Michael Courtney and Lili Li from Turku Bioscience have received funding from the charities SynGAP Research Fund and Leon and friends e.V. for research into SynGAP1 syndrome.
Turku PET Centre opens a call for grant applications for scientific research in radiopharmaceutical chemistry. The grant is for research in preclinical development of new radiopharmaceuticals for positron emission tomography (PET).
Sigrid Jusélius Foundation has announced the outcome of the application of Senior Researcher grants in 2021. Dr. Jianwei Li, a group leader at the MediCity Research Laboratory, is one of the five awardees, and will receive 700 000 € to develop nanomaterials for cancer therapy from a systems chemistry perspective.
The Cancer Biology laboratories of Klaus Elenius and Kari Kurppa are looking for a doctoral candidate to join a collaborative project.
Melanoma Immune Oncology Research Group (MIORG) is looking for two doctoral candidates to join the group on a fixed-term grant-based position, supervised by the group leader Dr Rogerio de Figueiredo.
University’s new Associate Professor of Battery Technology Pekka Peljo has received the European Research Council’s ERC Starting Grant. The five-year grant will enable top-level research in materials engineering.
Despite of continuous development in breast cancer treatments, metastases of the most aggressive breast cancer types are still a significant and growing medical problem. Together with a research group at Michigan University, the group of Professor Jukka Westermarck at Turku Bioscience Centre recently received funding from the US Department of Defense for the development of novel treatment strategies for breast cancer metastases.
World leading diabetes research foundation JDRF from the United States has granted the University of Turku three-year funding for its PAMP project (Pathogen Associated Molecular Patterns) with the total sum of over €520,000.
Jane and Aatos Erkko Foundation has awarded 1.7 million euros for T-cell research that is led by academy professor Riitta Lahesmaa.