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Guest lectures and seminars


Logo for Forskningsdagene.
Time and place: Sep. 24, 2019 6:00 PM8:00 PM, Litteraturhuset, Sal: Amalie Skram

Norske forskere tar nå opp arven etter Nansen og utforsker økosystemene i de arktiske havområdene. Hvorfor gjør de det? Hva venter de å finne? Hvilke lange tradisjoner bygger denne forskningen på?

Mitochondria, illustration
Time and place: Oct. 14, 2019 9:00 AM5:00 PM, Bikuben, Kristine Bonnevie House

This symposium brings together world leaders in the ER proteostasis field in Oslo to showcase new research in this burgeoning field and its links to different aspects of normal cellular function as well as disease states, and aims stimulate new collaborative research.


Seminar icon.
Time and place: Sep. 11, 2019 9:30 AM12:00 PM, Room 4436, The Kristine Bonnevie building

Two guest lectures on global seabird conservation, and population-level responses to pollutants in polar seabirds

Photo of  the speakers
Time and place: Sep. 2, 2019 10:15 AM12:20 PM, University Aula, Karl Johans gate 47, Oslo

The two speakers at the Kristine Bonnevie lectures for 2019 will be the German developmental biologist and Nobel Prize-winner Christiane Nüsslein-Volhard, and the Norwegian neuroscientist and Nobel Prize-winner May-Britt Moser. Moser's lecture will be a multimedia concert lecture together with the Trondheim Soloists. Please register your participation in advance.

Japanese sticklebacks.
Time and place: Aug. 27, 2019 2:15 PM3:15 PM, Room 3508

By Jun Kitano from National Institute of Genetics, Japan

Logo for the project Evolvability
Time and place: Aug. 15, 2019 9:30 AMAug. 17, 2019 4:00 PM, Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters (15-16 Aug.) and UiO Blinderen (17 Aug.)

A startup meeting regarding the theme "Evolvability: A new and unifying concept in evolutionary biology?". Focusing on refining and redefining the "key questions" about evolvability.

Henter forslag fra Google
Time and place: June 27, 2019 2:15 PM3:15 PM, Room 3508, Kristine Bonnevies hus

By Stéphanie Jenouvrier from Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (USA) and Centre d’études Biologiques de Chizé (France)

Time and place: June 25, 2019 12:15 PM1:45 PM, Seminar room 3315

Lecture titles: "Reconstructing the ancestral organisation of genomes to shed light on their evolution" and "Repeated signatures of local selection across salmonid populations"

zebrafish (Danio rerio)
Time and place: June 19, 2019 11:15 AM12:00 PM, Kristine Bonnevies Hus, room 2621

"Evolution of thermal tolerance in zebrafish"

Rachael Morgan, PhD candidate (Dept. of Biology, NTNU)

Time and place: June 17, 2019 2:15 PM3:15 PM, Room 3508

By Michael Ghil from Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris, and University of California, Los Angeles

Image may contain: Fungus, Natural landscape, Auricularia, Edible mushroom, Agaricomycetes.
Time and place: June 13, 2019 11:00 AM4:20 PM, Tøyen hovedgård, NHM, Sars' gt./Monrads gt.

On the occasion of the retirement of Professor Trond Schumacher, you are invited to a special seminar on Ascomycete Evolution and Systematics. The program includes international experts, collaborators of Trond and previous students.

Cover of the book Evolutionary Genetics
Time and place: June 12, 2019 4:00 PM7:00 PM, Bikuben, Kristine Bonnevies hus

We welcome you all to the launch of the book "Evolutionary Genetics - Concepts, Analysis, and Practice" written by Glenn-Peter Sætre and Mark Ravinet. The book is published by Oxford University Press.

Time and place: June 6, 2019 2:15 PM3:30 PM, Seminar room 3508

Lecture titles: "On the malleability of proteins and the emergence of novel function" and "Evolutionary trade-offs in the adaptive immune system shape genomic diversity of the MHC"

Image may contain: Penguin, King penguin, Vertebrate, Flightless bird, Bird.
Time and place: May 28, 2019 7:00 PM9:00 PM, Litteraturhuset, Sal: Amalie Skram

Hva er egentlig kunnskapsstatusen for havområdene utenfor Antarktis? Arrangører: CEES, Nordområdeutvalget ved Universitet i Oslo og Norsk Polarinstitutt

Photo: private
Time and place: May 23, 2019 2:00 PM3:00 PM, KBH: Room 4213

Title: The role of environmental factors in shaping the population structure of anaerobic subsurface microorganisms.

Camilla Nesbø, Research associate, University of Toronto ​

Title: Antibiotic resistance, transmission and population genomics of the Klebsiella genus

Edward Feil, Professor, University of Bath

Time and place: May 7, 2019 1:15 PM2:15 PM, Bikuben, Bikuben, Kristine Bonnevies Hus, Blindernveien 31, Universitetet i Oslo

Combining computational and experimental approaches, MIT-Professor Christopher Voigt has made outstanding contributions to the fields of synthetic biology and biological engineering. 

Time and place: May 3, 2019 2:15 PM3:15 PM, Room 3508

By Mark J. Costello from the Institute of Marine Science, University of Auckland, New Zealand

Time and place: Apr. 29, 2019 11:00 AM2:30 PM, Litteraturhuset, Wergelandsveien 29, Oslo

The theme this year is "Alt om antibiotika og antibiotikabruk. Nå og i fremtiden". This is a popular science meeting with presentations in Norwegian. The seminar is open for everyone. 

Brain MRI
Time and place: Apr. 25, 2019 12:00 PM1:00 PM, Blindern, KBH Bikuben/Nucleus

"Set to change? Lifespan factors influencing neurocognitive trajectories and plasticity"

Prof. Kristine Beate Walhovd (Dept. of Psychology, Faculty of Social Sciences, UiO)

Time and place: Apr. 23, 2019 2:15 PM3:15 PM, Seminar room 3315

By Bezawork Afework and Afework Bekele from Department of Zoological Sciences (DZS) at Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia

Time and place: Apr. 11, 2019 2:30 PM3:30 PM, Kristine Bonnevies Hus, Auditorium 3

Marc Abraham is founder of the Ig Nobel Award ceremony and editor of the Journal of Improbable Research. Ig Nobel prizes are awarded in a wide range of disciplines for research that makes people LAUGH, then THINK.

Killifish in the laboratory
Time and place: Apr. 11, 2019 12:00 PM1:00 PM, Blindern, KBH Room 3203

"Parasites on the brain: How behaviour-manipulating parasites alter host physiology and predator-prey interactions"

Dr. Lauren Nadler (NMBU)

Books, illustration
Time and place: Apr. 10, 2019 2:00 PM3:00 PM, Kristine Bonnevies Hus, Auditorium 3

Russ Hodge has witnessed “the good, the bad, and the completely ridiculous” sides of science and its practitioners. In this talk he presents some of the funniest highlights.

Time and place: Apr. 5, 2019 2:15 PM3:15 PM, Room 3508

By Rob Salguero-Gomez from Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, U.K.

Time and place: Mar. 29, 2019 2:45 PM3:45 PM, Room 3508

By Rubao Ji from Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, U.S.