2022

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Published Apr. 29, 2022 10:25 AM

Helene Knævelsrud is leading the project “Unraveling the role of autophagy in renal cell carcinoma” where the aim is to identify biomarkers and therapy targets in RCC. Several lines of evidence suggest that the cellular garbage recycling pathway called autophagy is altered in renal cell carcinoma, and this project will explore the mechanisms and clinical consequences of this dysregulated autophagy.

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Published Apr. 1, 2022 2:11 PM

CanCell PI Ragnhild Eskeland and associated member Philippe Collas were recently interviewed by Bioingeniøren about chromatin organization, epigenetic marks, DNA packing and the three dimensional organization of DNA inside the nucleus. They were joined by Rein Aasland, Jonas Paulsen and Arne Klungland. Read more about what these scientists have to say about the genetic information beyond the linear DNA  - Genomet er som et flokete nøste

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Published Apr. 1, 2022 1:54 PM

UiO: Life sciences initiated financing of convergence environments in 2016 to promote interdisciplinary research. In total they planned to fund 20 projects out of which 14 were funded in the years 2016/2017 and  2018/2019. In the most recent round of applications in 2020/2021, six new convergence environments were funded, out of which two were awarded to CanCell.

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Published Mar. 3, 2022 3:55 PM

A QUALI-FAIR kick-off seminar was held on 3rd March 2022 to discuss how to make qualitative and personally identifiable data fair and what are the related challenges. Ragnhild Eskeland and Anders Øverbye represented CanCell at the Seminar.