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Seeing the Invisible: Neutron and X-rays Technology in Biology and Medicine
16. February 2018 @ 09:00 - 13:00
From Atom to Anatomy
Norway has access to excellent tools to characterise and to study cell membranes, peptides, nanostructures and other structures in Biology, Life science and Medicine. The Norwegian government has committed to contribute to the financing of several of these. However, our experience is that these methods and possibilities are unknown for most of the Norwegian business community which could have advantages to know and use these methods. Therefore, we herewith invite Norwegian Companies within biology, life science and medicine to meet several experts within this field to inform and have discussions about the usefulness of these methodological tools.
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|09:00||Welcome||Ketil Widerberg, General Manager Oslo Cancer Cluster|
|09:10||Status of MAX IV and Diffraction and Spectroscopy Techniques with a Focus on Structural Biology||Dr.Tomas Lundqvist, Director science and industrial relations at MAX IV at Lund University, Sweden|
|09:40||Bioimaging Techniques||Dr. Rajmund Mokso, Imaging group at MAX IV|
|10:10||Scattering Techniques in Support of Life Science,||Dr. Ann Terry, Scattering and Diffraction group at MAX IV|
|10:40||Coffee & Networking Break|
|11:10||Soft Matter for Biomedical Applications||Dr. Reidar Lund, Associate Professor, Univ.of Oslo|
|11:30||Possibilities for Life Science in the NcNeutron Infrastructure||Dr. Kenneth Dahl Knudsen, Adjunct Professor, Institute for Energy Technology|
|11:45||Using Neutrons and X-rays to Understand Chromatin||Dr. Nikolina Sekulic, Univ. of Oslo|
|12:00||Structural Basis of Cancer-Specific Ganglioside Recognition by mAB 14F7 Elucidated by X-rays||Dr. Kaare Bjerregaard-Andersen, Univ. of Oslo|
|12:15-13:00||Lunch and Discussion|