New article at the University of Oulu

“Embryonic Stem Cells Derived Kidney Organoids as Faithful Models to Target Programmed Nephrogenesis” is the title of a new publication by the team of Seppo Vainio (RENALTRACT Principal Investigator) and Zenglai Tan (ESR 1) at the University of Oulu. “We present protocol of generation of kidney organoid from mouse embryonic stemcell. The organoid can be […]

Three publications at Mosaiques Diagnostics

Three articles were recently published by Petra Zürbig (RENALTRACT Principal Investigator) and Pedro Magalhães (ESR 9) at Mosaiques Diagnostics. In the first two articles “Association of kidney fibrosis with urinary peptides: a path towards non-invasive liquid biopsies?” and “Comparison of Urine and Plasma Peptidome Indicates Selectivity in Renal Peptide Handling, they were main contributors while […]

Nephrogenesis Workshop & RENALTRACT International Conference – 11-13 April 2018

The last meeting of RENALTRACT project took place in Manchester, UK from 11 to 13 April 2018. The first day was dedicated to the UK Nephrogenesis Workshop, an event that is organised for more than 20 years now and gathered specialists in the field. Two Early Stage Researchers from RENALTRACT intervened in this Workshop, Irene […]

RENALTRACT Short-Course 2 “Science values and research responsibilities” – Bidart, France – 12-16 June 2017

The second RENALTRACT Short-Course was held in Bidart, France from 12 to 16 June 2017. The main theme was « Science values and research responsibilities ». The first session (12/06/17) focused on « Science, norms and values » and the ESRs were asked to compare and share their vision of values in their research environment. A discussion took place [...]

2 scientific publications from ESR 9 Pedro Magalhães in Mosaiques Diagnostics

Pedro Magalhães (ESR9 in Mosaiques Diagnostics) has recently collaborated in 2 publications: “Urinary proteomics using capillary electrophoresis coupled to mass spectrometry for diagnosis and prognosis in kidney diseases” (Pedro Magalhães, Harald Mischak and Petra Zürbig) and “Urinary biomarkers for renal tract malformations”  (Pedro Magalhães, Joost P. Schanstra, Emma Carrick, Harald Mischak and Petra Zürbig).   […]

RENALTRACT Workshop 3 & mid-term meeting – Marseille, France – 23-24 March 2017

Last RENALTRACT Young Researchers Training Workshop was held in Marseille back-to-back with the mid-term meeting on 23rd and 24th March 2017. The first seminar from Dr. Charlotte Dean (Imperial College of London) was dedicated to “Polarity proteins in branching morphogenesis” and the second was from Bianca Habermann (CNRS/IBDM) on “mitoXplorer: exploring mitochondrial functions in development [...]

RENALTRACT Short-Course 1 “Transferable Skills” – Paris, 5-9 September 2016

The summer was about to end in Paris when RENALTRACT held its first Short-Course on the theme "Transferable Skills". With strong support of our partner MyScienceWork, first day was dedicated to bring tools in scientific communication and e-reputation to the Early Stage Researchers (ESRs). It was followed the second day by lectures on ethics, scientific [...]

RENALTRACT Workshop 2 “Animal models” – Glasgow, 20-21 June 2016

In the early beginning of Scottish summer, second RENALTRACT Workshop on "Animal models" took place at the University of Glasgow from Monday 20th June to Tuesday 21st June 2016. On UofG premises, Early Stage Researchers presented their individual project and showed their progress with preliminary results. They have also attended to seminars organised in collaboration [...]

RENALTRACT/EURenOmics meeting – Paris, 9-13 May 2016

Paris welcomed RENALTRACT ESRs, PIs and Scientific Advisory Board from 9 to 13 May 2016 as for RENALTRACT General Assembly, Fellow Supervisory Panels, Fellow's Board, Supervisory Board and a final lecture session from the SAB. Participants were also invited to attend to FP7 EU project EURenOmics and to interact with their members. The agenda was [...]

RENALTRACT Workshop 1 “Ex vivo” in Oulu – March 2016

In snowy region of Lapland, RENALTRACT held its first workshop in Oulu, Finland from 7 to 11 March 2016. The agenda was followed in a productive and interactive atmosphere. It was the occasion for the students to meet up for the first time, to have presentation of their student path and their project, to attend [...]