In short: AIMMS researcher Remco Kort and AIMMS PhD student contributing to PRORISK

Microbiologist Remco Kort in Dutch newspaper 'de Volkskrant' about a healthy tongue and AIMMS contributes in EU consortium PRORISK

04/14/2020 | 12:14 PM

Healthy tongue - Microbiologist Remco Kort in Dutch newspaper 'de Volkskrant'

Bacteria on our tongue play an important role in the development of our immune system. But they can also work against our body. A detailed depiction of "neighborhood life" has now been made on the human tongue. Microbiologist Remco Kort: "The researchers took a snapshot that describes very precisely which bacteria live side by side." Read the article (in Dutch) here.

 

Three Faculty of Science departments work together in EU consortium PRORISK

On 1 April 2020, PRORISK was launched: a Marie-Sklodowska Curie Innovative Training Network funded by the European Union. The aim of PRORISK is to train 15 PhD students in the advanced Environmental Risk Assessment of chemicals by addressing a wide range of topics. VU Amsterdam is represented in PRORISK by three PhD students, including an AIMMS PhD student. Read more on VUnet.