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.
Rowing in turns to take a stroke instead of rowing in sync can potentially lead to faster race times. This is the conclusion reached by Laura Cuijpers of the UMCG in her PhD thesis.
Top scientists from the University of Groningen and the UMCG are participating in two of the six awarded programs in the context of the prestigious NWO Gravity Program for groundbreaking fundamental research, which involves more than 100 million euros...
Wie krijgen bepaalde chronische ziektes, en wie niet? Dat is voor dertig procent afhankelijk van erfelijkheid en voor maar liefst zeventig procent van het exposoom.