Public awareness activities 2017

Bjørås, Magnar:

  • Omtale av genterapi i Dagbladet (Nov 2017)

Collas, Philippe:

  • Deakin University, Geelong, VIC, Australia (Feb 2017)
  • SromaLab, University of Toulouse, Toulouse, France (Feb 2017)
  • Center for Atomic Energy (CEA), Evry, France (Mar 2017)
  • Monash University, Melbourne, VIC, Australia (Oct 2017)
  • Australian Epigenetic Alliance Meeting, Brisbane, Australia (Nov 2017)
  • The Garvan Institute for Medical Research (Nov 2017)
  • XXI Gliwice Scientific Meetings, Gliwice, Poland (Nov 2017)

Langmoen, Iver Arne:

  • Lecture for the Norwegian glioblastoma patient organization
  • Lecture for Pensjonist-universitetet

Moskaug, Jan Øyvind:

  • Lecture on stem cell biology at the Norwegian University of Life Sciences

Glover, Joel C.:

  • Interview and program about 3D printing of human organs, Radio program EKKO, NRK P2, Oslo, January 4, 2017
  • “Stem cells in pediatrics – State of the art and future perspectives”, Lecture presented at Pediaterdagene conference, Bergen, January 18, 2017
  • “3D printing av organer”, Public lecture presented at Lovisenberg Hospital, Oslo, March 31, 2017
  • “Forskning på ryggmargsskader”, Lecture presented at Annual Meeting of the Norwegian Spinal Cord Injury Foundation (Landsforening for ryggmargsskadde), Stavanger, May 6, 2017
  • ”iPS cell-based in vitro models for neurodegenerative diseases”, Lecture at the Annual Meeting of the Bergen Stem Cell Consortium, Bergen, September 4, 2017
  • “Tissue on Demand? The Promise of 3D Bioprinting”, Lecture presented at the Cutting Edge Festival, Oslo Innovation Week 2017, September 26, 2017
  • “Fremskritt med studier av ALS basert på iPS-celler fra norske pasienter”, Lecture presented at the Annual meeting of the Norwegian ALS Foundation (Stiftelsen ALS Norsk Støttegruppe), Oslo, October 14, 2017
  • ”3D-printing av organer”, Lecture presented for Eldre legers forening, Oslo, November 5, 2017
  • Interviewed for and contributed to full length article “Mannen bak den medisinske revolusjonen: Lager stamcellene selv”, published in Aftenposten A-magasinet Vitenskapen, November 2017 issue
  • Interviewed for and contributed to full length article “Medisinsk gjennombrudd: Lager stamcellene selv”, published in the magazine Apollon, November 2017 issue

Moe, Morten, and Petrovski, Goran:

  • “Proteomic tools for studying RPE functions”. EVER congress, Nice, France
  • “Phenotype of human corneal stroma-derived cells obtained by different isolation techniques from various corneal regions”. EVER congress, Nice
  • Seminar for Blindeforbundet in connection with Verdens Synsdag 2017

 Eskeland, Ragnhild:

  • Organized Oslo Epigenetic Minisymposium (conference), May 5th, 2017.
  • “CRISPR-Cas9 unravels new knowledge about mammalian chromatin” (Public lecture, Det Norske Vitenskaps-akademi), Oslo January 18th, 2017
  • “CRISPR/Cas9 genredigering – banebrytande for grunnforskninga” (Public lecture Realfagsbiblioteket, UiO), 26th of January 2017
  • “Epigenetikk og Arv”, ”Stamceller ­– moglegheitens celler” and ”CRISPR/Cas9 genredigering”, Dahlske videregående skole, Grimstad (lectures for teachers), 30th of March, 2017

Klungland, Arne:

  • “About the Embryo”, Breakfast seminar, Bioteknologirådet. March 1. 2017

 Scholz, Hanne:

  • “GPR44 inhibition impoves function and survival in transplanted human islets.” International Pancreas and Islet Transplantation Association Congress, Oxford, UK


Public awareness activities 2016

Bjørås, Magnar:

  • “Forskerkveld på byscenen”. Trondheim, October 2016.
  • “Forskerpraten” NRK2 P2, 2016.

