LIFESPAN Seminar Series spring 2019

Coffee at 12 o’clock
Seminar 12.15 if not otherwise stated (45 minutes + discussion)


March 4th
at 10.00-12.00, Pha1 auditorium

Minisymposium: From genetic studies to understanding autoimmune diseases

Sebo Withoff, University of, Groningen, Netherlands: “Celiac Disease on a Chip”
Iris Jonkers, University of Groningen, Netherlands: “Coeliac disease as a model for genetic disorders”

Host: Academy of Finland Professor Riitta Lahesmaa ( )
Note the timing! Minisymposium starts at 10.00!
No registration is required.


March 20th
at 10-12:30, Pha1 auditorium

Lifespan Minisymposium
Prof. Janne Lehtiö, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sverige
Prof. Lennart Martens, VIB, Flanders, Netherlands

Host: Laura Elo ( )
Coffee and cookies will be served at 10 am
No registration is required.


April 4th
at 8:55, Viking Line m/s Grace

Baltic Sea Bone Symposium

Organised by: Finnish Bone Society / LIFESPAN Research Program

Invited speakers:
Docent Sara Windahl, Karolinska Institut, Stockholm: “Bone responses to load”
Docent Terhi Heino, University of Turku
Docent Joonas Sirola, University of Eastern Finland, Kuopio: “Bone fracture prevention study”
Docent Tuomas Näreoja, Karolinska Institut, Stockholm

BBS Symposium 2019 Program

BBS BoneSymposium2019 Invitation


April 4th
at 14:30-15:30, BTK 5th floor seminar room

Nick Morrice, Senior Specialist Support Proteomics, SCIEX, UK

Host: Veronika Suni ( )
Coffee and cookies will be served at 14:15


April 29th
at 12:00-14:00, Pha1 auditorium

Minisymposium: All you need to know about the assesment of insulin secretion and action

Andrea Mari, CNR Institute of Neuroscience, Pisa, Italy
Patricia Iozzo, CNR Institute of Clinical Physiology, Pisa, Italy

Host: Professor Pirjo Nuutila ( )
Coffee and cookies will be served at 12:00


June 4th
at 12:00-15:00, Pha1 auditorium

Lifespan special seminar: Power of communication for researchers

Tilda Junko, MA, Communications Coordinator, University of Turku: “Effective communication through university channels”
Reijo Laatikainen, PhD, MBA, Aava medical centre and Docrates cancer centre in Helsinki, Finland: “Science communication through social media”

Host: Kirsi Laitinen ( )
Coffee/tea & snack is served at 13.30

Power of communication for researchers full programme

Please register to the seminar latest on 27th May, and send your questions for presenters at: