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IMB remembers our dear colleague Erlend A. Nagelhus, who passed away on Friday January 10th 2020. Our thoughts and deepest sympathy go to his family and close friends.
In their new study, recently published in the journal Molecular Neurobiology, the Esguerra group establishes a zebrafish model to investigate the function of the CACNA1A gene.
If you want to maintain a stabile weight, reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease and some types of cancer, then daily consumption of nuts is recommended, not only for Christmas, but all year round.
Congratulations to Dr Emma Haapaniemi, head of the Precision Pediatrics and Gene Editing Group at NCMM, who this week received funding from both the Research Council of Norway and South-Eastern Norway Regional Health Authority (Helse Sør-Øst).
Under you will find some practical information on opening hours and availability of the different administrative services at the institute during the Christmas holidays.
A new study featuring NCMM group leader Marieke Kuijjer reports that mutations within non-coding DNA (so called 'junk' DNA) are associated with an increased risk of developing cancer.
Aortic valve calcification is a challenging condition for the health service and for the patients concerned. The only treatment currently available is surgery. Mariia Boganova recently defended her thesis which addresses the options available for future pharmacological treatment.
Nine PhD students from various NCMM groups attended this year's EMBL PhD Symposium in Heidelberg, Germany. Two students presented flash talks as part of the main program, and Karolina Spustová from the Gözen group was awarded a prize for the best poster.
Summer ended 100 days ago, and we now all need a vitamin D boost. Very few of us manage to get enough vitamin D from the food we eat.
Last week, the Mathelier Group published the latest update to the JASPAR database for transcription factor binding profiles.
Young people who eat breakfast and lunch generally eat more healthily during the course of the day. These are the results of a study which was conducted by researchers at the Department.
This week saw the opening of NCMM's annual PhD course in molecular medicine.
Congratulations to the chemical neuroscience research group at NCMM, which has just been renewed for a further four years.
You can now enrol in next year's first round of courses in the postdoctoral programme. The first deadline is already 8 December.
The Kuijjer group at NCMM have published a new article in the open access journal BMC Cancer.
NCMM group leader Irep Gözen recently published a perspectives article in ACS Nano, where she presents a new hypothesis for how cells were first able to divide on the early earth.
NCMM was pleased to host several representatives from the European Research Infrastructure for Translational Medicine (EATRIS) for the first national EATRIS Norway meeting earlier this week. The meeting was followed by a communications workshop for EATRIS national coordinators, and an open seminar by EATRIS Operations and Finance Director Anton Ussi.
Hosted by EMBL Barcelona, the 3rd annual EMBL Partnership Conference took place from 25-27 September 2019. A total of 25 NCMM members attended the meeting, including those who delivered talks and presented posters.
A new study published in JAMA Dermatology, shows a clear association between number of solarium sessions and SCC development.
NCMM was represented by Irep Gözen and her research group at the annual Forskningstorget event at University Square in central Oslo.
NCMM was pleased to welcome Dr Leland Mayne from the University of Pennsylvania for a three-week visit during September. Dr Mayne is an expert in hydrogen-deuterium exchange coupled to mass spectrometry (HDX-MS), and his knowledge and guidance will help to establish excellent standards for HDX-MS at NCMM.
MOOC is a new type of course that has emerged over the past decade. MED’s instructors have come on board, and the experiences are very good.
New work from the group led by Nikolina Sekulic at NCMM has been published in EMBO Reports.
Successful applicants: Hesso Farhan (IMB) is a coordinator for an ITN consortium and a co-coordinator for another one. Hartmut Luecke (NCMM) and Tom Eirik Mollnes (Klinmed) are partners in their respective consortiums. They all had their applications accepted in 2019. You can now plan your ITN application for 2020.
Harald Stenmark will conclude his service as chair of the Jahre Prize Committee with this year's awards. A celebration of research, the awards ceremony is slightly more laid back than in 2011, but still equally dignified and prestigious.