Ivan is coordinator of a new EU ITN grant “PEST-BIN”, which will develop new methods to fight bacterial infections. The 4.1 million EUR project involves 9 academic partners and 5 private companies and will hire 16 PhD students.
SysBio welcomes Professor Ross King who will start at our division on October 1st. Ross D. King will be Professor of Machine Intelligence. He is one of the most experienced machine learning researchers in the Europe, having worked in the field for over thirty years. His main research interest is the interface between computer science and science. He originated the idea of a ‘Robot Scientist’: integrating AI and laboratory robotics to physically implement closed-loop scientific discovery. His Robot Scientist ‘Adam’ was the first machine to autonomously discover scientific knowledge.
Tao Yu received the best paper award at the annual meeting of the Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Biosustainability for his paper published in Cell.
Jens has been elected into the National Academy of Science in the USA. US-NAS is one of the most prestigious academies in the world, and this is a very special recognition reserved only for the very best among scientists. This is a recognition of Jens’ life-long track record of top scientific achievements and pioneering contributions, many of which took place here at Chalmers SysBio. We are therefore all very proud of Jens and extend to him our warmest congratulations.
Florian David and Verena Siewers received a Vinnova Grant for Protein Research in Biologics in a collaboration project with Astra Zeneca.
Jens Nielsen has been appointed as Honorary Professor at Jiangnan University, which is the leading university in China in the area of Food Science and in Fermentation Technology.