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Results: 181 - 200 of 205
Results: 181 - 200 of 205
  • LCAM receives top scores from Euro-BioImaging
    29 Aug 2013
    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. ...
  • Johan Westerhuis (SILS) receives two publication awards
    25 Aug 2013
    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. ...
  • Marino Marinković wins Joep van den Bercken Prize 2013
    26 Jun 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) ...
  • Martin Vinck wins Scopus Young Researcher Award
    19 Jun 2013
    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. ...
  • Vidi grant for SILS scientist
    23 May 2013
    Out of 432 submissions, 86 young and innovative scientists received a Vidi grant from the Dutch Organization for Scientific Research (NWO).
  • Two scholarships awarded to SILS in the search for new antimicrobial compounds
    17 May 2013
    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 ...
  • Abdo El Ali wins 2nd FNWI Science Slam
    25 Apr 2013
    On Friday April 12 the annual FNWI PhD Science Slam took place.
  • Positive effects of cortisol stimulated by new substance. A new treatment of diseases like depression?
    23 Apr 2013
    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.
  • Q-TOF Gas Chromatograph at SILS
    9 Apr 2013
    With the aid of the GC-Q-TOF, the SILS researchers will continue their research into the role of volatile and non-volatile metabolites in plant defence.
  • Hans Westerhoff guest at Pauw & Witteman
    5 Mar 2013
    Biochemical 'road map' of the human metabolism drawn up
  • Biochemical 'road map' of the human metabolism drawn up
    4 Mar 2013
    A consortium of international systems biologists, including Hans Westerhoff of the Swammerdam Institute of Life Sciences (SILS), has drawn up the most comprehensive 'road map' of human metabolism to date.
  • Documentaire over Jan Swammerdam (de Gouden Eeuw)
    19 Feb 2013
    De 17e-eeuwse wetenschapper gelooft heilig in god en zijn volmaakte universum. Voor een briljante onderzoeker als Johannes Swammerdam is de natuur niets anders dan de mogelijkheid de geheimen van de schepping te ...
  • Epigenetic modifications crucial to proper neuronal development
    11 Feb 2013
    Jesse Veenvliet and Marten Smidt from the Swammerdam Institute for Life Sciences demonstrate that certain epigenetic modifications play an important role in neuronal development.
  • Improved herbivore resistance in cultivated tomato
    20 Nov 2012
    Tomato breeding has been tremendously efficient in increasing fruit quality and quantity but did not focus on improving herbivore resistance. The biosynthetic pathway for the production of 7-epizingiberene in a wild ...
  • Kastomaat bewapend tegen insecten
    20 Nov 2012
    Amsterdamse biologen hebben kastomaten gewapend tegen schadelijke insecten door hen uit te rusten met een truc uit een wilde variant.
  • Maike Stam receives STW grant to improve targeted mutagenesis through epigenetic modulation
    10 Sep 2012
    The Technology Foundation STW has awarded a four-year research grant of €715,000 to Maike Stam of the Swammerdam Institute for Life Sciences (SILS) to carry out the project ‘Epigenetics meets targeted mutagenesis’.
  • An important paper in Molecular Psychiatry with contribution of 5 SILS members
    3 Sep 2012
    New mechanism involved in fearful memories unraveled
  • Honourable mention thesis Yoav Noam
    22 May 2012
    An honourable mention goes to two young neuroscientists: Dr. Yoav Noam (SILS-CNS, UvA) for his thesis ' Mechanisms of HCN Channel trafficking and surface expression' and Dr. Christiaan Klink (Helmholtz Institute, ...
  • SILS researchers develop orange fluorescent protein for quantitative microscopy
    22 May 2012
    Using structure-guided molecular evolution and advanced microscopy techniques, Mark A. Hink, ing. Linda Joosen & prof. dr. Theodorus W.J. Gadella Jr. of the section of Molecular Cytology of the Swammerdam ...
  • Amsterdam Science & Innovation Award 2012 finalists
    14 May 2012
    Last week, a jury chaired by Prof. (Louise) Fresco came together to determine the finalists for the Amsterdam Science & Innovation Award 2012. A record number of innovative and applicable ideas were sent in this ...