Université de Strasbourg

New USIAS 2017 Fellows

07 March 2017

Following the call for 2017 USIAS Fellowships, 13 projects have been selected with 15 Fellows coming from Strasbourg and from the rest of the world, including Australia, Germany, Japan, Switzerland, to contribute to the vibrant and rich scientific community at the University of Strasbourg. The projects cover a large spectrum of disciplines and research topics, opening up exciting new perspectives and approaches. Projects have been chosen for their originality and excellence, via a competitive selection process that included international peer review.

The 2017 USIAS projects and Fellows are:

  • Structural Music Information Research (SMIR): introducing algebra, topology and category theory into computational musicology
    Dr. Moreno Andreatta, Institute for Research and Coordination in Acoustics/Music (IRCAM), CNRS UMR 9912 – Science and Technology of Music and Sound (STMS) et University Pierre and Marie Curie (UPMC), Paris, France
  • Biographical achievements and negotiations of belongings among the descendants of immigrant families. A qualitative comparative study on the impact of policies in two generations in the metropolitan areas of Strasbourg and Frankfurt am Main
    Professor Ursula Apitzsch, Goethe University Frankfurt, Germany
  • Ultrafast Transformations of Composite Nanoparticles
    Professor Florian Banhart, Institute of Physics and Chemistry of Materials Strasbourg (IPCMS), University of Strasbourg, France
    Dr Thomas LaGrange, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland
  • PARP3 in continuous and stress-induced neurogenesis
    Dr. Françoise Dantzer, Research Institute of the Strasbourg Biotechnology School (IREBS), CNRS, University of Strasbourg, France
  • Hybrid Materials for Fighting Obesity
    Professor Luisa De Cola, Institute of Supramolecular Science and Engineering (ISIS), University of Strasbourg, France
    Professor Silvana Perretta, University Hospital Institute (IHU)/Research Institute Against Digestive Cancers (IRCAD), University of Strasbourg, France
  • Molecular mechanism of endocardial mechanotransduction during valvulogenesis
    Dr. Hajime Fukui, National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center, Osaka, Japan
  • Strange primordial matter
    Dr. Boris Hippolyte, Hubert Curien Pluridisciplinary Institute (IPHC), University of Strasbourg, France
  • The Complex Origins of our Economic and Social Problems
    Professor Alan Kirman, School for Advanced Studies in the Social Sciences (EHESS), Paris et Aix-Marseille University, France
  • Narrating African Futures
    Professor Anthony Mangeon, Faculty of Letters, University of Strasbourg, France
  • Democracy and War in Ancient Athens
    Professor David Pritchard, Department of Greek History, University of Queensland, Australia
  • Structural mechanisms of NLRP3 inflammasome assembly in vivo
    Professor Roméo Ricci, Institute of Genetics and Molecular and Cellular Biology (IGBMC), University of Strasbourg, France
  • Elucidating how traits are heritable through functional and population genomics across a whole subphylum
    Dr. Joseph Schacherer, Laboratory for Molecular Genetics, Genomics and Microbiology (GMGM), CNRS, University of Strasbourg, France
  • Enhancing quantum transport by correlated disorder
    Dr. Shannon Whitlock, Heidelberg University, Germany
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