Research news: ethnic roots of Estonian peoples, problematic use of social networking sites, reducing the fear of pain, and a novel solution for wound treatment
The “Research news” section gives regular hints about interesting studies in various fields of research.
Annual Conference of the Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology and the Institute of Genomics
The traditional annual conference uniting the Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology and the Institute of Genomics of the University of Tartu will take place on 19-20 January 2023.
Research group of pharmacogenetics
The aim of this group is to discover and investigate the effect of common and rare genetic variants related to suboptimal drug metabolism and adverse drug reactions.
Researchers found that around a third of genes for allergic and autoimmune diseases were important for human adaptation
A new study published found that genetic factors for a range of autoimmune and allergic disorders were important for human adaptation.
Record high number of participants in 3-minute thesis competition
Twenty-eight doctoral students took part in this year’s competition with 29 presentations, including nine in Estonian and 20 in English.
Prestigious grant helps the University of Tartu study the development of the human immune system over its long history
The European Research Council (ERC) supports Christiana Lyn Scheib's research with a Starting Grant of nearly €1.5 million.
Geneticist Andres Metspalu received lifetime achievement award for popularisation of science
11 November, at the Estonian Research Council's research communication conference, this year's science communication awards were presented. University of Tartu researchers received five awards.
Conference “Natural scientists on sustainable development: what colour is the future?”
On 17 and 18 November, the University of Tartu Faculty of Science and Technology is organising a conference “Natural scientists on sustainable development: what colour is the future?”.
UNCAN.eu: a European initiative to better understand cancer
Project called 4.UNCAN.eu started to prepare a blueprint for UNCAN.eu within the next 15 months.