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Steen Brøndsted Nielsen, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Aarhus University, defended his doctoral dissertation on the colour of molecules on the 28 October 2019. Photo: Melissa Yildirim, AU Foto

2019.11.07 |

Doctoral dissertation on the colour of molecules

Physicist Steen Brøndsted Nielsen has obtained his higher doctoral degree at Aarhus University. His doctoral dissertation investigates the colour of molecules when they are not under the influence of their surroundings. The aim is to develop better fluorescent markers for medical examinations.

Assistant Professor Lasse Sommer Kristensen, Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Aarhus University. Photo: Lundbeckfonden

2019.11.06 |

Researcher will improve diagnoses for cancer

More knowledge about so-called circular RNA could improve the ability to make more accurate diagnoses and predict how the individual patient will respond to certain types of cancer drugs. Lasse Sommer Kristensen from the Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, AU, receives DKK 10 million from the Lundbeck Foundation for the project.

[Translate to English:] Foto: Ida Jensen, AU Foto

2019.11.04 |

Danish Centre for Food and Agriculture (DCA): Study of five years' reports reveals unsatisfactory situation

A review of reports from the DCA over the past five years shows among other things that the role and contribution of external parties in collaboration have been inadequately declared in a number of the reports. Three reports have serious omissions. The researchers stand firm on their research. Full transparency for collaboration with industry is…