The University of Groningen is gradually developing into the Dutch centre for research into new antibiotics. The UG and the UMCG were recently given a grant to appoint 34 PhD students, there is a new Centre for Sustainable Antimicrobials, and the University is organizing the Antibiotics – Now! Conference on 2 and 3 May together with the KNAW. Experts from the Netherlands and abroad will then discuss the urgent problem of antibiotic resistance, and especially the development of new antibiotics.
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Scientists at SRON, VU and RUG have now developed a model that predicts whether there is a carbon cycle present on exoplanets, provided the mass, core size and amount of CO2 are known.
On 26 April, Bert Poolman (Avereest, 1959) was appointed Knight in the Order of the Dutch Lion. He is Professor of Biochemistry and programme director of the Groningen Centre for Synthetic Biology at the Faculty of Science and Engineering,...
On 26 April, Amina Helmi (Bahia Blanca, Argentina, 1970) was appointed Knight in the Order of the Dutch Lion. She is Professor of Dynamics, Structure and Formation of the Milky Way at the Kapteyn Astronomical Institute, which is part of the Faculty...
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