Annual meeting

2nd Annual Meeting of Lifespan Research Program

Early Determinants of Health


Oct 12, 2017, Forum Marinum, Turku


Meeting program

08:30-09:00        Coffee


Noora Kotaja: RNA regulation in male germ cells and its implications on fertility and epigenetic inheritance

Kirsi Laitinen and Kati Mokkala: Early nutrition impacts on health – diet, microbiota and   metabolomics explored in pregnancy

Riitta Lahesmaa: Regulation of human immune response

11:00-12:00         Lunch

12:00-13:00         FOS seminar (livestream from Arje Scheinin hall): Prof. Ville Kaila, Department of Chemistry, Technical University of Munich, Germany: Exploring molecular mechanisms in biological energy conversion


Matej Oresic: Identification of risk factors and pathways underlying the development of metabolic co-morbidities associated with obesity

Jarna Hannukainen: Exercise and health – effects of training intensity and volume

14:00-14:30         Break


Helena Virtanen: Early determinants of male reproductive health

Jukka Kero: Early determinants of type 1 diabetes and attempts to prevent it

Elina Puolakka and Hanna Mikola: Early determinants of cardiovascular health

17:00                     Kakola tour

19:00-22:00           Dinner at Kakolan ruusu


Participation is by invitation only.

Kindly contact Anne Lahdenperä ( ) in case of any further questions.