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LCN2 Seminar: Dynamical networks of the biological clock
Jos Rohling from the Leiden University Medical Center (LUMC) will give an LCN2 seminar on January 27th in the Science Club, titled 'Dynamical networks of the biological clock'.

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Understanding how neurons and brain regions communicate, coordinate, synchronize, and More info

Publ. 24-01-2017 10:02
Mechanism MRI amplifying agents explored
Special amplifying agents can make MRI scanners and NMR techniques hundreds of times more sensitive. Leiden physicists have now found a method to test their efficiency. More sensitive MRI scans could for example improve our understanding of cystic fibrosis or More info

Publ. 18-01-2017 16:57
Hendrik Casimir Prize 2016 awarded to Andrea Peña and Jorrit Hortensius
At the new year’s reception, Scientific Director of Casimir Tjerk Oosterkamp handed out the 2016 Hendrik Casimir Prize to physics students Andrea Peña (Leiden) and Jorrit Hortensius (Delft). The Casimir Research School yearly awards the Hendrik Casimir Prize to the More info

Publ. 09-01-2017 11:56
Novel detection method for iron in Alzheimer’s brain
For many years, scientists have observed a correlation between Alzheimer’s disease and a surplus of iron in the brain. However, a causal link between the two has not been proven yet. We lack knowledge concerning the specific form of iron More info

Publ. 12-12-2016 16:50
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24 Jan, 12:30, De Sitterzaal
This Week's Discoveries
Margot Brouwer (Leiden Observatory): First light on Verlinde's new theory of gravity
Veer Keizer (IBL): Transcription factor DNA binding dynamics in live cells.
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26 Jan, 09:00, HL 207
BSM Seminar
Kirsten Martens: Using Fluorescence Correlation Spectroscopy to investigate protein-DNA interactions at physiological conditions
Amin Moradi: Towards optical detection of a single electron


26 Jan, 16:00, GL - LUMY 04.28
Van Leeuwenhoek Lecture on BioScience
Neil Benson (Canterbury, Quantitative Systems Pharmacology Operations): "The journey to the impactful application of mathematics in drug discovery"
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