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Results: 161 - 180 of 205
Results: 161 - 180 of 205
  • Prof Kees Jalink
    Kees Jalink, professor by special appointment of High-Resolution Microscopy
    22 Jan 2015
    Dr K. Jalink (1957) has been named professor by special appointment of High-Resolution Microscopy at the University of Amsterdam's (UvA) Faculty of Science. The chair was established on behalf of the Society for the ...
  • Grant for applied plant research at SILS
    15 Jan 2015
    The SILS research group “RNA Biology & Applied Bioinformatics (RB&AB)” was granted ~300 k€ by the government Top Sector Horticulture and Propagation Materials.
  • Funding for 'Resistance to a destructive plant virus'
    6 Jan 2015
    Dr. Harrold van den Burg and Prof. Marcel Prins (Keygene) received funding for a research project (€ 700.000,-) by the Top Sector Horticulture and Starting Materials from the Ministry of Economic Affairs.
  • Grant for MBMFS
    19 Dec 2014
    € 380.000 for research
  • Prof Ronald Koes
    Ronald Koes, professor of Developmental Genetics
    18 Dec 2014
    Professor R.E. Koes (1958) has been appointed professor of Developmental Genetics at the University of Amsterdam's (UvA) Faculty of Science.
  • Aniko Korosi receives grant to study effect of early nutrition on brain development
    4 Dec 2014
    Dr Aniko Korosi (SILS) received the NWO Food & Cognition grant (over €660.000,-) in collaboration with Danone research to study the effects of early nutrition on brain development. The 4-year project will be ...
  • Healthy embryonic brain development depends on serotonin receptor
    4 Dec 2014
    Researchers Dr Hans van Hooft and Dr Pascal Chameau of the Swammerdam Institute for Life Sciences recently published in cooperation with researchers from the University of Geneva Medical School and the ESPCI ...
  • Grant awarded for research on Alzheimer and epigenetics for Carlos Fitzsimons
    1 Dec 2014
    Dr Carlos Fitzsimons of the Swammerdam Institute for Life Sciences was awarded a €100,000 grant by the International Foundation for Alzheimer Research (ISAO) for his 2-year project entitled: Epigenetic programming of ...
  • Hans Westerhoff appointed Fellow of the International Society for Systems Biology
    30 Sep 2014
    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, ...
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    2.8 million euro for research into epigenetics of hormone resistance in breast cancer
    30 Sep 2014
    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) ...
  • NFI and UvA participate in research
    1 Sep 2014
    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 ...
  • Silke Allmann
    Veni grant Silke Allmann
    14 Aug 2014
    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 ...
  • Top Paper Award for Dr. Carlos Fitzsimons
    27 May 2014
    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 ...
  • Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research
    UvA awarded record number of Vidi grants
    26 May 2014
    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 ...
  • Research cytoskeleton published in Nature Communications
    7 Mar 2014
    Bacterial cell biologist Leendert Hamoen (UvA-SILS) published a study which appeared in Nature Communications on 7 March 2014.
  • "Amsterdams Universiteitsfonds" (AUF) invests in research regarding epigenetic composition in Huntington's disease
    30 Jan 2014
    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.
  • Brainlabyrint
    Hippocampus assists navigation by using stored movement sequences
    23 Jan 2014
    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 ...
  • ZonMw Top grant for research into the influence of early life experiences on brain development
    19 Dec 2013
    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.
  • Food for thought
    10 Oct 2013
    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.
  • Major research grant for research on fear
    3 Oct 2013
    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 ...