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Department of Biology | Lund University

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May 26, 2020 | Lotta Persmark

How can insects smell humidity?

Insects sense fluctuations in humidity. They use this sense to guide them in behaviors such as finding sites to lay eggs or to protect …
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May 19, 2020 | Tina Ledje

Targeting SphK2 in hypertension-induced neurodegeneration

Topic Hypertension; neuro-inflammation; sphingosine-1-phosphate; immune modulation Introduction Hypertension is considered the major modifiable risk factor for the development of neurodegeneration and cognitive impairment. Because …
  • Molecular Biology
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May 19, 2020 | Tina Ledje

Complement system in disease

We are looking for motivated students who would like to join one of research projects conducted in our group at the Clinical Research Centre …
  • Molecular Biology
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March 16, 2020 | Tina Ledje

IAPP in Alzheimer’s disorder and amyloid beta accumulation

Alzheimer’s disorder (AD) is characterized by depositions of toxic aggregates of amyloid beta (called senile plaques) and enhance phosphorylation of tau (forming so-called tangles) …
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February 10, 2020 | Tina Ledje

How do cells maintain their chromosomes without telomerase?

Telomeres are specialized structures that define the ends of eukaryotic chromosomes and are essential for keeping their integrity and genome stability. The principal mechanism …
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February 5, 2020 | Tina Ledje

Project on biomarkers in prostate cancer

The Urological Cancers group at the Translational Medicine department of Lund University (Malmö) is looking for a MSc or BSc student to work on …
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February 3, 2020 | Tina Ledje

Mechanisms of therapy resistance in cancer

The main goal To study the molecular mechanisms how cancer cells develop resistance to the anti-cancer therapies. Project description Resistance to the anti-cancer therapy …
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February 3, 2020 | Tina Ledje

High-fluorinated substances and epigenetic programming

The main goal/and a project description The overall aim with the project is to clarify if high-fluorinated compounds common in our environment influence the …
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January 30, 2020 | Tina Ledje

How are soil bacteria coping with stress?

Just like us, bacteria have to deal with stress all the time. However, stress for bacteria is a bit different from the stress we …
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January 30, 2020 | Tina Ledje

Protein aggregate inheritance in bacteria.

The engineering of green fluorescent protein (GFP) fusion constructs, in order to label and detect by fluorescence microscopy a protein of interest, is a …
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January 28, 2020 | Lotta Persmark

The genetic basis of red colour vision in butterflies

Would you like to contribute to understand the mechanisms driving the evolution of visual signaling and colour vision in insects? This experimental project aims …
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  • Molecular Biology
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