2019-09-12 This week the lab collectively published three preprints, submitted one grant and was awarded one grant. A very successful week!

2019-09–02 Two new members joined the lab. Andrei Slabodkin and Dr. Philippe Robert. Welcome!

2019-07–25 Our review on the analysis of immune receptor analysis and engineering has been published in Molecular Systems Design and Engineering

2019-07-04 Enpicom visited the Greiff lab yesterday.

2019-06-29: Lab members completed the lab’s inaugural Ride n Science bike tour from Oslo to Drøbak. They enjoyed an authentic Norwegian pitstop at Geir-Kjetil’s house including but not limited to: Norwegian waffles, watermelon, Norwegian brown cheese, cream soup, and importantly a team of excellent companions and chefs. Thank you Eiril, Magnus, Odin, Mr and Mrs Sandve! Magnus, please send us the recipe for those excellent waffles 😀

2019-06-27: The lab got together to celebrate Roberta and Keshav at Villa Paradiso. Keshav will return to Florida and Roberta to Italy next week.

2019-06-22: Lab members enjoyed the lab’s inaugural Grill n Science bbq session and a long walk around Sognsvann.

2019-06-20: Rahmad climbed mount Fløya with a bunch of nerds during their Norbis Summer School in Tromsø.

2019-06-17: The équipe of the UiO:LifeScience Convergence Environment Immunolingo kicked off their collaboration with a lovely dinner. Unfortunately Ingrid Hobæk Haff was not able to make it.

2019-06-14: Victor gave a presentation on scientific figure preparation at the Jebsen Center for Celiac Disease retreat in Refsnes Gods.

2019-05-30: Victor strikes again. This time he was featured on the UiO’s medicine blog along side Ruben Gudmundsrud discussing about antibiotic resistance. Read the blog here.


2019-05-29: The lab congratulates Lonneke on her successful Ms thesis defense. She will be joining Greiff and Sandve lab this autumn. Congrats!!!


2019-05-27: The lab received a much needed resupply of Mishka. Thank you and kudos Victor!!!


2019-05-15: Greiff Lab hosted Dr Günter Klambauer, LIT AI lab & Institute for Machine learning, Johannes Kepler University Linz. on May 15–16. 

2019-05-15: Victor was elected to be a member of the AIRR Community Executive Sub-Committee.

2019-05-08: Roberta presented her work on TCR profiling in multiple sclerosis at the XXVIII AINI Congress. Congrats!!


2019-04-30:  The group celebrated our friend Roberta for completing her first manuscript as a first author.

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2019-04-02: The Greiff Lab co-coorganized the 49th SSI Conference in Geilo. Inger Sandlie and Victor, as president and secretary of the Norwegian Society of Immunology, respectively, had the great honor to award Prof. Menna Clatworthy the prestigious EFIS-IL Lecture Award.

2019-03-25: The Greiff Lab has been named project manager of a UiO Convergence Environment (CE) encompassing 5 PIs and 4 funded PhD and Postdoc positions. Our CE is called ImmunoLingo and aims to explore how machine learning, immunology and lingustics may elucidate the principles by which the immune system saves and processes immunological information about pathogens, cancer and autoantigens. 


2019-03-21: Victor is co-corresponding author on a paper published in Nature Communications on immune receptor network analysis. The first author is Prof. Enkelejda Miho (Basel, Switzerland). 


2019-03-18: Victor hosts Prof. Andrew Macpherson in the context of a FOCIS Center of Excellence Visiting Professorship in Oslo for a entire week. 

2019-03-13: Victor presents the lab’s research at the 9th Affinity Proteomics Workshop in Alpbach (Austria).

2019-03-07: Victor presents the lab’s research at the Helmholtz Center for Infection Research (Braunschweig, Germany) in the context of the Workshop for Computational Models in Biology and Medicine

2019-03-07: Rahmad participated in FOCIS’ Advanced Course in Basic & Clinical Immunology, San Diego, California. With Andrew Lichtman and Shiv Pillai in a not so sunny San Diego.

2019-02-22: Victor gave a seminar at Gothenburg University, invited by Davide Angeletti. Victor returned home full of new scientific inspirations.

