Events - 2013


2013-12-18 01:00, Seminar | Campus Solna Berzelius väg 3

SciLifeLab symposium in superresolution microscopy

The Bioimaging platform at Science for Life laboratory cordially welcomes you to an open symposium covering applications of superresolution fluorescence microscopy from several world leading experts in the field.

2013-12-16 16:15 - 17:00, Seminar | Uppsala

SciLifeLab The Svedberg seminar series 2013-12-16

Panos Deloukas Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, Cambridge, UK “From GWAS signals to function”  Abstract Genome-wide association studies (GWASs) have identified a large number of genomic regions associated with quantitative traits and disease. A major challenge in GWASs is to identify the functional sequence variants, relevant cell types, and biological mechanisms underlying these associations. I will […]

2013-12-13 01:00, Seminar | Huddinge

Massively parallel sequencing services information meeting

CANCELLED.

2013-12-10 10:00 - 12:40, Seminar | Stockholm

Science & SciLifeLab Prize Seminar

Join the journal Science for the winning presentations of the Science & SciLifeLab Prize for Young Scientists

2013-12-09 16:15 - 17:00, Seminar | Uppsala

SciLifeLab The Svedberg seminar series 2013-12-09

Manfred Kayser Department of Forensic Molecular Biology, Erasmus MC University Medical Center Rotterdam, The Netherlands Manfred Kayser is Professor and Chair of Forensic Molecular Biology at Erasmus University Rotterdam. Here he investigates various aspects of human biology and genetics that potentially provide solutions to currently unsolvable questions in forensics. Research areas besides unveiling the genetic […]

2013-12-09 11:00 - 12:45, Seminar | Uppsala (Science & SciLifeLab)

Science & SciLifeLab Prize Seminar

Join the journal Science for the winning presentations of the Science & SciLifeLab Prize for Young Scientists.

2013-12-02 16:15 - 17:00, Seminar | Uppsala

SciLifeLab The Svedberg seminar series 2013-12-02 CANCELLED

Valeriya Lyssenko Steno Diabetes Center A/S, Gentofte, Denmark and Department of Clinical Sciences, Diabetes and Endocrinology, Lund University, SUS Malmö, Sweden Valeriya Lyssenko researches focuses on genetics determinants of diabetes development and progression. Her group conducts clinical studies on patients with diabetes, uses genomics laboratory approaches and computational approaches to dissect the complex genetics of […]

2013-11-27 01:00 - 2013-11-28 01:00, Seminar | Tomtebodavägen 23A (RNAi cell screening Facility @ SciLifeLab and Labcyte)

SciLifeLab – Labcyte Nordic Symposium 2013

SciLifeLab invites you to a workshop and seminar days on which we share knowledge and experiences around the use of acoustic liquid handling technologies. Workshop on the 27th of November and Seminar day on the 28th of November at the SciLifeLab building at the Karolinska Institutet campus Tomtebodavägen 23A.

2013-11-26 01:00 - 2013-11-29 01:00, Event |

SciLifeLab workshops, Uppsala, in collaboration with BILS

Workshop 1: De Novo Genome Sequencing and Annotation, 26th-27th November Workshop 2: Metagenomics, 28th-29th November Responsible teacher: Henrik Lantz Applicants are welcome to apply to one or both of the workshops. As the two workshops are meant to stand on their own, there is some over-lap, in particular for quality assessment of reads and gene […]

2013-11-26 01:00, Event | Po

AIMday CNS Disorders

AIMday CNS Disorders is arranged to bring together academic researchers, the public sector and industrial representatives having a common interest in CNS Disorders and a wish to adress a significant unmet clinical need. Altogether, more than 90 respresentatives from industry and 270 academic scientists have participated in over 90 separate discussion groups in previous years’ […]

2013-11-25 16:15 - 17:00, Seminar | Uppsala

SciLifeLab The Svedberg seminar series 2013-11-25

Jens Rettig Institut für Physiologie, Universität des Saarlandes, Homburg, Germany Jens Rettig is interested in the molecular mechanisms underlying regulated exocytosis. His lab investigates this topic by a spectrum of high-resolution imaging and electrophysiological methods in combination with structure/function studies in two model systems, adrenal chromatin cells and cytotoxic T lymphocytes. “The other synapse: calcium-dependent […]

