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Centre for Cancer Biomarkers CCBIO

Centre for Cancer Biomarkers (CCBIO) is a Centre of Excellence at the Faculty of Medicine, University of Bergen. 

The center is working on new cancer biomarkers and targeted therapy, and has particular focus on mechanisms that show how cancer cells are affected by the microenvironment in the tumors, and what significance this has for cancer proliferation and poor prognosis. Centre Director is Lars A. Akslen, Department of Clinical Medicine. Read about our research and activities in the CCBIO Annual Report.

Project managers
CCBIO has eight principal investigators, and three associated investigators:

ccbio book release

New book from CCBIO

CCBIO with editors Lars A. Akslen and Randolph S. Watnick publishes a new book through Springer Publishing on August 31st. The title is Biomarkers of the Tumor Microenvironment - Basic Studies and Practical Applications. The book contains 22 chapters with more than 500 pages and multiple...

NORBIS workshop

The same principles behind the internet, social networks and biological networks

NORBIS, supported by CCBIO, DLN and CBU, hosted the “Network Biology/Integromics Bioinformatics – Applications Towards Medicine” workshop at Grand Hotel Terminus in Bergen, August 23rd-25th 2017.

CCBIO906

CCBIO Research School course on Cancer Genomics

We are happy to introduce a brand new CCBIO Research School course: CCBIO906 - Cancer Genomics, which will take place November 1-3 2017!

News

Knowledge in biostatistics and bioinformatic analyses is valuable in medial disciplines

CCBIO/CBU recently held a workshop in ‘Basic R’, providing a great networking opportunity for CCBIO juniors in workshop a on the programming language R. CCBIO finds that increased knowledge in bioinformatic analyses and relevant analysis tools is important to fully understand the different levels of...

CCBIO/INTPART seminar

Scientific Writing Seminar

Several CCBIO-INTPART seminars and courses will take place the coming years. December 13th and 14th this year, we launch the first seminar in this series; a two-day seminar in Scientific Writing.

Shortcuts: Read CCBIO's Annual Reports and the CCBIO Newsletter

CCBIO is established in 2013 by the Research Council of Norway in collaboration with the University of Bergen. Other important sources of financial support are Helse Vest and the Norwegian Cancer Society. CCBIO is part of the Research Council of Norway's Centres of Excellence (CoE) scheme. The scheme organizes the activities of Norway’s foremost scientific circles in centres to achieve ambitious scientific objectives through collaboration and long-term basic funding.