Almost 50 teams from UiO participated in Norway's largest athletics event - the relay race Holmenkollstafetten. It was a cold day, but great for running and CINPLA finished the 18 450m long course in 1:12:46 as number 160 of the 1553 teams in our category.
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Under you will find some practical information on opening hours and availability of the different administrative services at the institute during the Easter holidays.
Women's fat has a more active metabolism, but this effect disappears later in life.
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.
PhD candidate Elise Holter Thompson has been granted funding for a three-year postdoc position from the Norwegian Health Association (Nasjonalforeningen for folkehelsen) where she will investigate mechanisms of dementia using an animal model.
"Hjernens visuelle «skysstasjon» er egentlig en portvokter" skrevet av Bjarne Røsjo (3. januar, 2019)
Hybrid Technology Hub researcher Jo Waaler is awarded a grant of 4,4 million NOK for the project Tankyrase Inhibition in Cancer Immunotherapy. The grant is awarded by 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.
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
UiO:Life Science awarded our application for internationalization support formalizing a closer collaboration with Arvin Kumar. He will come to Oslo week 50.
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.
"Hjernens balanse mellom læring og hukommelse reguleres av brusk-protein" skrevet av Bjarne Røsjo (5. november, 2018)
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.
Expanding the Open Ephys system to include animal tracking and behavior-based closed-loop stimulation extends the availability of high-quality, low-cost experimental setup within standardized data formats.
SPARK Norway is UiO:Life Science’s innovation programme for health-related life sciences. Meet three of the SPARKees and get inspired to apply.
Congratulations to Milad Hobbi Mobarhan for defending his thesis "Computational tools for modeling, data storage, and education in Neuroscience" for the degree of PhD on Tuesday 4th September 2018
Head of the Norwegian Centre for Mental Disorders Research (NORMENT) at the University of Oslo, Professor of Psychiatry, Dr. Ole A. Andreassen, has been awarded the Bergesen's prize (Bergesenprisen) 2018 for Outstanding Research in Psychiatry.
How our mind can develop and acquire new knowledge, while at the same time preserve memories across a lifetime has been a longstanding question within neuroscience. The new research, published in The Journal of Neuroscience, shows that aggrecan is an essential for the assembly of perineuronal nets and regulation of brain plasticity.
Aggrecan directs extracellular matrix mediated neuronal plasticity. The Journal of Neuroscience, 2018.
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.
A major challenge in computational neuroscience is to specify the often large number of parameters that define neuron and neural network models. Many of these parameters have an inherent variability, and some are even actively regulated and change with time.
Researcher Jens Kremkow, of the Neuroscience Research Center of the Charité-Universitätsmedizin Berlin, shall be hosting a seminar at the Department of Biosciences, University of Oslo on Monday 3rd September at 3:30pm.
CINPLA's Milad Hobbi Mobarhan will defend his thesis "Computational tools for modeling, data storage, and education in Neuroscience" for the degree of PhD on Tuesday 4th September 2018
In connection with the DigiBrain Project CINPLA members, Svenn-Arne Dragly, Mikkel Lepperød, Torkel Hafting and Marianne Fyhn have been awarded a grant of 50.000NOK from the Centre for Digital Life Norway to help develop their new Data Management software; Exdir and Expipe.
How can we get young people to choose an active lifestyle and a healthy diet? And how can we bring about lasting change?