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Rasmus Pihl Rasmus Pihl has been awarded a Novo Nordisk Scholarship, giving him financial support during his thesis project.
In addition to the Novo Nordisk Scholarship, Rasmus Pihl was awarded a Queen Margrethe II's travel grant for studies abroad at Princeton University in Professor Muir's laboratory. <strong>Rasmus Pihl</strong>: back row, no. 6 from the left (Photo: C. Todd Reichart, Princeton University, Department of Chemistry). Click photo for enlargement.

2014.01.20 | Public / media, Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics

Rasmus Pihl awarded Novo Nordisk Scholarship

Rasmus Pihl has been awarded a Novo Nordisk Scholarship, giving him financial support during his thesis project, which is carried out under the supervision of Professor Poul Nissen and Research Fellow Hanne Poulsen, Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics. The purpose of the scholarship is to allow selected, talented students to devote full…

The three award winners with Minister Manu Sareen, from left: Signe Normand, Alicia Lundby and Anne-Marie Lund Winther (Foto: L’Oréal)
Anne-Marie Lund Winther (Foto: Stine Heilman, L’Oréal)

2014.01.16 | Public / media, Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics

Award for research into the importance of the calcium pump for the heart

Industrial Postdoctoral Fellow Anne-Marie Lund Winther, Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Aarhus University, has been awarded a L’Oréal–UNESCO For Women in Science Fellowship for her research into the importance of calcium balance for muscle contraction – with particular focus on the heart.

Increasing the efforts with regard to plant and animal breeding is one of the methods to be used to ensure food security. Photo: Janne Hansen

2014.01.09 | Public / media, Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics

Food shortage can be averted

We must use our planet’s resources better if we are to provide food enough for everyone in the future. One of the options is to use plant breeding to achieve higher crop yields. We must also reduce food waste and apply brakes to population growth if we are to ensure sustainable food security. AU scientists are ready to supply much of the knowledge…

Cecilie Skeby has received a Novo Scholarship to complete her Master studies.

2014.01.09 | Public / media, Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics

Novo Scholarship til Master student

Cecilie Skeby, Masters student in Prof. Jørgen Kjems' group has received a Novo Scholarship. Read about her project below

High milk yield in dairy cows is negatively correlated to fertility. Scientists have now found a gene sequence that affects this relationship. Photo: Colourbox

2014.01.03 | Public / media, Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics

Important mutation discovered in dairy cattle

Scientists have discovered a mutation with a built-in dilemma for dairy cattle breeders. The deleted gene sequence has a positive effect on milk yield but causes embryonic death in dairy cattle.

For the past five years new genetic technology has created a revolution in Danish agriculture. Productivity has increased, cows have become healthier, and the technology can be spread to help produce more climate-friendly food for the world’s increasing population (Photo: Linda Søndergaard Sørensen)
Bernt Guldbrandtsen

2014.01.02 | Public / media, Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics

DNA technology can help ensure food security

For the past five years new genetic technology has created a revolution in Danish agriculture. Productivity has increased, cows have become healthier, and the technology can be spread to help produce more climate-friendly food for the world’s increasing population.