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01 February 2018

Clive Brown of Oxford Nanopore at Bioengineering Institute kickoff

On Tuesday 27 March, TU Delft will launch the Delft Bioengineering Institute. Main speaker is Clive Brown, Chief Technology Officer at DNA sequencing specialist Oxford Nanopore Technologies.

07 December 2017

Three postdocs for Applied Sciences in ‘LEaDing Fellows’ programme

Thanks to the European Unions ‘LEaDing Fellows Postdocs Programme’, the Faculty of Applied Sciences has the honour to welcome three new postdocs: Aurora Dols Perez from Spain, Dowon Bae from South Korea and Andrea Gutierrez from Colombia.

14 November 2017

Student team from TU Delft wins international Synthetic Biology competition

Students from TU Delft have won the International Genetically Engineered Machine (iGEM) competition in Boston. Earlier this week, the team presented their idea for a quick, on-site method to demonstrate antibiotic resistance in bacteria in dairy cattle. The test would allow a farmer to adjust the treatment if resistant bacteria is detected, and reduce the unnecessary usage of antibiotics.

26 October 2017

Identifying the mechanism for a new class of antiviral drugs could hasten their approval

New research shows that a new class of antiviral drugs works by causing the virus' replication machinery to pause and backtrack, preventing the virus from efficiently replicating.

11 September 2017

Cees Dekker receives 2017 Nanosmat Prize

On 11 September, prof. dr. Cees Dekker visited Paris to receive the Nanosmat Prize 2017.

07 September 2017

Discovery of chromosome motor supports DNA loop extrusion

It is one of the great mysteries in biology: how does a cell neatly distribute its replicated DNA between two daughter cells?

31 August 2017

ERC Starting Grants for Four TU Delft researchers

The European Research Council has awarded four ERC Starting Grants to TU Delft researchers.

30 May 2017

Eight VIDI grants for TU Delft

NWO has awarded 8 experienced researchers from TU Delft with a VIDI grant worth 800,000 euros. The grant enables them to develop their own innovative line of research and set up their own research group.

12 May 2017

Hyun Youk wins Young Scientist Prize in Biological Physics

C6 is pleased to announce the award of IUPAP Young Scientist Prizes in Biological Physics to Hyun Youk in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the areas of physics within the remit of the Commission.

21 March 2017

KNAW appoints Marileen Dogterom to its board

On the 1st of June, Marileen Dogterom, professor of bionanoscience at TU Delft and professor of atomic and molecular physics at Leiden University, will join the board of The Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW) for one day a week. The appointment term is four years. Dogterom will succeed Ben Feringa, who has completed his term.