9 January 2017 - 10 January 2017
Location: The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters, Oslo
Topics of this year's symposium include: internal waves, waves and ice, freak waves and wave-structure interaction as well as related aspects of stratified and buoyancy-driven oceanic flows. More details in the attached program. The symposium will be conducted in English.
16 January 2017 at 12:30
Location: Institut d’Estudis Catalans, Barcelona
Louis Nirenberg, Abel Prize Laureate in 2015, will give a lecture at the Abel in Barcelona-event. There will also be lectures by two of the members of the Abel committee, Luigi Ambrosio and Ben Green. For more details see the attached poster.
18 January 2017 at 17:30 - 18 January 2017 at 20:00
Location: Det Norske Videnskaps-Akademi, Drammensveien 78
The new CRISPR-Cas9 technology, which was selected as the breakthrough of the year in 2015 by Science, allows introduction of changes in the genome without the addition of foreign genetic material. The applications are manifold, in medicine, and in the bio-sciences. Emmanuelle Charpentier, one of the discoverers of the technology, speaks at this open meeting, along with Ragnhild Eskeland and Olav Gjelsvik.