Collas, Philippe:

  • “Genome organization in stem cells”. Lecture at the Ministry of Science of Argentina, Buenos Aires, November 2016.
  • 15 conference and university seminars in 2016

Langmoen, Iver A.:

  • Lecture for patient organizations and Pensjonist-universitetet, 2016

Glover, Joel C.:

  • Press conference on research donation from Norwegian ALS Society, University of Oslo, February 2016
  • Public lecture on “Status of Norwegian basic research”, at Annual meeting of the Norwegian Medical Association, Trondheim, March 2016
  • Public symposium on “Brain Plasticity”, with lectures on brain plasticity and brain-machine interfaces, Litteraturhuset, Oslo, March 2016
  • Symposium on “Spinal Cord Injury” at Aker University Hospital, Oslo, April 2016
  • Interview on “Hallo P3” on “3D printing of human tissues and organs”, NRK Radio, April 2016
  • Full piece article about 3D printing of tissues and organs at the Norwegian Center for Stem Cell Reseach, A-magasinet (magazine of Aftenposten, one of Norway´s leading newspapers), May 2016
  • Public lecture on “Stem cell-based technologies” at The Norwegian University in St. Petersburg, Russia, June 2016
  • Visit from Centre for Technology, Innovation and Culture (TIK) students, NDEVOR lab and National Core Facility for Human Pluripotent Stem Cells, September 2016
  • Invited lecture on “Spinal cord plasticity and regeneration”, at Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic, October 2016
  • Conference lecture on the ”Future of stem cell-based therapy and brain-machine interfaces”, at “Rehabiliteringskonferanse HSØ”, Lillestrøm, October 2016
  • Lecture on “3D printing of human tissue and organs”, at Oslo-St.Petersburg Networking Conference. Tøyen Hovedgård, Oslo, November 2016
  • Visit and interview by child reporter from magazine “Smågenialt”, published by the Natoinal Health Directorate, on 3D printing of human tissues and organs, November 2016.
  • Lecture on “iPS cells as research tools and potential therapeutics”, at StemCellBio Conference, St. Petersburg, Russia, November 2016
  • Lecture on “Future treatment strategies for spinal cord injury and disease”, in course in medical professional education, sponsored by Norwegian Medical Association (“Legeforeningen”), Sunnaas Sykehus, November 2016
  • Public lecture on “3D printing of human tissue and organs”, Bioteknologirådet, Oslo, December 2016

Petrovski, Goran:

  • Invited Lecture at the Fyodorov Memorial Conference, Moscow, Russia, June, 2016
  • Invited lecturer at the 19th Retina International World Congress, Taipei, Taiwan, July 08-10 2016.
  • Invited Lecture at the Norway-Russia Collaborative Initiative, Saint Petersburg, Russia, September, 2016
  • Invited Lecture at the Norway-Russia Collaborative Initiative, Oslo, Norway, October, 2016

Moe, Morten C:

  • Interview at NRK P1 “Norgesglasset” Aug 19. about novel regenerative medicine treatment for corneal disease.
  • Lecture at the international RP research symposia, OUH, November 25th 2016

Moskaug, Jan Ø:

  • Two lectures at two different occasions on stem cell related research in St. Petersburg, Russia. The lectures (June 2016 and November 2016) are part of an official UiO-initiated research program involving several groups at the Medical Faculty and several groups in Saint Petersburg. Based on these lectures a joint project between our group and that of Prof. Boris Afanasyev and MD Kirill Lepik at Pavlov First Saint Petersburg State Medical University is currently under construction.
  • Annual lecture on stem cell biology at Norwegian University of Life Sciences.

