Speaker: Louis Vermeulen Department: JNI Oncology Subject: Stem cell dynamics in homeostasis and cancer of the gut Location: Erasmus MC Date: 23-3-16  Author: Hielke Walinga   A good way to look to cancer in the biological sense is to see it as a process of evolution on the cellular level. A cancer cell is fitter … Continue reading

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Exploring the roads to colon cancer

JNI Oncology Lectures Speaker: Louis Vermeulen (Academic Medical Center Amsterdam) Subject: Stem cell dynamics in homeostasis and cancer of the gut Location: Erasmus MC Rotterdam Date: Wednesday, 23.03.2016, 11:00-12:00 Author: Edgar Schönfeld The inner lining of the  intestine has a surface area of circa 250 m2 and is completely renewed every 7 to 10 days. … Continue reading Exploring the roads to colon cancer

The Push and Pull of Mitochondrial Gymnastics

Speaker: Benoit Kornmann Department: School of and biochemistry, Georgia Tech Department Subject: The Push and Pull of Mitochondrial Gymnastics     Location: Department of Bionanoscience, TU-Delft Date: 17-03-2016 Author: Mirte Golverdingen      Benoit Kornmann works in a Cell Biology lab which is interested in dynamics on organelles. Their research mostly focusses on the mitochondria. He started … Continue reading The Push and Pull of Mitochondrial Gymnastics

The push and pull of mitochondrial gymnastics: mechanical force in mitochondrial dynamics.

Speaker: Benoît Kornmann Department: Bionanoscience Subject: The push and pull of mitochondrial gymnastics: mechanical force in mitochondrial dynamics. Location: Room E – Building 22 (TU Delft) Date: 17-03-2016 Author: Kristian Blom At the 17th of March, I visited a Bionanoscience seminar given by Benoît Kornmann, group leader of the Kornmann Lab of ETH Zurich. The … Continue reading The push and pull of mitochondrial gymnastics: mechanical force in mitochondrial dynamics.

3D mammalian genome organization and function

Speaker: Wouter de Laat Department: Bionanoscience Subject: 3D mammalian genome organization and function           Location: TU Delft Date: 11-2-16 Author: Hielke Walinga Our DNA consists of long strands of bases that appear to have no function at all. Only 3 % of the DNA is actually consisting genes. A long time researchers thought only the genes … Continue reading 3D mammalian genome organization and function

The beauty and the beast – cryo-electron tomographic reconstruction of two enveloped viruses

Speaker:      Sai Li Department: Bionanoscience Subject:       The beauty and the beast – cryo-electron tomographic reconstruction of two enveloped viruses. Location:     TU Delft Date:            03-03-2016  Author:        Katja Slangewal The spikes on the surface of a virus, even if you buy the most expensive light microscope, you won’t be able to see … Continue reading The beauty and the beast – cryo-electron tomographic reconstruction of two enveloped viruses

Identification of slowly reacting variables in a dynamic system using the Wasserstein metric

Speaker: Prof. Dr. Sjoerd Verduyn Lunel Department: Applied Analysis Subject: Identification of slowly reacting variables in a dynamic system using the Wasserstein metric Location: Utrecht University Date: 2016-03-08 Author: Romano van Genderen Of the seminars given during the Dutch National Mathematics Symposium I visited, I chose to share the seminar given by professor Verduyn Lunel … Continue reading Identification of slowly reacting variables in a dynamic system using the Wasserstein metric