Université de Strasbourg

New USIAS Fellowships 2018

22 March 2018

Following the call for 2018 USIAS Fellowships, 15 projects have been selected with 17 Fellows, coming from Strasbourg and the rest of the world, including Australia, Colombia, Germany and the United States, 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 2018 USIAS projects and Fellows are (pdf):

  • Alleviating social stress: effects of social buffers on ageing in wild mammals
    Professor Stephen Dobson, Department of Biological Sciences, Auburn University, United States
  • Geoengineering, Thought Experiments, and the Cold War
    Professor Matthias Dörries, Interdisciplinary Research Institute for Science and Technology (IRIST), University of Strasbourg, France
  • Chiral Thermodynamics
    Dr. Cyriaque Genet, Institute of Supramolecular Science and Engineering (ISIS), University of Strasbourg and CNRS, France
  • The reaction mechanism of proteins studied in nanopores
    Professor Petra Hellwig, Complex Matter Chemistry (CMC), University of Strasbourg and CNRS, France
  • High-resolution structural analysis of rRNA modifications in specialized human ribosomes
    Dr. Bruno Klaholz, Institute of Genetics and Molecular and Cellular Biology (IGBMC), University of Strasbourg, France
  • Novel Bioorthogonal chemistry-based approaches for the identification and mapping of active metabolites of vitamin A
    Dr. Wojciech Krezel, Institute of Genetics and Molecular and Cellular Biology (IGBMC) - INSERM, University of Strasbourg, France
    Dr. Alain Wagner, Laboratory of Design and Application of Bioactive Molecules (CAMB), University of Strasbourg, France
  • Exploration of the chromatin inflammatory code in Drosophila and in mammals
    Dr. Nicolas Matt, Immune Response and Development in Insects (RIDI), Institute for Molecular and Cellular Biology (IBMC), University of Strasbourg, France
  • Molecular machines with multiple mechanical functions
    Dr. Adrian-Mihail Stadler, Institute of Supramolecular Science and Engineering (ISIS), University of Strasbourg and CNRS, France
  • From Scrutinizing One's Entrails to Letting the Wind Play One's Harp: George Sand's Poetics of Genius
    Professor Isabelle Naginski, Department of Romance Studies, Tufts University, United States
  • The social treatment and systems of representation of disability in Haiti
    Professor Frédéric Reichhart, INS HEA - National Higher Institute for Training and Research for the Education of Young Disabled Persons and Adapted Teaching, Suresnes, France
    Professor Aggée Célestin Lomo Myazhiom, European Dynamics (DynamE), University of Strasbourg, France
  • Towards a Hermeneutic of Emancipation: the paradigm of Exodus
    Professor Jacob Rogozinski, Research Centre on Contemporary German Philosophy: History and Issues (CREΦAC), University of Strasbourg, France
  • TranslatOmiX: massively-parallel characterization of the entire protein synthesis with single-cell resolution
    Dr. Michael Ryckelynck, RNA Structure and Reactivity (ARN), Institute for Molecular and Cellular Biology (IBMC), University of Strasbourg, France
  • The non-Abelian Hodge theory of an orbifold Klein surface
    Professor Florent Schaffhauser, Department of Mathematics, University of los Andes, Bogota, Columbia
  • Interactions in Thin Liquid Films: Towards Non-Aqueous Foams, Emulsions & Dispersions
    Professor Cosima Stubenrauch, Institute of Physical Chemistry, University of Stuttgart, Germany
  • Communism, Internationalism, Nature - A Cold War History of Environmental Representation
    Dr. Tijana Vujosevic, School of Design, University of Western Australia, Australia
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