Eskeland, Ragnhild:

  • Lunch seminar on cancer and stem cells – the cells of possibilities? Science Library and University of Life Science, Oslo, November 2016

Scholz, Hanne:

  • Interview in the independent newspaper “Dagens Medisin” related to the topic Stem cell treatment of Diabetes. May 2016


Public lectures 2015

Collas, Phillippe. “Associations of chromatin with the nuclear envelope during adipogenic differentiation”. Marabou Symposium: Nutrition, Epigenetic, Genetics in health & disease, Stockholm, Sweden, June 2015.

Collas, Phillippe. “Associations of chromatin with nuclear lamins: data and models”. Epigenomic of Common Diseases, Cambridge, UK, November 2015.

Collas, Phillipe. “Epigenetic insights into adipogenic differentiation”. International Symposium on the Latest in Obesity, Madrid, Spain, December 2015.

Glover, Joel C. “General mechanisms of brain development”. Public lecture at symposium The Role of Nutrition in Brain Development, National Hospital, Oslo, Norway, November 13, 2015.

Glover, Joel C. "Stamceller – hva er de og hva kan de brukes til?" (english: “Stem cells – what are they and what can they be used for?”. Public lecture for Forskningsdagene, Litteraturhuset, Oslo. September 26, 2015.

Glover, Joel C. “3D bioprinting applications for in vitro modeling of cellular interactions and tissues”. Lecture at IX Raisa Gorbacheva Memorial Meeting, Sochi, Russia September 20, 2015

Glover, Joel C. "Establishing a large animal model for preclinical assessment of potential spinal cord injury treatments". Public lecture at Nordic Spinal Cord Society Meeting, Trondheim. Norway September 10, 2015.

Glover, Joel C. “East meets West – Collaborative opportunities for the Bergen and Oslo stem cell communities”. Lecture at Annual Meeting of the Bergen Stem Cell Consortium, Bergen, Norway. August 31, 2015.

Glover, Joel C. “Potential stem cell therapies for spinal cord injury”. Lecture at Horizons in Molecular Life Science Symposium on Stem Cells in Tissue Regeneration and Cancer, The Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters, Copenhagen, Denmark April 16, 2015.

Glover, Joel C. "Stamceller – Kilder, muligheter og begrensninger". (English: “Stem cells - Sources, possibilities and limitations”. Public lecture at Nevrodagene, Ingeniørenes Hus, Oslo, Norway. March 10, 2015.

Glover, Joel C. “Norwegian Center for Stem Cell Research”. Lecture at University of Hannover, Germany. January 19, 2015.

Kvalheim, Gunnar. “Clinical application of human adipose derived regenerative cells in tissue repair of severe side effects following curative radiotherapy treatment”. Presentation at ISCT Regional Meeting, Spain, September 24-26, 2015.

Moskaug, Jan Ø. Lecture at 1st Norwegian-American Aestheotic Meeting, Oslo, October 23, 2015.

Moskaug, Jan Ø. Lecture at Analysis and annotation of DNA repeats and Dark Matter in Eucaryotic Genomes, Tours, France, July 9, 2015.

Moskaug, Jan Ø. Lecture at Cell Biology course at NMBU, Ås, April 8, 2015.

Moskaug, Jan Ø. Lecture at KEFF: National Hospital, Oslo, February 9, 2015.

Moskaug, Jan Ø. Lecture at visit to Almazov Cardiology Institute, St. Petersburg, Russia, October 2015.

Sullivan, Gareth. “The here, the now and are we there yet?” Lecture: IMI/SAFESCIMET course in Liverpool, UK, May 2015.

Sullivan, Gareth.hiPSCs disease modeling:hepatic differentiation – a farewell to growth factors.”. Lecture: Bergen, Norway, Stem Cell Consortium Meeting, September 2015.

Sullivan, Gareth. “Hepatic differentiation – a farewell to growth factors.”. Lecture: University of Nottingham, October 2015.


