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May 2019

CarBon symposium at EORS2019

By |2019-05-02T09:03:07+00:00May 2nd, 2019|Uncategorized|

Gerjo van Osch and Eric Farrell (Erasmus MC) are organizing a CarBon symposium at the EORS (European Orthopaedic Research Society) meeting that will be held in Maastricht, NL from 2-5 October (https://eors2019.org/). For the symposium ther are two distinguished invited speakers: Roberta Tasso (USMI) and Franck Zaucke (GU). In the symposium 4 talks will be [...]

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Soraia spreads science (and Portuguese) among kids

By |2019-05-02T08:37:37+00:00May 2nd, 2019|Uncategorized|

On behalf of Native Scientist (https://www.nativescientist.com/), Soraia Silva (ESR 9) was part of an outreach activity last 25th of March at Walthamstow School for Girls, London. A group of five scientists from different fields planned a “speed dating a scientist” session with various games and experiments depending on the researcher’s background. Soraia pointed out the [...]

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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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