EU Marie Curie Actions
has awarded about EUR 4 million to MetaRNA, an Initial Training Network, to be coordinated by Prof.
of the Groningen Biomolecular Sciences & Biotechnology Institute (
). MetaRNA will educate fifteen early-stage researchers for academia and industry in the development and application of RNA-based sensors to investigate metabolism at the single-cell level and to apply these tools for novel biotechnological applications. Mobility and training are offered by means of customized research projects, exchange of knowhow among researchers and partners, workshops and conferences, as well as training in complementary skills.
In MetaRNA, eight research groups from the metabolic and RNA fields and six partners from the private sector join forces. All MetaRNA partners are from France, Germany, Denmark, the United Kingdom or the Netherlands.
The festive opening of the Bernoulli Institute for Mathematics, Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence (UG) will be held on 1 November, with a Symposium that will combine pitches of interdisciplinary research at the Bernoulli, poster sessions...
Gosens wins the Prix Galien Research Award 2018
The Young Academy Groningen (YAG) has appointed eight new members from diverse disciplines at the University of Groningen. Dr Laura Bringmann, dr Jan Willem Bolderdijk, dr Nanna Hilton, dr Tina Kretschmer, dr Jocelien Olivier, dr Saskia Peels, dr Marleen...