Media presentations

Norsk kreftmedisin sprenger kreftceller og skaper immunitet
ABC Nyheter, 15. October 2013

Foredrag av Philippe Collas: Nobelprisen i medisin 2012 - Å lære celler nye triks
11 April 2013, Norges Tekniske Vitenskapsakademi (NTVA) og Tekna Fagråd, Stavanger

Nå åpnes kroppens delelager
Kronikk: Ole Peter Nordby, Rådgiver innen bioteknologi
Aftenposten, 07.04.2013.

Avslører stamcellenes innerste hemmeligheter
Philippe Collas is revealing stem cells innermost secrets., 28 March 2013.

Ser lyst på ny øyebehandling
Morten C. Moe and new eye treatment with stem cells in the media., 6 March 2013.

Strålingssår kureres med fett
Gunnar Kvalheim and wound healing with adipose stem cells in the media.
VG, 4 February 2013.

Stamcelleforskning – nytt håp?
Iver Arne Langmoen, Aksel Foss, Gunnar Kvalheim,  Lars Engebretsen, Joel C. Glover
Tidsskr Nor Legeforen 2012; 132:2584 
Nr. 23 – 11. desember 2012 

Kan programmering av celler reparere hjerner?
Fem spørsmål om celleprogrammering til stamcelleforsker Joel Glover.
Teknisk Ukeblad: Kristin S. Grønli
Publisert: 10. november 2012

Fra science fiction til nobelpris
Kronikk: Joel C. Glover & Stefan Krauss
Aftenposten, 17.10.2012.

Concise Review: Therapeutic Potential of Adipose Tissue-Derived Angiogenic Cells
Krisztina Szöke and Jan E. Brinchmann
Stem Cells Trans Med 2012, 1:658-667

Stemming the scams
Clinics using stem cell research to defraud patients must be combatted, urges Professor Joel C Glover, Director of the Norwegian Center for Stem Cell Research
Public Service Review: European Science & Technology: issue 15, pp.208-209, 2012.

Norwegian expertise in stem cell research
Professor Joel C Glover, Director, Norwegian Center for Stem Cell Research
Public Service Review: Science and Technology: issue 6, pp.216-217, 2010.

Current clinical applications of stem cells in Norway
Jan E. Brinchmann, MD, PhD, Group leader, 2010.

Erstatning av ben og brusk med manipulerte stamceller: Hvor står vi i dag og hva får vi til om 5 år?
Fra Institutt for medisinske basalfags foredragsserie "Menneskekroppen og sykdom - ny innsikt fra biomedisinsk grunnforskning"; Jan Gordeladze, Professor, Avdeling for biokjemi
11. november 2009, 19.15-20.15; Auditorium 4, Domus Academica, Universitetet i Oslo

Chimeric animal models in human stem cell biology.
Glover JC, Boulland JL, Halasi G, Kasumacic N. (2009)
ILAR J. 2009;51(1):62-73.

Can We Use Human Embryonic Stem Cells to Treat Brain and Spinal Cord Injury and Disease?
Joel C. Glover (2008) in L. Østnor (ed.) Stem Cells, Human Embryos and Ethics: Interdisciplinary Perspectives.
Springer Science + Business Media. Chapter 5, pp.55-70.

Gjennombrudd i hjerneforskningen. Fungerende hjerneceller er for første gang dyrket frem av stamceller fra voksne mennesker. - Et stort fremskritt som gir håp for pasienter med Alzheimer, Parkinson, MS og andre hjernesykdommer.
Aftenposten: Haakon E. H. Eliassen
Publisert: 25.sep. 2005; Oppdatert: 19.okt. 2011

Foredrag av Joel Glover: Fra stamceller til nevroproteser - menneskekroppens fremtid
23 September 2013, Forskningsdagene, Literaturhuset, Oslo

Stamceller blir en del av legens verktøykasse
Snart kan vi lage de fleste celletyper på bestilling.
Teknisk ukeblad, Odd Richard Valmot, 02.09.2013