Rikshospitalet’s research seminar 11.11.2008 Stem cell epigenetics and genomics

T. S. Mikkelsen
The organizing committee invites to the upcoming Rikshospitalet’s research seminar on the theme "Stem cell epigenetics and genomics".
Time: Monday, November 11th, 2008, at 14.30-16.00
Place: Auditorium, Radiumhospitalet U1, Montebello, Oslo

Lectures will be held by Tarjei S. Mikkelsen (photo), Philippe Collas and Neil J. Harrison.


14.30: An epigenomic approach to adipose biology
Tarjei S. Mikkelsen, Division of Health Sciences and Technology, Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, USA.

15.15: Programming mesenchymal stem cells by DNA methylation and histone modifications
Philippe Collas, Institute of Basic Medical Sciences, Department of Biochemistry, University of Oslo.

15.50: In vitro evolution of human ES cells and in vivo oncogenesis
Neil J. Harrison*, Department of Biomedical Science, University of Sheffield, UK.

*Guest of Rolf Skotheim, Department of Cancer Prevention, Institute for Cancer Research, Radiumhospitalet

Meeting’s co-chairs: Leonardo A. Meza-Zepeda, Rikshospitalet/UiO Microarray Core Facility and Jan E. Brinchmann, Institute of Immunology

This seminar is organized in collaboration with the Rikshospitalet/UiO Microarray Core Facility.

Forthcoming Rikshospitalet’s research seminars:


  • December 8: Natriuretic peptides and heart failure: time for conclusion, revision or new clinical trials?

Meetings information: www.med.uio.no/rh/arr/rhforsk

Everybody is welcome!

On behalf of the organizing committee for Rikshospitalet research seminars,

Alexandre Corthay