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DFF-Research Project Grants from the Danish Council for Independent Research | Natural Sciences, May 2017

The Danish Council for Independent Research | Natural Sciences awards 51 DFF-Research Project Grants to researchers in Denmark to the sum of approximately DKK 159 million. The grant recipients are listed below.
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The grants are awarded within the framework of the Danish Council for Independent Research’s E2016 and F2017 call, with the aim of providing researchers in Denmark the best possible conditions for producing outstanding research results at a high international level based on their own initative. 

Grant and rejection letters will be forwarded to all applicants as soon as possible.

Please be advised that the Council cannot be held responsible for printing errors and reserves the right to make budgetary adjustments. A very limited number of applicants have been admitted to a waiting list and they will be contacted directly. 


DFF-Research Project 1


Project Title: Do placozoans have a nervous system?
Grant Recipient: Cornelis J.P. Grimmelikhuijzen
Place of Employment: University of Copenhagen
Awarded Amount: DKK 2,592,000


Project Title: Single Molecule Absorption Spectroscopy
Grant Recipient: Tom André Jos Vosch
Place of Employment: University of Copenhagen
Awarded Amount: DKK 2,527,649


Project Title: Packing, covering and partitions of digraphs
Grant Recipient: Jørgen Bang-Jensen
Place of Employment: University of Southern Denmark
Awarded Amount: DKK 2,592,000


Project Title: A protein quality control pathway that monitors exocytosis
Grant Recipient: Rasmus Hartmann-Petersen
Place of Employment: University of Copenhagen
Awarded Amount: DKK 2,145,527


Project Title: Online Algorithms and Cheminformatics Meet Concurrency
Grant Recipient: Joan Faye Boyar
Place of Employment: University of Southern Denmark
Awarded Amount: DKK 1,382,962


Project Title: Oxidation: an evil, but also a necessity for functional extracellular matrix?
Grant Recipient: Michael Jonathan Davies
Place of Employment: University of Copenhagen
Awarded Amount: DKK 2,576,828


Project Title: Nucleic acids with the double amount of information
Grant Recipient: Poul Nielsen
Place of Employment: University of Southern Denmark
Awarded Amount: DKK 2,580,480


Project Title: Role of membrane contact sites and calcium dynamics in cholesterol export from late endosomes
Grant Recipient: Daniel Wüstner
Place of Employment: University of Southern Denmark
Awarded Amount: DKK 1,944,000


Project Title: The role of sex determination and sex ratios in the evolution of reproductive systems
Grant Recipient: Jens Thorvald Høeg
Place of Employment: University of Copenhagen
Awarded Amount: DKK 396,720


Project Title: L-functions
Grant Recipient: Morten Skarsholm Risager
Place of Employment: University of Copenhagen
Awarded Amount: DKK 2,172,962


Project Title: Quantum Geometry - Quantum Gravity
Grant Recipient: Jan Ambjørn
Place of Employment: University of Copenhagen
Awarded Amount: DKK 1,971,275


Project Title: STATISTICS FOR POINT PROCESSES IN SPACE AND BEYOND
Grant Recipient: Jesper Møller
Place of Employment: Aalborg University
Awarded Amount: DKK 2,535,840


Project Title: Sediment resuspension – an understudied key factor for biogeochemical functioning of coastal habitats: Field investigations with novel, in situ technology.
Grant Recipient: Ronnie Nøhr Glud
Place of Employment: University of Southern Denmark
Awarded Amount: DKK 2,197,440


Project Title: Lysogenic conversion in marine Vibrio bacteria: Bacteriophage-driven dissemination of virulence factors in environmental bacterial communities
Grant Recipient: Mathias Middelboe
Place of Employment: University of Copenhagen
Awarded Amount: DKK 2,591,942


Project Title: Attosecond transient absorption spectroscopy in molecules
Grant Recipient: Lars Bojer Madsen
Place of Employment: Aarhus University
Awarded Amount: DKK 2,590,779