2019-01-22: The lab welcomed Jeliazko Jeliazkov for a visit (Gray’s lab, Johns Hopkins University). Jeliazko shared exciting results from his PhD work in the afternoon. In the evening, we enjoyed a really memorable dinner. Kudos to Victor for making this happen!


2018-12-12: Victor talked about Pattern detection in immune repertoires at the Antwerp TCR meeting, University of Antwerp. The talks were held in a 500 years old Antwerp Uni building. Amazing!


2018-12-08: Lab members enjoyed a variety of superb home made cookies, a real taste from home. Thank you (Victor’s) mama!

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2018-12-08: Santa came early to the Dept of Immunology! Thank you Lise, Ingunn, Charlotte, Lisbeth, Marte, and Erik for the unparalleled  support we received this year. 


2018-12-04: Igor participates European Advanced Course in Basic & Clinical Immunology in Berlin.

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2018-11-30: Rahmad will talk about Machine learning for predicting antibody recognition in silico and the IT challenges in applying ML on HPC systems @ AI lounge, December 18th.2018-11-30: The group enjoys another superb Christmas dinner this time @ holmenkollen chapel. Some of the group members begin to notice an expanding waist line, it’ll be interesting to revisit the state of the waist in January! Special thanks to the Dept of Immunology, UiO for making this happen and Rasmus for taking this picture.


2018-11-28: The group enjoys a superb Christmas dinner @ Brasserie Ouest. Special thanks to Victor for making this happen. Merry Christmas and happy holidays everyone!!!

2018-11-28: Victor gives a couple of lectures on scientific illustration and representation of numerical data.

2018-11-23: GreiffLab@NSI annual meeting and general assembly 2018. Rahmad presents the lab’s ongoing works and Victor is appointed as NSI’s secretary.

2018-11-12: The lab receives funding as Subcontract-PI from the JDRF/Helmsley Trust with Todd Brusko as main PI.

2018-11-06: Victor visits King’s College, Cambridge and the Babraham Institute as external examiner for the Viva of Peter Chovanec (Anne Corcoran Lab)!

2018-10-30: Rahmad receives a travel grant to participate in FOCIS 2019 Advanced Course in Basic & Clinical Immunology,  La Jolla, California. Thank you FOCIS!!!


2018-10-28: Greiff Lab with invited talk and posters @ STOCHASTICITY AND CONTROL IN ADAPTIVE IMMUNE REPERTOIRES 2nd International Meeting – PARIS 2018

2018-10-26: Greiff Lab with invited talk @ the 13th International Conference on Genomics, Shenzhen, 26 October 2018.

2018-10-02: The Faculty of Medicine profiles Victor on its website in light of the successful funding of the ireceptor+ Horizon2020 project on which Victor is a Co-PI. Read the full article here (norwegian).


“The immune system is naturally diagnostic and therapeutic, but we still do not know how to imitate its ability to fight disease or to quickly recognize what is hostile pathogens to the body, and what is not” — Victor Greiff.

2018-10-30: Igor received a travel grant to attend the European Advanced Course in Basic & Clinical Immunology,  to be held on December 4 – 7, 2018 at the Berlin-Brandenburg Center for Regenerative Therapies (BCRT), Charité Campus Virchow-Klinikum, Germany.

2018-08-23: Lab members participate in a fire safety course at the hospital. 



2018-08-17: Hello world! The lab is up and running!

2018-08-02: Sylt joined the lab. He studies Bioinformatics at Hanze University of Applied Sciences, Groningen (Netherlands). Sylt is funded by an Erasmus+ grant and he will spend the next 6 months working on dissecting the charge distribution patterns in human antibody repertoires.

2018-07-30: Igor got accepted to the 8th NIF (Network of Immunology Frontier) Winter School on Advanced Immunology that is going to be held in Singapore in January 2019 (50 participants have been selected from approx. 250 applicants). He received a travel grant of SGD1200 and complete waiving of course registration fee (SGD500).

2018-07-02: Zi, Edvard and Daniel have started their summer research projects on antibody repertoire deep learning. We are looking forward to their exciting findings!

2018-06-21: Victor is a co-author on High-throughput antibody engineering in mammalian cells by CRISPR/Cas9-mediated homology-directed mutagenesis, a paper published in NAR

2018-04-11: Received funding for Norbis Workshop on Immune Repertoire analysis

2018-03-14: Received funding from UiO:LifeScience for hosting three summer students