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Jana Goyens
Travels with my grant - Jana Goyens
Spring 2017
29 April 2017

Besides the amazing scans that we took home to analyse the ear anatomy in detail, this research stay is also the start of an ongoing collaboration with Dr Lucia Mancini, a senior beamline scientist at Elettra. Together with her and researchers of the Vision lab of the University of Antwerp, we will examine how to improve the quality of the acquired images with correction algorithms and reconstruction techniques.

Mummichog group
Pharmaceuticals in the environment
Spring 2017
29 April 2017

These days we seem to have a ‘pill for every ill’ and most of us happily take them or administer them to pets without a second thought. But once released into the environment, these powerful drugs can start to have effects beyond their target consumers.

Raquel Da Sousa
Travels with my grant - Raquel Da Sousa
Spring 2017
29 April 2017

It was good to see what other people are currently doing in my field or model organism, the honey bee. However, attending talks on other insect models, such as ants and even stingless bees (non native to Europe), was great as it opened me to new opportunities to explore my research questions. Also, you get a better idea about who is doing this or that type of research.

2017 Entrants to FameLab
Dare you enter the fame lab?
Spring 2017
29 April 2017

In today’s fast-paced world of short attention spans, effective communication depends on getting your key messages across as quickly as possible. But could you explain your research to a public audience in just three minutes?