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Jørgen Skibsted receives the Stephen Brunauer Award.

24.06.2021 | iNano

Jørgen Skibsted receives the Stephen Brunauer Award

Associate Professor Jørgen Skibsted and former PhD student Nishant Garg will receive the Stephen Brunauer Award 2020 today. The award is awarded annually to the best-rated article in cement research, published within the last year in either 'The Journal of the American Ceramic Society' or 'Bulletin of the American Ceramic Society'.

Dorthe Bomholdt Ravnsbæk. Photo: Jacob Fredegaard Hansen, SDU

22.06.2021 | iNano

iNANO alumnus starts as new professor at Dept. of Chemistry in November

From 1 November, iNANO alumnus Dorthe Bomholdt Ravnsbæk will start a new position as professor and continue her research in rechargeable batteries at the Department of Chemistry.

Associate Professor Ebbe S. Andersen, Interdisciplinary Nanoscience Center (iNANO) at Aarhus University has received the Danish polymer Prize - ATV | Elastyrenprisen 2021. Chairman of the Prize committee Niels Chr. Nielsen also handed over the prize to Associate Professor Anders Egede Daugaard (DTU). Photo: Tom Jersø

22.06.2021 | iNano

Assoc. Prof. Ebbe S. Andersen honored by the Danish Academy of Technical Sciences

Congratulations to Associate Professor Ebbe S. Andersen who is awarded the Danish polymer prize, Elastyrenprisen 2021, for being an internationally recognized scientist and a pioneer within biopolymer research, including RNA origami. The award is given by the Danish Academy of Technical Sciences (ATV).

Professor Poul Nissen awarded Anders Jahre's major medical award in 2021 for his research in membrane proteins. Photo: Lisbeth Heilesen

10.06.2021 | iNano

Professor Poul Nissen awarded Anders Jahre's large medical award 2021

One of the Nordic region's most prestigious research prizes, the Anders Jahre Prize, goes to Professor Poul Nissen from Aarhus University. Poul Nissen is awarded the prize for his research in the transport of proteins in and out of cells. This knowledge is of great importance for understanding diseases such as cancer, cardiovascular disease and…

Binding site I of SERCA is not conserved in LMCA1. Alignment between LMCA1 G4 E2-BeF3- (red) and SERCA E2-AlF4- (pdb: 3b9r) (dark grey). Relevant Ca2+-coordinating residues are shown as sticks. The structures are aligned by the residues shown as sticks. SERCA Ca2+ binding site I and II are indicated. Figure: Sara Basse Hansen.

09.06.2021 | iNano

Ion and lipid transporters specialize for their niche

Cell viability require that a variety of functions at the cell membrane are maintained properly. P-type ATPases translocate substrates across the membrane, and they have evolved into different types taking care of specific substrates within a diverse range. Now, key structural aspects have been described on how two different types of P-type…

An artistic rendering of RNA polymerase folding RNA origami scaffolds with two proteins. At the top right a finished scaffolding with proteins marked with the colors yellow and cyan. (Illustration: Cody Geary)

02.06.2021 | iNano

Bigger and better RNA scaffolds for organising proteins

Researchers from iNANO (Aarhus University) and Caltech have developed a method to build much larger, though still nanosize, RNA scaffolds than previously thought possible using RNA origami. The method is based on new software that has been made available online so other researchers can use it to develop biosensors, nanorobots and medicine –…

Andreas Brunsgaard Laursen, former nanoscience student, CEO, and co-founder of the spinout Danish Graphene. Photo: The Kitchen AU

01.06.2021 | iNano

Portrait: newly graduated from iNANO - now co-founder and CEO of spinout

Andreas Brunsgaard Laursen recently completed his degree in nanoscience at iNANO. Now he is CEO and co-founder of the spinout Danish Graphene together with his mentor Professor Kim Daasbjerg and Associate Professor Steen Uttrup.

Professor Anja-Verena Mudring joins the Department of Chemistry iNANO at Aarhus University. (Photo: Jørgen Weber, AU Photo)

31.05.2021 | iNano

The endless possibilities of impossible salt

This summer, Aarhus University will welcome Professor Anja-Verena Mudring when she joins the Department of Chemistry (and becomes iNANO associated). Professor Mudring is one of the world's top researchers in the field of materials research. She is one of the leaders in materials development for energy conversion, and she has made a particularly…

Troels Skrydstrup and his research team find a way to recycle polyurethane, a much-used plastic material which usually is very difficult to break down. (Illustration: JACS Au 1, 4, 517-524 (2021))

28.05.2021 | iNano

Newly found way to recycle polyurethane, a ubiquitous though complicated plastic material

Polyurethane (PU) is a plastic material used in an infinite number of products. Unfortunately, it is difficult to break down and recycle, which leads to increasing PU waste accumulating every year. However, researchers from Aarhus University have found a way to deconstruct PU, which shows the potential for a circular plastic economy for PU.

Steen Uttrup Pedersen and Kim Daasbjerg are cofounders of RadiSurf, a spin-out from Department of Chemistry and Interdisciplinary Nanoscience Center (iNANO) which has been acquired for triple-digit million amount. (Photo: Lars Kruse, AU Photo)

19.05.2021 | iNano

Spin-out tech-company from Aarhus University acquired for triple-digit million amount

An investment fund have acquired and invested over DKK 100 million in the tech-company, RadiSurf, a spin-out from Department of Chemistry and iNANO. This will make it possible to scale the production to supply world’s largest industries.

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