Project Title: Tunable multi-junction Josephson devices
Grant Recipient: Thomas Sand Jespersen
Place of Employment: University of Copenhagen
Awarded Amount: DKK 2,565,490


Project Title: Mechanisms of a unique proteinase inhibitor
Grant Recipient: Claus Oxvig
Place of Employment: Aarhus University
Awarded Amount: DKK 2,586,614


Project Title: Cutting Corners in Oligosaccharide Synthesis – Let’s use LacNAc directly
Grant Recipient: Henrik Helligsø Jensen
Place of Employment: Aarhus University
Awarded Amount: DKK 2,576,379


Project Title: Enigmatic glacial landsystems: Deciphering ice-marginal processes of the Scandinavian Ice Sheet (EGSys)
Grant Recipient: Jan A. Piotrowski
Place of Employment: Aarhus University
Awarded Amount: DKK 1,766,014


Project Title: Dynamics of strongly interacting one-dimensional quantum systems
Grant Recipient: Nikolaj Thomas Zinner
Place of Employment: Aarhus University
Awarded Amount: DKK 2,489,979


Project Title: Methylation in European eel genomes: its role in adaptation and speciation
Grant Recipient: Michael Møller Hansen
Place of Employment: Aarhus University
Awarded Amount: DKK 2,572,164


Project Title: The role of intranuclear protein quality control in DNA replication stress recovery
Grant Recipient: Michael Lisby
Place of Employment: University of Copenhagen
Awarded Amount: DKK 2,579,863


Project Title: Fatal attraction - how pathogens lure males to infectious female cadavers
Grant Recipient: Henrik Hjarvard De Fine Licht
Place of Employment: University of Copenhagen
Awarded Amount: DKK 2,517,120


Project Title: Towards a structural model of the synaptic membrane – lipids and the serotonin transporter
Grant Recipient: Hanne Birgit Schiøtt
Place of Employment: Aarhus University
Awarded Amount: DKK 2,587,862


Project Title: The cryptic sulfur cycle of marine sediments
Grant Recipient: Bo Barker Jørgensen
Place of Employment: Aarhus University
Awarded Amount: DKK 2,536,246


Project Title: The atomic level structure of layered double hydroxides
Grant Recipient: Ulla Gro Nielsen
Place of Employment: University of Southern Denmark
Awarded Amount: DKK 2,545,919


Project Title: Darwin´s abominable mystery and the origin and evolution of the fig-wasp mutualism
Grant Recipient: Nina Astrid Helene Rønsted
Place of Employment: University of Copenhagen
Awarded Amount: DKK 2,236,134


Project Title: Quantile regression for longitudinal functional data
Grant Recipient: Helle Sørensen
Place of Employment: University of Copenhagen
Awarded Amount: DKK 2,177,699


Project Title: Nuclear cluster formation and decay, and cold atomic systems in spatial dimensions between one and three.
Grant Recipient: Dmitri Fedorov
Place of Employment: Aarhus University
Awarded Amount: DKK 509,760


Project Title: Singing like a jet-engine: Neuromechanical control of ultrasonic song in mice
Grant Recipient: Coen P.H. Elemans
Place of Employment: University of Southern Denmark
Awarded Amount: DKK 1,948,320


Project Title: How sphingomyelin regulates structure and dynamics of membrane proteins
Grant Recipient: Elena Papaleo
Place of Employment: Danish Cancer Society, Danish Cancer Society Research Center
Awarded Amount: DKK 1,760,000


Project Title: Nano-scale restructuring of confined block copolymers investigated using in-situ time resolved GISAXS
Grant Recipient: Dorthe Posselt
Place of Employment: Roskilde University
Awarded Amount: DKK 2,591,375


Project Title: Oxygen and the rise of forests on Earth
Grant Recipient: Tais Wittchen Dahl
Place of Employment: University of Copenhagen
Awarded Amount: DKK 2,234,521


