Grant for Huntington’s disease thanks to patient’s funds

From the UU website Stefan Rüdiger is receiving 250,000 euros for research on Huntington’s disease. The grant is exceptional because of its funder: a fund that is run by patients and enables fundamental research to understand and cure the disease. “Just imagine how many doorbells you will have to ring to acquire such an amount … Read moreGrant for Huntington’s disease thanks to patient’s funds

LIFT beurs voor Bertrand Kleizen (Dutch)

In de afgelopen maand zijn maar liefst negen onderzoeksvoorstellen van Bèta-onderzoekers gehonoreerd. Aan Tzivya Zeev-Ben Mordehai (Scheikunde) en Thomas Grimm (Natuurkunde) is een START-UP Grant toegekend. Kaisa Kajala en Scott Hayes (beiden Biologie) kregen een persoonlijke Marie Curie Grant. Toon de Kroon (Scheikunde) was succesvol in de zeer competitieve ECHO-ronde. Baira Donoeva, Bert Klein Gebbink, Bertrand … Read moreLIFT beurs voor Bertrand Kleizen (Dutch)

LIFT grant for Peter van der Sluijs

Researchers of the Faculty of Science have benefitted greatly from NWO’s Chemistry Innovation Fund. Both Aletta Kraneveld (Pharmaceutical Sciences) and Peter van der Sluijs (Chemistry) have been awarded a LIFT subsidy, and Andries Meijerink (Chemistry) has received a CHIPP subsidy. They will work with an external firm to conduct research that should lead to innovative … Read moreLIFT grant for Peter van der Sluijs

Three competitive grants for Bijvoet PhD candidates

The Bijvoet Center has awarded 6 months project grants to three PhD candidates. The grants were awarded competitively based on peer review of research proposals written by the PhD candidates themselves. The projects will be part of the NWO funded Graduate Programme, coordinated by dr. Stefan Rüdiger, who was impressed by the quality of the … Read moreThree competitive grants for Bijvoet PhD candidates

LIFT grant for Ineke Braakman

Three chemists from Utrecht have received funding for collaborations with private partners from the NWO Chemistry Innovation Fund. Prof. Geert-Jan Boons (Chemical Biology and Drug Development) will work with Friesland Campina to identify complex carbohydrates in order to produce better food products for infants. Prof. Ineke Braakman (Cellular Protein Chemistry) will cooperate with Galapagos and … Read moreLIFT grant for Ineke Braakman