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Published Nov. 3, 2019 2:02 PM

The film HUMAN NATURE by Adam Bolt gives insight into the discovery of the CRISPR-technology and how it can be used in human medicine and research.

Marie Rogne. Photo: R. Eskeland
Published Apr. 2, 2019 9:02 AM

We are pleased to announce that Marie Rogne received CanCell's young research project grant 2019 for exploring the single-cell chromatin landscape in Sarcoma cells in collaboration with Leonardo Meza-Zepeda at the Microarray Core Facilities, OUS/CanCell.

Published Jan. 17, 2019 2:28 PM

We would like to wish our followers all the best for the Christmas Holidays and the New Year with a photo from our creative Christmas lunch.

Published Jan. 17, 2019 2:28 PM

Det Norske Videnskaps-Akademiis organising a seminar 18th of January 2017 at 17.30 on CRISPR-Cas9 genome editing with Emmanuelle Carpentier who is one of the developers ofthistechnology as keynote lecturer. Ragnhild Eskeland and Olav Gjelsvik will present aspects on use of the technology and ethics. To read more about the seminar visit following link.

Read also an article about the seminar in Titan (in Norwegian).

Published Jan. 17, 2019 2:28 PM

We are very pleased to receive research funding from The Norwegian Research Council of Norway FRIPRO 2017. Ragnhild Eskeland was one of the 29 that received a research project from a total of 350 applications. This will secure two more group members for the next three years. This research is focused on how genes communicate and the dynamics of these interactions.

We are also grateful for research funding from Wedel Jarlsbergs Fund to our project Safer Medication in Pregnancy, which is part of PharmaTox Strategic Research Initiative at UiO. This is valuable funding for running costs for our study on paracetamol in human embryonic stem cells.

Published Jan. 17, 2019 2:28 PM

We have announced a 3-year bioinformatician post-doctoral position to be part of a interdisciplinary team from the Department of Informatics and the Department of Biosciences at University of Oslo. We are looking for a strong and enthusiastic candidate to work on integrative epigenomics. The candidate should have documented experience with bioinformatics and preferably with either large-scale software development or with gene regulation and chromatin. The balance between system development and modeling of gene regulation can to some degree be tuned to the selected candidate, meaning that a span of expertise ranging from generic software development to transcription factor dynamics could potentially be of relevance.

Please visit link to apply, the deadline is 1st of August 2017.

Published Jan. 17, 2019 2:28 PM

Today our paper "c-Myb Binding Sites in Haematopoietic Chromatin Landscapes" by Mads Bengtsen, Kjetil Klepper, Sveinung Gundersen, Ignacio Cuervo, Finn Drabløs, Eivind Hovig, Geir Kjetil Sandve, Odd Stokke Gabrielsen and  Ragnhild Eskeland, was published in PLOS ONE.  

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Published Jan. 17, 2019 2:28 PM

We are very happy to receive research funds from Norwegian Cancer Society. These funds will help us get a better understanding of epigenetic regulation and chromatin organisation in prostate cancer cells. This knowledge may be helpful for future diagnosis and understanding cancer progression.

Published Jan. 17, 2019 2:28 PM

An article "Medisinbruk hos gravide: Den krevende forskningsformidlingen" about PharmaTox and dissemination of research by Norunn K. Torheim was published on UIO´s website. Emma Escribano Serrano is a new Erasmus student that joined our team and she will be working on the PharmaTox project "Drugs in pregnancy – epigenetic outcomes of exposure to paracetamol in human embryonic stem cells".

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