No more conferences attended from our sofas at home! After a long wait, we were finally able to reunite with our friends and colleagues at real-life physical conferences.
Dyala Bakir's master thesis on polyphenolic nanocoatings for dental implants won this year's best master thesis award at the Faculty of Dentistry. Well done, Dyala!
The Department of Biomaterials has been granted funding from EU Horizon Europe under the Horizon Coordination and Support Action (CSA) Grant which amounts to 50 million euros. Last week we joined in for the official kick-off meeting
Finally it was allowed to have physical meetings again. Our department participated in a two days consortium meeting in Iceland together with colleagues from Estonia, Latvia and Iceland in the EEA NORWAY GRANT project EGGSHELL
In collaboration with colleagues in the US, industry, we have managed to obtain a large grant from Research Council of Norway in the new program Converging Technologies
Usame Sevgi from Dicle University in Turkey joined our group for three months, bringing along some Turkish delight and an healthy appetite for science.
Maryam Rahmati has publicly defended her doctoral dissertation In vivo evaluation of biomaterials for bone regeneration applications using advanced imaging techniques. Department of Biomaterials congratulates Maryam on her great achievement!
Pawel Kallas has awarded "Best Young Author of the Year 2020-2021" by the Journal Biomaterial Investigations in Dentistry.
Together with the Department of Geosciences and the Museum of Cultural History at UiO, the Department of Biomaterials has received NOK 2.5 million to expand the technology Virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI). The allocation is given in the form of hub/node funds from UiO's e-infrastructure hub/node initiative
Manuel Schweikle was awarded His Majesty the King's Gold Medal for his outstanding PhD thesis focusing on developing mineralised hydrogels for regenerating bone tissue around dental implants.
After a long wait, the borders opened this summer and we were able to welcome Erasmus students at our lab again. This summer, the biomaterials lab was taken over by our French summer interns.
Florian Weber has publicly defended his doctoral dissertation Development of multifunctional polyphenolic coatings for improved peri-implant healing. Department of Biomaterials congratulates Florian on his great achievement!
Victor A. Jankowski's master thesis on polyphenolic nanocoatings for dental implants won this year's best master thesis award at the Faculty of Dentistry. Well done, Victor!
Maria H Pham has publicly defended her doctoral dissertation Cellular responses to fluoride modified titanium surfaces. Department of Biomaterials congratulates Maria on her great achievement!
The Department has been granted a large EU project in collaboration with 15 different Universities in the H2020 INFRAIA program (Integrating and opening research infrastructures of European)
Anne Klemm has publicly defended her doctoral dissertation Doped TiO2 bone scaffolds - corrosion resistance combined with high compressive strength. Department of Biomaterials congratulates Anne on her great achievement!
Sigrid Haugen successfully defended her dissertation for the degree of Ph.D. (philosophiae doctor) : A study of adiponectin and adiponectin receptor agonist ADP355 on bone and orthodontic tooth movement.
During the summer scientists at the department has gotten two papers published in two pretigous journals. In collaboration with the USA and China, the Department of Biomaterials has published articles in Chemical Society Review and Progress in Materials Science.
In collaboration with University of Liège, the department has received a grant from ITI Foundation to investigate peri-implant soft tissue integration in humans
After a long wait, the sun is shining on us again and our lab is getting back to more or less normal activity over the summer.
Gaute and co-workers made the cover page of the International Endodontic Journal i the June edition
Along with the rest of University of Oslo, our lab remains closed until further notice to reduce the spreading of COVID-19 in Norway.
Aman S Chahal has publicly defended his doctoral dissertation From inert to active: biofunctionalised PEG hydrogels to guide stem cell behaviour. Department of Biomaterials congratulates Aman on his great achievement!
In January the consortium in the H2020 Eureka Eurostar OralG project had a two day mid-term meeting where the French partners visited us here in Oslo
Biomaterials hosts an open seminar on the use of extracellular vesicles and platelet lysate in cell free regenerative therapies and as cost-effective cell culture supplement.