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A project team from Aarhus University and Fida Biosystems will use advanced microfluidic techniques in the search for compounds, which can block the contact between SARS-CoV-2 virus and receptors on human cells. Click on the graphic to see it full size. (Graphics by Daniel Otzen)
Daniel Otzen is heading a collaborative project with DKK 3.8 million from the Innovation Fund Denmark for combating COVID-19. Photo: Jesper Rais, AU.

29.05.2020 | iNano

DKK 3.8 million for collaboration on fighting COVID-19

Daniel Otzen and collaborators, Jørgen Kjems and Victoria Birkedal from the Interdisciplinary Nanoscience Center (iNANO) and the company Fida Biosystems, have received DKK 3.8 million from the Innovation Fund Denmark to develop a screening system to identify drugs that are able to combat COVID-19.

Alexander Zelikin, Birgit Schiøtt, Frans Mulder and Jørgen Skibsted receive DKK 21,4 million in total from Independent Research Fund Denmark. Photos: Lars Kruse (AU Photo) and private.

19.05.2020 | iNano

4 researchers from iNANO and Department of Chemistry receive DKK 21.4m in total

Alexander Zelikin, Birgit Schiøtt, Frans Mulder and Jørgen Skibsted are among 59 AU researchers who have been successful in the recent call by the Independent Research Fund Denmark. In total the 4 researchers have received DKK 21.4 million.

“An intravital microscopy image depicting blood vessels, macrophages and nanoparticles. Interested in how they move in real-time? See the movie featured at the end of this article (image: Yuya Hayashi)

13.05.2020 | iNano

Zebrafish let you see the biological fate of nanoparticles in vivo

Ever wondered if you could see through the body of a living organism and observe the dynamic interplay between cells and nanoparticles injected into the bloodstream? Pia Bombolt and Thomas Boesen contribute to research published in ACS Nano showing how the use of transgenic zebrafish embryos now offers a unique opportunity for intravital…

Professor Jørgen Kjems and collaborators receive fundings from Independent Research Fund Denmark for corona related research. Photo: Jesper Rais, AU Photo

24.04.2020 | iNano

Fundings for prediction of COVID-19 infection and clinical severity

The healthcare system and the economy are under pressure in many parts of the world due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. With fundings from Independent Research Fund Denmark Professor Jørgen Kjems will, in collaboration with researchers from DTU and Rigshospitalet, develop a method that can detect the virus at very early stages of infection and,…

Associate Professor Alexander publishes in Angewandte Chemie Int. Ed. on anticancer prodrug monotherapy. (Image: Copyright (2020) Angewandte Chemie Int. Ed.)

24.04.2020 | iNano

Zelikin laboratories publish new findings on potential anticancer prodrug monotherapy

Associate Professor Alexander Zelikin and his research team publish in Angewandte Chemie Int. Ed. on new results which makes tumor‐targeted glucuronides attractive for translational medicine.

Events

Tue 02 Jun
10:15-13:00 | The defence will be held online
PhD Defense: Protein DNA conjugates – trying to bridge the macromolecules for new functions
PhD student Thorbjørn Birger Nielsen, iNANO
Thu 04 Jun
14:15-17:00 | The defence will be held online
PhD Defense: Antibacterial nanoparticles for smarter treatment of infections
PhD student Cindy Dreier, iNANO
Fri 12 Jun
10:15-11:00 | iNANO AUD (1593-012), Gustav Wieds Vej 14, 8000 Aarhus C

CANCELLED - Distinguished iNANO Lecture: Associate Professor Robert Carlisle, Institute of Biomedical Engineering, University of Oxford
Fri 19 Jun
10:15-11:00 | iNANO AUD (1593-012), Gustav Wieds Vej 14, 8000 Aarhus C

CANCELLED - Distinguished iNANO Lecture: Professor Cynthia Burrows, Department of Chemistry, University of Utah, USA