2013-11-18 16:15 - 17:00, Seminar | Uppsala

SciLifeLab The Svedberg seminar series 2013-11-18

Mia Phillipsson Department of Medical Cell Biology, Uppsala University, Sweden “The role of leukocytes in angiogenesis and tissue repair”  Abstract Blood vessel growth, angiogenesis, is a tightly regulated process involving not only endothelial cells, but also several other cell types present at the site of angiogenesis. Leukocytes are known to accumulate at sites of hypoxia […]

2013-11-18 01:00 - 2013-11-22 01:00, Event | Uppsala

Computational Methods for Massively Parallel Sequencing, Nov 2013

Course content This course will provide an introduction to a wide range of analytical techniques for massively parallel sequencing. We will pair lectures on the theory of analysis algorithms with practical computational excercises demonstrating the use of common tools for analyzing data from each of several common sequencing study designs. Topics covered will include: NGS […]

2013-11-11 16:15 - 17:00, Seminar | Uppsala

SciLifeLab The Svedberg seminar series 2013-11-11

Mattias Jakobsson Department of Evolutionary Biology, Science for Life Laboratory, Uppsala University, Sweden Mattias Jakobsson has a broad interest in population genetics and human evolution. His lab uses computational approaches to decipher the complex patterns of large-scale human genomic variation, and to understand their implications for human demographic and evolutionary history. “The genomic footprint of […]

2013-11-04 16:15 - 17:00, Seminar | Uppsala

SciLifeLab The Svedberg seminar series 2013-11-04

Anne Ridley Randall Division of Cell and Molecular Biophysics, King’s College London, New Hunt’s House, Guy’s Campus, London, UK Anne Ridley is a leading scientist in the field of cell biology and cancer metastasis. She discovered the essential role of Rho GTPases in the assembly of focal adhesions and cytoskeletal remodelling. Some years ago, in […]

2013-11-04 01:00, Seminar | Laboratories for Chemical Biology Karolinska Institutet

Assay development in high throughput screening

Venue: Laboratories for Chemical Biology Karolinska Institutet Date: 4-8 November 2013 Registration deadline: 20 October 2013 Contact and registration Hanna Uvell PhD, Laboratories for Chemical Biology Umeå (LCBU), Hanna.Uvell@chem.umu.se, Tel: +46 (0)90-786 63 52 Send an e-mail to Hanna Uvell to register for the course. The number of participants will be limited and you will be asked to […]

2013-10-28 16:15 - 17:00, Seminar | Uppsala

SciLifeLab The Svedberg seminar series 2013-10-28

David Cano González Institute of Biomedicine of Seville (IBiS), Endocrinology Unit, University Hospital Virgen del Rocío, Sevilla, Spain. “Development of the innervation of the pancreas: Role of Glial cell line-derived neurotrophic factor”  Abstract Innervation of the mammalian pancreas is crucial for endocrine and exocrine function. The study of pancreatic innervation has recently gained renewed interest due to reports indicating […]

2013-10-24 17:00 - 18:00, Seminar | Solna

What is Life? The future of biology

Modelling of Biological Systems Ilya Shmulevich, Institute for Systems Biology (ISB), Seattle, US Host: Erik Aurell, KTH & Ingemar Ernberg, KI   The What is Life-seminar series is inspired by the seminal book What is life? by Erwin Schrödinger, published 60 years ago. In this seminar series this question is addressed again, in view of […]

2013-10-24 02:00, Seminar | KI Campus

Seminar: What is Life? The future of biology

What is life? – The Future of Biology seminar series, autumn 2013 Thursday October 24, 15.00 Modelling of Biological Systems Ilya Shmulevich, Institute for Systems Biology (ISB), Seattle, US Jacob Berzelius lecture hall (Adam), Berzelius väg 3, KI Campus Host: Erik Aurell, KTH & Ingemar Ernberg, KI The What is Life-seminar series is inspired by […]

2013-10-10 10:45 - 19:00, Event | Uppsala

Human Evolution

Open Symposium, October 10th 2013, organized by the Swedish Society for Medical Genetics and Science for Life Laboratory in Uppsala. Internationally recognized scientists will present updates on findings about whom – and why – we are. The symposium is addressed to an educated public and to scientists.

