The Norwegian Center for Stem Cell Research


The Norwegian Center for Stem Cell Research is a national facility dedicated to basic and translational stem cell research, technical training, and public education.

E-mail for general requests:

Franziska Hartmann
Phone: +47 22 85 11 35 Fax: +47 22 85 10 58

Media inquiries:
Inquiries from the media should be made to Franziska Hartmann by email or telephone.

Patient inquiries:
All patient inquiries should be made by email to Franziska Hartmann. The Center can not administer patient inquiries made through any other channels.


Stem Cell Center International Seminar Series


11th Annual Norwegian Stem Cell Networking Meeting Soria Moria Hotel and Conference Center, Oslo, Norway October 7-8, 2014


Open to all researchers, clinicians, industry representatives, patient groups and others with an interest in stem cell biology, research and applications

The program will encompass scientific presentations, information about stem cell-related research and clinical consortia in Norway, networking opportunities, and a session on public awareness and media interaction.

See the full program here

See link for information about the conference on the Norwegian Research Council's website.


Magne Skårn succesfully defends PhD thesis on "MicroRNAs in mesenchymal biology and differentiation" (2014)


9 April 2014

Magne Skårn (Myklebost lab) defended his PhD thesis entitled "MicroRNAs in mesenchymal biology and differentiation".


Mrinal Joel: Trial lecture and PhD defense


9 & 10 December 2013

Mrinal Joel (Glover lab) holds trial lecture and defends PhD thesis:

Trial lecture  
Monday, December 9, 14:15
Nye auditorium 13, Domus Medica

Title: "Characterization and function of normal neural stem cells."

PhD defense  
Tuesday, December 10, 10:15
Nye auditorium 13, Domus Medica

Title: "Characterization of stem cell-enriched glioblastoma cells in vitro and in xenotypic tissue environments."