Members of Yeast nutritional physiology group receive recognition from Prime MinisterJanis Liepins
On the 30th of March, Prime Minister Māris Kučinskis congratulated winners of international science olympiads, their teachers and mentors.
Janis Liepins and Agnese Kokina received Diploma of Cabinet of Ministers for their successful work with talented high school students when preparing them for 27th International Biology Olympiad in Hanoi (Vietnam).
Initiative for EU epitranscriptomic network has startedJanis Liepins
On the 29th of March COST action EPITRAN (COST CA16120) kick off meeting in Brussels was held. IMB UL researcher Dr. biol Janis Liepins, together with PhD. Med. Irina Kholodnyuk Holodnuka, researcher from A. Kirchenstein Institute of Microbiology and Virology are Latvia representatives of the network.
Janis Liepins gives speech in annual international life science conference (COINS) in VilniusJanis Liepins
Dr. biol. Janis Liepins, was invited speaker in international life science conference COINS 2017 (28.02 – 2.03, 2017, Vilnius University, Lithuania).
In his speech “Purine auxotrophic starvation in budding yeast”, Janis introduced conference participants to the work and results of UL IMB Yeast Nutritional group.
OpenMultiMed COST action shapes the future in Porto
Among other issues it was decided to organize OpenMultiMed Training School on Systems Medicine topics in August or September of 2017 in Riga.
SMARTPLANTS visit University of Cambridge
Consortia meeting of SMARTPLANTS project took place at Sainsbury laboratories of University of Cambridge. The laboratory building is located at one side of Botanic Garden of Cambridge. The garden is lively and green in the sunny day of February 16-th.
Shadows in the Laboratory of Environmental MicrobiologyEgils Stalidzans
15-th February is a day when pupils have opportunity to live one day with selected professionals who were ready to reveal their daily activities. This 16 years old Raimonds from Riga and 14 years old Krisjanis from Jelgava could follow Olga Muter, Mara Grube, Andrejs Berzins and Karlis Shvirksts. Now we hope to see Raimonds and Krisjanis as students and later colleagues in the Institute!
LEANPROT partners establish collaboration with robotsEgils Stalidzans
During he project meeting in Berlin partners were acquainted with new colleagues – two robots that can automatically perform high number of parallel fermentations, collect samples and make analysis. The robots can be controlled remotely and several persons can follow measurements.
- Members of Yeast nutritional physiology group receive recognition from Prime Minister 03.04.2017
- Initiative for EU epitranscriptomic network has started 02.04.2017
- Janis Liepins gives speech in annual international life science conference (COINS) in Vilnius 20.03.2017
- OpenMultiMed COST action shapes the future in Porto 02.03.2017
- SMARTPLANTS visit University of Cambridge 24.02.2017
- Shadows in the Laboratory of Environmental Microbiology 21.02.2017
- LEANPROT partners establish collaboration with robots 16.02.2017