Biocenter Oulu core facilities and research group members participated in organizing workshops for secondary school children during the Science Day (
Photo gallery here.
Professor Kalervo Hiltunen has been nominated as the Finnish representative of the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) Council.
Professor Lloyd Ruddock has received an Academy of Finland funding for his research topic on “Mechanisms and applications of disulfide bond formation”.
Professor Peppi Karppinen has received an Academy of Finland funding for her research topic on ”2-OXOGLUTARATE-DEPENDENT DIOXYGENASES IN DISEASES”.
Here are some pictures from the event.
Renata Prunskaite-Hyyryläinen, Jingdong Shan and Seppo Vainio are co-authors in a new article entitled HNF1B controls proximal-intermediate nephron segment identity in vertebrates by regulating Not
Professor Seppo Vainio and his PhD student Irina Nagy are co-authors in a new paper published in PNAS, entitled “Wnt5a cooperates with canonical Wnts to generate midbrain dopaminergic neurons in vi
Professor Taina Pihlajaniemi has been awarded
Discovery of the Year 2012 event was held on December 13th.
Veli-Pekka Jaakola's laboratory is part of the new COST program.
Jilin University, Changchun, China has appointed Professor Kalervo Hiltunen from Biocenter Oulu as a Guest Professor. The appointment is effective until April 30, 2017.
BCO Groups Vainio and Pihlajaniemi will participate in the EU-FP7 funded projects (10/2012 - 2016).
Seppo Vainio has published a preview in Developmental Cell "How the developing mammalian kidney assembles its thousands of nephrons: Fgfs as stemness signals". Dev Cell. 2012 12;22(6):1125-6.
An article by the Herzig group with Shivaprakash Mutt as the first author was published in Faseb J. The title of the article is "Inhibition of cytokine secretion from adipocytes by 1,25-dihydroxyv
An article by the Juffer and Wierenga groups with Satyan Sharma as the first author was published in J. Phys.Chem.
Tekes has granted two years funding for an interdisciplinary project between Biocenter Oulu Tissue Imaging Center and the Center for Machine Vision Research, University of Oulu.
You can find the website for BiOsta here.
An article by the Myllyharju group with Anu Laitala as the first author was recently published in Blood.
Professor Susan E.
Pasi Eskola has been selected as the AOSpine Europe Young Researcher Award 2012 winner. The award is annually open to European based young researchers in the field of clinical spine research. Dr.