The Department of Biomedicine

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On May 23 and 24, 2019, the world's leading fibrosis and cancer researchers met in Bergen at an international fibrosis conference on the topic "New tools to study the fibrotic stroma".
The structure of full-length phenylalanine hydroxylase in complex with the cofactor BH4 is presented in the most recent issue of PNAS. As the cofactor is also used as a therapy for PKU, this structure is of medical importance.
The candidate will give a trial lecture and defend her doctoral thesis with the title: “The Receptor Tyrosine Kinase Axl in Tumour Phenotyptic Plasticity and Acquired Resistance to Cancer Targeted- and Immunotherapy"
As the first lab in Norway, the NAT lab recently installed a HoloMonitor system for 3D live cell microscopy. This novel instrument allows us to spy on the cells in a gentle and non-invasive way.