Faculty of Medicine and Life Sciences &
Doctoral Programme in Medicine and Life Sciences

International Seminars

Thursdays in Arvo Auditoriums

Date & time Speaker Title
9.00-15.00 F211
Model organisms Minisymposium
Speakers: Prof. Dan Hultmark, Dr. Phil Elks, Dr. Jaakko Mattila, Associate Prof. Sanna Lehtonen and Associate Prof. Anni Kleino
" The topics deal with Drosophila and zebrafish "
14.00-15.00 F115
Ellen Fritsche
Leibniz Research Institute for Environmental Medicine
" Scientific Validation of human Neural Progenitor Cells as an Alternative Method for Developmental Neurotoxicity (DNT) Testing "
Host: Susanna Narkilahti
14.00-15.00 F211
Dr. Massimo Gadina
Director of the Office of Science and Technology (OST) at the NIAMS
" Inhibition of Cytokine Signaling in Autoimmune and Inflammatory Diseases: The Coming of Age of JAK Inhibitors "
Host: Marko Pesu
13.15-16.00 F217
Janne Jänis
University of Eastern Finland
" Mass spectrometry in protein research "
Special Methods in Protein Research -mini serie (Part of BTK4320 course)
11.00-14.00 F217
Tomi Airenne
Åbo Academi University
" X-ray crystallography "
Special Methods in Protein Research -mini serie (Part of BTK4320 course)
14.00-15.00 F114
Prof. Tapio Rantala
Faculty of Natural Sciences, Tampere University of Technology
" Modeling and simulation of nature "
Host: Soile Nymark
11.15-14.00 F217
Perttu Permi
University of Jyväskylä
" NMR & protein structure-function "
Special Methods in Protein Research -mini serie (Part of BTK4320 course)
10.15-12.00 F217
Ossi Turunen
University of Eastern Finland
" Enzyme engineering "
Special Methods in Protein Research -mini serie (Part of BTK4320 course)
13.00-14.00 F115
Mo Baikoghli
The Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, University of California, Davis.
" Structural Characterization of Extracellular Matrix via 3D Spheroids to Track Nanoparticle Targeting "
Host: Vesa Hytönen
14.00-15.00 F114
Dr. Ben Goult
University of Kent
" The talin code: deciphering mechanotransduction using structural mechanobiology "
Host: Vesa Hytönen
14.00-15.00 F115
James Whiteford
Queen Mary University of London
" A syndecan derived therapeutic peptide for the treatment of neovascular eye diseases "
Host: Tero Järvinen
14.00-15.00 F114
Maria Vartiainen
Institute of Biotechnology, University of Helsinki
" Nuclear actin in gene expression and genome organization "
Host: Teemu Ihalainen
14.00-15.00 F114
Pekka Katajisto
University of Helsinki and Karolinska Institutet
" Stem cell niche interactions during aging "
Host: Keijo Viiri
14.30-15.30 F114
Prof. Hannele Laivuori
" FinnGen-Finnish genomes empowering personalized and predictive medicine "
Host: Johanna Mäenpää
13.00-14.00 F211
Caroline Heckman
FIMM, University of Helsinki
" Precision treatment strategies for drug resistant hematological malignancies "
Host: Daniela Ungureanu
15.00-16.00 F114
Prof. Gordon Wallace
University of Wollongong, Australia
" 3D printing -accelerating progress in medical science "
Host: Jari Hyttinen
14.00-15.00 F212
Prof. Silvia Finnemann
Department of Biological Sciences, Fordham University, New York, USA
" To eat or not to eat: molecular mechanisms regulating daily clearance of photoreceptor cell debris in the retina "
Host: Soile Nymark
8.40-16.30 F114
Cancer Research Seminar 2018
" Seminar is open to everyone who works in topics related to cancer research. However, registration and willingness to present your work is required for participation. "
Read more: http://cofa.uta.fi/CRS2018/
NOTE: Registration deadline: 11.5.
14.00-15.00 F114
Prof. Navdeep S. Chandel
Northwestern University, US
" Mitochondria control of physiology and disease: beyond ATP "
Host: Howy Jacobs

Coffee and snacks before the seminar.
Everybody welcome!

More information: henna.mattila(at)uta.fi