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The recruitment for the Marie Curie Initial Training Network: "The role of the Calcium Sensing Reseptor (CaSR) in health and disease, implications for translational medicine" (Multifaceted CaSR), funded by the European Community  has been successfully accomplished. 10 Early Stage Researchers and an Experienced Researcher are now working on the Multifaceted CaSR project.

 

THE MARIE CURIE FELLOWS

10 Early Stage Researchers and one Experienced Researcher have been recruited and are now working on the Multifaceted CaSR project.

Medical University of Vienna, Austria Awards

Abhishek Aggarwal comes from India and has a Master Degree in Medical Genetics. Abhishek joined our Project in October 2011 and is working in WP1: Cancer.
  • Young Investigator Award at the 20th Austrian Society of Endocrinology and Metabolism Meeting, Innsbruck, Austria in March 2015
  • Young Investigator Award at the 2nd International Symposium on the Calcium-sensing Receptor, San Diego, USA in March 2015
  • Travel Stipend from the Austrian Society for Bone and Mineral Research to attend the Annual Meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research in San Diego, 5 - 9 April, 2014.
  • Fellowship from the Austrian Research Academy to attend the 13th Meeting of the European Calcium Society in Aix en Provence, 13-17 September 2014
  • Recipent of the Drabikowski Award for his presentation at the 13th International Meeting of the European Calcium Society, at Aix-en-Provence, in September 2014
  • Recipent of the Young Investigator Award by the Austrian Society for Endocrinology and Metabolism, Vienna, April 2014
  • Recipient of the EACR Fellowship by European Association for Cancer Research for an Academic Exchange with Cardiff University, UK, 2014
  • 2013 Bursary from TransVIr Winter School to attend "Histology and Histopathology" course
  • 2013 Poster Prize at the Retreat of the Center of Pathophysiology, Infectiology and Immunology, Vienna, 17th September
  • Awarded the Early Stage Investigator Award, Austrian Association of Molecular Life Sciences, Austria 2013
  • 2013 Travel Stipend from the Austrian Society for Bone and Mineral Research to attend the Annual Meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research in Washington D.C,  6-10 April 2013
  • Rote Pfote Science Communication Award 2012, Vienna May 2013
  • Best Abstract Prize -Travel Award at the International Conference on Stem Cell and Cancer in New Delhi, India, 27.-30. October 2012.
  • Best Oral Presentation Award at the International Conference on Stem Cell and Cancer in New Delhi, India, 27.-30. October 2012.
  • European Calcium Society Fellowship at the 12th Meeting of the European Calcium Society, Toulouse, 8.-12. September 2012

Irfete Fetahu from Kosovo has a Master Degree in Pharmacy. Irfete joined our Project in April 2011 and is working in WP1: Cancer.
  • Travel fellowship from the European Association for Cancer Research for the research visit at the University of Oxford (Oxford, UK 2014)
  • Travel fellowship from the Austrian Research Academy to attend the Cancer epigenetics/Transcriptional regulation meeting in Santa Fe, USA 4.-9.2.2014
  • 2013 FEBS Youth Travel Fund from the Federation of European Biochemical Societies to attend the workshop on: Translating epigenomes into function: a next generation challenge for human disease" (Capri, 13th-16th of October, 2013)
  • 2013 Young Scientist Travel Award to attend the cell symposia: Cancer Epigenomics in Meliá, Spain, 6.-8.Oct. 2013 awarded by the Austrian Society for Bone and Mineral Research
  • 2013 Young Investigator Award by the Austrian Society for Endocrinology and Metabolism, Linz, 18.-19. April 2013
  • 2013 Travel Fellowship from the Austrian Society for Bone and Mineral Research to attend the Annual Meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research in Washington D.C.  6-10 April 2013
  • 2013 Bursary from TransVIr Winter School to attend "Histology and Histopathology" course.
  • 2012 Travel stipend from theAustrian Society for Bone and Mineral Research to attend the 12.th Symposion of the European Calcium Society in Toulouse, France 8.-10. September 2012
  • Poster Prize at the Retreat of the Center of Pathophysiology, Infectiology and Immunology of the Medical University of Vienna. on 27. September 2012
  • Young Investigator Award at the 17th Annual meeting of the Austrian Society for Endocrinology and Metabolism, Graz, 19-20.04.2012

