BYE project: Jasper Veerman

Section 1: personal information Name: Jasper Veerman Year (cross out the non-applicable option): Honours year 1 (when I organized the summer school), currently 2nd year MSc. NB Title of project: Summer School Nanobiology   Section 2a: brief summary of the project Give a brief summary of your project of approximately 200 words. Incorporate the following … Continue reading BYE project: Jasper Veerman

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Information processing in neural and gene regulatory networks

Speaker: Gašper Tkačik Department: IST Austria Subject: Information processing in neural and gene regulatory networks Location: A1.100 TU Delft Date: 22-03-2017 Author: Kristian Blom On the 22nd of March I visited a seminar given by Gašper Tkačik, a theoretical physicist who is interested in using statistical physics and information theory to explain phenomena related to … Continue reading Information processing in neural and gene regulatory networks

Evolution and Assembly of Eukaryotic Chromatin

Speaker: Fransesca Mattiroli Department: Lugi Lab, University of Colorado Boulder Subject: Evolution and assembly of eukaryotic Chromatin Location: TU Delft, Bionanoscience department Date: 10-02-2017 Author: Mirte Golverdingen   Fransesca Mattiroli’s research is focussed on the DNA packaging units called nucleosomes. These structures organize DNA in the eukaryotic cell nucleus. Nucleosomes are formed by an octameric … Continue reading Evolution and Assembly of Eukaryotic Chromatin

Nanotechnology for biophysics: from single molecules towards synthetic cells

Speaker: Cees Dekker Department: Bionanoscience Subject: Nanotechnology for biophysics: from single molecules towards synthetic cells Location: Lecture room E (TU Delft) Date: 09-02-2017 Kristian Blom After six months of following theoretical physics and astronomy courses for my minor, I was looking forward to hear something about nanobiology again. Therefore I took the opportunity to visit … Continue reading Nanotechnology for biophysics: from single molecules towards synthetic cells

CRISPR Systems: Nature’s Toolbox for Genome Protection

Speaker: Prof. Dr. Jennifer Doudna Department: UC Berkely Subject: CRISPR Systems: Nature’s Toolbox for Genome Protection Location: Wageningen University Date: 30-9-2016 Author: Mirte Golverdingen   On Friday September 30th, I travelled to Wageningen to join the Lecture of prof. dr. Jennifer Doudna. She is one of the pioneers on the very promising CRISPR field. She … Continue reading CRISPR Systems: Nature’s Toolbox for Genome Protection

New Frontiers in Nanofluidics Research

  Speaker: Derek Stein Department: Department of Physics, Brown University Subject: Location: TU Delft, Bionanoscience, Kavli Institute of Nanoscience Date: 9-9-2016 Author: Mirte Golverdingen Derek Stein gave his lecture to show what the new frontiers are in the Nanofluidics research.  He started with the research to use nanoscience for protein sequencing. The general idea was to … Continue reading New Frontiers in Nanofluidics Research

Nanobiology Honours Programme has started!

Dear reader, Thanks for following our blog post! This is the spot were we'd like to share the experiences of our Honours Programme students with you. Sharing the latest information on research within the Nanobiology field is essential for letting know the world about the importance of this exciting and new research field. The Nanobiology … Continue reading Nanobiology Honours Programme has started!