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Published Feb. 12, 2019 10:34 AM

Gareth Sullivan and his research group has been selected as one of the academic communities that will help solve the challenges of growing environmentally friendly and ethical meat at an affordable price. For good measure, they may also save endangered species of animals. The news was published in Nature on 6 February.

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Published Dec. 20, 2018 2:49 PM

The preparation for the new, major international postdoctoral programme – Scientia Fellows II – has started.  The EU grant provides 250 new person years at the faculty. 

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. 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.

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

Published Nov. 19, 2018 12:08 PM

For the first time UiO:Lifescience granted undergraduate students with a salary to perform a research project during their summer vacation 2018. CINPLA were lucky to grab 4 talented students in various projects from gene-editing by crisper to behavioral analysis. 

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Published Nov. 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.