The Department of Biomedicine

News archive for The Department of Biomedicine

Biomedical Image Sciences is a relatively new field of study. We have interviewed two students who have chosen this study track in the Master's Programme in Medical Biology.
Date: 31/1-3/2-2012 Organized by Endy Spriet and Hege Avsnes Dale
Heli Havukainen, a PhD student associated with Biorecognition, last week successfully defended her PhD thesis entitled "Dissecting Molecular Properties of Honey Bee Vitellogenin" at the Norwegian University of Life Sciences (UMB).
Maite Bezem, a master’s student in the Biorecognition research group, was a member of the team that won the international Sci-preneurship Contest held in Brussels.
New Location: Gades Institute, Lab Building, 5th floor, "Forskningslaboratorier"
Date: Oct 25th-27th, 2011. Organized by Tina Pavlin, MIC Bergen
Aurora Martinez and her research group at the Department of Biomedicine work to find cures for rare, genetic illnesses.
The annual Norwegian Molecular Imaging Consortium meeting will take place at the University of Bergen from Thursday 25th to Friday the 26th of October, 2012.
The annual Norwegian Molecular Imaging Consortium meeting will take place at the University of Tromsø from Thursday 20th to Friday the 21st of October, 2011.
Linda Stuhr and co-workers have shown that an increased availabiity of oxygen in tumours inhibits both growth and production of new capillaries (angiogenesis).
On the 20th of May 2011 Jill Anette Opsahl successfully defended her PhD thesis and thus completed her PhD degree.
Recent knowledge regarding fluid constituting the body's microenvironment gives new diagnostic possibilities.
After getting an article accepted in FEBS Letters, the authors sent a cover art suggestion to the journal. The image was accepted and is featured on the cover of FEBS Lett., Volume 585, Issue 8.
Probes for molecular imaging of renal function with MRI and PET is developed.
At the Department of Medicine, University of Bergen, there is one PhD and one Post Doc position available in In vivo Imaging.
The course will include lectures, practical work and demonstrations of different quantitative proteomics techniques. The course will require basic knowledge (teoretical and practical) in proteomics.
Institute of Medicine and the Department of Biomedicine gathered for joint institute day.