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Building and promoting Excellence in Life Sciences in Europe
Building and promoting Excellence in Life Sciences in Europe

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EU-LIFE Science Newsletter 3/2016

Collaboration News from VIB and CEITEC


Throughout evolution, mammalian viruses co-evolved with their hosts and developed effective ways to counter and evade the antiviral responses of the host immune system. An international team - including VIB and CEITEC scientists - unraveled a molecular strategy used by the widespread parapox Orf virus to counter the mammalian immune system.

EU-LIFE Science Newsletter 3/2016

Collaboration News from CRG, MDC, BI and CEITEC


ORION is a new collaborative European project to explore ways in which research and funding organizations in life sciences and biomedicine can open up the way they fund, organize and do research. CRG, MDC, BI and CEITEC, each leading a work package, are among the nine partners in the project.

EU-LIFE Science Newsletter 3/2017

Community News from the Biotech Research & Innovation Centre (BRIC), Denmark


​To bring science closer to high school students in Denmark and provide outreach opportunities for our many Marie S. Curie funded fellows, BRIC hosted its first hands-on training for high school students writing their 3rd year project (SRP) in life sciences back in November 2016. The topic was cancer treatment.

EU-LIFE Science Newsletter 3/2017

Community News from the VIB, Belgium


Registrations for the VIBes in Biosciences 2017 biannual international PhD symposium are about to take off! VIBes is an initiative from VIB and gathers young and ambitious scientists from all over the globe to enjoy a top-quality conference. 

EU-LIFE Science Newsletter 3/2017

Editorial by Thomas Sommer, Deputy Scientific Director of the Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine 

EU-LIFE Science Newsletter 3/2017

Community News from the VIB, Belgium


The Next Generation Antibodies and Protein Analysis: Tools and Technologies meeting (NGAPA) in June 2015 was a great success and we are pleased to announce the 2nd edition in October, 2017.

EU-LIFE Science Newsletter 3/2017

News from the CeMM Research Center for Molecular Medicine of the Austrian Academy of Sciences, Austria


Scientists at CeMM and the Medical University of Vienna shed light at a complex immune program that starts right after birth: the study published in Cell Reports reveals how interleukin-33 signaling induced by the first breath shapes the performance of pulmonary immune cells and influences anti-bacterial defenses.

EU-LIFE Science Newsletter 3/2017

Community News from the Institute for Molecular Medicine Finland (FIMM), Finland


The recently established EV Core at the University of Helsinki is a globally unique technology core providing extracellular vesicle (EV) know-how and tools for characterization and downstream analyses of EVs.

EU-LIFE Science Newsletter 3/2017

Community News from the Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine (MDC), Germany


For the CRISPR-Cas9 system to work, researchers have to design RNA sequences that specifically match the sequence of the target gene. CrispRGold, written by MDC scientists, helps to identify the most effective and specific RNA sequences. The team has also developed a mouse strain that expresses high levels of Cas9.

EU-LIFE Science Newsletter 3/2017

News from the Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine (MDC), Germany


Some proteins behave in an unusual way: the older they become, the more stable they are. A research team has traced the life cycle of thousands of proteins from synthesis to disposal.