Arnoldo Frigessi and Arne Klungland are granted Norwegian Centres of exellence.
Two leaders of UiO:Life Science’ first generation convergence environments have been granted Norwegian Centres of exellence by the Research Council of Norway.
Arnoldo Frigessi, leader of the convergence environment Personalised cancer therapies (PERCATHE) will head a new Centre of exellence on artifical intelligence and Arne Klungland, leader the convergence environment Epigenetics and bioethics of human embryonic development will together with Lorena Arranz, lead a new Centre of exellence which will focus on health in the first phases of life.
UiO:Life Science has had three calls for convergence environments. First generation received founding for the years 2017-2021.
The University of Oslo was granted five Centres of exellence in the last call from the Research Council of Norway. A total of nine new centers were given this status.