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Science & SciLifeLab Prize 2016 Symposium

Science and SciLifeLab are pleased to invite you to the Science & SciLifeLab Prize 2016 symposium with the four prize winners and Science editors Barbara Jasny and Valda J. Vinson.

The winners are now announced and their essays published in Science. You can find more information about the Science & SciLifeLab Prize for Young Scientists here.


9:00-9:20 Arrival
9:20-9:30 Welcome words
Olli Kallioniemi, SciLifeLab Director
9:30-10:00 Collaborative Research and Reproducibility in the Age of Big Data
Barbara Jasny, Deputy Editor Emeritus Science
Moderator: Lucie Delemotte
10:00-12:10 Prize winner presentations
Moderators: Claudia Kutter and Paul Hudson
Retracing embryological fate
Sam Behjati, Category Prize Winner, Genomics and Proteomics
Coffee break
The future of bionic dynamos
Canan Dagdeviren, Category Prize Winner, Translational Medicine
Passing the point of no return
David Seekell, Category Prize Winner, Ecology and Environment
Trial and error
Neir Eshel, Grand Prize Winner, Cell and Molecular Biology
12:10-13:30 Lunch & mingle
13:30-14:20 Opportunities and Challenges of Multidisciplinary Science
Valda J. Vinson, Deputy Editor, Research, Science
Moderator: Lucie Delemotte
14:20-14:50 Break
14:50-15:30 Panel discussion
Moderators: Barbara Jasny and Lucie Delemotte
Valda Vinson,  Science
Olli Kallioniemi, Karolinska Institutet/SciLifeLab
Gunnar von Heijne, Stockholm University/SciLifeLab
Carolina Wählby, Uppsala University/SciLifeLab
Sebastian Deindl, Uppsala University/SciLifelab

Organizing committee: Claudia Kutter, Paul Hudson, Lucie Delemotte, Mikaela Friedman


The registration is now closed.
If the lecture hall is not full you are welcome to join even without a registration, however no lunch or coffee is included.

Practical information


Air & Fire auditorium, SciLifeLab Solna, Tomtebodavägen 23A

Free bus shuttle:

Bus transportation to/from SciLifeLab in Solna will be arranged. Please reserve your seat in the registration form.
Departure in the morning from Husargatan 3, Uppsala
Departure in the afternoon from Tomtebodavägen 23A, Solna

Any questions?

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