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Professor Liv Hornekær will lead the new basic research center InterCat. She is a pioneer in the new interdisciplinary research field of astrochemistry. Photo: Lars Kruse, AU Photo

2019.10.24 | iNano

New centre to find the origins of life in space

With DKK 67.4 million (EUR 8.9 mill.) from the Danish National Research Foundation, professor Liv Hornekær at Aarhus University will establish Center for Interstellar Catalysis, in order to find out how and when the building blocks of life formed in the universe.

Professor Troels Skrydstrup is partner in new Grand Solution project, funded by Innovation Fund Denmark, where the mission is to increase the recycling of plastics, which presently is more or less non-recyclable. (Photo: Lise Balsby, AU Photo)

2019.10.24 | iNano

Professor Troels Skrydstrup as partner in Grand Solution project on increasing the recycling of plastics

New Danish collaboration between companies and researchers aims to develop a completely new method of recycling a specific type of plastic, which would otherwise end up on incineration plants for energy recovery or at the landfill. The technology is expected to help reduce oil consumption and CO2 emissions.

The well-characterized variant, L99A, of the protein lysozyme from phage T4 was used to identify invisible folded and partially unfolded states by Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) spectroscopy, among others. (Image: Reproduced and modified with permission from Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. Copyright 2019 National Academy of Sciences)
Associate Professor Frans Mulder and his research team have published a new study in the renowned journal, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences on how proteins can be destabilized by empty spaces in its core. (Photo: private)

2019.10.11 | iNano

Empty spaces, how do they make a protein unstable?

Partial unfolding of proteins can be a big problem in industry, as it may affect the stability of products. So how does an empty space or cavity in its hydrophobic core destabilize a protein? And would such a cavity in fact be empty? These are some of the questions researchers from Aarhus University answer in a new study.

PhD student Alexander B. Jensen receives poster prize at the European Synchrotron Radiation Facility. (Image: Alexander B. Jensen)

2019.10.09 | iNano

PhD student, Alexander B. Jensen, receives poster prize

PhD student in Associate Professor Henrik Birkedals research group receives poster prize at the European Synchrotron Radiation Facility

Malthe von Tangen Sivertsen is the first student to complete the Nanoscience Challenge Programme. (Photo: Jeppe Vang Lauritsen)

2019.10.08 | iNano

First Nanoscience Challenge student

Congratulations to Nanoscience student Malthe von Tangen Sivertsen, who is the first student to have completed the challenge program in nanoscience at Interdisciplinary Nanoscience Center, Aarhus University.

Associate Professor Rikke Louise Meyer and Postdoc Chengfang Pang receives VILLUM Experiment grants. Image: VILLUM FONDEN

2019.09.10 | iNano

VILLUM FONDEN awards DKK 4 million for bold experiments at Interdisciplinary Nanoscience Center

Congratulations to Associate Professor Rikke Louise Meyer (iNANO) for receiving a Villum Experiment grant. Also Postdoc Chengfang Pang has been awarded approx. DKK 2 million to carry out research at iNANO.

The four molecular biologists behind the spin-out company omiics (from left): Yan Yan, Morten Venø, Junyi Su and Susanne Venø (photo: Kenneth Frydensbjerg)

2019.09.09 | iNano

Molecular biologists are successful with spin-out company

Four molecular biologists from Aarhus University have started a spin-out company that offers to identify very small differences between biological samples with a special technique. The researchers build on the experience they gained when they were students and postdocs at the Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics/iNANO with a special…

CADIAC publishes in Journal of the American Chemical Society on a novel approach to isotopically labeled beta-amino acid /beta-aminoketone fragments. Image: Reprinted and modified with permission from J. Am. Chem. Soc.20191413011821-11826. Copyright 2019 American Chemical Society.

2019.09.05 | iNano

New synthetic technique for carbon isotope labeling

CADIAC publishes in Journal of the American Chemical Society where they report on a novel method for the introduction of carbon isotopes into pharmaceutical relevant molecules.

Associate Professor Rikke Louise Meyer receives ST Industrial Collaboration Award 2019. (Photo: Lars Kruse, AU Photo)

2019.08.26 | iNano

ST Award goes to iNANO researcher

Congratulations to Associate Professor Rikke Louise Meyer (iNANO and Dept. of Bioscience) who has received this year's Industrial Collaboration Award given by Science and Technology, Aarhus University's faculty of science and technology.

Using gadolinium (contrast agent used in MRI scans) may revolutionize the application of Nuclear Magnetic Resonance spectroscopy as a tool for more comprehensive and useful analysis of urine samples (Image: Colourbox.) 
A proton NMR spectrum. Signals are due to different metabolites, with their peak integrals equal to their amount. Along the y-axis the T1 recovery time constant for each peak in the absence (red) and presence (blue) of adjuvant. This means that the lower T1, the faster the recording. (Graphics by Frans Mulder.)

2019.08.21 | iNano

New efficient method for urine analysis may tell us more

Our urine reveals our well-being and how we treat our body. A researcher at Aarhus University has developed an effective method of analysis for examining the constituents of a urine sample, using contrast agent, as a cost-effective adjuvant. This can have a major impact on future healthcare.


Mon 18 Nov
10:15-11:00 | iNANO AUD (1593-012), Gustav Wieds Vej 14, 8000 Aarhus C
Specialized iNANO Lecture: Exploring Chemical Dynamics at the Soft-Hard Interfaces
Associate Professor Bozhi Tian, Department of Chemistry, the University of Chicago, USA
Mon 18 Nov
11:15-12:00 | iNANO AUD (1593-012), Gustav Wieds Vej 14, 8000 Aarhus C
Specialized iNANO Lecture: The Rational Design of Artificial Membrane Binding Proteins for Regenerative Medicine
Professor Adam Perriman School of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, University of Bristol, UK
Mon 18 Nov
13:15-15:15 | Building 1534, room 125, Auditorium F, Department of Mathematics, Aarhus University
PhD defence: Development of novel 3D bioactive scaffolds-giving promise for accelerating peripheral neural regeneration
PhD student Zhongyang Zhang
Fri 22 Nov
08:15-13:15 | iNANO AUD (1593-012), Gustav Wieds Vej 14, 8000 Aarhus C
iMAT Student and Postdoc Seminar Meeting
Sign up for the iMAT Student and Postdoc Seminar Meeting to be held on Friday 22nd November 2019, 08:15-12:30 at the iNANO Auditorium 1593-012, followed by lunch till 13:15 at the Chemistry Canteen.
Fri 22 Nov
13:15-15:15 | 1514-110, Department of Chemistry, Aarhus University, Langelandsgade 140, 8000 Aarhus C.
Qualifying exam: Optimization of ferrite-based exchange-spring magnets
PhD student Priyank Shyam, iNANO
Tue 03 Dec
14:15-15:15 | 1520-737
Physics talk: Ultrafast dynamical change in the electronic screening; the tr-ARPES view
Alberto Crepaldi, Institute of Physics, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL)
Fri 06 Dec
10:15-11:00 | iNANO AUD (1593-012), Gustav Wieds Vej 14, 8000 Aarhus C
Distinguished iNANO Lecture: FluidFM: a force-controlled pipette for single-cell manipulation and electrochemical 3D microprinting
Prof. Tomaso Zambelli, Laboratory of Biosensors and Bioelectronics, University of Zurich, Switzerland