EGLN1 gene encodes the HIF prolyl 4-hydroxylase isoenzyme 2, which is the main regulator of hypoxia response.
An article “Specific collagen XVIII isoforms promote adipose tissue accrual via mechanisms determining adipocyte number and affect fat deposition” from the Pihlajaniemi Group with Mari Aikio as the
The Winqvist group participates in a NEJM article Breast-Cancer Risk in Families with Mutations in PALB2
The Winqvist group has participated in an extensive international study published recently in The New England Journal of Medicine. The participants from the University of Oulu were Professor R.
A joint paper was recently published by FiDiPro Susan Quaggin and Seppo Vainio in the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology.
Recently a book was published describing the careers of 100 Finnish top scientists.
An article in Diabetes by the Myllyharju Group with Lea Rahtu-Korpela as the first author and Peppi Karppinen as the last author was published in Diabetes.
Dr. Gonghong Wei, BCO Junior Investigator, has received Academy Research Fellow post from The Academy of Finland’s Research Council for Health. Of the 94 applications only 10 were funded.
Here are some pictures from the event.
Researchers of the Outi Savolainen group have shown that strong natural selection was acting on the phytochrome A gene (PHYA) in the rock cress (Arabidopsis lyrata spp.
International Evaluation of Research at the University of Oulu (RESEARCH ASSESSMENT EXERCISE, RAE2013) was completed at
Seppo Vainio has been nominated as the Director of the Biocenter Oulu Doctoral Programme (BCO-DP) for 2014-2017
Professor Seppo Vainio has been nominated as the Director of the Biocenter Oulu Doctoral Programme (BCO-DP) for 1.1.2014-31.12.2017.
To develop computer vision-based tools for analysis of microscopy video image data an interdisciplinary project between Lauri Eklund's research group (Biocenter Oulu and Department of Medical Bioch
Research led by Biocenter Oulu Junior Investigator Gonghong Wei published online on 5 January in Nature Genetics a report how a common genetic variant rs339331 at chromosome 6q22 confers r
Discovery of the Year 2013 event was held on December 12th.
Professor Johanna Myllyharju will continue as the Scientific Director of Biocenter Oulu.
BCO project leader Docent Petri Kursula has received a 3-year funding from the Emil Aaltonen Foundation for his project “Structural biology o
An article from Robert Winqvist´s group and Helmut Pospiech with Jenni Nikkilä, Ann Parplys and Katri Pylkäs with shared first authors was published in Nature Communications on Oct 24.
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”.