Within just a few weeks we have grown a lot!
Today we welcome our newest member, Evangelos Karousis!
Learn more about Evangelos and get more insights by reading the full post.
The National Genomic Infrastructure (NGI) Sweden has recently purchased a PromethION!
To celebrate the addition to its manifold services, NGI will host a virtual event around PromethION and its abilities.
Make sure you join for more information, and your chance to win free sequencing!
To all our Norwegian Nanopore-Seq Network members:
GRATULERER MED DAGEN!
Today is Norway’s constitution day. We hope you have a safe and memorable celebration!
Our newest member Jon Bent Kristoffersen from the Hellenic Centre for Marine Research (Crete) has compiled a great overview about available Nanopore Sequencing Kits! An amazing help for everyone who wants to start but needs overviews!
Check out the picture and the blogpost!
For all the Beginners in the Network, Oxford Nanopore has the “BioInformatics 101 Webinar” on their page. Surely not only informative for starters, but also for biologists working on this novel technology!
Check out the content in the blog post!
We have our first NEW publication within the Nordic Nanopore Network!
Rafi Ahmad from the Inland Norway University (Hamar) has just published his take on Rapid detection of pathogens, plasmids and AMR from blood cultures in Scientific Reports! Find out a link and even a VIDEO about his work on the blogpost!
The decision is in: for direct and straightforward communications within the Network we will set up a Slack workspace!
I hope we will soon have direct and informal communications to fill the network with the life it deserves.
Thanks for all of you to give your feedback!
After already shifting to All-Virtual Meeting, the London Calling Conference 2020 now is postponed!
This conference is THE gathering of the Nanopore community, and always comes with juicy updates for the next months to watch for. COVID-19 is now taking its toll even on the virtual event.
Make sure you correct your calendars, and register
For all the Beginners in the Network, Oxford Nanopore has great news for you!
As from next week, Oxford Nanopore will host a Webinar series to help people get to grips with their promising technology. First is “Nanopore 101” on May 5th. Registration link can be found on the full post.
The Network is now live and growing every day! Thanks for all of you that joined already!
However, the Network is only filled with life once active communication is ongoing.
To spark the communication, we wish to host the right platform! Please help us to find the option that fits all of us best! We have sent around a questionnaire to find your preferred choice, but do not hesitate to reach out to us directly and provide your feedback how we can host easy knowledge exchange and discussions!. For more, read the full post!
We are happy to present Mathew Stiller-Reeve as our Networks Writing consultant!
Mathew has extensive experience with writing and peer-review training for academics.
He loves to talk about writing and communication so get in touch if you want your wonderful ideas to blossom to their full potential.
Click on the post to get more information!
After a month of planning and work, we have finally rolled out our website today. The website was designed by Adnan Niazi. Graphics and website logo were designed by Mari Bergsvåg. The content of the website has been written by Maximilian Krause. Imagery of Mount Ulriken were kindly provided by Kumaran Pondicherry Photography.
The biggest ONT-associated conference is not happening as we know it this year. Affected by the ongoing Corona-pandemic, the conference will shift to an online format. While possibly not as vibrant as the original format, we still look forward to great talks and networking! Do remember that you still need to register for the online event. More information is
In the lab of Eivind Valen (Computational Biology Unit, Bergen, Norway) there are two exciting job opportunities as postdoctoral research fellow (Molecular Biology AND Bioinformatics).
Both positions are for a fixed term of 3 years and are funded by the Norwegian Cancer Society. The positions are connected to the project “Metastatic in translation – decoding the protein synthesis program for metastatic potential”.
Find out more in our Job opportunities
With Rasmus Kirkegaard from Aalborg and Paula Moelling from Oerebro the network now expanded to our nearest Scandinavian neighbours! Welcome Denmark and Sweden. We are looking forward to more partners from these countries, and new additions soon!