Swedish Research Council awards SEK 37 million to KI researchers

Published 2017-11-10 14:10. Updated 2017-11-10 14:10Denna sida på svenska

The Swedish Research Council has finalised funding for the Natural Sciences and Technology as well as the Humanities and Social Sciences. A total of 13 researchers at Karolinska Institutet will share more than SEK 37 million.

The Natural Sciences and Technology grants

Kristian Dreij, Department of Environmental Medicine, will receive a total of SEK 3.2 million over four years for the research project Biologiska effekter av felaktig transkription [Biological effects of incorrect transcription].

Victoria Menendez-Benito, Department of Biosciences and Nutrition, will receive a total of SEK 3.2 million over four years for the research project Kartläggning av jästproteomets nedärvning i syfte att utforska mekanismerna bakom åldrande och föryngring [Mapping inheritance of the yeast proteome to study mechanisms underlying aging and rejuvenation].

Rolf Ohlsson, Department of Microbiology, Tumour and Cell Biology, will receive SEK 800,000 in 2018 for the development of methods for analyses of dynamic chromatin structures in single cells.

Ute Römling, Department of Microbiology, Tumour and Cell Biology, will receive a total of SEK 3.25 million over four years for the research project Cykliskt di-GMP signalering i Salmonella typhimurium [Cyclic di-GMP signalling in Salmonella typhimurium].

Jesper Tegnér, Department of Medicine, will receive a total of SEK 4.15 million over four years for the research project On the Geometry of Cells – Manifold Learning, Dynamical Systems, and Single Cell Genomics.

Roman Zubarev, Department of Medical Biochemistry and Biophysics, will receive a total of SEK 3.454 million over four years for the research project Jonisering, protonisering, radikalisering och icke-ergodisk fragmentering av proteinjoner i gasfas [Ionisation, protonisation, radicalisation and non-ergodic fragmentation of protein ions in gaseous phase].

The humanities and social sciences grants

Lisa Berlin Thorell, Department of Clinical Neuroscience, will receive a total of SEK 2.205 million over three years for the research project Relationen mellan emotionsreglering och ADHD i ett longitudinellt perspektiv [Relationship between emotional regulation and ADHD from a longitudinal perspective].

Lars Bäckman, Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society, will receive a total of SEK 4.6 million over four years for the research project Kognition, hjärna och åldrande: Longitudinella analyser [Cognition, brain and aging: Longitudinal analyses].

Henrik Ehrsson, Department of Neuroscience, will receive SEK 1.05 million in 2018 for the research project Sambandet mellan kroppsupplevelse, visuell varseblivning och minne: experimentella studier och biopsykologiska processer [Relationship between body awareness, visual perception and memory: experimental studies and biopsychological processes].

Armita Golkar, Department of Clinical Neuroscience, will receive a total of SEK 2.046 million over three years for the research project Social reglering av stress och rädsla [Social regulation of stress and fear].

Erika Laukka, Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society, will receive a total of SEK 2.4 million over three years for the research project Longitudinella luktförändringar i åldrandet. Vad predicerar ett försämrat luktminne? [Longitudinal olfactory changes in aging. What predicts an impaired olfactory memory?]

Johan Lundström, Department of Clinical Neuroscience, will receive a total of SEK 4 million over four years for the research project Har luktsinnet en kritisk period? [Does the sense of smell have a critical period?]

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