04 Apr 2017 - AXA postdoctoral fellowship for Timurs Maculins.
Timurs Maculins, postdoctoral scientist in the group of Ivan Dikic at IBC2, was awarded a 2-year postdoctoral fellowship by the AXA Research Fund. The funded project will focus on how pathogenic bacteria hijack the host cell and suppress its immune response, ultimately aiming at finding new antibiotics.
The AXA Research Fund grants 25 postdoctoral fellowships annually for postdoctoral researchers and is dedicated to boosting scientific discoveries that contribute to societal progress. It was established in 2007 and has since then supported more than 500 research projects, hosted in 34 countries, aiming to foster research on risks and challenges today’s societies are faced by.