December 2014 - In memoriam: Jacob Leendert (Jaap) Dubbeldam (1935-2014)
Professor Jaap Dubbeldam passed away on the 19th of November at his home in Leiderdorp.
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December 2014 - New STW-grant to redirect the plant micro biome: “Back to the Roots”
Professors Jos Raaijmakers (NIOO) and Gilles Van Wezel (IBL) received an STW Perspectief- grant of €3 million from the Dutch Technology Foundation and several supporting companies.
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December 2014 - Golden medal for project ELECTRACE
A team of students from Leiden University, TU Delft and Rotterdam University won a golden medal during the International Genetically Engineered Machine competition (iGEM) in November in Boston. Their project ELECTRACE concerned a bacterium that can be used to search for landmines.
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