Jens, Ridder af Dannebrog

By Martina on August 12, 2019

Jens Nielsen has been honored as Knight, Ridder af Dannebrog, by the Danish Queen, for his contributions to Danish interests.

Jens in National Academy of Science

By Martina on May 2, 2019

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.

Vinnova Grant for Yeast as Drug Discovery Platform

By Martina on April 12, 2019

Florian David and Verena Siewers received a Vinnova Grant for Protein Research in Biologics in a collaboration project with Astra Zeneca.

Honorary Professor at Jiangnan University

By Martina on April 10, 2019

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.

Jens Nielsen in Royal Physiographic Society

By Martina on April 10, 2019

Jens Nielsen has been elected into the Royal Physiographic Society in Lund

MESB Advanced Course

By Martina on March 21, 2019

The biennial Advanced Course on Metabolic Engineering and Systems Biology will be held at SysBio in August 2019. This course is intended for PhD students, postdocs and industrial researchers and registration is open now!

SysBio core values in Nature

By Martina on January 16, 2019

Nature has just featured a correspondence piece on SysBio core values as an example of actively building a working culture based on mutual cooperation, communication and respect. “Congratulations to our Core Values Team, and all SysBio members for adopting and supporting our core values”, says Ivan Mijakovic.

Dina and Jens added: “Desired organizational culture does not occur spontaneously, it is a result of a permanent effort of the leadership and the team. In our case, we have been actively working for more than 10 years to ensure that we create and maintain the diverse culture that we can be proud of.”

Read the article “Define working culture, don’t leave it to chance”.

Yeast more efficient as cell factory

By Martina on August 30, 2018

Two strategies for making yeast more efficient as a cell factories were identified. Results published in Nature Communication and Cell

The full article “Yeast more efficient as cell factory” is available on Chalmers website.

10 years anniversary of the SysBio group

By Martina on May 24, 2018

About 10 years anniversary of the SysBio group read on Chalmers website.