CarBon ESR 6 Enrique Andres Sastre (EMC) won an award of 500 Euro for the best poster at the 22nd Molecular Medicine Day (MolMed Day). The poster was about "the important role that Collagen type X plays in mesenchymal stem cell mediated cartilage formation and subsequent endochondral ossification"". The MolMed day 2018 conference was held [...]
We are glad to announce that our CarBon ESR 7 Farhad Chariyev Prinz recently won a small award at the conference Bioengineering in Ireland (https://binirl.com) Farhad has been awarded "Best Mechanobiology Track Oral Presentation Early Researcher Category". Title and summary of Farhad's oral presentation: Identification of mechanical cues that promote chondrogenesis of mesenchymal stem cells Due to [...]
On behalf of The Bloomsbury Centre for Skeletal Research (https://bloomsbury-skeletal-research.org/), Astrid Novicky (ESR 14) and Soraia Silva (ESR 9) were part of the outreach activity "What are bones made of?". Last 14th of June, 2017 this activity took place at the Convent of Jesus and Mary Language College (London). For an entire morning the ESRs talked [...]
Secondment at UKK – E. Andres Sastre As part of my project, I performed a short stay with our CarBon partner at the University of Cologne (UKK) from the 24th to the 28th of April, 2017. The aim of this secondment was twofold. On the one hand, to gain more experience with the techniques that [...]
Prof. dr. Gerjo van Osch left last November for a challenging international experience. She is (temporarily) back to pipets and samples and she loves it. Here she tells us more about it: I am doing a secondment! In the framework and with support of the Rubicon project, a Marie Sklodowska Curie staff exchange network, I am [...]
Cansu is Turkish and she is working as CarBon Early Stage Resercher in Italy. During the following years several secondment experiences will bring her around Europe. Here below you can read her report on the first one, spent at Erasmus MC in October 2017. The aim of my secondment was to get trained in angiogenesis [...]
LifeTecGroup, one of the CarBon partners, has recently dedicated a page to Edoardo, including him in the series of Promising Rookies. Check it out here!
CarBon ESRs in Leuven On October 17 and 18, 2017 the CarBon consortium members met in Leuven in occasion of the first consortium meeting, hosted by KU Leuven PIs Christa Maes and Liesbet Geris. During these two intense days of work the CarBon team of ESRs was involved in a training session on computation modeling and [...]