Rubicon grant for Els Kuiper (former PhD BSCS)

20 January 2023

Three promising PhD graduates from the University of Groningen will be able to conduct research at top institutes abroad for two years thanks to the Rubicon programme organized by the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) and ZorgOnderzoek Nederland Medische Wetenschappen (ZonMw; Healthcare Research Dutch Medical Sciences) . The NWO and ZonMw Rubicon programme enables talented, young researchers to acquire international research experience to help kick-start their academic careers.

One of them was a former PhD from our Department:  Els Kuiper.

Unravelling key mechanisms of nuclear pore complex biogenesis

Dr. E.F.E. Kuiper , Faculty of Medical Sciences/UMCG, University of Groningen -> Verenigde Staten -> Yale University -> 24 months

The nuclear pore complex is the gateway to our DNA and crucial for cellular health. It is one of the largest complexes in the cell, but how does the cell make sure that it is correctly assembled? This research aims to elucidate quality control checkpoints in nuclear pore complex biogenesis.

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