Camilla Skiple Skjerpen has defended her thesis "Translocation mechanism and cellular interaction partners of FGF-1 and FGF-2"

Camilla Skiple Skjerpen from Sjur Olsnes' group at the Department of Biochemistry defended her thesis "Translocation mechanisms and cellular interaction partners of FGF-1 and FGF-2". The disputation took place February 3th in the Auditorium at the Norwegian Radium Hospital.

Fibroblast growth factors is at class of growth factors that has an effect on important biological processes, as the generation of new blood vessels, the repairment of wounds after injury, the development of airways, and the generation and growth of legs and arms. Besides, defects in the regulation of the growth factors may lead to the development of various forms of cancer.

Visit the web page of Sjur Olsnes' group to read more about fibroblast growth factors