Daily Archives: Tuesday August 30th, 2016

New names

Reidun ÆsøyIntroducing Reidun Æsøy, Ph.D. in molecular biology. Reidun began in August 2016 as a researcher in the group of Prof. Lars Herfindal. If you want to say hello, you can find her in the floor 9 in lab building.

INVITATION: Symposium in the memory of Helga B. Salvesen titled “Biomarkers in Female Cancer”, 14th September 2016

HelgaWe hereby invite you to attend the local symposium in the memory of Helga B. Salvesen to be held 14th September 2016 in Store Auditorium at Haukeland University Hospital. The symposium is titled “Biomarkers in Female Cancer” and is a joint effort between CCBIO and the K2 department at UiB and Kvinneklinikken at Helse Bergen. The aim of the symposium is to honor Helgas memory by focusing on the state of the art within research on gynecologic cancer as well as younger researchers efforts within the field.

As you can see from the program (link below), we have secured international, national and local speakers. There will also be a combined lunch and poster session in the Aula of the Building for Basic Biological Research (BBB), where younger researchers can present their work. The symposium is open to all and free of charge, so please feel free to forward this invitation.

We would like to underline that all participants need to register through the below link within 8th September 2016. Please note that after pressing “Continue” and reviewing the registration you need to press “Register”. You are not registered before you have received the confirmation.

Questions: To CCBIOs Administrative Leader Geir Olav Løken on geir.loken@uib.no

We hope that Helgas memorial symposium will be an inspiring event to all participants!
On behalf of CCBIO and its partners at K2 and Kvinneklinikken,

Public PhD Defence, Week 36

midtbo_09_09Helga Bergljot Midtbø will defend her PhD thesis on Friday, September 9th, 2016
Trial lecture: Friday, September 9th, 2016 09:30
Topic:  “The bearing of inflammation on cardiovascular disease. Present knowledge and future Challenges”
Place:  Stort auditorium, Haukeland Universitetssykehus
Public defense: Friday, September 9th, 2016 11:15
Place:  Stort auditorium, Haukeland Universitetssykehus
Title of dissertation:  “Subclinical cardiovascular disease in patients with rheumatoid arthritis. Relation to disease activity and cardiovascular risk factors”
1st opponent: Associate professor Giuseppe Schillaci, Universitetet i Perugia, Italia
2nd opponent: Professor Karin Manhem, Universitetet i Gøteborg, Sverige

Press release (in Norwegian)