On May 23rd, the Austrian Research Promotion Agency (FFG) extended the contract with the Center for Optimized Structural Studies (COSS) at the Max F. Perutz Laboratories and the University of Vienna.
The COSS is one of only eight centres funded through the “Laura Bassi Centre of Excellence” program. Over the next three years – until 2016 – structural biologist Kristina Djinovic-Carugo and the COSS team will be funded with 1 million euro to do research at the interface between science and industry.The Center for Optimized Structural Studies (COSS) at the Max F. Perutz Laboratories (MFPL) of the University of Vienna and the Medical University of Vienna is one of only eight projects funded since 2009 through the “Laura Bassi Centre of Excellence” initiative. This program of the Austrian Research Promotion Agency FFG promotes research networks led by women at the interface between science and industry.
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