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Grants from The Danish Council for Independent Research | Natural Sciences - September 2013

The Danish Council for Independent Research | Natural Sciences Call of 2013 for DFF-Individual postdoctoral grants is hereby announced. A total of 14 grants have been awarded.

By the deadline of May 6th 2013 the Council had received approximately 123 applications for DFF-Individual postdoctoral grants.

Please find below the list of applications that the Council, on its meeting the 16-17th of September 2013, decided to support with either a full or limited grant.

Please be advised that the Council cannot be held responsible for printing errors and reserves the right to adjust the granted amounts listed. Changes to the granted amount may, for instance, be adjusted if overlapping grants are awarded from other funding sources, or if the overhead rate has been inaccurately applied. Specific requirements may also be attached to individual grants.

Grant letters and rejection letters will be sent out as soon as possible. All correspondence will be sent to the e-mail address included on the electronic application form. On the basis of the conditions and evaluation criteria set out in the Call, the letters of rejection will contain a brief explanation pointing out the main academic reasons, why the grant has not been awarded. 


 

Project Title: Contextual Use of Vocal Communication among Sperm Whales
Grant Recipient: Shene Gero
Place of Employment: Aarhus University
Awarded Amount: DKK 2,182,185


Project Title: A novel microfluidics approach to symbiont culturing
Grant Recipient: Lars Behrendt
Place of Employment: University of Copenhagen
Awarded Amount: DKK 2,200,000


Project Title: Anomalous Hall effect of disordered ferromagnets from first principles
Grant Recipient: Thomas Olsen
Place of Employment: Technical University of Denmark
Awarded Amount: DKK 857,742


Project Title: Autoimmune Reaction or Tolerance - Endosymbiont Mitochondria and the Immune System
Grant Recipient: Søren Egedal Degn
Place of Employment: Harvard Medical School
Awarded Amount: DKK 1,100,000


Project Title: Spectral tuning of light-sensitive proteins
Grant Recipient: Jógvan Magnus Haugaard Olsen
Place of Employment: University of Southern Denmark
Awarded Amount: DKK 1,760,000


Project Title: Smooth Metric Learning
Grant Recipient: Søren Hauberg
Place of Employment: Technical University of Denmark
Awarded Amount: DKK 1,994,748


Project Title: Efficient Bayesian Polygenic Risk Prediction
Grant Recipient: Bjarni Johann Vilhjalmsson
Place of Employment: Aarhus University
Awarded Amount: DKK 1,803,487


Project Title: Few-Photon Nonlinearities in Solid State Systems
Grant Recipient: Mikkel Heuck
Place of Employment: Technical University of Denmark
Awarded Amount: DKK 1,500,000


Project Title: Vision made easy: Box jellyfish visual information processing contribute valuable information to vertebrate image analysis
Grant Recipient: Jan Bielicki
Place of Employment: University of California Santa Barbara, USA
Awarded Amount: DKK 1,570,000


Project Title: Integration of scale-varying nuclear magnetic resonance properties in hydrogeophysical characterization of groundwater systems (iNMR)
Grant Recipient: Ahmad Ali Behroozmand
Place of Employment: Stanford University
Awarded Amount: DKK 2,081,677


Project Title: The Synthesis and Investigation of Tetrahydroxylated Bile Acid Derivatives for Diabetes II Suppression
Grant Recipient: Erik Daa Funder
Place of Employment: Aarhus University
Awarded Amount: DKK 1,900,000


Project Title: Electric interspecies interactions under methanogenic conditions
Grant Recipient: Amelia-Elena Rotaru
Place of Employment: University of Southern Denmark
Awarded Amount: DKK 2,046,960


Project Title: Mercury cycling and bioaccumulation in the Baltic Sea
Grant Recipient: Anne Sørensen
Place of Employment: University of Copenhagen
Awarded Amount: DKK 1,500,000


Project Title: Predator-prey interactions in the ocean: Zooplankton feeding tradeoffs, optimal strategies, and the structure of pelagic food webs
Grant Recipient: Rodrigo Almeda
Place of Employment: Technical University of Denmark
Awarded Amount: DKK 1,908,000 

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