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Science without Borders Visiting Researcher grant in Molecular Pharmacology

15 November 2013

Prof.dr. Martina Schmidt of the Department of Molecular Pharmacology, Groningen Research Institute of Pharmacy has been awarded a visiting researcher grant for collaboration with her colleague Prof. Luís Cristóvão Pôrto of the Rio de Janeiro State University (UERJ).
Over the next three years, Prof. Schmidt will spend one month every year at UERJ to further develop research and teaching activities. An additional number of PhD and postdoctoral visits is foreseen, as well as that bench fees will be made available.
Science without Borders is a large investment in the Brazilian knowledge economy. The program was launched in 2011 to award 100,000 scholarships for Brazilian undergraduates, PhD students and postdoctoral researchers over a period of four years. The modality for Visiting Researchers is to attract renowned foreign academics to Brazil to strengthen institutional collaboration and import expert knowledge. The University of Groningen considers is of strategic importance to foster institutional research collaboration with Brazilian partners.

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