Marthe Walvoort, Assistant Professor of Chemical Biology, received a Veni grant from NWO this summer. Walvoort studies sugars, a topic that has thus far not received a lot of attention but which can play an important role in our health. Her aim is to synthesize the good sugars that appear in breast milk and combat the sugars in pathogenic bacteria.
Marthe Walvoort is also a
Rosalind Franklin Fellow
at the University of Groningen and founding member of the
Young Academy Groningen
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NWA Idea Generator project for Kottapalli to develop low-cost sensorized shoes for patients to monitor gait and avoid fall conditions through a biofeedback voice alert.
Ymkje Stienstra (UMCG), Joram Tarusaria and Ajay Kottapalli receive an NWA Idea Generator Grant .
Ten years ago, Sijbren Otto, Professor of Chemistry at the University of Groningen, discovered self-replicating molecules that spontaneously formed rings, which then organized into stacks. These growing stacks were able to divide by breaking in...