Anniversary UK-NL Chaperone Club meeting and poster prize for Marcel!

16 and 17 December the annual Chaperone Club meeting was held in Manchester, UK. It was a combined meeting of the Dutch and British clubs and an anniversary for both (20th for the Dutch, 30th for the British). It was a great anniversary meeting with high-quality presentations from students and post docs and three exceptional … Read more Anniversary UK-NL Chaperone Club meeting and poster prize for Marcel!

New Nature paper from Stefan and Lena!

Congratulations Stefan and Lena for their publication in Nature on α-synuclein regulation: BM Burmann, JA Gerez, I Matečko-Burmann, S Campioni, P Kumari, D Ghosh, A Mazur, EE Aspholm, D Šulskis, M Wawrzyniuk, T Bock, A Schmidt, SGD Rüdiger, R Riek & S Hiller. Regulation of α-synuclein by chaperones in mammalian cells. Nature 2020 577:127-32 Link

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

From the UU website Cellular protein scientist Stefan Rüdiger has been granted funding by Alzheimer Nederland. He will receive € 200,000 for research on the aggregation of the Tau protein, a hallmark of Alzheimer’s disease. He aims to develop a chaperone-mimetic removal strategy for Tau aggregation. The hallmark of Alzheimer’s disease is the death of neurons … Read more Grant for Alzheimer’s disease thanks to patient’s funds

Culinair Creatief Muco & Friends 2019

Op de avond van 16 november was het weer zover, het 2e goede doelen diner/kookworkshop van Muco & Friends, Culinair creatieF. Tijdens het bereiden van het viergangen-menu werd er verteld over het onderzoek aan CF dat dankzij de sponsoring van Muco & Friends gedaan kan worden. Bij CPC wordt onderzocht hoe helper-eiwitten (chaperones)  kunnen helpen … Read more Culinair Creatief Muco & Friends 2019