2013-10-04 15:00 - 18:30, Seminar | SciLifelab in Uppsala

Seminar: The power of NGS and array based studies in Cancer Research

Join us for a review of the latest progress in cancer research, and how Illumina’s portfolio can help you in your studies of cancer. Illumina offers solutions that can rapidly help determine the unique cancer genome, epigenome and transcriptome in each patient. These solutions can help elucidate the mechanisms underlying the disease. The seminar will […]

2013-10-01 15:00 - 18:30, Seminar | SciLifeLab in Stockholm

Seminar: Using Illumina Next-Generation Sequencing Technology to Study Microbial Genetics

Accurate microorganism identification and characterization are essential for disease diagnosis, microbial outbreak profiling, and environmental community studies. In the last two decades, many molecular tools have been developed for determining objective standards for microorganism characterization and identification. Illumina next-generation sequencing technology has revolutionized microbiology studies, enabling high resolution genomic and transcriptomic analyses. Tuesday 1st October […]

2013-09-30 02:00, Seminar | SciLifeLab in Stockholm

Seminar: Using New Technologies to Study the Genetics of Disease

Discover how new technologies are being used to identify genetic variations associated with human disease. In this seminar, you’ll learn how high-throughput genetics is expanding the field of human disease research; from traditional genome-wide association studies (GWAS) to targeted resequencing approaches that can identify both common and exceedingly rare causal variations. Hear from scientists who […]

2013-09-24 02:00, Seminar | KI Campus

Seminar: What is Life? The future of biology

What is life? – The Future of Biology seminar series, autumn 2013 Tuesday September 24, 9.30 Studies of Prosociality and Fairness in Primates Frans de Waal, C.H. Chandler-professor of primate behaviour Emory University, Atlanta, US Wallenberg lecture hall, Nobel forum, Nobels väg 1 Host: Hugo Zeberg, Neuroscience & Ingemar Ernberg, MTC Thursday October 24, 15.00 […]

2013-09-23 02:00 - 2013-09-26 02:00, Event |

SciLifeLab workshops, hosted by WABI

SciLifeLab will organize two bioinformatics workshops hosted by WABI (Wallenberg Advanced Bioinformatics Infrastructure), and with extensive help from other SciLifeLab facilities, SNIC (Uppmax) and BILS. The workshops will contain both lectures and hands-on training. Participants are welcome to apply one or both of the workshops. During the workshops there will be ample time to discuss and interact with the WABI team and other SciLifeLab staff.

2013-09-17 02:00 - 02:09, Event |

Introduction to Genome Browsers – a BILS course in collaboration with SciLifeLab

Application open: 1/7 2013
Application deadline: 2/9 2013
Confirmation to accepted students: 4/9 2013
Responsible teachers: Sara Light, Lukasz Huminiecki
How to apply: email genomebrowser@bils.se

2013-08-26 10:15 - 18:00, Event | Uppsala

SciLifeLab-DAY August 26th

Welcome to attend the first joint Uppsala-Stockhom SciLifeLab-DAY, an event where you can learn more about the new national SciLifeLab. In addition to inspiring talks, you will have a unique opportunity to learn how to use the SciLifeLab resources in your research during interactive meetings with the technology platforms.

2013-06-18 14:00 - 16:00, Event | (Husargatan 3, Uppsala)

Bioinformatics lunch meeting

Lunch sandwiches will be served so please register here. The purpose is to informally meet and discuss bioinformatics activities at Science for Life Laboratory Uppsala including BILS, WABI and UPPNEX as well as at SLU and UAS. Programme: •    Updates on BILS and ELIXIR activities (Bengt Persson) •    Presentation of WABI (Björn Nystedt) •    Cloud Computing […]

2013-06-18 14:00 - 16:00, Event | Uppsala

Bioinformatics lunch meeting

The purpose is to informally meet and discuss bioinformatics activities at Science for Life Laboratory Uppsala including BILS, WABI and UPPNEX as well as at SLU and UAS.

