The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (
) has awarded Prof.
a TOP-PUNT grant of EUR 2 million. In collaboration with Prof. Wilhelm Huck of the University of Nijmegen and Prof. Cees Dekker of the University of Delft, he will start research on complex enzymatic networks for the bottom-up construction of a synthetic cell. In total six PhD students and two post docs will be appointed. Poolman, head of the Membrane Enzymology group at the Groningen Biomolecular Sciences and Biotechnology Institute (
), will receive about EUR 900,000 for his part in this new five-year research project.
TOP-PUNT grants are for small teams of full professors appointed at chemical centers of excellence, to jointly set up or strengthen innovative lines of research. Out of the eleven applications for a TOP-PUNT grant, four were granted by NWO.
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...