UiO:Life Science shall recruit, educate and develop talents.
At the Oslo Life Science conference 2016 Professor Anders Malthe-Sørenssen talked about Computing and Innovative Education.
Students at UiO who want to participate in the interdisciplinary student competition in synthetic biology International Genetically Engineered Machine – iGEM – can take a course at the Department of Biosciences. UiO:Life Science encourages students from all faculties to explore the iGEM course. At the Oslo Life Science Conference in 2017 Torleif Tollefsrud Gjølberg and Ragnhild Bugge from UiO's iGEM team from 2016 presented their innovative solution to fight antibiotic resistance.