Welcome to BioCat

The National graduate school in biocatalysis, BioCat, is established to provide expertise and tools for research and education within biocatalysis in Norway. 

BioCat’s 3rd Annual Conference 5-7th of June 2019 

We are proud to announce the 3rd annual BioCat conference at Hurdalsjøen Hotel (30 min north of Gardemoen). The conference is open for registration by following this link! A detailed program will follow soon, stay tuned for more information on the conference page ! Registration dateline is the 1st of May.

Upcoming workshops – June 2019:

English Academic Writing Workshop with Dr. Daniel Soule on the 3rd to the 5th of June 2019. The workshop will be held as the 1st pre-conference workshop for the 3rd annual BioCat conference. The workshop may be taken separately from the biocat conference, but we strongly encourage participants to partake in both. Description will follow soon, stay tuned on our transferable skills page!  Open for application!

Supervision Seminar with Dr. Sofie Kobayashi on the 5th of June 2019. The workshop will be held as the 2nd pre-conference workshop for the 3rd annual BioCat conference. This workshop is mainly designed for supervisors, PIs, PostDocs and young researchers, but is also open for PhD students. The workshop may be taken separately from the biocat conference, but we strongly encourage participants to partake in both. A detailed description can be found on our transferable skills page!  Open for application! 

Upcoming courses – fall 2019

Courses for next semester will be announced as soon as possible. Registration-deadline for BioCat courses during this semester has expired. 

Interested in BioCat? Become a Member Today!

BioCat has the PhD-student in focus, and we offer PhD-level courses related to biocatalysis. The courses are held by specialsts in the field at the partner universities here in Norway (UiT, UiS, NTNU, UiO, NMBU and UiB). BioCat also arranges an annual conference aimed at networking and development of essential skills needed to succeed as a researcher. For more information, see our become a member’ information page, or contact your local BioCat ambassador! For more information on research and transferable skills courses, see our PhD courses page. 

Our goal is to educate researchers with trandisciplinary training.  We aim to include elements from bioinformatics, molecular biology, organic chemistry, biotechnology, structural biology, systems biology, bioprocessing and computational modelling. See our ‘about BioCat‘ page for more information on BioCat. 

You can apply to upcoming courses by emailing us at biocat@uit.no