Programme Spring 2019

January 31st
Dr. Gertraud Orend, INSERM, Strasbourg, France
Roles of the extracellular matrix molecule tenascin-C in cancer
Host: Johanna Ivaska

February 7th
Professor Victoria Sanz-Moreno, Queen Mary University of London, UK
Novel roles of ROCK-Myosin II in cancer
Host: Johanna Ivaska

February 28th
Professor Mariano Barbacid, Spanish National Cancer Research Center, Madrid, Spain
Precision medicine and K-RAS mutant cancers
Host: Jukka Westermarck

March 7th
Professor Barbara Cannon, Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden
UCP1 and browning
Host: Pirjo Nuutila

March 21st
Prof. Lennart Martens, VIB-UGent Center for Medical Biotechnology, VIB and Ghent University Ghent, Belgium
It’s a kind of magic: how better algorithms can instantly upgrade data
Host: Tomi Suomi

March 28th
Prof. Shimon Sakaguchi, Osaka University, Japan
Control of immune responses by regulatory T cells
Host: Riitta Lahesmaa

April 4th
Dr. Róisín M. Owens, University of Cambridge, UK
Harnessing the power of electronics for biology
Host: Ronald Österbacka

April 11th
Prof. Wiebren de Jong, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands
The renewable power storage puzzle: how can large-scale biomass conversion fit?
Host: Henrik Grènman

April 25th
Prof. Jos A.G. van Strijp, UMC Utrecht, The Netherlands
Staphylococcal Toxins and Bacterial Immune Evasion
Host: Outi Salo-Ahen

May 2nd
Prof. Christopher Quince, Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick, UK
Statistical techniques in microbial metagenomics
Host: Leo Lahti

May 9th
Prof. Eeva-Liisa Eskelinen, University of Turku
Membrane dynamics in macroautophagy: dissecting intracellular self-eating with 3D electron microscopy
Host: Jyrki Heino