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Associate Professor David Olagnier will now be able to establish himself as research group leader and intensify his research into oncolytic viruses. Photo: The Lundbeck Foundation.

2020.06.18 | Grants and awards

Biomedical researcher fights cancer cells using genetically modified viruses

Associate Professor David Olagnier from the Department of Biomedicine receives a Lundbeck Foundation Fellowship to conduct research into the treatment of prostate cancer and lung cancer with a genetically modified virus. He receives DKK 10 million over the next five years and will now be able to establish his own research group.

From the left:  Bjarni Vilhjalmson (Aarhus BSS), David Olagnier (Health) og Joseph Lyons (Nat).

2020.06.24 | Grants and awards

Three AU researchers receive DKK 10m Lundbeck Foundation fellowships

Three dedicated AU researchers will now be able to start their own research groups thanks to DKK 10m grants from the Lundbeck Foundation.

Stine Bak

2020.06.17 | Events

19 June: Online PhD defence by Stine Bak

PhD student Stine Bak from Department of Biomedicine and TNU will defend her thesis "An intergenerational epigenetic study of the association between paternal low-grade chronic inflammation and offspring phenotype".

Joseph A. Lyons receives DKK 10 million from Lundbeckfonden to study lipid transport (photo: Lisbeth Heilesen)

2020.06.17 | People news

Joseph Lyons receives DKK 10 million from Lundbeckfonden to study cell membranes

Joseph Lyons is one of the nine talented researchers who will become a Lundbeckfonden fellow in 2020. And the grant that comes with the appointment enables him to establish his own research group and devote himself to research for the next five years at the Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics/DANDRITE, Aarhus University.

The main organisers behind the CoronaLytics project are Carsten Obel (left) together with Kaj Grønbæk, who is professor and department head at the Department of Computer Science. Photo: Mellissa Bach Kirkeby Yildirim/AU.

2020.06.17 | Grants and awards

Smartphone data could be used to help tackle the next epidemic wave

Researchers working on a new research project analyse health data from smartphones and wearables in households where one of the residents has either had or suspected that they had corona. The project, which is supported by the Innovation Fund Denmark, aims to help families and general practitioners to tackle a possible second wave of Corona better.

2020.06.15 | Event

Virtual DANDRITE Lecture by Ewelina Knapska

The title of the lecture is "Testing social behaviour of mice under ecologically-relevant conditions". Ewelinka Knapska is the head of Neurobiology of Emotions Lab, and the Vice-President of BRAINCITY at Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology, Poland.

If you spend the summer holidays in Denmark, Germany, Iceland or Norway this year, you are on the safe side. Only employees who travel to one of the so-called risk areas may risk financial consequences. Photo: Colourbox.

2020.06.15 | Administrative

Are you thinking of travelling abroad during the summer holidays?

If you are, you should be aware that AU requires you to enter a 14-day period of quarantine without pay upon returning from areas where the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark advises avoiding all non-essential travel.

The new visitor’s centre in the University City is open Tuesdays and Thursdays in June (from week 26) and all weekdays in July.

2020.06.18 | Administrative

New visitor’s centre – a window to the University City of the future

A new visitor’s centre gives visitors a glimpse of what the University City campus might ultimately look like and how construction work is progressing. Using illustrations, images, 3D models and Augmented Reality, the visitors' centre is a little window to the future, and everyone is welcome to stop by.

2020.06.15 | Grants and awards

Congratulations to postdoc Kira Vibe Jespersen who has received a grant from Helsefonden

Kira Vibe Jespersen from Center for Music in the Brain has received DKK 350,000 for her study on music listening as a means to improve sleep quality in adults with sleep-onset insomnia

2020.06.15 | Research

New publication in EJN by Hanne Poulsen and Magnus Kjærgaard's group

The article is entitled: "The C‐terminal domains of the NMDA receptor: How intrinsically disordered tails affect signalling, plasticity, and disease".

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