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DFF-Research Project Grants from the Danish Council for Independent Research | Natural Sciences, June 2016

The Danish Council for Independent Research | Natural Sciences awards 45 DFF-Research Project Grants to researchers in Denmark to the sum of approximately DKK 142 million. The grant recipients are listed below.

The grants are awarded within the framework of the Danish Council for Independent Research’s E2015 and F2016 call, with the aim of providing researchers in Denmark the best possible conditions for producing outstanding research results at a high international level.

Grant and rejection letters will be forwarded 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: Thermodynamics of small out-of-equilibrium systems
 : Alberto Imparato
Place of Employment: Aarhus University
Awarded Amount: DKK 1,659,356


Project Title: Topology of Free Loop Spaces
Grant Recipient: Anders Marcel Bökstedt
Place of Employment: Aarhus University
Awarded Amount: DKK 2,499,169 


Project Title: Nitrogen fixation as a key function in contrasting ecosystems: Climatic and molecular controls
Grant Recipient: Anders Michelsen
Place of Employment: University of Copenhagen
Awarded Amount: DKK 2,416,251


Project Title: Torus symmetry and Einstein metrics
Grant Recipient: Andrew Francis Swann
Place of Employment: Aarhus University
Awarded Amount: DKK 2,592,000


Project Title: Determination of mass-movement return frequency along the Bailong River (Tibet) using a new rock-surface dating technique
Grant Recipient: Andrew Sean Murray
Place of Employment: Aarhus University
Awarded Amount: DKK 1,910,267


Project Title: Towards improved human reproductive health: gaining new insight into chemically induced effects on male reproduction
Grant Recipient: Anne Marie Vinggaard
Place of Employment: Technical University of Denmark
Awarded Amount: DKK 2,240,640


Project Title: Welcome to the neighborhood - a new approach to species coexistence
Grant Recipient: Bodil Kirstine Ehlers
Place of Employment: Aarhus University
Awarded Amount: DKK 2,569,066


Project Title: Engineering Intrinsic Topological Superconducting Phases
Grant Recipient: Brian Møller Andersen
Place of Employment: University of Copenhagen
Awarded Amount: DKK 2,583,481


Project Title: Characterizing the spatiotemporal regulation of lipid metabolism during neurodevelopment
Grant Recipient: Christer Stenby Ejsing
Place of Employment: University of Southern Denmark
Awarded Amount: DKK 2,348,640


Project Title: Activity-Based Probes to Investigate Post-translational Modifications
Grant Recipient: Christian Adam Olsen
Place of Employment: University of Copenhagen
Awarded Amount: DKK 2,571,461


Project Title: From vegetation patterns to ecological processes
Grant Recipient: Christian Frølund Damgaard
Place of Employment: Aarhus University
Awarded Amount: DKK 1,738,080


Project Title: Stress-induced regulation of mRNA decay and translation
Grant Recipient: Christian Kroun Damgaard
Place of Employment: Aarhus University
Awarded Amount: DKK 2,592,000


Project Title: Genomic analysis of DNA from archived shark jaws
Grant Recipient: Einar Eg Nielsen
Place of Employment: Technical University of Denmark
Awarded Amount: DKK 2,584,528


Project Title: Dynamics of exercise signaling in muscle and fat and its effects on adaptation to exercise training.
Grant Recipient: Erik Arne Richter
Place of Employment: University of Copenhagen
Awarded Amount: DKK 2,505,600


Project Title: Studies of tuneable inter-chain forces in highly charged poly(ionic liquid) brush layers
Grant Recipient: Esben Thormann
Place of Employment: Technical University of Denmark
Awarded Amount: DKK 2,590,161


Project Title: Exploring unknown regions of molecular excitation and dynamics with the ASTRID2 and FLASH XUV light sources
Grant Recipient: Henrik Bjerregaard Pedersen
Place of Employment: Aarhus University
Awarded Amount: DKK 720,000


Project Title: Characterization of the enzymatic activity of the TAFI zymogen.
Grant Recipient: Jan Johannes Enghild
Place of Employment: Aarhus University
Awarded Amount: DKK 2,591,695


Project Title: Tree diversity dynamics under climate change (TREECHANGE)
Grant Recipient: Jens-Christian Svenning
Place of Employment: Aarhus University
Awarded Amount: DKK 2,587,677


Project Title: Roles and Structural Determinants of Low-affinity Carbohydrate-Protein Interactions
Grant Recipient: Karin Birte Svensson
Place of Employment: Technical University of Denmark
Awarded Amount: DKK 2,577,514


Project Title: How do buried residues get phospohorylated?
Grant Recipient: Kresten Lindorff-Larsen
Place of Employment: University of Copenhagen
Awarded Amount: DKK 2,564,938


Project Title: β-NMR - A novel and ultrasensitive spectroscopic technique in chemistry and biochemistry
Grant Recipient: Lars Bo Stegeager Hemmingsen
Place of Employment: University of Copenhagen
Awarded Amount: DKK 2,144,267


Project Title: THE LOCUS OF EVOLUTION: Do CRE and ORF mutations contribute differently to phenotypic evolution?
Grant Recipient: Lars Jelsbak
Place of Employment: Technical University of Denmark
Awarded Amount: DKK 2,591,548


Project Title: Identification of novel PTM signalling mechanisms in the active zone of nerve-terminals
Grant Recipient: Martin Røssel Larsen
Place of Employment: University of Southern Denmark
Awarded Amount: DKK 1,884,452


Project Title: CH activation of alkanes and arenes using an artificial metalloenzyme
Grant Recipient: Mikael Bols
Place of Employment: University of Copenhagen
Awarded Amount: DKK 2,414,713


