University of Oslo : First public defence by UiO:Life Science' convergence environments.

ENPNewswire-November 1, 2021--University of Oslo : First public defence by UiO:Life Science' convergence environments

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Release date- 29102021 - UiO:Life Science funds convergence environments - interdisciplinary research groups that address major challenges within health and environment.

Now the first research fellow funded by UiO:Life Science has defended his dissertation for the PhD degree. Joona Rasanen defended his dissertation 'Ethics and the epigenetic challenge - a bioethical study across the human lifespan' on Friday 29 October. Joona belongs to the convergence environment Epigenetics and bioethics of human embryonic development which will understand the epigenetic reprogramming of early embryo development and its significance for human reproduction both scientifically and ethically.

The defence took place at Zoom, but if Joona had been in Oslo, we should have celebrated. This is a big day, first and foremost for Joona, but also for UiO:Life Science because we have reached an important milestone in the education of interdisciplinary researchers, says Carl Henrik Gorbitz, director of UiO:Life Science.

The convergence environment belongs to the first generation of UiO:LIfe Science' convergence environments and was one of six research groups selected in 2017 after the first application...

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