News

Published Dec. 11, 2018 5:50 PM

Unlike Sweden, Denmark and Finland, Norway currently does not have a dedicated cryo electron microscopy facility for single particle analysis. We interviewed NCMM’s Acting Director, Hartmut Luecke, and researcher Eva Cunha, about their experiences with using cryo-EM and the current plans to bring the technology to Norway. 

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Published Dec. 6, 2018 2:31 PM

Dr Mathelier, head of the Computational Biology and Gene Regulation Group at NCMM, has been awarded a prestigious grant by the Research Council of Norway.

Published Dec. 5, 2018 3:28 PM

Congratulations to the Mathelier Group on their recent publication in the journal Nucleic Acids Research. PhD student in the Mathelier Group, Marius Gheorghe, is first author on the paper.

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Published Dec. 5, 2018 8:39 AM

Now the spring’s courses on the postdoctoral programme and the School of Health Innovation are open for registration. 

Published Dec. 3, 2018 3:56 PM

Under you will find some practical information on opening hours and availability of the different administrative services at the institute during the Christmas holidays.

Reza Ghiasvand
Published Nov. 29, 2018 1:17 PM

New study on the association between phenotypic characteristics, pattern of UV radiation exposure, and risk of melanoma on different body sites.

Sunbathing vacation before age 20 years was associated with significantly increased risk of melanoma on legs. This highlights the importance of starting sun protection early in life. 

Reza Ghiasvand in an interview by MedicalResearch.com

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Published Oct. 31, 2018 10:11 AM

Sandra Lopez-Aviles and Anthony Mathelier both awarded grants as part of Norwegian Cancer Society’s annual open call.

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Published Oct. 31, 2018 8:40 AM

Former NCMM Director, Professor Kjetil Taskén, features in an article about the history of patents in research, and the pros and cons associated with the practice.

Published Oct. 17, 2018 12:15 PM

SPARK Norway is UiO:Life Science’s innovation programme for health-related life sciences. Meet three of the SPARKees in our new videos and get inspired to submit your application by 15 November.

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Published Oct. 12, 2018 2:02 PM

The University of Oslo has recruited Dr Janna Saarela, Research Director of Institute for Molecular Medicine Finland (FIMM), the Finnish node of the Nordic EMBL Partnership, as the new Director of Centre for Molecular Medicine Norway (NCMM).

Professor Michael Hawrylycz
Published Oct. 8, 2018 7:17 AM

Dr. Michael Hawrylycz from the Allen Institute gave a lecture on his research on brain atlases at the IMB Distinguished Seminar on October 5.

It was curiosity about the Human Brain Project that enticed the acclaimed researcher to come to Norway.

ERIC certificate
Published Oct. 3, 2018 10:06 AM

EU-OPENSCREEN officially recognised as European Research Infrastructure Consortium (ERIC)

Published Oct. 2, 2018 12:30 PM

Annual event provides important networking opportunities for EATRIS

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Published Oct. 2, 2018 11:58 AM

NCMM congratulates Professor Jens Petter Berg on his appointment as the new Dean of Research at the Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo 

Poul Nissen
Published Oct. 1, 2018 4:13 PM

The Nordic EMBL Partnership is very pleased to announce that Professor Poul Nissen, Director of DANDRITE (Danish Research Institute of Translational Neuroscience) has been named as the third speaker of the Nordic EMBL Partnership.

The new leadership at the Faculty of Medicine
Published Sep. 25, 2018 4:25 PM

The faculty board has elected Ivar Gladhaug as dean at the Faculty of Medicine for 2019–2022.

Published Sep. 24, 2018 8:03 AM

UiO:Life Science hopes to see Norwegian finalists in the pitch competition at the tech conference SLUSH in Helsinki on 5 December. The winner is granted 30 000 euros. Life science students and researchers in startups or pre-startups are welcome to apply before 1 October at 12:00.

Group photo Nordic EMBL 2018
Published Sep. 18, 2018 8:45 PM

NCMM hosts the 9th annual Nordic EMBL Partnership Meeting in the hills above Oslo. The annual Partnership meetings offer researchers an opportunity to come together for a programme of scientific discussion and networking.

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Published Sep. 14, 2018 3:08 PM

Centre for Molecular Medicine Norway (NCMM) was externally evaluated by the Research Council of Norway in June 2018. The report has now been released, and NCMM is very pleased to announce that the Centre has been rated as ‘very good/excellent’ overall.

Published Aug. 29, 2018 2:06 PM

The application deadline for this call was 15 November 2018. We received 23 applications within the deadline. Finalists will be selected medio December 2018. They will be invited to pitch projects before our external SPARK review panel primo January 2019. A new call will be out in the fall 2019.

Published Aug. 24, 2018 2:19 PM

During the spring of 2018, Nora Lenkey, Kinga Gawel, Eva Cunha and Malte Bieler, our four new individual Marie-Curie fellows, began their work at the MED Faculty.

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Published Aug. 23, 2018 9:11 AM

NCMM congratulates Dr. Espen Melum on receiving the Anders Jahre Prize for Young Scientists

Published Aug. 10, 2018 9:52 AM

At present UiO:Life Science funds seven convergence environments that address major challenges within life sciences related to health and environment/sustainable growth. A new application round starts now. Researchers from all units at UiO are welcome to participate.

Published July 27, 2018 3:04 PM

Johannes Hov has been awarded an ERC Starting Grant of EUR 1,5 million to further develop his research on the importance of intestinal bacteria as a cause of disease.

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Published July 6, 2018 9:43 AM

NCMM is delighted to announce that Dr. Marieke Kuijjer has been recruited as Group Leader for Systems Medicine