After the second round of applications (deadline April 30 2022), we are happy to announce that the total number of applications has increased to 124, from which a selection will be allowed to start in September 2022. We look forward to welcoming the first group of students! Applications for the next academic year (2023-2024) will […]
The production of medicines is currently very polluting. A pharmaceutical company produces on average no less than 25 to 100 times the weight of the pill in waste. This must and can be done differently, believes biotechnologist Gerrit Poelarends of the University of Groningen. Read the full article using the link provided.
Are you interested in drugs and drug development? If yes it seems that sustainable drug discovery might be your track to success! Several sustainable and economical tools can be used in drug development and discovery. An example of such an approach has been published also by partners from Medial University of Gdańsk. A novel, effective […]
Attention S-DISCO community! We would like to point your attention to this interesting learning opportunity. In the context of the European Joint Programme on Rare Diseases (European Joint Programme on Rare Diseases – EJP RD), the Rare Diseases Foundation, ERN Ithaca and ERN Genturis have co-developed the MOOC “Diagnosing Rare Diseases: from the Clinic to […]
A clean, safe, and efficient method for the N-carboxyalkylation of lactams has been recently published by our partners from ULille. The three-component coupling of the substrate, carbon dioxide and an alkyl halide, has been developed as a green alternative to phosgene and chloroformates, and takes place at ambient temperature and low pressure of CO2. This […]
In the first round, out of the 110 applications received, 23 students were selected. All applicants have received a notification of (non-)acceptance to the program. Congratulations to the selected students! The second round of applications (self-funded only) is open until April 30th, good luck to those applying!