Eric Benjamins is a researcher for Friesland Campina and the Carbohydrate Competence Center (CCC), a University-associated research institute that studies carbohydrates. He is working on an enzyme system that converts lactose from dairy milk into galacto-oligosaccharides (GOS), which are marketed as an ingredient for baby formula. Benjamins is investigating whether the enzyme can be used more than once, thus reducing costs for the manufacturer.
The weekly online video magazine Unifocus highlights topics related to the University of Groningen in the fields of research and society, student life, teaching, policy and internationalization.
Jasper Knoester, Dean of the Faculty of Science and Engineering and deputy rector of the UG, reviews the importance of the Recognition and Rewards programme.
The Dutch Research Council (NWO) has decided to award Veni grants to seven researchers from the UG and the UMCG: Yingying Cong, Max Fürst, Lisanne van Dijk, Esther Metting, Felix Poppelaars, Simon Pouwels en Gwenny Verstappen . With the grant...
This programme originates from longstanding informal discussions between some of the partners on the need to train students in drug discovery, the challenging phase in the life cycle of a medicine that precedes first-in-human studies and clinical...
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