Daily Archives: Friday February 28th, 2014

K1 and K2 Seminar Series

Per BakkeNext week (5/3) the seminar series
“Perspectives in Translational Medicine” hosted by K1 and K2 will
commence.  The series has been presented
earlier in this editorial by Stefan Johansson

He is the leader of the group responsible for organizing the series.

The purpose of the seminar series is to let different research groups at K1 and K2 present their own research in a way which stimulates cooperation with other groups at K1 and K2.  A prerequisite for this to be a success is that established researchers allocate time to participate at the seminar.  The series may then be useful not only for the presenter of the topic, but also for other scientific employees and, not least, PhD candidates and postdocs. The series was recently discussed at the strategy seminar for K2’s research group leaders and academic leaders.  A number of suggestions for how this series can be a good meeting arena were proposed.

The first lecture is given by Bjørn Tore Gjertsen: Personalized Medicine – how personal can we get?  Location:  Main Auditorium, Sentralblokken, March 5, 2:15 pm.  I strongly encourage you to attend!  Knowing Bjørn Tore, there is a big chance that this will be time well spent!


SIU is looking for experts for evaluation of project applications

SIU is looking for experts for evaluation of project applications

The Norwegian Centre for International Cooperation in Education (SIU) is looking for experts who can join in the evaluation of applications for the Erasmus+-program and international education programs affiliated with higher education. Application deadline is March 20.

For more information (in Norwegian).


Public defence Kishan Chudasama


Kishan Chudasama will have his public defence on Thursday March 6, 2014.
Trial lecture: Thursday March 6, 2014, 09:15
Topic:  “Next generation sequencing (NGS) in clinical testing: Opportunities and challenges”
Public defence: Thursday March 6, 2014, 10:30
Place:      Auditorium 1, BB-building, Jonas Lies vei 91
Title of dissertation: “A genome-wide approach to monogenic diabetes syndromes”
1st opponent:        Professor Michel Polak, Hôpital Necker Enfants-Malades, Paris, Frankrike
2nd opponent:        Professor Eivind Hovig, Universitetet of Oslo
3rd member of the committee:  Professor James Lorens, Universitetet of Bergen
The public defence will be led by professor Per Omvik.
Public defence and prøveforelesning (both in Norwegian).