Marcel Stenvang goes to the Nanoscience Center at Beijing

Ph.D. student Marcel Stenvang goes to the Nanoscience Center at Beijing to work for 6 months
with Professor Wang Chen on the topic of protein aggregation

Civilingeniør Frode V. Nyegaard og hustrus Fond

Daniel is awarded 250.000 kr from “Civilingeniør Frode V. Nyegaard og hustrus Fond” to buy apparatus
for protein purification.

Carlsberg Foundation award

Daniel is awarded 500.000 kr from the Carlsberg Foundation to buy apparatus for
biophysical characterization of proteins. See
http://www.carlsbergfondet.dk/en/Forskningsomraader/Artikler%20fra%20bevillingshavere/
Proteinernes%20kaededans.aspx for more information.

Amyloid in plants

Daniel and Lars Kjær are awarded 2.151.608 kr from The Danish Council for Independent Research
| Natural Sciences for the project “Amyloid in plants”. Lars starts work in February 2013 as post-doc
in Daniel’s group from February 2013 for a 2-year period.

Biosurfactants – Environmentally friendly Protein Partners (BEPP)

Dr. Kell K. Andersen is awarded 3.178.590 DKK from The Danish Council for Independent Research |
Technology and Production Sciences for the project
“Biosurfactants – Environmentally friendly Protein Partners (BEPP)”
which he will carry out together with Daniel Otzen.

Jon Gade successfully defends his PhD thesis

Jon Gade successfully defends his PhD thesis
“Aggregation of whey proteins – and their interactions with amphiphiles”.

Huabing defended his thesis

“Huabing defended his thesis “Protein-surfactant interactions” Monday 24th October. Shirin
(“Deconstructing glucagon fibrillation”) and Francesca (“Shaken not stirred”) defended
their theses Wednesday 26th October.

Understanding the molecular basis of α-synuclein oligomer toxicity

Daniel Otzen is awarded 2.134 mio kr from the Danish Medical Science Council (FSS)
on the topic “Understanding the molecular basis of α-synuclein oligomer toxicity”.

Ph.D. theses

Huabing Wang, Shirin Ghodke and Francesca Macchi hand in their Ph.D. theses.
Huabing will defend his thesis Monday 24th October.
Shirin and Francesca will defend their theses Wednesday 26th October.

A new generation of food ingredients by controlled aggregation of milk proteins.

Dr. Søren Bang Nielsen is awarded 492.681 DKK from the Strategic Research Council for a
one-year Industrial Postdoc stipend with Daniel Otzen and  Arla Foods Ingredients A/S with the title
“A new generation of food ingredients by controlled aggregation of milk proteins.”