The National Graduate School in Infection Biology and Antimicrobials (or IBA) is a research school (forskerskole) funded by the Research Council of Norway, coordinated at the University of Oslo. Both PhD students and postdocs registered at Norwegian universities are welcome to apply for membership in IBA. Our program funds courses and workshops and research stays abroad/in Norway, has annual networking meetings, and we support participation in these activities by co-funding of travel and accommodation costs.
Latest news:2021-03-02 09:13:36
MSc Marta Gómez Muñoz from the Institute of Clinical Medicine at the University of Oslo will be defending the thesis Global responses to genotoxic stress and culture supplements in Mycobacterium tuberculosis for the degree of PhD (Philosophiae Doctor).
She will have a digital Public Defence March 4 at 12:15 pm
Find link and information here:https://www.med.uio.no/klinmed/english/research/news-and-events/events/disputations/2021/munoz-marta-gomez.html
She will also give a digital trial lecture on March 4 at 10:15 am on the given topic: Regulation of gene expression in response to stress in bacteria
Find link and information here:https://www.med.uio.no/klinmed/english/research/news-and-events/events/trial-lectures/2021/munoz-marta-gomez.html
PhD candidate and IBA member Bishnu Joshi (UiT) has defended his thesis “Bacterial Extracellular vesicles and their cargo” for the degree of Philosophiae Doctor February 5th 2021.
Read Bishnu Joshi´s report on his PhD experience from Northern Norway here.
IBA welcomes IBA members to a 1-week online workshop on scientific writing with Mathew Stiller-Reeve 12th-16th April.
This course is meant to provide a virtual space to meet up, learn, get motivated, write and talk about your writing. This course will be online to widen participation and interaction across the IBA network.
Read more and see the schedule on our course page
Christina Bleis: From March 11th to December 1st 2020, I had the pleasure to work on my PhD at the Center for Disease Dynamics (CIDD) at the Pennsylvania State University in US. Penn State is a top 25 research university with over 100,000 students.
Unfortunately, due to covid many attractions were closed and there were restrictions on social gatherings. Despite this, my research stay was a very exciting experience and highly productive in terms of PhD project progress.
Read more here.
In collaboration with Turning the Tide of Antimicrobial Resistance (TTA), IBA invites IBA members to the second TTA/IBA Bioinformatics course Level 1 this year.
Wednesday, February 24th 2021 – Oslo, UiO, Domus Medica, L-257
This course will give you basic knowledge on whole genome assembly, including quality assessment of raw data (FastQC), adapter / quality trimming and contig assembly. You will also learn about the differences between De novo assembly and mapping to an annotated reference genome.