Seminars & symposia


SciLifeLab hosts a number of stand-alone seminars as well as a distinguished speaker seminar series:

SciLifeLab The Svedberg seminar series

Schedule for spring 2017

At the biomedical center in Uppsala the “SciLifeLab The Svedberg” seminar series is from spring 2015 running every other week.  This seminar series has a history from the middle of the 70s and a committee invites leading scientist from Sweden and worldwide to hold research seminars within the field of bioscience. The SciLifeLab The Svedberg Seminar series is also a research course for graduate students. By attending ten seminars, one higher education credit is achieved. More information about how to attend the course can be found at the course website.

The next speaker nomination round opens March 2017. For questions, contact thesvedberg@scilifelab.uu.se

Committee Members:

Jonas Bergquist, Stefan Bertilsson,  Olof Idevall, Simone Immler, Patric Jern, Jan Komorowski, Pär Matsson (chairman), Aris Moustakas, Jessica Nordlund, Oskar Karlsson and Sebastian Deindl.

Guidelines for SciLifeLab The Svedberg seminar series


2017-01-23 15:15 - 16:00, Seminar | Uppsala

SciLifeLab The Svedberg seminar series, Anton A. Komar

Anton A. Komar is a Professor and Director of the Center for Gene Regulation in Health and Disease at Cleveland State University, USA. He will speak about: “Codon usage – a guide for protein folding in the cell”. He will show how the use of different synonymous codons results in a change of local and global translational kinetics, altering both the pathway of co-translational folding and the ultimate stable conformation of a model protein.

2017-01-26 09:30, Seminar | Stockholm

Structural Biology Discussion Group, Dari Kimanius

Structural biology aims direct visualization of macromolecules and therefore provides the most definitive way to describe its mechanisms of action. High resolution cryo-electron microscopy (cryo-EM) is emerging and developing technique in structural biology capable of producing density maps for direct atomic modelling. Every Thursday at 9.30, we gather a discussion group to better understand what […]

2017-02-02 09:30, Seminar | Stockholm

Structural Biology Discussion Group, Christoph Loderer

Structural biology aims direct visualization of macromolecules and therefore provides the most definitive way to describe its mechanisms of action. High resolution cryo-electron microscopy (cryo-EM) is emerging and developing technique in structural biology capable of producing density maps for direct atomic modelling. Every Thursday at 9.30, we gather a discussion group to better understand what […]

2017-02-06 15:15 - 16:00, Seminar | Uppsala

SciLifeLab The Svedberg seminar series, Thomas Perlmann

Thomas Perlmann is a group leader at the Stockholm Branch of the Ludwig Institute and a professor at Karolinska Institutet. The title of his talk is: “A single cell perspective on development and brain repair in Parkinson’s disease”. He will speak about how stem cell engineering and grafting of mesencephalic dopamine (mesDA) neurons provides a promising strategy for brain repair in Parkinson’s disease.

2017-02-09 09:30, Seminar | Stockholm

Structural Biology Discussion Group, Vasili Hauryliuk

Structural biology aims direct visualization of macromolecules and therefore provides the most definitive way to describe its mechanisms of action. High resolution cryo-electron microscopy (cryo-EM) is emerging and developing technique in structural biology capable of producing density maps for direct atomic modelling. Every Thursday at 9.30, we gather a discussion group to better understand what […]

2017-02-13 15:15 - 16:00, Seminar | Uppsala

SciLifeLab The Svedberg seminar series, Dean Baker

Dean Baker is the co-director of the Center for Economic and Policy Research. The title of his talk is: “Patent Monopoly Financing for Prescription Drug Research: Is There a Better Way?”. He will outline what is wrong with the current system and discuss alternative ways of funding research, where the drugs developed could be sold as generics at their free market price and all research findings made publicly available.

2017-02-16 09:30, Seminar | Stockholm

Structural Biology Discussion Group, Björn O. Forsberg

Structural biology aims direct visualization of macromolecules and therefore provides the most definitive way to describe its mechanisms of action. High resolution cryo-electron microscopy (cryo-EM) is emerging and developing technique in structural biology capable of producing density maps for direct atomic modelling. Every Thursday at 9.30, we gather a discussion group to better understand what […]

2017-02-23 09:30, Seminar | Stockholm

Structural Biology Discussion Group, Ardan Patwardhan

Structural biology aims direct visualization of macromolecules and therefore provides the most definitive way to describe its mechanisms of action. High resolution cryo-electron microscopy (cryo-EM) is emerging and developing technique in structural biology capable of producing density maps for direct atomic modelling. Every Thursday at 9.30, we gather a discussion group to better understand what […]

2017-03-02 09:30, Seminar | Stockholm

Structural Biology Discussion Group, Rajkumar Singh

Structural biology aims direct visualization of macromolecules and therefore provides the most definitive way to describe its mechanisms of action. High resolution cryo-electron microscopy (cryo-EM) is emerging and developing technique in structural biology capable of producing density maps for direct atomic modelling. Every Thursday at 9.30, we gather a discussion group to better understand what […]

2017-03-06 15:15 - 16:00, Seminar | Uppsala

SciLifeLab The Svedberg seminar series, Thomas Carell

Thomas Carell is heading a research group in chemical biology focused to analyze the chemistry of epigenetic programming in DNA and RNA, at the Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany. In his talk “DNA Bases beyond Watson and Crick”, he will discuss the function and distribution of specific new epigenetic marker bases, synthetic routes that enable preparation of oligonucleotides containing the new bases, and mass spectroscopic approaches to decipher their biological functions.

2017-03-09 09:30, Seminar | Stockholm

Structural Biology Discussion Group, Guillermo Montoya

Structural biology aims direct visualization of macromolecules and therefore provides the most definitive way to describe its mechanisms of action. High resolution cryo-electron microscopy (cryo-EM) is emerging and developing technique in structural biology capable of producing density maps for direct atomic modelling. Every Thursday at 9.30, we gather a discussion group to better understand what […]

2017-03-16 09:30, Seminar | Stockholm

Structural Biology Discussion Group, Sebastian Deindl

Structural biology aims direct visualization of macromolecules and therefore provides the most definitive way to describe its mechanisms of action. High resolution cryo-electron microscopy (cryo-EM) is emerging and developing technique in structural biology capable of producing density maps for direct atomic modelling. Every Thursday at 9.30, we gather a discussion group to better understand what […]