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Events at UiO that are relevant to to those of you who are interested in Life Sciences.

Oslo Life Science February 2017: See pictures, videos and presentations.

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Time and place: May 30, 2017 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM, Litteraturhuset

The health services in the US faces great challenges and the future is now more uncertain than for a long time. At this launch event, Obamacare-architect Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel presents his forthcoming book "Prescription for the Future".

Time and place: June 22, 2017 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM, Location TBA

Dr. Roderic Guigò, coordinating the Bioinformatics and Genomics program of the Centre de Regualció Genòmica in Barcelona will present a lecture on his current research.

Time and place: Sep. 6, 2017 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM, Blindern Campus

The 6th of September the 2012 Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medicine – stem cell researcher Shinya Yamanaka – visits UiO. More information about the event later.

Time and place: Sep. 21, 2017 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM, TBA

Dr. Christopher Yau, Reader in Computational Biology based in the Centre for Computational Biology at the University of Birmingham will give a lecture on his current research.

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Time and place: May 19, 2017 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM, Oslo Cancer Cluster Innovation Park

The foremost experts in the field of personalized medicine will come together with the Nordic hospital directors and medical faculty deans to explore issues such as data sharing, privacy, innovation, stakeholder engagement, and cross-border studies from an interdisciplinary perspective.

Time and place: May 18, 2017 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM, Cancelled

Unfortunately, this seminar has been cancelled.

Time and place: May 9, 2017 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM, Blindern, Helga Engs Hus

We welcome you to an inspiring afternoon about Epigenetics and Stem Cells.

The Keynote lecture is by Prof. Frank Grosveld, Erasmus University, Rotterdam, Netherland, a leading expert on transcription and chromatin organisation. We have a fantastic programme spanning from transcription and enhancer regulation, nuclear organisation, histone variants, human X-inactivation with focus on stem cells and differentiation.

The symposium will be held 9th of May 2017 at University of Oslo in Helga Engs Hus, Auditorium 1, Blindern,12.00-18.00 and is free of charge, but registration is mandatory.

Register here. New deadline 5th of May at 08.00.

Time and place: Apr. 27, 2017 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM, Forskningsparken (Oslo Science Park), HAGEN 3

Dr. Robin Andersson, Assistant Professor, University of Copenhagen, Denmark, will present the lecture Characterisation of regulatory activities and active chromatin architectures from transcription initiation events.

Time and place: Apr. 27, 2017 9:30 AM - Apr. 28, 2017 5:00 PM, the Rotunda and Mezzanine at Domus Medica.
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Time and place: Apr. 26, 2017 12:15 PM - 1:00 PM, Realfagsbiblioteket, Vilhelm Bjerknes' hus

At the life science lunches in March and April researchers from five different faculties at UiO will talk about their innovative life science research. Collaboration across disciplines is essential to succeed for many of the projects.

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Time and place: Mar. 29, 2017 12:15 PM - 1:00 PM, Realfagsbiblioteket, Vilhelm Bjerknes' hus

At the life science lunches in March and April researchers from five different faculties at UiO will talk about their innovative life science research. Collaboration across disciplines is essential to succeed for many of the projects.

Time and place: Mar. 20, 2017 - Mar. 21, 2017, Hotel Bristol, Oslo

Centre for Digital Life Norway hosts its first annual research and innovation conference in Oslo.

Time and place: Mar. 16, 2017 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM, Domus Medica, room 2240

Dr. Harald Binder, Professor, Institute of Medical Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Informatics, University Medical Center, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Germany, will present the lecture Two uses of stagewise regression: from landmarking in cancer patients to deep learning for SNPs.

Time and place: Mar. 3, 2017 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM, Forsamlingssalen, Department of Psychology

Welcome to the Spring International Seminar of The Centre for Lifespan Changes in Brain and Cognition (LCBC). There will be presentations from international researchers on plasticity and change in brain and cognition.

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Time and place: Feb. 17, 2017 9:00 AM - 12:10 PM, Helga Engs hus

– Program 17th February 2017

For researchers at UiO and the surroundings that will be impacted by the planned life science building at UiO.

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Time and place: Feb. 16, 2017 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM, The University Aula

– Program 16th February 2017

This is the main conference day with perspectives from academia, businesses and politics. There is a reception in the Oslo City Hall in the evening.

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Time and place: Feb. 15, 2017 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM, Forum, Oslo Science Park (Forskningsparken)

–  Program 15th February 2017 – Partnership4Life

This day is meant for businesses that want to partner up with academia and vice versa.

Time and place: Feb. 13, 2017 10:15 AM - 2:20 PM, Vilhelm Bjerknes hus, Aud. 5, Blindern, Oslo

Welcome to the annual Darwin Day celebration at the university of Oslo! This open event is for everybody interested in science and history. All are welcome! Speakers: Douglas J. Futuyma, Emma GoldbergAndrew Hendry, and Yngvild Vindenes.

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Time and place: Nov. 16, 2016 12:15 PM - 1:00 PM, Realfagsbiblioteket, Vilhelm Bjerknes' hus

What are stem cells, where do we find them and what are their roles? How can we use knowledge about stem cells in research and treatment of diseases? Why are stem cells so much debated?

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Time and place: Oct. 21, 2016 12:15 PM, Realfagsbiblioteket, Vilhelm Bjerknes' hus

What is CRISPR, and how can it be a game changer when it comes to gene editing in plants and animals, including humans? How do researchers use CRISPR to find better treatments for diseases? What ethical challenges are we facing with this new groundbreaking technology?

Time and place: Oct. 18, 2016 8:30 AM - 6:00 PM, Forskningsparken

The Cutting Edge Festival showcases the latest in science, technology and entrepreneurship. From groundbreaking research to startups that are changing the world. 

Time and place: Sep. 29, 2016 9:00 AM - 12:45 PM, Sogn Arena, Ground floor, Klaus Torgårds vei 3, 0372 Oslo

UiO:Life Science will fund several «konvergensmiljø» – research groups with collaboration across conventional disciplinary boundaries. The application process starts with workshops with speed dating September 28 and 29.

Time and place: Sep. 28, 2016 12:00 PM - 3:45 PM, Sogn Arena, Ground floor, Klaus Torgårds vei 3, 0372 Oslo

UiO:Life Science will fund several «konvergensmiljø» – research groups with collaboration across conventional disciplinary boundaries. The application process starts with workshops with speed dating September 28 and 29.

Time and place: Sep. 2, 2016 10:15 AM - 12:00 PM, Aud. 1, Helga Eng's hus, Blindern, Oslo

Open for all! Speakers: Corina E. Tarnita from Princeton University and Jan M. Nordbotten from Department of Mathematics, University of Bergen. This event is part of the University’s annual celebration.

Time and place: Sep. 2, 2016 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM, Tøyen Hovedgård - The University of Oslo’s Botanical Gardens

The meeting is open to the public and we invite representatives of the government, international organisations, civil society, think tanks and private sector to join the discussion. Please register by 30 August due to limited number of seats and serving of lunch.