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Bas Heijmans receives major U.S. funding for Hunger Winter Study

Dr. Bas Heijmans has received $ 827,000 from the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) for his work on famine children. Previously, he showed that mothers who were pregnant during the famine in World War II, had children with permanent changes in their DNA.

December 13 2011 Author: Molepi - Molecular Epidemiology

Talk Eline Slagboom at the Longevity Consortium Symposium at the Buck Institute, Novato CA

Coming December 8-9, 2011 Eline will give a talk at the Longevity Consortium Symposium, Buck Institute, Novato, CA, USA.

Theme : Environmental, Developmental and Genetic Factors in Aging and Longevity

December 02 2011 Author: Molepi - Molecular Epidemiology

Our new PhD Student started Dec 1!

We are happy to announce that our new PhD student has started.

December 01 2011 Author: Eka Suchiman - Molepi

Leen 't Hart receives € 600,000 grant for diabetes research in the elderly

How genetic factors influence the response to diabetes drugs in the elderly? To answer that question  researcher Dr. Ing. Leen 't Hart of the Molecular Cell Biology receives a grant of 600,000 euros from ZonMW

November 29 2011 Author: Molepi - Molecular Epidemiology

Paper of Rudolf Talens has been published in International Journal of Epidemiology

The titel of this paper is "Hypermethylation at loci sensitive to the prenatal environment is associated with increased incidence of myocardial infarction".

November 29 2011 Author: Molepi - Molecular Epidemiology

Paper of Joris Deelen has been accepted by AGE

Joris' paper has been accepted by AGE and is entitled "Gene set analysis of GWAS data for human longevity highlights the relevance of the insulin/IGF-1 signaling and telomere maintenance pathways".

November 29 2011 Author: Molepi - Molecular Epidemiology

New trainees have started!

This week Juliëtte Kamp and Annelies van Eeden have started their trainee-ship at Molepi.

November 18 2011 Author: Molepi - Molecular Epidemiology

Yanju Zhang will defend her thesis!

Coming November 24th Yanju Zhang will defend her thesis.

November 09 2011 Author: Eka Suchiman

Announcement Next Gen Sequencing Lecture

Date: 8 November 2011

Time: 15:45 – 16:45

Location: LUMC Main Building Lecture room 5

Speakers:  Quan Long - Gregor Mendel Institute of Molecular Plant Biology (Vienna, Austria)

                      Qingrun Zhang - Beijing Institute of Genomics, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Host:  Kai Ye – Dept. of Molecular Epidemiology

November 08 2011 Author: Molepi - Molecular Epidemiology

Molepi in RTL 4 series about DNA

 

As promoted before RTL4 broadcasting filmed in our lab for their new six-episodes series 'Lang zullen we leven' (Let us live long). Molepi appeared in the first episode of the series, which was broadcasted on September 4 and replayed on September 10, 2011  This programme is produced by I Care Productions in collaboration with the Netherlands Genomics Initiative and five of its Genomics Centres.

 

September 12 2011 Author: Molepi

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