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The Infrastructure Committee of the International Neuroinformatics Coordinating Facility (INCF) has developed a set of selection criteria for data repositories and science gateways, to support neuroscience researchers in choosing the best service for their particular use case.
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The mission of Research Data Office RDO is to give KI's researchers support for managing research data.
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Audience: Medarbetare
The web page "Research Support & Services" has recently been developed to provide an overview of the support and specialised competences available to all researchers, both at their departments and at other units at KI. 
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Audience: Medarbetare
Data Driven Life Science (DDLS) is a growing field and may include several existing and planned projects and initiatives at Karolinska Institutet (KI) that would benefit from coordination to improve collaboration and find synergies.
For that purpose, KI needs to build a DDLS community that involves scientists recruited to SciLifeLab and Wallenberg national program for DDLS and other DDLS-related scientists at KI.
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Audience: Medarbetare
Maria Kowalski-Jahn and Hannes Schihada, two postdocs in the Schulte laboratory, have used a novel technology of fluorescently labelling receptors with a minimally invasive technique and detecting structural rearrangements in a receptor molecule in living cells. These experiments pinpointed how FZDs respond to WNT stimulation by conformational changes in the extracellular domain of the receptor.
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A Swedish COVID-19 data portal has now been in operation for a year and forms part of a European network aimed at promoting data sharing and access to data-related resources. The data portal has contributed to increased support for a large number of research projects and publications.
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As the pandemic lingers on, more and more emphasis is being placed on the indirect, negative effects (i.e. collateral damage) of the pandemic and related restrictions. Sweden took a relatively lenient approach towards mitigating the pandemic during the spring of 2020, relying on voluntary adherence to recommendations and encouraging elderly to stay at home, avoid social gatherings and public transportation, and to remain physically active outdoors in a safe manner.
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How have social distancing and quarantine measures affected older individuals during the COVID-19 pandemic? Recent research lead by Professor Miia Kivipelto’s team provides some important insights – there were several negative effects but at the same time many lifestyles and behaviors did not substantially change during the first wave of the pandemic, and some even improved.
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08-06-2022