Kjetil Lysne Voje has been awarded 1.5 million Euros in research grants from the European Research Council (ERC). He will take a closer look at how changes in the evolution of species occur over time.
This year Viola Lobert, who teaches genetics and developmental biology at the Department of Biosciences, has made virtual lab tours of four model organism facilities to introduce her students to the wonders of development, but also to give them a taste of what it’s like to do experiments in a lab.
We have new safety representatives at the department. Do you know who your safety representative is and what the safety representative can help you with?
The Research Council of Norway (NFR) has funded two projects from the Department. The projects are EcoForest and #AgriDeer. Head of EcoForest is Håvard Kauserud, and head of #AgriDeer is Atle Mysterud.
The Nordic network of imaging platforms, Bridging Nordic Microscopy Infrastructures BNMI, has been awarded NOK 2.5 million from NordForsk. The Norwegian coordinating node in this network is NorMIC Oslo, an infrastructure at the Department of Biosciences, UiO.
There is much new to learn about the Coronavirus. This spring, the Department of Biosciences invited researchers from home and abroad to share what they know about the virus and the development of vaccine. Watch the video from the seminars below.
The student team representing the University of Oslo at the iGEM annual synthetic biology competition, has presented their project “Sal. coli”. It is the only team from Norway this year, consisting of: Alexander Refsnes-Petkovic, Jonas Aouay Grønbakken and Martin Eide.