PhD Defence of Gwenda Vasse

Gwenda F. Vasse, a PhD candidate from the Department of Biomedical Engineering, the Department of Pharmacokinetics, Toxocology and at the Department of Pharmacology but currently working as a Post-Doc in the EXPIRE group succesfully defended her thesis titled “Macrophage-Matrix interactions orchestrating the fibrotic respons?” on 7 June 2021. Congratulations Gwenda! (and congratulations to her supervisors,…

Back to the lab!

After a Corona lookdown period of more than 2 months we are finally allowed to go back to the lab and re-start our research activities. We work in a University Medical Center, which is also a big hospital. During the Corona period all research activities were stopped because the hospital did not allow non healthcare…

Wat maakt dit coronavirus zoveel gevaarlijker dan zijn voorgangers?

A very nice publication in the NRC, mentioning the work of Martijn Nawijn and Marijn Berg from our group (Sorry, in Dutch only) Er zijn twee specifieke celtypes in de neus geïdentificeerd als waarschijnlijk initiële infectieplaatsen voor het COVID-19 coronavirus. Onderzoekers van het Wellcome Sanger Institute, het Universitair Medisch Centrum Groningen, de Université Cote d’Azure…

Logo competition

We are having a logo competition for the new website running. So far we have the following contributions: LOGO 1: LOGO 2: LOGO 3: LOGO 4: LOGO 5: LOGO 6: LOGO 7: LOGO 8: LOGO 9: LOGO 10: LOGO 11: LOGO 12: