Department of Biological Sciences (BIO)

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Parasitic flatworms undergo drastic changes throughout their life cycle, including a rewiring of their nervous systems. A new paper explores the molecular mechanisms underlying this remarkable feature.
2023 has been an eventful year for the UNESCO Chair group at the University of Bergen. This year we have graduated three MSc students and one PhD student, started two new projects, taught sustainability science, held many presentations, and not least been part of arranging Norway’s first Biosphere Day in Nordhordland.
On the 15th of December 2023, PhD candidate Ronja Göhde successfully defended her thesis titled: “Secretory vesicle protein homologues in choanoflagellates”.
On December 5th, CeSAM and the UNESCO chair group organized a workshop for students and early career researchers - tying in with IPBES (Naturpanelet) holding a meeting in Bergen in the same week.