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Associate Professor Ditlev E. Brodersen was awarded a grant of DKK 5 million (approximately EUR 670,000) to start a pilot centre for research into giant enzymes. The research could form the basis for developing new pharmaceuticals. Photo: Lisbeth Heilesen

2011.12.22 | Public / media, Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics

Large grant awarded for research into giant enzymes

AU Ideas has awarded a grant of DKK 5 million (approximately EUR 670,000) to Ditlev E. Brodersen to start a pilot centre for research into giant enzymes. The research could form the basis for developing new pharmaceuticals.

Pia Møller Martensen was awarded a grant to develop a research project on decreased fertility in women with endometriosis – a painful, chronic disease that occurs when endometrium-like tissue is located outside the uterus. Photo: Lisbeth Heilesen

2011.12.21 | Public / media, Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics

Grant for study of the correlation between fertility and endometriosis

AU Ideas has awarded a grant of DKK 500,000 (approximately EUR 67,000) to Pia Møller Martensen to develop a research project on decreased fertility in women with endometriosis – a painful, chronic disease that occurs when endometrium-like tissue is located outside the uterus.

Nick Stub Laursen is currently spending two years at the Scripps Research Institute in California in connection with his studies on influenza vaccine.

2011.12.20 | Public / media, Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics

Young Elite Researcher Prize awarded to influenza vaccine researcher

The Danish Council for Independent Research has awarded a Young Elite Researcher Prize to Postdoctoral Scholar Nick Stub Laursen to develop a universal influenza vaccine, so that it will no longer be necessary to be vaccinated with a new vaccine every year.

Jan Lassen, who studies quantitative genetics, was awarded a young elite researcher prize from The Danish Council for Independent Research to reduce the methane emission in dairy cattle. Photo: Søren Tobberup

2011.11.19 | Public / media, Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics

Quantitative genetics researcher awarded Young Elite Researcher Prize

The Danish Council for Independent Research has selected Postdoctoral Scholar Jan Lassen as a Young Elite Researcher. He carries out research into quantitative genetics and will ensure less methane emission from dairy cattle.