Project Title: Groups, Actions and C*-algebras
Grant Recipient: Mikael Rørdam
Place of Employment: University of Copenhagen
Awarded Amount: DKK 2,242,175


Project Title: Quantitative Surface Charge Spectroscopy
Grant Recipient: Mingdong Dong
Place of Employment: Aarhus University
Awarded Amount: DKK 2,581,508 


Project Title: Modelling demographic responses to climate change across the animal and plant kingdoms
Grant Recipient: Owen Russell Jones
Place of Employment: University of Southern Denmark
Awarded Amount: DKK 2,547,360


Project Title: Adaptogenomics – Identification of cell-type specific gene-regulatory modules
Grant Recipient: Stephan Wenkel
Place of Employment: University of Copenhagen
Awarded Amount: DKK 2,572,320


Project Title: Sorting, trafficking and turnover of the pH-regulatory transporter NBCn1 in epithelia
Grant Recipient: Stine Helene Falsig Pedersen
Place of Employment: University of Copenhagen
Awarded Amount: DKK 2,233,940


Project Title: Coordination of PDGFRa and TGFb signaling at the primary cilium
Grant Recipient: Søren Tvorup Christensen
Place of Employment: University of Copenhagen
Awarded Amount: DKK 2,390,158


Project Title: Abrupt climate change and the nitrogen cycle
Grant Recipient: Thomas Blunier
Place of Employment: University of Copenhagen
Awarded Amount: DKK 2,404,679


Project Title: Chiral Magnetism from Mean Field Theory
Grant Recipient: Thomas Olsen
Place of Employment: Technical University of Denmark
Awarded Amount: DKK 2,531,146


Project Title: Diboson measurements at LHC run II
Grant Recipient: Troels Christian Petersen
Place of Employment: University of Copenhagen
Awarded Amount: DKK 2,288,016


Project Title: Regulation and function of FICD-mediated AMPylation in the mammalian unfolded protein response
Grant Recipient: Lars Ellgaard 
Place of Employment: University of Copenhagen
Awarded Amount: DKK 1,877,946


Project Title: The role of SSX proteins in chromatin organization
Grant Recipient: Morten Frier Gjerstorff
Place of Employment:  Technical University of Denmark 
Awarded Amount: DKK 1,290,240


Project Title: Topology of exotic wakes
Grant Recipient: Morten Brøns
Place of Employment: Technical University of Denmark
Awarded Amount:: DKK 2,421,051 


Project Title: Molecular Switches and Circuits Orchestrating Mammalian Lipid Metabolism
Grant Recipient: Nils Joakim Kaas Færgeman 
Place of Employment: University of Southern Denmark
Awarded Amount::DKK 2,314,080


Project Title: Allosteric regulation of tryptophan hydroxylase isoform 2
Grant Recipient: Günther Herbert Johannes Peters
Place of Employment: Technical University of Denmark
Awarded Amount: DKK: 2,584,009


 

DFF-Research Project 2

 


Project Title: Nitrogen fixation and ecology of heterotrophic bacteria in coastal temperate waters
Grant Recipient: Lasse Riemann
Place of Employment: University of Copenhagen
Awarded Amount: DKK 6,369,042


Project Title: Extrachromosomal circular DNA - origin and impact on eukaryotic genome stability
Grant Recipient: Birgitte Regenberg
Place of Employment: University of Copenhagen
Awarded Amount: DKK 3,203,837


Project Title: Formation of summit flats in cold-region topography
Grant Recipient: David Lundbek Egholm
Place of Employment: Aarhus University
Awarded Amount: DKK 5,966,793


Project Title: ORGANO- AND METAL CATALYSIS – HAND IN HAND
Grant Recipient: Karl Anker Jørgensen
Place of Employment: Aarhus University
Awarded Amount: DKK 6,479,019


Project Title: Towards a Deeper Understanding of Black Holes with Non-Relativistic Holography
Grant Recipient: Niels Obers
Place of Employment: University of Copenhagen
Awarded Amount: DKK 6,252,027


Project Title: ECHOSENSE: sound sensing in an echoic world
Grant Recipient: Peter Teglberg Madsen
Place of Employment: Aarhus University
Awarded Amount: DKK 6,475,465


Project Title: Sex chromosome evolution and speciation in primates
Grant Recipient: Mikkel Heide Schierup
Place of Employment: Aarhus University
Awarded Amount: DKK 6,316,464


Project Title: Unzipping ZIPs – an enigmatic family of zinc-transporting membrane proteins
Grant Recipient: Pontus Emanuel Gourdon
Place of Employment: University of Copenhagen
Awarded Amount: DKK 6,475,536


Project Title: Representations of Algebraic Groups and Quantum Groups
Grant Recipient: Henning Haahr-Andersen
Place of Employment: Aarhus University
Awarded Amount: DKK 6,479,999


Project Title: Exploring new dimensions of protein structure/sequence space
Grant Recipient: Jakob Rahr Winther
Place of Employment: University of Copenhagen
Awarded Amount: DKK 4,674,054


Project Title: The role of epigenetics in adaptation to environmental change
Grant Recipient: Trine Bilde
Place of Employment: Aarhus University
Awarded Amount: DKK 6,448,514


Project Title: Getting in contact with molecules
Grant Recipient: Kasper Nørgaard
Place of Employment: University of Copenhagen
Awarded Amount: DKK 6,255,913


Project Title: Fundamentals of Dark Matter Structures
Bevillingsmodtager: Steen Harle Hansen
Place of Employment: University of Copenhagen
Awarded Amount: DKK 5,739,980

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