BCO-DP student Prateek Singh from Seppo Vainio’s research group is one of the members in a recently awarded team with a potential business idea.
No side effects for a new heart disease drug found
Sigrid Jusélius Foundation 2016 funding decision awarded in total 435 800€ to the following Biocenter Oulu research project leaders (in alphabetical order): Ala-Korpela Mika, Hiltunen Kalervo and K
A publication titled as "Gene regulatory mechanisms underpinning prostate cancer susceptibility" was published online 07 March 2016 in Nature Genetics.
An article by the Computational Medicine Team published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology
New benefits of cholesterol medication uncovered
A publication with title “Wnt4 coordinates directional cell migration and extension of the Müllerian duct essential for ontogenesis of the female reproductive tract” was recently published in Hum.
Mutation in MCPH1 increases the risk of breast cancer threefold
BCO has received FIRI2015 Research Infrastructure Funding from the Academy of Finland.
BCO doctoral training celebrated its 20-year history with an event ”Career seminar & 20 Years of Doctoral Training in Biocenter Oulu Doctoral Programme” on December 14, 2015.
The Discovery of the Year award
The Jane and Aatos Erkko Foundation granted a donation of 585 000 euros to Professor Thomas Kietzmann.
Minerva Foundation Research Council has forwarded the 2015 Medix Prize to the research team led by Docent Gonghong Wei at Biocenter Oulu, Faculty of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine, University
Professor Andrew McMahon from Eli and Edythe Broad Center for Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Research, University of Southern California (USC), Los Angeles, USA visited Biocenter Oulu and he g
The Biocenter Oulu Governing Board has made a decision on the projects to be taken into Biocenter Oulu for the period 2016-2019. The selection was based on independent scientific evaluation.
Dr. Lari lehtiö, BCO Junior Investigator, has received an Academy Research Fellow post from The Academy of Finland’s Research Council for Health. Of the 87 applications only 10 were funded.
Professor, Entrepreneur Leena Ala-Kokko, a former BCO group leader, has been nominated as the Alumni of the Year 2015 in the University of Oulu.
The Main topics of this year´s OBI Day were: Emerging imaging technologies, Brain imaging in health and disease and New imaging techniques and scientific advances in Oulu BioImaging network.
Biocenter Oulu group leaders and group members received grants altogether for over 0,5 mil.
A publication with title “Progesterone and Wnt4 control mammary stem cells via myoepithelial crosstalk” was rec
Seppo Vainio is a partner in Marie Curie Initial Training Network RENALTRACT - "Development and disease of the renal tract”, which just received EU funding.
Seppo Vainio's project Genes and Society receives Argumenta funding from The Finnish Cultural Foundation
The Finnish Cultural Foundation has awarded Argumenta funding for a project Genes and Society. The project is headed by prof. Seppo Vainio.
The Jane and Aatos Erkko Foundation granted a donation of 1,5 million euros to Professor Johanna Myllyharju and Professor Peppi Karppinen.
Vice Rector (Provost for Science and Research) Taina Pihlajaniemi has been nominated as a member of the infrastructure committee of the Academy of Finland.
Biocenter Oulu is a multidisciplinary research institute within the biosciences and health research focus area of the University of Oulu.