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Sura Aziz defended Tuesday June 27th 2017 her dissertation: “Biological and clinico-pathologic markers in breast cancer, with focus on histologic features, markers of proliferation and angiogenesis” at the University of Bergen.
The members of the Faculty Board for 2017 - 2021 have now been elected.
Anna Berg defended June 22nd 2017 her dissertation: «Molecular alterations and diagnostic imaging in premalignant and malignant endometrial lesions for improved diagnosis and treatment» at the University of Bergen.
Inga Reigstad defended Thursday June 22nd 2017 her dissertation "Investigation of different aspects of the tumor microenvironment as determinants of tumor development and progression".
The Shank family of proteins functions as a molecular scaffold in the neuronal post-synaptic density, enabling numerous protein-protein interactions. Shanks are large multi-domain molecules, and one of the conserved domains is an SH3 domain. Using high-resolution X-ray crystallography, we show that the SH3 domain in the Shank family has lost its canonical ligand-binding site.
The p53 community met at Haukeland Campus for the 3rd international p53 isoform conference, 18th to 21st of June. CCBIO had the great pleasure of hosting The Third International p53 Isoform conference at Basic Biology-building, UIB Haukeland Campus. We welcomed researchers from all corners of the world including the pioneers who contributed in discovery and crucial first investigations in the... Read more
The research group around Karl Johan Tronstad at the Department of Biomedicine has been granted 9.5 million to investigate the causes of chronic fatigue syndrome, or myalgic encephalopathy CFS/ME.
The Centre for Cancer Biomarkers CCBIO, in collaboration with Helse Vest, arranged on June 18.-19. 2017 a new type of symposium focusing on the methodology required to identify new biomarkers in patient materials.
Associated Professor Kristine Bærøe spent one month as a visiting researcher at the Ethox Centre at Oxford University. She recently published a blog post on Ethoxblog, addressing the question of necessary training in research ethics.
From the "Faculty of Medicine and Odontology" to the "Faculty of Medicine".
At the Faculty Day we honour some of the best researchers within the medical field. Here are the award winners of 2017!