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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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First CarBon consortium meeting in Leuven, Belgium

By |2017-11-02T12:26:42+00:00November 2nd, 2017|Uncategorized|

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 [...]

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August 2017