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2018.04.09 | Awards

Distinguished Investigator Grant of DKK 10 million

Professor Mikkel Heide Schierup, BiRC, has been awarded a Distinguished Investigator Grant of DKK 10 million from the Novo Nordisk Foundation for the research project 'The Extraordinary Evolution of Human Sex'.

2018.01.26 | Research news

Science paper on the Nature of Nurture

Bjarni Vilhjalmsson from BiRC has contributed to a new paper in Science that shows how parental genotypes affect the phenotypes of the children, even those genes that are not transmitted. Read the paper here or a feature on it by Carl Zimmer at New York Times

cover suggestion for Nature article (Illustration: Astrid Reitzel)

2018.01.05 | Research news

Danish pan genome paper pronounced most significant Danish research 2017 by

The readers of has voted the Danish pan genome study to be the most significant Danish research result in 2017. The main project, published in Nature July 2017 (, is a major Danish collaboration where researchers from BiRC played a very central part. The assembly and analysis of the 150…

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Wed 26 Sep
13:00-15:30 | BiRC, building 1110-223, C.F. Møllers Alle 8, 8000 Aarhus C
PhD defense: Guo Qianyun
Title of PhD thesis: Statistical Modelling of Mutations in Cancer Genomes
Fri 05 Oct
13:00-15:00 | BiRC, C.F. Møllers Alle 8, 8000 Aarhus C
BiRC seminar and workshop: Thomas Hamelryck
DIKU/BIO, University of Copenhagen
Tue 09 Oct
11:15-12:00 | BiRC, C.F. Møllers Alle 8, 1111-100, 8000 Aarhus C
BiRC talk: Kay Pruefer
Department of Evolutionary Genetics, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Germany

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