Tania Morán Luengo selected as one of Bijvoet Center PhD Students of the Year

Tania Morán Luengo is a PhD candidate in the Cellular Protein Chemistry group, under supervision of Dr. Stefan Rüdiger. During her PhD project, Tania solved a central paradox how molecular chaperones can fold proteins and revised the current paradigm of how that process works. The results of her work is currently in press in the journal … Read moreTania Morán Luengo selected as one of Bijvoet Center PhD Students of the Year

Chaperones just prepare proteins for folding on their own

The proteins in our cells are produced as long chains of amino acids that must fold precisely into their final shape. The key players in this folding process are the so-called molecular chaperones; protein helpers that make sure this process is successful. Researchers from Utrecht University, in close collaboration with colleagues from Heidelberg University, have … Read moreChaperones just prepare proteins for folding on their own

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