Dr. Simon Geir Moller awarded Grant from the Norwegian Resarch Council
March 09, 2012
Department of Biological Sciences
Dr. Simon Moller, Biology Faculty, has been awarded
$900,000 Grant from the Norwegian Research Council.
The grant will be used for research on Parkinson's Disease
particularly on identifying mechanisms involved in disease onset
and progression with the ultimate aim of designing new ways to
diagnose the disease early and to provide tools for
The grant will be used to employ four postdoctoral researchers,
three years each, in addition to a handsome materials budget.
The grant will also open up the possibility for more research based
Student engagement within research laboratories, connected
directly to Ph.D. students and postdoctoral researchers, provides
motivation and real insight into the exciting world of biological
concepts and mechanisms.