Tag Archives: 20/2016

The New K2 strategy plan 2016-18

Per BakkeThe new K2 strategy has been formally approved by the Institute board after the draft of the plan has been commented by various groups at K2. The plan is Specific, Measurable, Ambitious, Realistic and Time specific (SMART). The plan comprises the following areas: research, teaching, recruitment, infrastructure and competence as well as dissemination.

You might argue that it’s OK with a strategy plan. However it should not influence me and my daily work.  My answer would be that the plan will affect all of us in one way or the other, be it new teaching- or student evaluation methods, K2 support for grant applications, recruitment plans, HSE initiative in the labs or assessment of the psychosocial environment.

The strategy plan covers slightly more than one page. I expect all of you to read it. I can promise that the institute will use it actively and provide an annual update as to the status of the implementation of the plan.


The HSE Corner

Remember to register HSE nonconfomities!

In the autumn of 2015 MOF introduced an electronic system for reporting HSE nonconformities. Knowledge of HSE nonconformities provides the basis for UoB to prevent and follow up harm to people, environment and property. We ask that everyone use the system to register HSE nonconformities.

Read more about the system and HSE nonconformities in the HSE portal,
and register nonconformities here.

Emergency Power Supply Test Moved to June 8

The emergency power supply test at Haukeland University Hospital is postponed from 1 June to 8 June. The reason for this is the need to test the emergency features of Marie Joy’s house in an ordinary emergency power supply test. This is to identify any problems that must be corrected before moving into Marie Joy’s House and this can’t be done before 8 June.

Drift/teknisk kundesenter, Drift/teknisk divisjon
Besøksadresse: Verkstedbygg 1. etasje
Åpningstider: mandag-fredag kl. 07:00-16:00
Tlf. 77100

New Price for “Coffee Sticks”

13271451_1020784874682947_1307456970_oIn the expedition you can buy “coffee sticks” for use in coffee machines in the halls of the lab building. You pay a deposit of 100 kr that you get back when you return the stick. In addition you pay for the value that is incorporated in the stick. Previously each stick contained 100 kr, and the total price was 200 kr. The sticks now contain 200 kr, and the new price is 300 kr.

New Publications

Based on last week’s search for “Department of Clinical Science AND Bergen”. If you have publications which are not covered by this search, send the reference to elin.opheim@uib.no.

Diffusion capacity and CT measures of emphysema and airway wall thickness – relation to arterial oxygen tension in COPD patients.
Saure EW, Bakke PS, Lind Eagan TM, Aanerud M, Jensen RL, Grydeland TB, Johannessen A, Nilsen RM, Thorsen E, Hardie JA.
Eur Clin Respir J. 2016 May 12;3:29141.

Analysis of Intracellular Ca(2+) Mobilization in Human NK Cell Subsets by Flow Cytometry.
Theorell J, Bryceson YT.
Methods Mol Biol. 2016;1441:117-30.

Vitamin B-6 catabolism and long-term mortality risk in patients with coronary artery disease.
Ulvik A, Pedersen ER, Svingen GF, McCann A, Midttun Ø, Nygård O, Ueland PM.
Am J Clin Nutr. 2016 May 11.

Expression of Heat Shock Protein 27 in Melanoma Metastases Is Associated with Overall Response to Bevacizumab Monotherapy: Analyses of Predictive Markers in a Clinical Phase II Study.
Schuster C, Akslen LA, Straume O.
PLoS One. 2016 May 11;11(5):e0155242.

PNKP Mutations Identified by Whole-Exome Sequencing in a Norwegian Patient with Sporadic Ataxia and Edema.
Tzoulis C, Sztromwasser P, Johansson S, Gjerde IO, Knappskog P, Bindoff LA.
Cerebellum. 2016 May 10.

Recurrent hormone-binding domain truncated ESR1 amplifications in primary endometrial cancers suggest their implication in hormone independent growth.
Holst F, Hoivik EA, Gibson WJ, Taylor-Weiner A, Schumacher SE, Asmann YW, Grossmann P, Trovik J, Necela BM, Thompson EA, Meyerson M, Beroukhim R, Salvesen HB, Cherniack AD.
Sci Rep. 2016 May 10;6:25521.