Multi-Omics: a Revolutionary Approach to Data Analysis

With the advent of advanced high-throughput technologies, researchers can now quantify the cellular changes at different molecular levels. Global examination of molecular levels comprises of analysing data integrated from multiple “omes” like genome, transcriptome, proteome, interactome, epigenome, metabolome, lipidome ,  and microbiome, referred to as Multi-omics. Multi-omics approach isRead More

MELGEN training in Leeds – version 2.0

As part of the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Early Training Network, MELGEN fellows participate in seminars and workshops which boost up their scientific skills! Last May, we attended intense training activities at the gorgeous city of Camogli in Italy. MELGEN training was carried out in July in our coordinating place, Leeds,Read More

What are cancer immunotherapies?

If you have read about cancer or even just watched the news, you are probably aware that the advent of immunotherapy has revolutionized the treatment paradigm of several solid tumors including melanoma. But what does it mean? Where does it come from? And How does it work?   CancerRead More

An extraordinary school day

In 2016 department of pathology and our laboratory moved to a new building that we share with the biggest science high school in Oslo, Ullern high school. Every morning we scientists use the same entrance to our facilities as the school kids. We pass by the kids, enter theRead More

Why to attend conferences?

Every scientist who has a wish to be a part of the highest level of research and science should share and discuss her/his results and findings in a broad scientific spectrum. The best opportunity to do that is to attend scientific conferences, which enables one to get opinions andRead More

Let’s move toward better science

Isaac Newton once said “If I have seen further than others, it is by standing upon the shoulders of giants” (cit. I. Newton). He could have never reached his personal achievements without the knowledge and discoveries from centuries before him, like Copernicus or Kepler or Galilei. Sharing data inRead More

Can we trick melanoma? Unveiling novel solutions to relapse.

Cancer is a heterogeneous disease. However, it has some common features across the different existing types. One of those is relapse. Relapse is defined as “to fall back into the state of illness after apparent recovery”. Every day, researchers are trying to understand why and how cancer returns, andRead More