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10th January 2019 / Meetings

3rd Annual Network Meeting held

On December 10 -14 2018, PolarNet held its 3rd Annual Meeting at the Technische Universität Dresden in beautiful (if a...
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27th November 2018 / Announcements

PolarNet PI Yanlan Mao selected as EMBO Young Investigator!

We are proud to share that Polarnet PI Dr. Yanlan Mao  (University College London, UK),  is selected as EMBO Young...
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28th August 2018 / Career and Family, Publications

Article at Nature Cell Biology from Sandrine Etienne-Manneville

Article in Nature Cell Biology by Sandrine Etienne-Mannevilleon on combining a scientific career with a family! s41556-018-0160-x    
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15th June 2018

NWO-SPINOZA award for Anna Akhmanova!

PolarNet PI Prof. Anna Akhmanova received the NWO Spinoza prize 2018 , for her research into the cytoskeleton. Alongside the...
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4th April 2018 / Career and Family, Publications

Interview at ELife with Yanlan Mao

Life story: Yanlan Mao Planning your time effectively can help to set aside quality time for your children. Yanlan Mao...
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6th February 2018

Nuria Abajo Lima presented at the MCAA Annual Conference

Polarnet ESR Nuria Abajo Lima attended the 2018 Marie Curie Alumni Association (MCAA) Annual Conference and General Assembly in Leuven,...
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22nd January 2018

BSCB travel award for Eider Valle-Encinas

PolarNet ESR Eider Valle-Encinas received an Honor Fell/Company of Biologist Travel award of the British Association for Cell Biology (BSCB)...
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20th November 2017

Mid-term review held

On november 17, PolarNet held it's mid-term review meeting at the Hotel Arena in Amsterdam. All ESRs and representative supervisors...
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6th October 2017 / Meetings

PolarNet work presented WCCE10/ECAB4

Nuria Abajo Lima presented her work at Cardiff University and Cellesce at the combined 10th World congress of chemical engineering...
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5th October 2017

Highschool students taught about cell polarity

Amalia, Victoria and Janine taught a group of 8 high school students about cell polarity, as part of an outreach...
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6th June 2017 / Meetings

7 PolarNet ESRs attending EMBO polarity meeting

  Amalia Riga, Victoria Garcia, Eider Valle-Encinas, Nuria Abajo Lima, Rukshala Illukkumbura, Yamini Yogalakshmi Ravichandran, and Victoria Tian Jing Yan...
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26th April 2017 / Announcements

Eider Valle-Encinas to give a Biotech workshop

Eider Valle-Encinas was invited to give a workshop in the Spanish Biotech Annual Congress that will take place from the...
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26th April 2017

Video introducing York Ammon

First PolarNet video introducing an ESR Over the course of the next months, all of the PolarNet students will introduce...
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26th March 2017 / Announcements

Nuria Abajo Lima finalist in Biotech Design Competition

Nuria and her team are one of three finalist of the ESBES-BIOT Biotech Design Competition, to be held at the...
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26th March 2017 / Announcements

PolarNet Summerschool 2017

Announcing the PolarNet Summerschool 2017 The PolarNet Summerschool will be held in London, from July 5-7 in London. Details to...
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17th February 2017

PolarNet Coordinator Mike Boxem receives NWO-VICI award!

PolarNet Coordinator Dr. Mike Boxem received a VICI award from the The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO). The Vici...
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18th November 2016 / Meetings

Kickoff meeting

On November 18, 2016, the PolarNet Kickoff meeting was held, with enthusiastic presentations by PIs and all students.
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13th July 2016 / Publications

First PolarNet publication

Congratulations to York Ammon and Anna Akhmanova on their publication "Talin-KANK1 interaction controls the recruitment of cortical microtubule stabilizing complexes...
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