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07.06.2006 TGSB 1st Summer Meeting. The first summer meeting of the Finnish CoE in Translational Genome-Scale Biology is organized at the Biomedicum Helsinki, Haartmaninkatu 8, University of Helsinki. The aim of this meeting is to present the CoE to the research community, please see program for open session, and cover CoE spesific issues in closed sessions. Read more...

24.4.2006 Prof. Olli Kallioniemi gave a talk at the Harold G. Pritzker Memorial Lecture at Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto , 24.4.06. The Harold G. Pritzker Memorial Lecture is an annual lecture delivered by some of the most celebrated names in Pathology and related subjects. It has become one of the most distinguished lectures held in Toronto. Read more...

22.2.2006 Genes involved in cell growth and cell division identified. The group led by Prof. Jussi Taipale has identified genes contributing to cell growth and cell division by systematic silencing of most of the genes in the fruit fly, Drosophila melanogaster. The results are published in the February 23 issue of Nature. Read more...

8.1.2006 Lauri Aaltonen received the Matti Äyräpää Prize. The Finnish Medical Society Duodecim awarded the Matti Äyräpää Prize (for outstanding Finnish Medical Research contributions) to Academy Professor Lauri A. Aaltonen. The Aaltonen-led cancer genomics research group operating in the Biomedicum Helsinki is part of the Molecular and Cancer Biology Research Programme in the Faculty of Medicine, University of Helsinki

Aaltonen received the €20,000 Äyräpää Prize for successful and high-quality research into hereditary cancer susceptibility genes. Aaltonen and his research group have made significant discoveries in mapping cancer susceptibility genes, especially in the genetic research of colorectal cancer.

Events & Seminars

Turku BioNet Seminar Calendar Courses, meetings and symposia in Turku:
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Seminars and other events in Biomedicum, Helsinki:
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National courses and meetings:
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TGSB kick-off meeting 27.1.2006

Kick-off meeting

The CoE gathered in Naantali to officially launch the Center of Excellence in Translational Genome-Scale Biology.

 
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