Systemic DNA-damage responses in development and aging

BN Seminar   Speaker: Björn Schumacher (University of Cologne) Subject: Systemic DNA Damage responses in development and aging Location: TU Delft Date: Thursday, 29.10.2015, 16:00-17:00 Author: Edgar Schönfeld It is estimated that each DNA molecule experiences tens of thousands lesions daily. While unrepaired damages foster ageing, erroneous repair promotes cancer. Mutations in nucleotide excision repair … Continue reading Systemic DNA-damage responses in development and aging

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Material-cell interactions

Speaker: Prof. Christine Payne Department: Bionanoscience Subject: Material-cell interactions Location: Delft University of Technology Date: 2015-10-15 Author: Romano van Genderen This talk by professor Payne was divided into two parts, the first about nanoparticle-cell interactions and the other one about the synthesis of conducting polymers by cells. She started by explaining the use of nanoparticles … Continue reading Material-cell interactions

Material-Cell interactions

Speaker:         Prof. Christine Payne Department:    Bionanoscience Subject:          Material-Cell interactions Location:         Delft Date:               15-10- 2015 Author: Carolien Bastiaanssen The lab of Christine Payne at Georgia Tech does research to understand how cells interact with materials. Two main focusses of their research are nanoparticle-cell interactions and conducting polymer-cell interactions. Some of the techniques they use are … Continue reading Material-Cell interactions

the many layers of the neocortex

[Cleo Bagchus] [4386736] Speaker:      Randy Bruno Department: Department of neuroscience Subject:        the many layers of the neocortex Location:     Rotterdam, Erasmus MC Date:               05-10-15 The neocortex is a part of the brain, made up of six layers. The neocortex has a severe influence on cognition. It is involved in functions like conscious thought, recognition, … Continue reading the many layers of the neocortex

The many layers of the Neocortex

Speaker:                     Randy M. Bruno Department:             Neuroscience Subject:                      The many layers of the Neocortex Location:                    Erasmus MC Rotterdam Date:                           05-10-2015  Author: Katja Slangewal Sensation, perception, finding patterns, conscious movement, reasoning, abstract thinking and solving problems, in all these processes the Neocortex is involved (see figure 1). Randy Bruno does … Continue reading The many layers of the Neocortex

The many layers of the neocortex

Speaker: Randy M. Bruno Department: Dept. of Neuroscience Subject: The many layers of the neocortex Location: EMC Rotterdam Date: 5 October 2015 Author: Carolien Bastiaanssen The neocortex is deeply involved in any human and animal cognition. Sensation, problem solving, executing motor problems, you name it, the neocortex plays an influential role in it. This six … Continue reading The many layers of the neocortex