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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.

2020.05.29 | 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.

2020.05.19 | 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)

2020.05.13 | 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

2020.04.24 | 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.)

2020.04.24 | 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.

Daniel Dupont is one of the very few who, exceptionally, has been granted access to his laboratory to develop means to combat coronavirus. Private photo.

2020.04.03 | iNano

Life with lockdown

Working and studying has been different in just as many ways as there are employees and students, and together, each in their own way, they are keeping the wheels of NAT running. Separately. Meet some of them here, including Daniel Dupont at iNANO.

Professor Birgit Schiøtt (Department of Chemistry and iNANO) receives a VILLUM Synergy grant of DKK 3.0 million together with Professor Ira Assent (Department of Computer Science). Photo: AU foto

2020.04.01 | iNano

There is synergy between computer science and chemistry

Professor Birgit Schiøtt (Department of Chemistry and iNANO) has received a VILLUM Synergy grant of DKK 3.0 million together with Professor Ira Assent (Department of Computer Science) for development of new cluster models that can provide a more accurate insight into proteins at the molecular level.

AU researchers collaborate with international research team on improving the efficiency of bioelectrical systems. (Graphics: Copyright © 2020, Nature Research).

2020.03.25 | iNano

Enhanced microbes as alternative green energy sources

The demand for energy is growing and so is the demand for alternative energy solutions, which includes living sources of electricity. AU researchers have in collaboration with an international team created microbial energy cells and shows a method for improving the efficiency of bioelectrical systems.

Professor Jørgen Kjems leads the group of AU researchers participating in the project. Photo: Peter F. Gammelby

2020.03.19 | iNano

AU steps up the virus research with millions from the Carlsberg Foundation

Professor Jørgen Kjems from MBG and iNANO will collaborate with researchers from Health, the University of Copenhagen and the Danish Serum Institute, and with DKK 25 millions from the Carlsberg Foundation they will develop methods for diagnosis, treatment and prevention of SARS-CoV-2 infections. The goal is at the same time to equip the world to…

Associate Professor Alexander Zelikin is participating in EU project against corona virus. Photo: Lars Kruse, AU Photo

2020.03.19 | iNano

iNANO researcher involved in EU project against corona virus

Alexander Zelikin from iNANO and Department of Chemistry is key partner in the Fight-nCov project for developing antiviral treatment against corona virus.

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