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6 current and former iNANO researchers receive grants from the Carlsberg Foundation

A total of DKK 11,7 million have been awarded by the Carlsberg Foundation to researchers currently or formerly affiliated with Interdisciplinary Nanoscience Center (iNANO) at Aarhus University.

2019.11.28 | Lise Refstrup Linnebjerg Pedersen

Carlsberg Foundation awards A total of DKK 11,7 million to researchers currently and formerly affiliated with iNANO. (Image by Carlsberg Foundation)

Carlsberg Foundation awards A total of DKK 11,7 million to researchers currently and formerly affiliated with iNANO. (Image by Carlsberg Foundation)

The Carlsberg Foundation has recently awarded DKK 204 million to 134 young researchers and associate professors with particularly visionary research ideas and projects. 30 researchers from AU have together received more than DKK 47 million, and 6 of the researchers are currently or formerly iNANO affiliated.

Associate Professors Menglin Chen and Nina Lock, who are heading research groups at Department of Engineering, have each received a Carlsberg Foundation Young Researcher Fellowship. 

Postdoc Lasse Hyldgaard Klausen has received a Carlsberg Foundation Reintegration Fellowship and returns from 2 years at Stanford University (US) in order to continue his research at iNANO in Associate Professor Mingdong Dongs research group.

Postdoc Emil Laust Kristoffersen has received a Carlsberg Foundation Internationalisation Fellowship and is conducting his research at MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology (UK). Emil was a PhD student in Associate Professor Birgitta R. Knudsens research group and subsequently he was a postdoc in Associate Professor Victoria Birkedals research group.

Postdoc Kasper Trans Møller has received a Carlsberg Foundation Reintegration Fellowship and returns from 2 years at Cutin University (Australia) in order to conduct his research at Department of Engineering, Aarhus University. Kasper was a PhD student and Postdoc in Professor Torben René Jensens research group.

Postdoc Karen Kræmmer Schelde has received a Carlsberg Foundation Internationalisation Fellowship and is conducting her research at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine (US). Karen was a PhD student in Professor Jørgen Kjems' research group and subsequently she was a postdoc in Associate Professor Ken Howards research group.

See the amounts, grant types, and name og the project names below.

Grant recipients and grant information:

Associate Professor Menglin Chen, Department of Engineering
Amount: DKK 4,150,480
Grant type: Carlsberg Foundation Young Researcher Fellowships
Project name: OptoMed: Injectable Nanofibrous Optoelectronics as Regenerative Medicine

Associate Professor Nina Lock, Department of Engineering
Amount: DKK 4,254,305
Grant type: Carlsberg Foundation Young Researcher Fellowships
Project name: Rational development of inexpensive and scalable electrocatalysts

Postdoc Lasse Hyldgaard Klausen, lassehyldgaard@inano.au.dk
Amount: DKK 1,190,099
Grant type: Carlsberg Foundation Reintegration Fellowships
Project name: Understanding and regulating membrane tension for the nano-bio interface

Postdoc Emil Laust Kristoffersen, iNANO
Amount: DKK 425,000
Grant type: Carlsberg Foundation Internationalisation Fellowships
Project name: Ribozyme rolling circle amplification

Postdoc Kasper Trans Møller
Amount: DKK 1,289,059
Grant type: Carlsberg Foundation Reintegration Fellowships
Project name:Energy Storage that Rocks - Exploring Metal Carbonates

Postdoc Karen Kræmmer Schelde
Amount: DKK 425,000
Grant type: Carlsberg Foundation Internationalisation Fellowships
Project name: How mutations in the "Cystic Fibrosis Transmembrane Conductance Regulator" gene alter the immune system in Cystic Fibrosis patients

Here you can read about the rest of the AU researchers who have received grants from the Carlsberg Foundation.

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