LIFESPAN Seminar Series autumn 2017

Coffee at 12 o’clock
Seminar 12.15 (45 minutes + discussion) unless otherwise stated

August 29th
at 12-14 in Beta auditorium, ICT building

“Secrets to a good grant application for the Academy of Finland”
Speaker: Professor Pirjo Nuutila
Chair: Jorma Toppari

September 21st
at 11.45-13 in DenAud Arje Scheinin -sali, Dentalia

“Symmetry and allostery in the androgen receptor”
Speaker: Professor Frank Claessens
Laboratory of Molecular Endocrinology, Leuven, Belgium
Host: Matti Poutanen
Note the timing! Coffee is served at 11.45 and seminar starts at 12.00

September 29th
at 14-15 in Medisiina C202

“Human chorionic gonadotropin: much more than the pregnancy hormone”
Speaker: Susana Rulli, PhD
Instituto de Biología y Medicina Experimental, Buenos Aires (IBYME-CONICET), Argentina
Host: Matti Poutanen
Venue: Medisiina C202
Note the timing! 2 pm

October 10th
at 10.15-12.30 in Beta Auditorium, ICT Building

MINISYMPOSIUM: Molecular Mechanisms of Type 1 Diabetes
Minisymposium Program
Host: Riitta Lahesmaa
Venue: Beta Auditorium, ICT Building
Note the timing! 10.15 am (Coffee is served at 10.00 am)

October 25th
at 10.15-15.45 in Ministeri auditorium, Mauno Conference Center, BioCity

SyMMyS Seminar: New insights into Type 1 Diabetes and Regulation of Immune Responses
Symposium Program
Host: Riitta Lahesmaa
Venue: Ministeri auditorium, Mauno Conference Center, BioCity

November 14th
at 12-13 in C1027_Lambda, ICT building, 1st floor

“Etiology of schizophrenia: Immunological disorder, accelerated aging or something else entirely?”
Speaker: Professor, chief physician Jarmo Hietala.
Psychiatry, Hospital District of South-West Finland
Host: Alex Dickens

December 12th
at 12-13 in DenAud, Arje Scheinin -sali

“Vitamin B3 as a promising treatment option for diseases characterized with mitochondrial dysfunction.”
Speaker: Academy Research Fellow, adjunct professor Eija Pirinen.
Research Program for Molecular Neurology, University of Helsinki
Host: Eriika Savontaus


LIFESPAN Seminar Series spring 2018

Coffee at 12 o’clock
Seminar 12.15 (45 minutes + discussion)

January 4th
at 14-15 in DenAud, Arje Scheinin -sali

Sex-specific effects of sex-steroid hormones in metabolism
Speaker: Jenny Visser, Assistant Professor at the Department of Internal Medicine, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, the Netherlands
Host: Matti Poutanen
Note the timing! Seminar starts at 14.00

January 11th
at 12-13 in Pha1, Pharmacity

“Use of bacterial glycolipids for diagnostics and therapeutics”
Speaker: Prof. David Goodlett
University of Maryland School of Pharmacy, US
Host: Laura Elo

February 1st
Time TBA

“Closed loop insulin therapy – current state of the art and future prospects”
Speaker: Prof. Carlo Acerini, Cambride
Host: Jorma Toppari


February 22nd
Time TBA

Speakers: Prof Voler Eulenberg and prof Ulrik Gether, University of Copenhagen
Host: Eriika Savontaus and Mika Scheinin

March 23rd
Time TBA

“Finding a novel Rasopathy – The Legius syndrome”
Speaker: Prof. Eric Legius, Leuven, Belgium
Host: Juha Peltonen

April 10th

May 8th

June 5th