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  • New understanding of regulation of insulin secretion

    2018.06.14

    The incidence of Type-2 Diabetes is increasing worldwide. Understanding the mechanisms that control pancreatic beta-cells is still challenging. New scientific data from Department of Biology, University of Copenhagen shows a mechanism by which beta-cells auto-stimulate themselves and thereby regulate insulin secretion. This can be crucial for a better understanding of diabetes. »

  • Three new Affiliated Professors at BIO

    2018.04.09

    Head of Research Nikolai Friberg, Dr. Lise Madsen, and Professor Saverio Cinti appointed Affiliated Professors at the Department of Biology
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  • Flood, drought and disease tolerant – one gene to rule them all

    2018.03.12

    A newly discovered gene in rice confers flood tolerance, drought tolerance and disease resistance, and the discovery of the gene is a major step forward on the quest to produce climate smart crops. »

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