Rikshospitalet’s research seminar 11.11.2008 Stem cell epigenetics and genomics

T. S. Mikkelsen
T. S. Mikkelsen
The organizing committee invites to the upcoming Rikshospitalet’s research seminar on the theme "Stem cell epigenetics and genomics".
Time: Monday, November 11th, 2008, at 14.30-16.00
Place: Auditorium, Radiumhospitalet U1, Montebello, Oslo

Lectures will be held by Tarjei S. Mikkelsen (photo), Philippe Collas and Neil J. Harrison.


14.30: An epigenomic approach to adipose biology
Tarjei S. Mikkelsen, Division of Health Sciences and Technology, Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, USA.

15.15: Programming mesenchymal stem cells by DNA methylation and histone modifications
Philippe Collas, Institute of Basic Medical Sciences, Department of Biochemistry, University of Oslo.

15.50: In vitro evolution of human ES cells and in vivo oncogenesis
Neil J. Harrison*, Department of Biomedical Science, University of Sheffield, UK.

*Guest of Rolf Skotheim, Department of Cancer Prevention, Institute for Cancer Research, Radiumhospitalet

Meeting’s co-chairs: Leonardo A. Meza-Zepeda, Rikshospitalet/UiO Microarray Core Facility and Jan E. Brinchmann, Institute of Immunology

This seminar is organized in collaboration with the Rikshospitalet/UiO Microarray Core Facility.

Forthcoming Rikshospitalet’s research seminars:


  • December 8: Natriuretic peptides and heart failure: time for conclusion, revision or new clinical trials?

Meetings information: www.med.uio.no/rh/arr/rhforsk

Everybody is welcome!

On behalf of the organizing committee for Rikshospitalet research seminars,

Alexandre Corthay