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The Department of Biomaterials

The Department of Biomaterials at the Institute of Clinical Dentistry is devoted to research with relevance to clinical dentistry and medicine.


  • hkm_ceremony1 Four in a row for biomaterials Sep. 6, 2017 2:45 PM

    September started with big celebration for science at the Biomaterials lab.

  • summer_students Busy summer for our student researchers Aug. 26, 2017 9:27 PM

    While most people were enjoying their summer holidays by the beach, our lab did not quiet down thanks to our three hard-working student researchers.

  • crew2 Biting into the future challenges in biomaterials July 12, 2017 6:24 PM

    Group of enthusiastic biomaterials researchers and microbiologists joined their forces last week to discuss the future challenges related to implantable medical devices in the world without antibiotics.

  • youngcas Seminar on anti-infective materials on 6th July! June 26, 2017 8:25 PM

    Come and join us in our discussion on how to design and test anti-infective biomaterials for the post-antibiotic era.

  • mariano_thumb The big fat surprises June 11, 2017 4:26 PM

    Our department hosted a seminar on the surprising similarities of bone and fat tissue and the devastating consequences of obesity on oral health.

  • seba_thumb Another PhD from the department! Apr. 11, 2017 8:14 AM

    Sebastian Geißler has publicly defended his doctoral dissertation Surface functionalization of dental implants for improved biological response and reduced infection risk. Department of Biomaterials congratulates Sebastian on his great achievement!

  • hafjell_thumb March madness for Biomaterials Apr. 5, 2017 11:57 AM

    Department of Biomaterials had an eventful March with many of our researchers participating in two different international conferences.

  • scsb_logo Top biomaterials research will soon be presented in Hafjell Mar. 3, 2017 5:56 PM

    Department of Biomaterials is involved in organising the Scandinavian Society for Biomaterials annual meeting in Hafjell 15-17 March.

  • bech1 Bright future for high-resolution imaging of biological tissues Feb. 13, 2017 6:45 PM

    Martin Bech from University of Lund offered us a glimpse into the exciting new possiblities available in high-resolution X-ray imaging of biological materials.

  • pawel1 Erasmus intern from Poland Jan. 24, 2017 6:02 PM

    Paweł Kałłas from Szczecin joined our group for a five month Erasmus internship and thoroughly enjoyed his stay in Oslo.

  • chris_magnus_1 Master students from Germany Jan. 5, 2017 9:26 AM

    Two of our German master students are done with their Erasmus internships at our department.

  • x-mas Happy Christmas! Dec. 22, 2016 4:36 PM

    Department of Biomaterials will be closed during the Christmas holidays from 23 December to 2 January.

  • research_day_aman1 Biomaterials took over research day Dec. 20, 2016 5:04 PM

    Our department made the most of the opportunity to present our research projects to fellow researchers at the annual Faculty research day.

  • sperling_1 Investigating blood compatibility of biomaterials Dec. 20, 2016 10:27 AM

    Claudia Sperling from Dresden visited our lab to discuss blood compatibility testing of various biomaterial surfaces

  • drobak_1 Biomaterials winter seminar in Drøbak Dec. 2, 2016 6:26 PM

    Department of Biomaterials retreated to the peace and quiet of Drøbak to learn about the goings-on in all of our research projects

  • neutron_1 Nordic neutron scatterers unscattered their knowledge in Oslo Nov. 10, 2016 6:26 PM

    Department of Biomaterials was present at the Nordic Young Neutron Scatterers meeting held at the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters

  • poster Enamel Symposium 2016 Nov. 7, 2016 8:00 AM

    Department of Biomaterials participated at the ninth international conference on dental enamel

  • reidar_havard Synchrotron and Neutron Scattering in Biomaterials and Soft Matter Nov. 1, 2016 3:45 PM

    Department of Biomaterials participated at the Synchrotron and Neutron Scattering in Biomaterials and Soft Matter Workshop in Malmö

  • alumni_1 Biomaterials hosts an alumni seminar Oct. 17, 2016 6:02 PM

    Department of Biomaterials will host the 2nd Biomaterials Alumni Day on Friday 21 October! Come and join us to hear what our former PhD students are up to nowadays.

  • rivan_1 Another PhD from the deparment! Oct. 10, 2016 6:56 PM

    Rivan Sidaly has publicly defended her doctoral dissertation The role of hypoxia on the formation of dental enamel: a clinical, an experimental animal, and a cell study. Department of Biomaterials congratulates Rivan on her great achievement!

  • marinebiotech_1 Biomaterials granted EU funding Oct. 3, 2016 6:15 PM

    Department of Biomaterials will be participating in an EU-funded research project called "BLUETEETH" together with partners from Portugal and Iceland.

  • mathias1 Erasmus student from Munich Sep. 16, 2016 4:01 PM

    Mathias Dorn from Technische Universität München joined our lab for half a year to do research on surface modification of titanium dioxide bone scaffolds.

  • anders_1 Another PhD from the department! Sep. 13, 2016 11:11 AM

    Anders Verket has publicly defended his doctoral dissertation On surface coatings of titanium-based bone graft materials. Department of Biomaterials congratulates Anders on his great achievement!

  • annija_marie_front Erasmus interns enjoyed a summer in Oslo Sep. 1, 2016 11:48 AM

    Two student interns spent a summer working on research projects at our lab in Oslo.

  • striking_image1 Microbial Surface Colonization Symposium July 20, 2016 10:06 AM

    On the 30th August 2016 The Symposium “Microbial Surface Colonization” accompanies the “årsmøte” (yearly meeting) of the Norwegian Microbiological Society (Norsk Forening for Mikrobiologi, NFM), and is co-organized by the NFM, the UiO Centre for Integrated Microbial Evolution (CIME) and the Institute of Clinical Dentistry at UiO.

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Institute of Clinical Dentistry
Faculty of Dentistry
Box 1109 Blindern
0317 Oslo

Phone: +47-22852350

Visiting address

Geitmyrsveien 71