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Published 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. 

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Published Dec. 17, 2020 6:31 PM

The inaugurating Annual ChiNoCell meeting was started today at 9 in the morning Norwegian time and 4 in the afternoon in Beijing. As a part of international partnership (INTPART) from the Research Council of Norway, ChiNoCell is a collaboration between Yunnan University and Tsinghua University in Beijing and University of Oslo.



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Published Nov. 13, 2020 11:22 AM

Maybe you have felt it too? There are thousands of things that needs to be done in just a small timeframe. Especially when you rather want to go for a long walk or clean your apartment instead of studying or maybe you suddenly find yourself deep into the newest Netflix series when you should have been exercising?  But how can you stop procrastinating and keep focus on your goal? Can science help you in this case? How can you be motivated, or maybe the motivation itself is the key to stop procrastinating?  CanCell senior scientist Helene Knævelsrud has written a piece in Morgenbladet* about procrastination and how to avoid doing it.

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Published Nov. 10, 2020 6:07 PM

It is with humble gratitude and great joy we may announce that the Norwegian Cancer Society, Kreftforeningen, has granted project funding to Harald Stenmark and Tor Erik Rusten through their research programme 'Open Call 2020'. In the project description, it is stated that it funds ground-breaking projects in all fields of cancer research within the five categories basic research, translational research, clinical research, epidemiological research and research based on health and social science. This year 130 million NOK is granted to 20 different promising projects in Norway.

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Published Nov. 4, 2020 11:39 AM

Cell biologists and biophysicists join forces to bend biological membranes

Biological membranes deform to generate a vesicle within a vesicle. This phenomenon, called intraluminal vesicle formation, is a crucial step in the cellular clearance of obsolete transmembrane proteins, such as for example growth factor receptors. When this mechanism fails, cells can divide uncontrolled and cancer can arise.

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Published Oct. 23, 2020 2:56 PM

Congratulations to CanCell's very own Director Harald Stenmark who turns 60 this year! He was celebrated with an Anniversary Symposium at OCCI and Zoom today (23.10) honoring his illustrious career and person. 

Published Oct. 8, 2020 8:12 PM

CRISPR is the word on everyone’s lips and in every newsfeed after Jennifer Doudna and Emanuelle Charpentier yesterday was awarded the Nobel Prize in chemistry for their groundbreaking discovery of it. But what is CRISPR and what does it do?

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Published July 7, 2020 3:22 PM

Today, Anne Simonsen, co-director of CanCell and professor at Institute for Basic Medical Sciences was bestowed the lifetime honour of EMBO Membership . She and 62 other leading scientists was awarded this in recognition of their remarkable achievements in the life sciences. We  extend our congratulations!