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December 2018

CarBon midterm meeting in Genova, Italy – time to show our first results!

By |2018-12-10T17:32:32+00:00December 10th, 2018|Uncategorized|

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA On November 27 and 28, 2018 USMI hosted the important CarBon midterm consortium meeting in Genova, Italy. On the first day of the meeting the EU project officer Julien Giordani evaluated the general progress of the project, together with the external expert Daria Julkowska. All the ESRs presented their research [...]

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October 2018

PhD positions available at Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland

By |2018-10-30T13:58:35+00:00October 30th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, CarBon partner organization, is delighted to announce the launch of our Strategic Academic Recruitment (StAR) International PhD Programme, now recruiting 5 prestigious fully funded PhD scholarships. This programme aims to attract high-achieving international students to an efficient four-year structured PhD training programme at RCSI, where students choose their project [...]

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3 questions to… dr. Linda Kock, Head of Research at LifeTe and CarBon PI

By |2018-10-11T11:33:22+00:00October 11th, 2018|Uncategorized|

To get to know our PIs better, they are invited to answer three at least three questions about CarBon, research in general and/or themselves. We start with Linda Kock, Head of Research at LifeTec and recently nominated Adjunct Assistant Professor at Eindhoven University. What does CarBon mean to you? CarBon has several meanings to me. First, it is [...]

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April 2018

CarBon consortium meets in Dublin

By |2018-04-20T14:41:31+00:00April 5th, 2018|Uncategorized|

On March 28 and 29, 2018 all CarBon ESRs and PIs met in Dublin for the second 2 day consortium meeting, hosted by the Trinity Biomedical Science Institute of  Trinity College Dublin. ESRs were immediately involved in a full morning training programme on Commercialisation and IP, held by Surgacoll and EMBO Medical experts. The agenda continued with interesting [...]

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March 2018

ESR 6 Enrique Andres Sastre wins the award for the best poster at the 22nd Molecular Medicine Day

By |2018-03-22T10:15:07+00:00March 22nd, 2018|Uncategorized|

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 [...]

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February 2018

ESR 7 Farhad Chariyev Prinz awared at BinIrl

By |2018-02-15T08:38:28+00:00February 15th, 2018|Uncategorized|

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 [...]

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January 2018

Astrid Novicky (ESR 14) and Soraia Silva (ESR 9) involving students in science

By |2018-01-11T10:11:13+00:00January 11th, 2018|Uncategorized|

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 [...]

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ESR 6 Enrique Andres Sastre from EMC to UKK for an intense secondment

By |2018-01-09T08:52:33+00:00January 9th, 2018|Uncategorized|

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 [...]

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December 2017

Erasmus MC PI and CarBon project coordinator Gerjo van Osch in Hong Kong for a secondment!

By |2017-12-19T08:45:36+00:00December 19th, 2017|Uncategorized|

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 [...]

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November 2017

ESR Cansu Gorgun and her secondment experience at Erasmus MC

By |2017-11-16T10:50:30+00:00November 16th, 2017|Uncategorized|

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 [...]

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