Trial lecture and disputation, 14-15.05.2008 Silje H. Nordgard

Cand. scient. Silje H. Nordgard defended her PhD thesis, entitled "Genetic background and molecular phenotypes of breast cancer: From single gene variants to pathways and whole genome patterns" on Thursday May 15th.

Her trial lecture - on the topic “Overview of genome wide association scans in cancer. Prospects for the future" was held the day before.
The work has been carried out at the Department of Genetics with professor Vessela Kristensen as main supervisor.


Complete announcement (in Norwegian, from the UiO web pages)

Home page of Vessela N. Kristensen's group (

Department of Genetics