Uveal Melanoma

Definitions The uvea is the pigmented middle layer of three concentric layers which form the eyeball. The uvea encompasses three main parts: The iris, as coloured part of the eye, surrounds the pupil. The choroid, which is a thin pigmented layer that covers the eyeball. It provides the frontRead 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

14th Annual Joint GenoMEL/BioGenoMEL/MELGEN Scientific Meeting 2017

From the 15th to the 17th May 2017, the MELGEN researchers, together with their group leaders, will be gathering in Camogli, Italy to attend the 14th annual scientific meeting of the GenoMEL, BioGenoMEL and MELGEN consortia. Founded in 1997, the GenoMEL consortium was formed by a number of melanomaRead More

Leeds University welcomes ESRs

This year annual GenoMEL scientific meeting was held in Leeds, UK in April and 17 MELGEN Early Stage Researchers (ESRs) who are spread across Europe joined 60 other delegates to find out about the latest melanoma research. During the meeting PhD students presented their projects and preliminary data duringRead More

MELGEN Complementary Training Course 14th-19th April 2016

From the 14-19th April 2016, all the MELGEN Early Stage Researchers will take part in a series of Complementary Skills training courses designed to develop their abilites in a number of key areas such as: developing their effectiveness as a researcher presenting to scientific and general audiences both orallyRead More