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The board of FUGE (the Functional Genomics programme of Norway) has granted 2,3 mill NOK to be distributed to research projects in order stimulate use of bio bank material in proteomics research. This is part of the effort to stimulate researchers to utilize multiple FUGE platforms in their research and to encourage contact and interdisciplinary cooperation between the different technology... Read more
PROBE, together with the Department of Molecular Biology will hold a course on Quantitative Proteomics in Bergen June 7-11th 2010. The course, which requires basic knowledge (theoretical and practical) in proteomics will address state of the art proteomics techniques through lectures, practical work and demonstrations. The course is supported by Nordforsk.
Discovery of the "Golgi-bypass" provides new insight into how disease-related proteins are transported to the cell surface.
Professor James Lorens and his group use nanotechnology to study tissue production and cancer development.
Seminar 04.02.2010 - 13.00
Neuroblastoma cells are typically arrested at an early and immature stage. The stage of neuroblastoma tumor cell differentiation is known to influence patient outcome, with a high differentiation stage correlating to favorable prognosis.
The prize to the best publication on basic research 2008 at the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry was given to the paper: Identification of pharmacological chaperones as potential therapeutic agents to treat phenylketonuria
In connection with the Norwegian National Protomics Meeting 26th-27th Hasmik Keshishian from Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard was an invited speaker. After the meeting she remained in Bergen to assist PROBE in setting up the Targeted protein quantification method Multiple Reaction Monitoring (MRM) in a state of the art manner. This method is now available at PROBE.
The board of FUGE (the Functional Genomics programme of Norway) has granted 2,3 mill NOK to be distributed to research projects in order stimulate use of bio bank material in proteomic research. This is part of the effort to stimulate researchers to utilize multiple FUGE platforms in their research and to encourage contact and interdisciplinary cooperation between the different technology... Read more

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