Author Archives: obesity_2014
It’s all about food — SSIB in Porto
Great news for our lab!
On Monday, May 23rd Arsene received an official letter from the Finnish National Agency for Education informing him that he was awarded the EDUFI scholarship to pursue his doctoral work at the University of Helsinki. In a nutshell, the grant is intended for postgraduate studies as well as research and...
ICON 2020 finally happened
Science Day at the Biomedicum
Warm welcome to our new intern!
New year — new lab member
Going North – Two lab members join the Helsinki group
On September 1, Arsene Kanyamibwa and Hendrik Hartmann relocated from the Max Planck Institute in Leipzig to the University of Helsinki, doubling the group size there. Besides dealing with Finnish bureaucracy and enjoying the full meteorological spectrum from a sunny September to a rainy and cold October, both picked up...
The O’BRAIN Lab in times of Corona
Life at the O’BRAIN Lab is beginning to return to normal — staff in Leipzig were welcomed back to the office (in small numbers), while working from home continues in Helsinki, with an exit strategy being prepared. We tried to make the best of social distancing while in lockdown and...
Corona in Europe
Like almost all countries all over the world Germany and Finland have been facing the COVID 19/Corona crisis since late February and early March. In an unprecedented move, both the University of Helsinki as well as the MPI in Leipzig, went virtual as preemptive measures. All staff, incl. the entire...