant for SILS scientist

    Out of 432 submissions, 86 young and innovative scientists received a Vidi grant from the Dutch Organization for Scientific Research (NWO).

  • 17 May 2013
    Two scholarships awarded to SILS in the search for new antimicrobial compounds

    Antibiotic-resistant bacteria are a major threat to public health, these research projects will continue the search for new antimicrobial compounds. The PhD scholarships have been granted to the Molecular Biology and ...

  • 25 Apr 2013
    Abdo El Ali wins 2nd FNWI Science Slam

    On Friday April 12 the annual FNWI PhD Science Slam took place.

  • 23 Apr 2013
    Positive effects of cortisol stimulated by new substance. A new treatment of diseases like depression?

    A new substance appears to simulate the positive effects of the stress hormone cortisol. This novel substance could eventually help in the treatment of diseases such as depression.