Faculty of Applied Sciences
18 April 2019
PhD career Day Applied Sciences a successOn Tuesday 16 April the PhD council organised a brand new event: the PhD Career Day Applied Sciences. With more than 120 participants (20% of the PhD population of the Faculty of Applied Sciences), most of which are in their final year, it met the question of a lot of PhD candidates.
16 April 2019
First phage bank in the Netherlands officially openedThanks to alumni of the Faculty of Applied Sciences (AS) and supporters of Delft University Fund, Dr.ir. Stan Brouns today, Tuesday 16 April, has opened the first phage bank in the Netherlands.
09 April 2019
In memoriam Professor Mathieu NotebornOn the 5th of April 2019 our dear colleague and friend Professor Dr Mathieu Noteborn has passed away.
Life from the lab
Scientists at TU Delft want to make a synthetic cell from separate biological building blocks.
Crafting matter atom by atom
Over the past twenty years, the scale of data storage decreased at an astonishing rate. With society currently creating more than a billion gigabytes of data every day, further decrease of data storage area is becoming increasingly relevant. Together with his team, however, Prof. Sander Otte from Delft University of Technology found the ultimate solution.
Tinkering under the bonnet of life
CRISPR-Cas9, the technique scientists use to very precisely edit DNA, is receiving global attention. And rightly so, because this technology has far-reaching consequences. A longer life in good health? The end of genetic disorders? Crops that are able to survive in the harshest conditions? CRISPR-Cas9 brings all of this and more within our grasp. The research group of Dr Stan Brouns at the department of Bionanoscience is conducting fundamental research into how CRISPR systems function. What is his take on the forthcoming revolution?