News and events


  • viola-and-ricci Master student at CanCell awarded the TEKNA grant Jan. 19, 2021 5:55 PM

    Since its beginning in 2010, TEKNA’S Master stipend has been awarded to several candidates and helped them create extraordinary master projects. For the first time ever it has been awarded to a master project in the medical sciences.

  • forskningsparken_johnhughes CanCell members join the NCMM Jan. 14, 2021 4:25 PM

    The Norwegian Centre for Molecular Medicine ( NCMM) is working internationally to promote young and talented researchers to grow. The centre focus on molecular medicine, translational research and biotechnology and it is part of a big commitment to life sciences done by UiO. CanCell researcher Helene Knævelsrud has been appointed as a young associate investigator and Anne Simonsen has been re- elected as an associate investigator in the centre for the second time.

  • hsonfr-6-grants-2020 CanCell scientists receive six major research grants Dec. 22, 2020 8:58 AM

    The annual announcements of grants from Research Council Norway (NFR) and South-East Norway Regional Health Authority (HSØ) were a success for several CanCell scientists. Marina Vietri, Kay Schink, Kjetil Boye, Jorrit Enserink, Tor Erik Rusten and Anne Simonsen were all awarded grants.


  • annual-plan-2021-cancell-180121 CanCell General Meeting Jan. 27, 2021 2:00 PM

    We kick off 2021 with the General Meeting - where we will present the plans for the year, new seminar group and the new CanCell young scientists (CYS).

  • sarasigismond CanCell seminar with Sara Sigismond: "Contact sites between PM, ER and mitochondria: connecting EGFR signalling to cell metabolism” Feb. 19, 2021 11:00 AM

    We are very happy to present Sara Sigismond from IFOM, Milano, Italy who will hold a Zoominar on Friday February 19. Her lab studies the molecular mechanisms governing endocytosis and signaling of the epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR), and how their alteration contributes to cancer development. Her lab also explore how endocytosis promotes breast cancer plasticity which promotes aggressiveness and metastasis.

  • vanderheiden CanCell seminar with Matthew Vander Heiden: "Cancer and metabolism" (TBC) Mar. 26, 2021 2:00 PM

    We are pleased to announce a CanCell seminar with Matthew Vander Heiden from Koch Institute. Vander Heiden is an Associate Professor in the Department of Biology, and Associate Director of the Koch Institute at MIT, as well as a member of the Broad Institute. He is a practicing oncologist and instructor in Medicine at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute / Harvard Medical School.