A Kidney foundation Innovation Call 2017 grant of 100kEUR was awarded to RUG (Groves), UMCG (van Goor) and UMCU (Joles) researchers to develop small molecules that would enhance the function of a protein (thiosulfase sulfurtransferase or TST) that plays a key role in protecting against diabetes.
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Last week, Ben Feringa and Anouk Lubbe presented the first copy of their book Alledaagse Moleculen (Everyday Molecules) to minister Robbert Dijkgraaf. The richly illustrated book offers an accessible overview of 180 substances in our daily lives....
Dr Annette Scheepstra of the UG Arctic Centre, part of the Faculty of Arts, is about to conduct research into tourism in Antarctica and how tourists can become Antarctic ambassadors. She has been granted €1 million in funding by the Dutch Research...
The Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW) has appointed Professor Maria Loi and Professor Dirk Slotboom from the Faculty of Science and Engineering as members of the Academy.
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