Prof.dr. G.J. Poelarends (Pharmaceutical Biology, GRIP) was awarded a Proof of Concept grant from the EU. The Proof of Concept funding helps ERC grant holders bridge the gap between their research and the earliest stage of a marketable innovation.
Prof Poelarends received his grant for SynBioGABA: Development of a new biosynthesis procedure for an important class of drug molecules.
This research project concentrates on the development of a new biosynthesis procedure that can be used to manufacture drugs. This procedure makes use of promiscuous tautomerases, enzymes that have extraordinary catalytic properties due to their unique structure.
There is plenty of work, and yet people with a disability are still often sidelined. One plus one is two, or so you’d think: this is the perfect time to help this group of workers find a job. The intention is there, also within the University, but...
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