Project Title: Optimization of Assembly and Photoinduced Charge Transfer of Quantum Dot/Perovskite-Graphene Nanosystems
Grant Recipient: Qijin Chi
Place of Employment: Technical University of Denmark
Awarded Amount: DKK 2,570,479


Project Title: A genomic selection scan in a hybrid zone of fire-bellied toads
Grant Recipient: Morten Erik Allentoft
Place of Employment: University of Copenhagen
Awarded Amount: DKK 2,575,838


Project Title: FLIM-FRET IMAGING OF SYNAPTIC AMPA RECEPTORS: NEW PRINCIPLE FOR ELUCIDATION OF SUBTYPE-SPECIFIC CONTRIBUTIONS TO LTP
Grant Recipient: Anders Skov Kristensen
Place of Employment: University of Copenhagen
Awarded Amount: DKK 1,842,242


Project Title: The essence of sex: structure-function relationships of small neural circuits
Grant Recipient: Katrine Worsaae
Place of Employment: University of Copenhagen
Awarded Amount: DKK 2,577,515


Project Title: Clinical-Chemical Relationships and Recipes for γ-Secretase Modulators
Grant Recipient: Kasper Planeta Kepp
Place of Employment: Technical University of Denmark
Awarded Amount: DKK 2,499,907 


DFF-Research Project 2


 

Project Title: Environmental changes in the Jurassic
Grant Recipient: Christoph Korte
Place of Employment: University of Copenhagen
Awarded Amount: DKK 5.612.719


Project Title: The First Generations of Galaxies
Grant Recipient: Darach Jafar Watson
Place of Employment: University of Copenhagen
Awarded Amount: DKK 5.474.381


Project Title: Rational design of optical probes for sensing in cellular membranes
Grant Recipient: Jacob Kongsted
Place of Employment: University of Southern Denmark
Awarded Amount: DKK 5.904.002


Project Title: Single Molecule Conjugated Polymers and Graphene Nanoribbons
Grant Recipient: Kurt Vesterager Gothelf
Place of Employment: Aarhus University
Awarded Amount: DKK 5.185.546


Project Title: Sea-ice variability around Greenland (G-ICE)
Grant Recipient: Marit-Solveig L.S. Seidenkrantz
Place of Employment: Aarhus University
Awarded Amount: DKK 5.469.606


Project Title: Solutions to Extreme Life in a Global Fungus
Grant Recipient: Michael Thomas-Poulsen
Place of Employment: University of Copenhagen
Awarded Amount: DKK 5.871.506


Project Title: Towards accurate prediction of T cell targets; Learning the rules of T cell receptor interactions
Grant Recipient: Morten Nielsen
Place of Employment: Technical University of Denmark
Awarded Amount: DKK 5.741.537


Project Title: Controlled Production of Singlet Oxygen in Single Mammalian Cells
Grant Recipient: Peter Remsen Ogilby
Place of Employment: Aarhus University
Awarded Amount: DKK 5.902.442


Project Title: Modern Challenges in Geometric Data Structures
Grant Recipient: Peyman Afshaninaghadeh
Place of Employment: Aarhus University
Awarded Amount: DKK 5.832.559


Project Title: Regulation of plasma-membrane calcium pumps – from single molecules to structures
Grant Recipient: Poul Nissen
Place of Employment: Aarhus University
Awarded Amount: DKK 5.902.933


Project Title: The physics of microbial feeding: mechanisms and trade-offs
Grant Recipient: Thomas August Kiørboe
Place of Employment: Technical University of Denmark
Awarded Amount: DKK 5.821.983


Project Title: The evolution of the divided heart: A Reptilian view on a key event in vertebrate evolution
Grant Recipient: Tobias Wang Nielsen
Place of Employment: Aarhus University
Awarded Amount: DKK 5.460.199


Project Title: Automorphisms and Invariants of Operator Algebras
Grant Recipient: Wojciech Szymanski
Place of Employment: University of Southern Denmark
Awarded Amount: DKK 5.497.658

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