2013-06-17 02:00, Event | Stockholm

Keystone Symposia – Human Genomics and Personalized Medicine

The Keystone Symposia meeting on Human Genomics and Personalized Medicine is a timely opportunity to bring leading researchers together to discuss the critical issues facing this emerging field.

2013-06-03 02:00 - 2013-06-04 02:00, Event | Karolinska Institutet Huddinge

High Throughput Biology Symposium

Welcome to the third High Throughput Biology Symposium This two day meeting gathers a distinguished group of European and international research pioneers, covering prominent high throughput research areas in Systems Biology and Functional Genomics. Topics for the scientific sessions are: Single cell genomics and gene expression Genetic interactions RNAi and somatic cell genetics Protein-DNA interactions […]

2013-05-21 02:00, Seminar | Nobels väg 1

What is life? – seminar

Five seminars in “What is life? – The Future of Biology” seminar series, spring 2013 Tuesday May 21, 15.00 The Network of Life Uri Alon, Weizmann Institute Wallenberg lecture hall, Nobel forum, Nobels väg 1 Host: Ingemar Ernberg, KI The What is Life-seminar series is inspired by the seminal book What is life? by Erwin […]

2013-05-06 14:30 - 19:20, Event | Uppsala

SciLifeLab BioVis Platform Symposium

The SciLifeLab BioVis Symposium “Scientific Imaging” is part of the revived lecture series which will be held twice a year, spring and autumn.

2013-03-26 01:00 - 2013-03-25 01:00, Event | Uppsala

SciLifeLab-DAY March 26th

Concluding remarks  This SciLifeLab Day started out with a session on Clinical Omics and Translation. It was exciting to hear from Richard Rosenquist Brandell and Angeta Siegbahn, how pilot platforms at SciLifeLab are moving modern sequencing and proteomics technologies “into the hospital ward” in order to detect mutations or assess biomarkers with massive parallel approaches. […]

2013-03-25 01:00, Seminar | Solna

National Bioinformatics Infrastructure BILS Seminar

Presentation of the National Bioinformatics Infrastructure BILS at Karolinska Institutet PROGRAMME 10:00 – 10:30 Welcome and Presentation of BILS and ELIXIR 10:30 – 10:45 Presentation of WABI 10:45 – 10:55 Presentation of biosupport.se 10:55 – 11:05 How to publish your data 11:05 – 11:15 Presentation of BILS staff. 11:15 – 12:00 Lunch sandwich with possibility […]

2013-02-14 01:00, Event | Uppsala

AIMday Diagnostics & Biomarkers

AIMday Diagnostics and Biomarkers is arranged to bring academic researchers, the public sector and industrial representatives together with the common theme of Diagnostics and Biomarkers. AIMday Diagnostics & Biomarkers will be centered on short and focused thematic discussions between companies and researchers. Questions sent in by companies form the basis for the discussions. Organizers: SciLifeLab, […]

2013-02-13 01:00, Event | Uppsala Konsert & Kongress

Diagnostics Forum

Diagnostics Forum with AIMday® Diagnostics & Biomarkers. Two days on diagnostics starting from medical and societal needs for diagnostics, presenting exciting new technologies and solutions, and discussing how best to assess their value. We welcome both local and international participants! Diagnostics forum is an arena for industry, academia and healthcare to meet, discuss and to find […]

2013-01-31 09:30 - 17:15, Event | Uppsala

SciLifeLab-DAY January 31, 2012

The SciLifeLab-DAY aims to create an active community where good ideas and prospective collaborations arise. This time we welcome participants from all Swedish universities

2013-01-25 01:00, Event | SciLifeLab Stockholm

SciLifeLab genomics facility information meeting on massively parallel sequencing services

The genomics facility at Science For Life Laboratory is a national resource center for high throughput massively parallel sequencing and offers services to both academia and industry AGENDA Overview of available sequencing services Description of a project setup Sample requirements Best practice bioinformatics Introduction to Wallenberg Advanced Bioinformatics Infrastructure (WABI) Time slots between 10.00 – […]