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The PhD level course on Health Innovation, CCBIONEUR912, was kicked off November 8-9, 2021, at the facilities of the new medical incubator EITRI. CCBIONEUR912 is joining the course SDG900 as the second innovation course offering at UiB on the PhD level. It is the first PhD course on health innovation and thus an invaluable offering for medical researchers at the beginning of their research... Read more
The Trond Mohn Foundation has now announced that Carina Strell will be one of three candidates at the University of Bergen (UiB) to be awarded with a TMS starting grant, for her project Understanding Early Breast Cancer Evolution in Space and Time (EvoMaps). Strell has a long-term collaboration with the Lars A. Akslen group at CCBIO, and her project will be embedded at CCBIO.
November 9, Professor Robert S. Langer, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, presented the Falch Lecture entitled "Creating and implementing breakthrough technologies in biotechnology and nanotechnology". Through a live streaming from MIT, the around 200 people in Store Auditorium enjoyed a truly inspirational talk, motivating them to pursue their ideas and keep asking the fundamental... Read more
On a rare occasion, almost the whole IK group got together in Oulu, so we of course took the chance to have a photo shoot! What a lovely bunch of people we are!
Malaria is one of the most devastating infectious diseases in the world. The parasites causing malaria move by gliding, for which force is generated by an unusual actomyosin motor. We have determined a high-resolution crystal structure of one of the key regulators of parasite actin dynamics, the homodimeric actin capping protein alpha.
On September 17th, we celebrated our first PhD from the UiB, Dr. Andrea Johana Lopez Moreno.
Associate professor Camilla Normand at Stavanger University Hospital gives a lecture on Heart failure with preserved ejection fraction.
Senior adviser Yves Aubert has met this year’s Falch lecturer, Prof. Robert S. Langer. He strongly encourages anyone interested in medicine and innovation to attend the lecture November 9th.