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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.


  • liebert_thumb Award for best microCT video June 7, 2019 1:38 PM

    Liebert Parreiras Nogueira won the movie award for best video at a international microCT conference in Mechelen, Belgium. The Department of Biomaterials congratulates Liebert on this accomplishment.

  • manu_thumb Another PhD from the department! May 14, 2019 1:39 PM

    Manuel Schweikle has publicly defended his doctoral dissertation Characterisation of mineralised synthetic hydrogel scaffolds for bone repair. Department of Biomaterials congratulates Manuel on his great achievement!

  • random_seminar Miniseminar: supramolecular biomaterials and nanocrystalline hydroxyapatites Apr. 30, 2019 10:30 AM

    Biomaterials hosts an open seminar on hierarchical and functional biomaterials based on protein self-assembly and nanocrystalline calcium phosphates.

  • hao_thumb Chinese translations Mar. 12, 2019 7:34 PM

    Zhu Hao from Huazhong University of Science and Technology joined our group for one and a half years to teach us about Chinese traditions and cuisine (and do a bit of science at the side).

  • gaute_thumb Another PhD from the department! Mar. 5, 2019 7:01 PM

    Gaute Floer Johnsen has publicly defended his doctoral dissertation Contralateral premolars: validation of symmetry. Department of Biomaterials congratulates Gaute on his great achievement!

  • 2019-nfr_stotte_eng Grand slam at the Research Council of Norway Feb. 18, 2019 8:00 AM

    Never before has any research group at our Faculty had more success with research grant from the Research Council of Norway. Our Department managed to obtain two large grants in the Nano2021 program.

  • 2019_svalbard-1 Biomaterials arranged Blueteeth meeting and international workshop Feb. 11, 2019 12:30 PM

    The annual ERA-NET Marine Biotech “BLUETEETH” meeting took place at Svalbard, halfway between Norway and North Pole. Janne E. Reseland concurrently also organized the International Workshop on Oral Degradable Biobarriers and with speakers from around the globe.

  • 2019_torben_thumb Erasmus student from Germany Jan. 23, 2019 7:27 PM

    Torben Hildebrand from University of Hanover joined our group for five months to perform high-resolution 3D x-ray imaging of tooth structures.

  • 2018_oralg Busy end of the year for our group Dec. 13, 2018 8:00 AM

    Janne Reseland and Petter Lyngstadaas participated at the kick-off meeting for yet another European project last week

  • 2018_all_vienna Vienna visit Dec. 10, 2018 8:00 AM

    Erik Reimhult and Guruprakash Subbiahdoss were hosts when Hanna and Petter from Department of Biomaterials and Alejandro and Janne from Oral Research Laboratory visited the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna.

  • symp Bone regeneration in the oral cavity Nov. 23, 2018 4:13 PM

    Department of Biomaterials attended a consensus meeting that focused on the biological principles and biomaterials used in restoring missing bone tissue in the oral cavity.

  • havard-og-peyman3-small Kickoff meeting for Horizon 2020 project MgSafe Nov. 17, 2018 10:25 AM

    Department of Biomaterials has partnered with OsloMet in the Horizon 2020 project MgSafe that kicked off in Hamburg last week.

  • jukka_thumb Visitors from the Far East Nov. 12, 2018 11:42 AM

    Dental biomaterials expert Jukka Pekka Matinlinna visited the Biomaterials lab for a collaborative meeting.

  • maziar_thumb Another PhD from the department! Oct. 9, 2018 4:53 PM

    Maziar Ghadakchi Shabestari has publicly defended his doctoral dissertation Bone marrow lesions in osteoarthritis: role of angiogenesis and bone turnover. Department of Biomaterials congratulates Maziar on his great achievement!

  • jb_thumb Summer intern from France Sep. 29, 2018 7:53 PM

    Jean-Baptiste Sourbets from Polytech Nantes joined our group this summer to investigate the effect of cation doping on TiO 2 scaffold properties.

  • eu_grants_thumb EU success for the department Sep. 26, 2018 6:14 PM

    This year has brought our department some good luck with our EU grant proposals and we are now part of two new European collaboration projects - MgSafe project is now hiring PhD candidates.

  • oyestein_thumb Another PhD from the department! Aug. 30, 2018 2:40 PM

    Øystein Stakkestad has publicly defended his doctoral dissertation The role of ameloblastin in mesenchymal tissues. Department of Biomaterials congratulates Øystein on his great achievement!

  • marc_thumb Summer intern from Texas July 24, 2018 6:18 PM

    Marc Amrit Schober from University of North Texas joined our group this summer to learn a bit more about biomaterials and cell biology.

  • javi_thumb Visiting PhD student from Spain June 6, 2018 7:40 PM

    Javier Sanz Esporrin from Complutense University of Madrid joined our group for three months to learn more about micro- and nanoCT imaging.

  • scsb_thumb2 Award-winning visit to Sweden May 3, 2018 10:59 PM

    Department of Biomaterials travelled to ScSB2018 meeting to see Professor Lyngstadaas receive the prestigious ScSB Award

  • fran_thumb Visiting PhD student from Spain Apr. 2, 2018 6:09 PM

    Francisco Romero Gavilán from Universitat Jaume I in Spain joined our group for three months to learn more about protein adsorption on biomaterials.

  • 3d_cells_thumb Cell culture in three dimensions Mar. 27, 2018 3:40 PM

    Krzysztof Wrzesinski from CelVivo gave us a detailed introduction to 3D cell culture methods

  • nanoct_thumb Official kick-start to nanoCT imaging Feb. 7, 2018 7:39 PM

    Department of Biomaterials hosted an international symposium on x-ray tomography techniques.

  • david_thumb Another PhD from the department! Dec. 17, 2017 6:58 PM

    David Wiedmer has publicly defended his doctoral dissertation TiO 2 dark catalysis in biomedical applications. Department of Biomaterials congratulates David on his great achievement!

  • thao_thumb Master student from Germany Dec. 16, 2017 5:27 PM

    Thao Ha from Hanover joined our group for four months to work on her master thesis and she thoroughly enjoyed her stay in Oslo.

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Phone: +47-22852350

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