CARIM Newsletter July 2015
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This newsletter contains information on the following subjects:
  • CARIM Symposium 2015
  • Kootstra Andrea Raso
  • ATVB Award Judith Cosemans
  • Papendal courses 2015
  • CARIM Course Week 2015
  • Grant deadlines
  • Symposia & other lectures
  • Academic events

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CARIM DAY 2015 will take place on Wednesday November 4.

This year’s Robert Reneman Lecture will be given by Professor Stephane Hatem.

After last year’s success, the location of the symposium will again be the Minderbroedersberg followed by a festive evening in the Grand Café Maastricht (Museum aan het Vrijthof)

More information on the program will be distributed as soon as possible.

Andrea Raso receives Kootstra Talent Fellowship

During the first round of the Kootstra Talent Fellowships 2015, Andrea Raso (PI Leon de Windt) was granted a fellowship. The Kootstra Talent Fellowships are granted to young scientific talents by the Board of Maastricht UMC+ with the aim to support developing their scientific career.

Judith Cosemans wins ATVB Award

he ATVB Awards recognize articles published in ATVB in 2014 that were submitted by new investigators and judged to be the most outstanding in the Atherosclerosis/ Lipoprotein, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology sections of the journal. In the tenth year of the award, 475 articles were submitted for the Awards. Judith Cosemans, PhD, CARIM Maastricht University, is the 2015 recipient of the Karl Link Early Career Investigator Award in Thrombosis, for her article “Factor XII Regulates the Pathological Process of Thrombus Formation on Ruptured Plaques” (Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2014;34:1674–1680).

Dr Judith Cosemans receives the ATVB 2015 Early Career Investigator Award in Thrombosis from Prof. Alan Daugherty, ATVB editor-in-chief. 

Papendal PhD training courses 2015

From October 12 until October 16 the Papendal PhD courses will be organised by the Dutch cardiovascular research institutes under auspices and with organisational/financial support of the Dutch Heart Foundation (DHF). The courses bring young scientists in close contact with the latest scientific developments in the cardiovascular field. A second important aspect of the courses is facilitating interaction between and among PhD students and renowned cardiovascular researchers from different research institutes.The following three courses will be organised this year:
  • Atherosclerosis & Thrombosis 
  • Cardiac Function & Adaptation
  • Vascular Biology
The deadline for registration is August 25, 2015. Information on acceptance will be sent to the applicants before September 7, 2015Detailed information and a link to the registration form can be found on the webpage
Grant deadlines

Investeringssubsidies middelgroot NWO 2015/2016 - Deadline August 4, 2015
Click here for more information

China Exchange Programme, Summer School - Deadline September 1, 2015
Click here for more information

ERC Advanced Grant 2016 - Deadline September 1, 2015
Click here for more information

KNAW Descartes-Huygensprijs - Deadline September 15, 2015
Click here for more information

EFRO Vlaanderen - Deadline September 24, 2015
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2015 WUM Research Development Fund - Deadline October 7, 2015
Click here for more information

Symposia & events
I'M CARIM Young Investigators Round - July 7, 2015
On Tuesday 7th of July I’M CARIM will organize another edition of the I’M CARIM Young Investigator Rounds. The location is Department of Physiology Uns 50 3.142a. Click here for the program.

Lecture Prof. Emilio Badoer, RMIT University Australia - July 10, 2015
On Friday July 10, 2015, from 10.00 until 11.00h, Professor Emilio Badoer will give a lecture at CARIM.  Title: "Obesity, Adipokines and Cardiovascular Function". Location: UNS 50 Paarse Zaal (H1.319)

19th Annual Meeting of the ECCR - October 23 - 25, Lake Garda, Italy
From October 23 until October 25 the 19th ECCR meeting will take place in Poiana, Lake Garda, Italy. 
Click here for more information. The deadline for abstract submission is Monday July 20, 2015.

Phenom World workshop on Integrated Clem - September 1, 2015
On Tuesday September 1, the hand-on workshop on integrated clem is organised by the Laboratory of Cellular Thrombosis and Haemostasis (CARIM) and Synapse organised. Click here for more information.

8th Conference on Annexins, September 8-11, 2015
From September 8 until September 11, 2015, the 8th Conference on Annexins will be held at the Amrâth Grand Hotel de l'Empereur. Visit the conference website for more information on the program and registration.

2nd European workshop on AMPK - September 13-16, 2015

The 2nd European workshop on AMPK will take place on 13 - 16 September 2015 in Maastricht.  Click here for more information. 

Upcoming School Council meetings 2015
Thursday October 22

Academic events

PhD Conferral Barbara Zarzycka, Thursday July 2, 2015, 10.00 hours
Supervisors: Prof. T.M.  Hackeng, Prof. G. Vriend (RUN)
Co-supervisors: Dr G.A.F. Nicolaes Dr S.B. Nabuurs (Oss)
Title: "Modulation of protein - protein interactions in inflammatory diseases"

PhD Conferral Kelly van Bragt, Friday July 3, 2015, 10.00 hours
Supervisor: Prof. U. Schotten
Co-supervisors: Dr S. Verheule, Dr J.J. Luiken
Title: "Supply-demand balance in the atrium"

PhD Conferral Simon Schalla, Monday July 6, 2015, 10.00 hours
Supervisors: Prof. H. Crijns, Prof. J. Wildberger
Title: "Cardiovascular magnetic resonance; A key to imaging cardiac function"

PhD Conferral Maria Keijzers, Friday July 10, 2015, 10.00 hours
Supervisors: Prof. J. Maessn, Prof. M.H. de Baets
Co-supervisor: Dr A.M.C. Dingemans
Title: "The thymus: when a rudimentary organ becomes active"

PhD Conferral Eline Cardinaels, Friday July 10, 2015, 14.00 hours
Supervisor: Prof. M.P. van Dieijen-Visser
Co-supervisors: Prof. O. Bekers, Dr. A.M.A. Mingels
Title: "High-sensitivity cardiac troponins in heart and kidney disease: from lab to clinic"

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