Three young University of Groningen scientists are set to begin conducting research abroad, funded by prestigious Rubicon grants awarded by the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO). Among them is Marnix Medema, who studies the substances made by bacteria and fungi. These can be used in antibiotics and chemotherapy drugs. By sampling as wide a range of chemical, genetic and ecological diversity as possible with a computer, Medema wants to track down new medicines in the biochemical universe.
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PhD student Laura Nederveen is conducting research into Parkinson’s disease at the University of Groningen (UG). She is focusing on identifying causes of the disease, rather than on ways of implementing her knowledge. At least, until her uncle...
The Young Academy Groningen welcomes seven new members from diverse disciplines from the University of Groningen.
Since 2019, the Advanced Research Center Chemical Building Blocks Consortium (ARC CBBC) has brought academic institutions – including the UG – and the business world together in a joint research context. To celebrate the Consortium’s fifth...
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