iPS cell research at the Stem Cell Center featured on Norwegian national news broadcast

 

A project involving the generation of iPS cells from Norwegian patients with Parkinsons disease was featured on the evening news broadcast from NRK on September 13, 2017. This project, a collaboration between neurologist Mathias Toft, head of the Neurogenetics Laboratory at Oslo University Hospital, and Gareth Sullivan, group leader at the Stem Cell Center, aims to generate neurons from the patient-derived iPS cells and to investigate disease mechanisms in these. The project is an example of the activities supported by The Neuron Factory platform at the Stem Cell Center.

See the news story here:

https://tv.nrk.no/serie/dagsrevyen/NNFA19091317/13-09-2017#t=20m54s

 

 
 

Conference at Soria Moria - Second Announcement and Call for Registration

14th Annual Norwegian Stem Cell Networking Meeting October 30-31, 2017

 

Open to all researchers, clinicians, industry representatives, patient groups and others with an interest in stem cell biology, research and applications.

The program for this year´s conference will feature scientific sessions covering a range of exciting topics including  

° In vitro neurological disease models
° Early zygotic development and stem cell pluripotency
° 3D cell culture models
° Preclinical and clinical stem cell research

As usual, the program will feature primarily short presentations from PhD students and postdocs, and the best PhD student presentation will again be awarded with a cash prize (and a handsome certificate and trophy).

The conference concludes with a gala dinner on the evening of October 31 (Halloween costumes not required).

In addition, we are pleased to have 2 international keynote speakers on the program: 

In-Hyun Park
Associate Professor of Genetics, Yale Stem Cell Center, Child Study Center, Yale University

Park will be speaking about his research into the mechanisms of iPS cell reprogramming and their use in modeling brain disease. (For more information about In Hyun Park´s research see http://stemcell.yale.edu/people/inhyun_park-2.profile )

Tilo Kunath
Parkinson’s UK Senior Research Fellow, Centre for Regenerative Medicine, University of Edinburgh

Kunath will be speaking about his use of iPS cells to create in vitro models of Parkinson´s disease. (For more information about Tino Kunath´s research see http://www.crm.ed.ac.uk/research/group/mechanisms-neurodegeneration)

Registration is required and the registration deadline is August 30 – so don´t delay!

Conference and housing registration forms can be downloaded here.

