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European boost for DNA nanotechnology
Date:11/6/2012

to establish the rising field of DNA nanotechnology as a market for biotechnology-related industries.

Initially fourteen new PhD students and two postdoctoral fellows will join the network in 2013. The new DNA nano researchers will be distributed among the participating universities as follows:

  • Aarhus University (Denmark) (3)
  • Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (Germany) (2)
  • Technical University of Munich (Germany) (2)
  • Karolinska Institute (Sweden) (2)
  • University of Oxford (UK) (3)

Also taking part in the programme are the private companies Vipergen ApS (Denmark) and baseclick GmbH (Germany), each of which will be allocated one PhD student and one postdoctoral fellow. Microsoft Research Cambridge (UK) is contributing to the programme with teaching and supervision.

Interdisciplinary

Because DNA nanotechnology is to a large extent an interdisciplinary discipline, the new school expects to find candidates among chemists, molecular biologists, physicists and possibly computer scientists. Each participating body in the network will recruit students from abroad, and each student will spend a period of more than six months at the other institutions in the network. The school will also gather the students twice a year to attend workshops to educate them and to coordinate the joint research projects.

By providing quality teaching, EScoDNA would like to boost career options for the young researchers in both the public and the private sectors, as well as strengthening European competitiveness in this field. The business partners will thus also contribute with teaching in the commercial exploitation of new technology, management and entrepreneurship.

"We expect the efforts of the young researchers in EScoDNA to generate a number of ground-breaking results that will be significant for both the academic world and the business sector," says Professor Gothelf.

Facts

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Contact: Kurt Gothelf
EScoDNA@inano.au.dk
45-60-20-27-25
Aarhus University
Source:Eurekalert  

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