2017-06-30, NEWS

SciLifeLab researcher Óscar Fernandez-Capetillo awarded Erik K Fernström prize

Óscar Fernandez-Capetillo, professor of cancer therapy at Karolinska Institutet since 2015 and a SciLifeLab faculty member, has been awarded the Erik K Fernström prize for his pioneering research on how DNA damage can lead to cancer and ageing. Óscar Fernandez-Capetillo‘s research focuses on replicative stress and replicative damage to DNA, which causes ageing, as well as cancer. His research interest lies […]

2017-06-29, PRESS

Chemical Biology Consortium Sweden enters research collaboration with AstraZeneca

Chemical Biology Consortium Sweden (CBCS), an integrated part of SciLifeLab, today announced a new research collaboration with AstraZeneca. The partnership will give Swedish academic researchers access to AstraZeneca’s annotated small molecule compound library with the aim of identifying novel protein targets aligned to key unmet medical needs. Projects are expected to focus on so-called phenotypic […]

2017-06-28, NEWS

Three SciLifeLab researchers granted SSF funding for systems biology projects

Olli Kallioniemi (Karolinska Institutet), Sten Linnarsson (Karolinska Institutet) and Sven Nylander (Uppsala University), all SciLifeLab faculty members, have been granted five years funding from SSF – Stiftelsen för strategisk forskning. The call was designed to support projects within systems biology, an emerging field of research aimed to understand complex relationships and interactions between components in biological systems. They […]

2017-06-28, PRESS

National network for future leaders in life science launched by SciLifeLab and Wallenberg Centers for Molecular Medicine

SciLifeLab (Science for Life Laboratory), a national center for biomolecular sciences, and the Wallenberg Centers for Molecular Medicine (WCMM) in Gothenburg, Linköping, Lund and Umeå have formed a collaborative network to bring together the future leaders of life science and molecular medicine in Sweden. SciLifeLab and WCMM have initiated an official collaboration, co-funded by a […]

2017-06-28, NEWS

The Human Cell Atlas selected as one of ten emerging technologies to make a change to society

This week, Scientific American announced ten emerging technologies with innovations that are on the verge of changing society. One of the technologies selected was the Human Cell Atlas, which aims to integrate research exploring the building-blocks of human cells using new emerging technologies. One of the projects underlying the Human Cell Atlas is the Human […]