Mar 21, 2017

A Great Success: H2020 Clinical Trials Training on 15 March 2017 in Brussels

In the frame of the EC-funded project Fit for Health 2.0, Eurice had the pleasure to design, organise and moderate an international training on clinical trials in H2020 projects. 45 participants from 12 European countries representing different organisations such as universities, research institutes, industry, foundations and NCPs attended the training. Following a general introduction on...
Feb 22, 2017

Science on TV: Eurice Project TRADITOM to Rescue Tasteful Tomatoes

Why have tomatoes lost their traditional taste? A recent television report by German public broadcaster ZDF explains how genetic modifications have contributed to the unintended loss of taste in modern tomato varieties. In the interview part, Prof. Antonio Granell, coordinator of the European research project TRADITOM, gives further insights into this matter and explains how, for instance, ...
Feb 15, 2017

1st Berry School in Málaga – Apply now!

The first Berry School in Plant genetics and physiology and fruit quality control takes place at the University of Málaga, Spain on March 21-24, 2017 and is addressed at early-stage researchers or young professionals from the berry industry. Organised in the frame of the EU funded project GoodBerry by project partner IFAPA and project coordinator Universidad de Málaga, renowned experts...
Feb 14, 2017

Ambitious new project PredictTB aims to cut treatment duration in majority of tuberculosis patients

Current treatment of tuberculosis (TB) is long, complicated to administer and can have severe side-effects. To prevent recurrence of the disease after treatment is stopped, patients undergoing treatment must take a combination of different antibiotics for at least six months. This often leads to improper adherence which consequently can result in the development of multi-drug-resistant TB...
Feb 13, 2017

SYSCID is welcomed to the IHEC family!

Only one month after the official project start, SYSCID´s application has unanimously been approved by the members of the International Human Epigenome Consortium (IHEC). Project coordinator Philip Rosenstiel (CAU) will join and partner Jörn Walter (USAAR) continue to serve as members of the International Scientific Steering Committee (ISSC). Furthermore, other SYSCID partners may join the...