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A Danish research team shows in Nature Communications how they have developed a new approach for faster, though more in-depth studies of corona proteins, which affect the functional role of nanoparticles. The image schematizes a nanoparticle covered by corona proteins. (Image: Nature Comm 11, Article no. 4535 (2020))

2020.09.25 | iNano

AU researchers contribute to understanding corona proteins on nanoparticles

The properties of nanoparticles are widely acknowledged and they are an important tool in pharmaceutical applications, among others. However, there is a need for deeper understanding of the protein layers accumulating on their surface, as these protein layers affect the functional role of the nanoparticles. AU researchers have developed a method…

A Danish research team describes in an article in Nature Communications how a well-described circular RNA molecule, which was thought to be carcinogenic, is not found in the cancer cells after all.

2020.09.21 | iNano

Well-known RNA molecule is not present in cancer cells after all

A so-called circular RNA molecule, which is thought to be carcinogenic, is not present in cancer cells after all. A Danish research team has published the new results in Nature Communications.

The state-of-the-art Danish National cryo-EM facilities, EMBION, will be inaugurated on October 12, 2020. The facilities are established by Aarhus University together with University of Copenhagen.
Professor Poul Nissen (Aarhus University) is leading EMBION, The Danish National Cryo-EM Facilities, together with Professor Guillermo Montoya (University of Copenhagen). (Photo: Lars Kruse, AU Photo)

2020.09.18 | iNano

Inauguration of the Danish National Cryo-EM Facility, EMBION

Cryogenic Electron Microscopy (cryo-EM) has become a truly important technique in molecular cell biology as well as medicine and biotechnology. Together with the University of Copenhagen, Aarhus University has established state-of-the-art cryo-EM facilities in Aarhus and Copenhagen, which will be inaugurated on October 12, 2020. The research…

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Events

Tue 06 Oct
12:15-13:00 | Participation is only for AU staff
Specialized iNANO Lecture: Electron crystallography - a versatile tool for structure elucidation at the sub-micrometer scale
Tom Willhammar Department of Materials and Environmental Chemistry, Stockholm University, Sweden
Mon 12 Oct
11:00-12:00 | Online meeting, Interdisciplinary Nanoscience Center (iNANO), Aarhus University
EMBION Inauguration
The Danish National Cryo-EM Facility (EMBION) will officially be inaugurated on October 12, 2020, by Rector Brian Bech Nielsen and Dean Kristian Pedersen, among others. The inauguration will take place as an online event.
Mon 12 Oct
13:00-16:00 | Online meeting, Interdisciplinary Nanoscience Center (iNANO), Aarhus University
New Directions in Cryo-EM Research - 3rd CryoNET Symposium
The 3nd Annual CryoNET Symposium on October 12-13, 2020, will highlight the latest discoveries facilitated by cryo-EM research and new directions that are emerging for cryo-EM research. Students and postdocs are encouraged to apply to give talks and poster presentations. CryoNET is funded by the Novo Nordisk Foundation and the Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation. The core of the network is the Cryo-EM facilities at University of Copenhagen, Aarhus University, Stockholm University and Umeå University.

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