The Kavli Prize Laureates in Astrophysics, Nanoscience and Neuroscience received their prizes from His Majesty King Harald V at an award ceremony in Oslo Concert Hall Tuesday 4 September.
The first competition of life sciences programming, BioHackathon, in Lithuania was held at Vilnius University Life Sciences Center (VU LSC) on the first weekend of August. It was organized by Vilnius-Lithuania iGEM team. The event gathered seven teams from Lithuania and three from Sweden, Finland and the Netherlands.
The team of researchers from Harvard Medical School (HMS) and Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research reported the discovery of a new airway cell type online in Nature on August 1. Rapolas Žilionis, PhD student at Vilnius University Life Sciences Center (VU LSC) is the co-first author of the paper "A single-cell atlas of the airway epithelium reveals the CFTR-rich pulmonary ionocyte".