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Young Researcher Fellowship Grant from the Carlsberg Foundation

It is official: The Carlsberg Foundation has supported the next stages of my quest of investigating if minerals and sedimentary processes has played a role in the evolution of life (Link)

They have funded my project: "Mineral facilitated horizontal gene transfer -a new principle for the evolution of life" with ~669K euros and I am much looking forward to move into the next stages of my research program with this grant.

You can read more about the hypotheses here:

Stay tuned there for project updates

Image: Circular DNA adsorbing on calcite step edges.


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