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Sarvini and Thea graduated MSc!

Sarvini and Thea succesfully passed their MSc examinations on June 15th and 18th 2021.

Both with excellent grades. Congratulations!!

The two graduated MSc from the well-deserved celebration on June 18th 2021

The two graduated MSc from the well-deserved celebration on June 18th 2021

 

Awarded 9 million NOK to study autophagy in prostate cancer

Nikolai Engedal
Nikolai Engedal

Nikolai Engedal was recently awarded 9 million NOK in Open project support from The South-Eastern Norway Regional Health Authority (Helse Sør-Øst) 2020 call. The project aims to unravel the role of autophagy in prostate cancer formation and progression, to discover prognostic autophagy-related gene signatures and markers, and to identify autophagy-modulating drugs that can reduce cancer cell aggressiveness. Engedal is now starting up a project group in Eivind Hovig’s group at the Department of Tumor Biology.

AUTOprost grant application funded

The application “AUTOprost – the role of autophagy in prostate cancer formation and progression” to the Open Call of The South-Eastern Norway Regional Health Authority was recently funded with NOK 9 million (principal investigator: Nikolai Engedal). 

(posted January 29th 2021)

The 4th edition of Guidelines for the use and interpretation of assays for monitoring autophagy to appear soon! 

- A new and updated edition of the “Guidelines for the use and interpretation of assays for monitoring autophagy” (4th edition) is now in press in the journal Autophagy. A must read for everyone interested in autophagy! 

(posted January 29th 2021)