Department of Molecular Biology

News archive for Department of Molecular Biology

The University of Bergen received a total of NOK 30.3 million for cancer research.
The University of Bergen (UiB) is the 56th most quoted university in the world, according to the new QS rankings.
The salmon louse has become ever more resistant to drugs. The Sea Lice Research Centre in Bergen works to find new solutions to fight the louse.
Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences celebrates its new master candidates for the first time in a ceremony at the Science Building (no: Realfagbygget).
A study of social and academic belonging among bachelor students in molecular biology.
With regard to the Alumni Days 9-10 May, we made a special edition of MBINews.
The Research Council of Norway has assigned Puntervoll and Uni Research Environment 24 million to develop a vaccine for child diarrhea in developing countries.
UiB researchers have managed to identify the genes that make sea lice resistant. It will make it much easier to gain control of the lice, which in addition to destroying the aquaculture industry is a major problem for the wild salmon.
Signe and Ingvill hosted this years Junoir Teacher's Seminar - and what a seminar they made! All Junior Teacher was "invited" (= the seminar is mandatory), and most turned up. We all got to discuss the good parts of teaching, but also some issues like motivation, colloquiums and grading. This is the second year we arange Junior Teacher's Seminar, and we hope it will be a... Read more
Master thesis title: Subcellular PI3K Signaling in Adipocyte Differentiation
Small chemical groups are commonly attached to proteins in order to control their function. In eukaryotic cells, N-terminal acetyltransferases (NATs) attach acetyl groups to the very first amino acid (the N-terminus) of a majority of proteins. Now, researchers at MBI (UiB) and VIB-Gent have discovered that NATs also carry out other types of protein modifications.