Samawansha Tennakoon comes from Sri Lanka. She has a Master Degree in Biomedical Basis of Diseases. Samawansha joined our Project in October 2011 and is working in WP3: Signalling.
  • Young Investigator Award at the 2nd International Symposium on the Calcium-sensing Receptor, San Diego, USA in March 2015
  • 2014 Poster Prize at the ÖGKM Austrian Society for Bone and Mineral Research during the Annual Meeting of the ÖGKM 15.11.2014, in Vienna.
  • 2014 Recipient of a Travel Grant from ÖGKM (the Austrian Society for Bone and Mineral Metabolism) for the 13th International Conference of the European Calcium Society, held in Aix-en-Provence (France) in September 14
  • 2014 Recipient of the EACR Fellowship by European Association for Cancer Research for an Academic Exchange with Cardiff University, UK
  • 2013 Comprehensive Cancer Center Travel Grant to attend the Annual Meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research in Washington D.C., 6.-10. April 2013
Università degli Studi di Firenze, Italy

Ana Rita Gato de Jesus Gomes from Portugal has a Master in Pharmaceutical Sciences. Ana Rita joined our Project in April 2011 and is working in WP1: Cancer.
AstraZeneca UK Limited, Macclesfield, United Kingdom

Joao Graça comes from Portugal and has a Master Degree in Biochemistry. Joao joined our Project in October 2011 and is working in WP2: Vascular calcification.
Université de Picardie Jules Verne, Amiens, France

Irene Lopez from Spain has a Master Degree in Biomedicine, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. Irene joined our Project in September 2011 and is working in WP2: Vascular calcification
  • 2014 Poster Prize at the 11th International Symposium on Resistant Arteries, September 14, in Balff, Alberta, in Canada
  • 2014 Travel fellowship for the 11th International Symposium on Resistant Arteries, September 14, in Balff, Alberta, Canada
  • 2014 Boehringer Ingelheim Fonds travel grant for the research visit to the lab of Prof. Wenhan Chang at UCSF School of Medicine, San Francisco.

Mariangela Galante has a Master Degree in Cellular and Molecular Biology from the University of Palermo, Italy. Mariangela has joined the project in February 2014 and is working on WP1: Cancer.
Cardiff University, United KingdomAwards

Martin Schepelmann from Austria has a Master Degree in Pharmacy. Martin joined our Project in July 2011 and is working in WP2: Vascular calcification.
  • Poster Prize at the Retreat of the Center of Pathophysiology, Infectiology and Immunology of the Medical University of Vienna 2012
University of Oxford, United Kingdom Awards

Valerie Babinsky comes from Austria and has a Master Degree in Biology. Valerie joined our Project in October 2011 and is working in WP2: Vascular calcification.
  • ASBMR Young Investigator Award to attend the European Calcified Tissue Society (ECTS) Ph.D. Training Course at the University of Hamburg in Hamburg in September 2013
Vrije Universiteit, The Netherlands

Susanne Roth from Germany has a Master Degree in Molecular Biosciences. Susanne joined our Project in October 2011 and is working in WP3: Signalling.

Fellows who have already left the project


Sarah Brennan came from Australia and has a Master Degree in Innovation and Enterprise and a PhD in Biochemistry. Sarah joined our Project in September 2011 and was working in WP2: Vascular calcification at Cardiff University until August 2013.

Ursula Thiem came from Austria and has a Master Degree in Medicine. Ursula joined our Project in June 2012 and was working in WP1: Cancer at Université de Picardie Jules Verne until June 2013.
  • 2013 3. Prix Communication Orale awarded by 6. Journées Scientifiques Cancéropole. 15.17. May 2013

Paulo André Cardoso Bicho da Silva Saldanha came from Portugal and has a Master Degree in Biochemistry from University of Beira Interior, Covilhã (Portugal).Paulo joined our Project in July 2013 and was working in WP1: cancer  at Université de Picardie Jules Verne until December 2013.
 

Multifaceted CaSR is a Marie Curie Action
funded by the European Commission
under the 7th Framework Programme

Official Sponsors of the 1st CaSR Symposium

Sponsors of the first CaSR Symposium

 

 

 


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