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Seven researchers from the Niels Bohr Institute receives grants from the Villum Foundation

21 January 2016

Seven researchers from the Niels Bohr Institute receives grants from the Villum FoundationThe Niels Bohr Institute has obtained seven grants from the Villum Foundation’s Young Investigator Programme which is awarded to young up-and-coming scientific researchers. The awards are typically worth between 5 and 7 million kroner

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Pól Martin Bendix receives Sapere Aude grant

23 June 2015

Associate professor of biophysics at the Niels Bohr Institute, Pól Martin Bendix has received a Sapere Aude grant from the Danish Agency for Science, Technology and Innovation’s special research career programme for research leaders. The grant is for 7 million

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Biophysicist receives EliteForsk Award 2015

26 February 2015

Biophysics professor Lene Oddershede of the University of Copenhagen's Niels Bohr Institute at the Faculty of Science will receive an EliteForsk Award - Denmark's largest public research award - on Thursday, February 26. Lene Oddershede's work mainly focuses on an interdisciplinary research domain where physics, biology and medicine merge. 

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Lene Oddershede appointed professor

19 January 2015

Lene Oddershede appointed professorLene Oddershede, head of the research group Optical Tweezers at the Niels Bohr Institute, has been appointed professor of experimental biophysics. In the last year, Lene Oddershede has received a grant from the Danish National Research Foundation

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14.5 million DKK for interdisciplinary cancer therapy project led by Lene Oddershede

07 January 2015

A new research project will work to develop a treatment that only affects cancer tumours locally. The treatment involves injecting tiny nanoparticles into the tumour, where they are irradiated and destroy the cancer from within.

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Cells ‘feel’ their surroundings using finger-like structures

22 December 2014

Cells ‘feel’ their surroundings using finger-like structuresCells have finger-like projections that they can ‘feel’ their physical surroundings with using ultrasensitive sensors. New research from NBI shows how the structures, called filopodia can extend themselves, contract and bend in...

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Celldivision induces tissue ordering

08 December 2014

Celldivision induces tissue ordering If there is a blood clot preventing blood from flowing across the endothelial cells, they begin to divide actively. New research from NBI demonstrates that cell division is very ordered and create a dynamic movement with...

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60 million kroner for a new Center of Excellence, StemPhys led by Lene Oddershede

08 October 2014

60 million kroner for a new Center of Excellence, StemPhys led by Lene OddershedeStem cells have the potential to develop into any type of cell and now the Danish National Research Foundation has awarded 60 million kroner for a new Center of Excellence, StemPhys, that will conduct research into how to control stem cell

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Nerve impulses can collide and continue unaffected

10 September 2014

Nerve impulses can collide and continue unaffected New research from the Niels Bohr Institute now shows that two colliding nerve impulses simply pass through each other and continue unaffected. This supports the theory that nerves function as sound pulses.

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Biophysicist Pernille Yde receives prestigious award

18 August 2014

Biophysicist Pernille Yde receives prestigious awardThe Society for the Dissemination of Natural Science, SNU has awarded the prestigious Kirstine Meyer Grant to Pernille Yde for her research in biophysical computer models with special focus on inflammation and diabetes.

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