CanCell project leader Marina Vietri has received the NFR Young Research Talent grant for her project - 'Ruptured nuclear envelopes in cancer'.
CanCell project leader Helene Knævelsrud has secured an ERC starting grant for her project, FINALphagy - Final act of autophagy symphony: Whole organism orchestration of autophagy termination .
Anders Jahre's Awards honors outstanding research in basic and clinical medicine. The prize is awarded by the University of Oslo and is one of the most prestigious awards in Nordic biomedical research. This year, CanCell Director, Harald Stenmark receives the Anders Jahre's major medical prize.
Pilar Ayuda-Durán received an award from ASEICA, the Spanish association for cancer research, recognizing her work in the promotion of scientific vocations.
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.
The European Crucible is a leadership and development programme for early/mid-career researchers from Scotland and Europe.
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
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.
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.
11 February is marked as the International Day of Women and Girls in Science. Pilar Ayuda-Durán from the Enserink group and Rojyar Khezri from the Rusten group are participating in events celebrating the day.