Upcoming 5 days

today June
Profile picture of Yuri Stephan van Ekelenburg
Time and place: June 27, 2022 1:15 PM, Zoom and Nucleus, Bikuben, The Kristine Bonnevie building

PhD candidate Yuri Stephan van Ekelenburg at the Department of Biosciences will be defending the thesis "Investigations on Dynamic Regulation of Genomic Imprinting in the Arabidopsis Endosperm" for the degree of PhD.

30 June
Profile picture of Vegard Sæter Grytting

PhD candidate Vegard Sæter Grytting at the Department of Biosciences will be defending the thesis "The pro-inflammatory effects of mineral  particles in cells of the human airways" for the degree of PhD.

01 July
Profile picture of Mohamed Julius Kibaja

PhD candidate Mohamed Julius Kibaja at the Department of Biosciences will be defending the thesis "Behavioural ecology and conservation of Ashy red colobus monkeys (Piliocolobus tephrosceles) in western Tanzania" for the degree of PhD.

Further upcoming events

Portrait of Gregor Johann Mendel.
Time and place: Aug. 13, 2022 5:00 PM11:00 PM, Drøbak

In connection with Gregor Mendel's 200 year anniversary, there will be an event that includes lectures, a guided tour of the Marine Research Station Drøbak and dinner. The lectures covers Gregor Mendel and his contributions to science, the geneticist Kristine Bonnevie, modern genetics and genomics and more. Registration is necessary. The event is held in Norwegian.

Logo for Arendalsuka with the text: Meet us at Arendalsuka.
Time and place: Aug. 18, 2022 9:00 AM11:00 AM, Arendal, Vitensenteret Sørlandet/Eureka kompetanse

The event consists of short lectures followed by a conversation between the lecturers. The event is held in Norwegian.

Photo of Catherine (Katie) Peichel in her lab.
Time: Sep. 2, 2022

Open lectures by Catherine (Katie) Peichel and Dag Undlien. The topic covers reconciling Mendelian genetics and Darwinian evolution, and how genetics is used in modern medicine.