Welcome to the IZKF
The Interdisciplinary Center for Clinical Research (IZKF) is the central structure of research development of the Faculty of Medicine of the Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU). Its mission is to improve the overall quality of clinical research at the Medical Faculty, to stimulate interdisciplinary research, to advance the careers of young scientist and to foster the acquisition of extramural funds.
On July 23 and 24, the internal colloquium for the new project funding period of the IZKF took place. Out of 52 submitted project proposals, 46 projects were presented.
The junior research group of Dr. Dulin is now in the Interdisciplinary Center for Nanostructured Films (IZNF) and can use the fantastic infrastructure there.
Results are published in Cell Death and Differentiation under the title ‘Thymidylate synthase maintains the de-differentiated state of triple negative breast cancers’ by Siddiqui et al. The research shows the importance of thymidylate catabolism in maintenance of aggressive nature of these tumors.
Farewell to Dr. Caroline Bosch-Voskens and Prof. Holger Schulze in their last meeting of the junior scientist committee on December, 6th 2018.