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14 researchers in Sweden to receive an ERC Starting grant

It has now been decided who will get an ERC Starting grant. In total, 408 researchers will share more than 6 billion SEK, to be used in developing their research and building up their own teams. 14 of them have a Swedish host institution.

University of Gothenburg

  • Davide Angeletti, B Cell immunodominance in antiviral immunity

Karolinska Institutet

  • Pia Dosenovic, Vaccine development against variable pathogens
  • Maria Genander, Redefining the esophageal stem cell niche – towards targeting of squamous cell carcinoma
  • Jenny Mjösberg, Single-cell analysis of intestinal lymphocytes reveals targets for treatment of inflammatory bowel disease

Royal Institute of Technology (KTH)

  • Maria Cuartero, Conquering a new paradigm for addressing ion detection in real scenarios
  • Outi Tammisola, Modelling revolution for complex fluid flow over surfaces and walls

Linköping University

  • Sara Liin, Resilience and trigger factors in cardiac arrhythmia: Risk stratification and drug design

Lund University

  • Per Augustsson, High throughput microfluidic cell and nanoparticle handling by molecular and thermal gradient acoustic focusing
  • Nancy Bocken, Experimenting with circular service business models
  • Mikkel Brydegaard, Coherent back-lasing from atmospheric insects
  • Andreas Ehn, Advanced laser diagnostics for discharge plasma

Stockholm University

  • Markus Kowalewski, Chemistry in optical nano cavities: Designing photonic reagents and light-matter materials

Uppsala University

  • Karin Lind, Multi-dimensional analysis of the metal-poor Galaxy
  • David Wheatcroft, Species discrimination in birds: A behavioural-neurogenomics approach to auditory learning

The ERC website has more statistics and a list of all the grant recipients. External link.

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