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The Carlsberg Foundation

2019.11.29 |

The Carlsberg Foundation awards grants to 12 researchers from Science and Technology

A total of 134 outstanding researchers have received grants from the Carlsberg Foundation, of whom 12 are from Science and Technology. The grants are for basic research based on the researchers' own visionary, creative ideas.

2019.11.27 |

Understanding how cholesterol enters the cell

Uptake of cholesterol needs to be tightly controlled, and too much cholesterol can lead to cardiovascular disease and other maladies. With a grant of 4.5 mio from the Carlsberg Foundation, Bjørn Panyella Pedersen from the Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Aarhus University, aim to uncover parts of this essential process. His hope is…

Selin Kara (Photo: Independent Research Fund Denmark)
Søren Ulstrup (Photo: Independent Research Fund Denmark)
Jonas Elm (Photo: Independent Research Fund Denmark)
Kasper Green Larsen (Photo: Independent Research Fund Denmark)
Peter Refsing Andersen (Photo: Independent Research Fund Denmark)
Artan Sheshmani  (Photo: Independent Research Fund Denmark)

2019.11.20 |

Six Sapere Aude research leaders from Science and Technology

This week, the Independent Research Fund Denmark awarded a total of DKK 208 million to 35 excellent Sapere Aude research leaders. And six of these extraordinarily talented young researchers are from Science and Technology.

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…