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Workshop on confocal microscopy

The National Institute of Biology hosted a Three-Day Confocal Microscopy Workshop: Theory Meets Hands-On Learning with Assist. Prof. Miloš Vittori. Participants from the Department of Genetic Toxicology and Cancer Biology, involved in the CutCancer project, delved into practical sessions, operating the cutting-edge Lyca Stellaris 8 microscope with the Light sheet technology. The workshop showcased live…

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Short visit Swansea University at NIB

Delegation from Swansea University, UK, visits the National Institute of Biology as part of the HEU CutCancer project From 14 to 16 November, the National Institute of Biology (NIB) hosted a delegation from Swansea University (the UK 5th university for collaborative research income per academic) as part of the HEU Twinning CutCancer project. The delegation…

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Research & Innovation Transforming European Healthcare

“If we don’t speak up, they will not hear!” We were very honoured and grateful to present our CutCancer Project and our research done at NIB (National Institute of Biology), at Research & Innovation Transforming European Healthcare in Brussels, that was so greatly organized by Slovenian Business & Research Association (SBRA) Prof. Dr. Drasko Veselinovic…

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Oral presentation at the INTERNATIONAL PATHOLOGY CONFERENCE OF THE „VICTOR BABEȘ” INSTITUTE

International Conference on Pathology of the Victor Babeș Institute took place at the the Institute, Splaiul Independeței 99-101, Bucharest, between November 2-4, 2022. The conference covered topis of cellular and molecular pathology, immunology, omics, neuroscience and cardiovascular pathology. Barbara Breznik has been invited to give a talk “Personalized tumor models reveal mechanisms of glioblastoma immunosuppressive…

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Visit at Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm

We visited Karolinska Institutet and Lewensohn/Viktorsson team and their research facility on a sunny October day. Metka and Barbara presented CutCancer project and their research on “Personalized glioblastoma model for standard and immuno-therapy research” at translational lunch seminar that was open for researchers and medical doctors. Glioblastoma remains a lethal disease despite current standard treatment…

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»Air protection 2023« conference

Martina Štampar, PhD, gave an oral presentation entitled “Hepatic 3D Cell Model – A Sensitive Approach for Determining the Adverse (Geno)toxic Activity of Air Pollutants.” She summarized research work on benzo[a]pyrene (B[a]P), which is the main representative of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) as well as a ubiquitous environmental pollutant found in air, surface water, soil,…

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NIB opens the door four young students

We are always investing in the product of research, but we have to invest also in the future researchers themselves. NIB (National Institute of Biology) opened the door to more than 550 young students to give them better understanding of the world they live in. We also presented our CutCancer Project to give them better…

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Round table (26.09.2023): ” World Cancer Research Day at NIB”

On World Cancer Research Day, the National Institute of Biology hosted a lecture and a discussion about new technologies that will increase the understanding of cancer as part of the CutCancer project and thus open up new therapeutic options.   As part of the prestigious EU project – Horizon Europe Twining, the NIB researchers presented the…

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