 
Tidligere saker
 Shinya Yamanaka, Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medicine, will visit Oslo on September 6. Nobel Prize Inspiration Initiative event on stem cells at UiO - Sep. 6, 2017 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM, Blindern Campus  
 Professor Fredrik Karpe - Adipose tissue function IMB Distinguished Seminar - Organizer: Department of Molecular Medicine 
 Oslo Epigenetics Minisymposium 2017 Epigenetics and Stem Cells - May 9th, 12.00-18.00 Helga Engs Hus, UiO 
 Gareth Sullivan and Ragnhild Eskeland for being granted Center of Excellence (SFF) status. The Stem Cell Center congratulates Group Leader 
 Celebration of new SFF at IMB Monday April 3rd Invitation to: 
 Joel Glover at the Stem Cell Center - interviewed by Guro Tarjem "Kan vi løse verdens organmangel med 3D-printere?" (3D printing of organs) 
 Bioteknologirådet - Frokostforedrag i Oslo 1. mars: Arne Klungland om embryoforskning Nye metoder åpner for at vi kan få helt nye kunnskaper om de første dagene etter befruktning 
 Bioteknologirådet - Frokostforedrag 6. des.: 3D-printing av organer Rundt 400 norske pasienter står på venteliste for organtransplantasjon. I 2014 døde tolv mens de ventet. Kan 3D-printing av organer bli en løsning? 
 The PhD and Postdoc Stem cell Forum invites you to a lecture on Trust & Transparency in Research Catriona Fennell - Lecture Wednesday 23, Nov - Lille Auditorium Domus Medica - 13:00 
 The International Conference "StemCellBio-2016: Fundamental Science as the basis of Cell Technologies" Saint-Petersburg on 9th-11th of November, 2016: 
 The PhD and Postdocs Stem cell Forum invites you to a talk on the burden and rewards of studying a novel molecular mechanism Dr. Androutsellis-Theotokis - Lecture Thursday 3, Nov - Round Auditorium Domus Medica - 14:30 
 *Invitation* 3rd Annual Stem Cell Congress  
 *Invitation* International Speaker Seminar: "3D retinal organoids: new frontiers for stem cell-based clinical applications" M. Valeria Canto-Soler - Lecture Wednesday 26, Oct. - Runde Auditorium Domus Medica 14:00 
 Student visit to NDEVOR lab September 22, 2016  
 13th Annual Norwegian Stem Cell Networking Conference September 14-15, 2016  
 Får millioner for å løse gåten bak nervesykdommen ALS  
 Center deputy leader Philippe Collas receives grant from The Research Council of Norway´s TOPPFORSK program  
 Center leader Joel Glover receives grant from The Research Council of Norways FRIMEDBIO program  
 Immunomodulation of Stem Cells Workshop December 10th - 11th 2015  
 We have an international speaker scheduled for the 20th of October 2015!  
 12th Annual Norwegian Stem Cell Networking Meeting Sept 29-30th 2015  
 Bergen Stem Cell Consortium Annual Meeting Aug 31th - Sep 1st 2015  
 ISSCR 2015 Annual Meeting in Stockholm  
 Best Student Speaker 2014, Stem Cell Networking Meeting, Soria Moria  
 11th Annual Norwegian Stem Cell Networking Meeting Soria Moria Hotel and Conference Center, Oslo, Norway October 7-8, 2014  
 Magne Skårn succesfully defends PhD thesis on "MicroRNAs in mesenchymal biology and differentiation" (2014)  
 Mrinal Joel: Trial lecture and PhD defense  
 International Seminar Series invites Dr. Nikolaj Gadegaard  
 PhD course: Principles of Stem Cell Biology (MF9410)  
 International Seminar Series invites Dr. Lee Wong  
 International Seminar Series invites Prof. Mari Dezawa  
 Best Student Speaker 2013, Stem Cell Networking Meeting, Soria Moria  
 10th Annual Norwegian Stem Cell Networking Meeting  
 Special seminar by Prof. Ian Duncan, University of Wisconsin-Madison  
 Sarah Roxana Herlofsen: Trial lecture and PhD defense  
 Teknisk ukeblad: Stamceller  
 Anja Solberg: Trial lecture and PhD defense  
 Teknisk ukeblad: Cellefabrikken  
 PhD course - Principles of Stem Cell Biology (MF 9410) on November 26, 2013  
 Current job opportunities  
 Seminar by Prof. Mary B. Goldring, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York  
 Tommy Aleksander Karlsen: Trial lecture and PhD defense  
 Poster of the Day, June 13 at ISSCR meeting, Boston, 2013  
 ISSCR 11th Annual Meeting, Boston MA, USA  
 International Seminar Series invites Dr. Bilada Bilican  
 Nobel prize for stem cell work  
 Norwegian Stem Cell Networking Meeting at Soria Moria  
 Stem Cell Seminar (OUS research seminar)  
 Feature article on cancer vaccine against glioblastoma  
 Cand.med. Nedim Kasumacic defends his PhD thesis on Functional organization of vestibulospinal inputs to spinal neurons involved in autonomic and motor control  
 Cand.med. Ingrid Stavenes Andersen defends her PhD thesis on Epigenetic regulation of zygotic gene activation in zebrafish  
 Special seminar on brain development , Dr. Evan Balaban  
 Two back-to-back seminars on Cancer-related topics  
 Important new findings regarding retinal and limbal stem cells published by the Moe group  
 Seminar - General principles for the spatial organization of bacterial genomes  
 Internasjonalt forskningssamarbeid - Philippe Collas gruppe  
 Guest lecture - Interrogating disease and development with human pluripotent stem cells  
 Cand.med. Jan Otto Beitnes defends his PhD thesis on Cell therapy in acute myocardial infarction  
 Gjennombrudd i Stamcelleforskning  
 Guest lectures - Metakaryotic biology, a revolution in cancer stem cell research  
 Collas group publishes research on epigenetic prepatterning in the prestigious journal Developmental Cell  
 Gareth Sullivan hired as new group leader at the Center  
 Report from the 8th Annual Norwegian Stem Cell Meeting  
  A one-day lecture course on Stem Cells  
 Minisymposium - Hornhinnen og Regenerativ Medisin  
 Norwegian Stem Cell Networking Meeting at Losby Gods  
 Norwegian Center for Stem Cell Research expands by addition of four research groups  
 Announcing Stem Cell Courses in 2012  
 The Stem Cell Center at University of Oslo's Open House  
 Course on "Epigenetics, Development and Disease" (MF9390)  
 King's Gold Medal to Stem Cell Center researcher John Arne Dahl  
 Special Seminar Series  
 Special Seminar  
 Guest lecture by Professor Peter Dirks, University of Toronto  
 Trial lecture and disputation - Cand.med. Einar Osland Vik-Mo  
 27 May 2011, Trial lecture and disputation M.Sc. Sanna Barrand  
 June 6-7, 2011 Conference, Healthy Brain: Aging and Brain Disease  
 Position available - 5 year group leader position in human pluripotent stem cell research  
 March 23, 2011, Article on pluripotent stem cells (News from The Research Council)  
 31 January - 3 February 2011, Lectures and practical courses on Stem cell differentiation  
 14 - 17 December 2010, Seminar Series on Epigenetic, Development, Nutrition and Disease  
 1 December 2010, Lecture course "Principles of Stem Cell Biology"  
 23 November 2010, Special Seminar on How to promote functional repair in Multiple Sclerosis, Prof. Ian Duncan, University of Wisconsin Madison  
 June 2010, Public Service Review: "Norwegian expertise in stem cell research"  
 7 May 2010, Presentations from "Principles of Stem Cell Biology" course  
 23 January 2010, Feature article on stem cells (Aftenposten)  
 29 March 2010, Combination of stem cell model system from Center group with innovative use of microfluidics to control in vitro stem cell niches  
 5 February 2010, Article on in vivo tracking of stem cells with MRI (Forskning.no)  
 January 2009, Article on transplantation of corneal tissue (Ullevålnytt)  
 Article about Cancer Stem Cell Symposium in Oslo December 2-4 In the media: