Jan-Willem Veening received three prestigious grants in 2013. He was chosen to participate in the ‘EMBO Young Investigators Programme’, and was awarded Vidi and ERC grants. Veening will use these to pursue his current ground-breaking research into phenotypic variability in pneumococci, which are an important cause of disease around the world.
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.
Three women affiliated with the RUG/UMCG have been nominated for the Woman in the Media Award 2023: Léonie de Jonge, Myrthe Hol and Iris Sommer. This election aims to encourage female experts and public figures to appear more in the media and to...
Een Europees samenwerkingsverband van 19 organisaties ontvangt ruim €6,5 miljoen van de Europese Unie om onderzoek te doen naar de toepassing van psilocybine als behandeling voor psychologische nood bij mensen die lijden aan een ongeneeslijke,...
PhD student Victoria Palasantzas studies the effects of nutrients, such as antioxidants and fatty acids, on fatty liver disease. To do so, she is using a sophisticated liver-on-a-chip model: a hot topic in medical research.
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