SciLifeLab The Svedberg seminar series

Schedule for spring 2017

Uppsala Biomedical center (BMC), every other Monday at 15:15 in room C8:301, if not stated differently.

The next nomination round will open October 2017.

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January 16 
Jacques Reis
Department of Neurology, University of Strasbourg, France
Title: The boomerang effect – dealing with neurological risk factors due to the global changes
Host: Anne-Marie Landtblom
Room: E10:1309 (Navet, entrance C11)
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January 23
Anton A. Komar
The Center for Gene Regulation in Health and Disease (GRHD), Cleveland State University, Cleveland, OH, USA
Title: Codon usage – a guide for protein folding in the cell
Host: Suparna Sanyal
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February 6
Thomas Perlmann
Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research and Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
Title: A single cell perspective on development and brain repair in Parkinson’s disease
Host: Carl-Henrik Heldin
Room: C8:305
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February 13
Dean Baker
Center for Economic and Policy Research, Washington DC, USA
Title: Is patent monopoly financing for prescription drug research: is there a better way?
Host: Mathias Rask-Andersen
Room: A1:107a, BMC
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March 6
Thomas Carell
Center for Integrative Protein Science, Department of Chemistry, Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany
Title: DNA bases beyond Watson and Crick
Host: Daniel Globisch
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March 20
David Cesarini
Department of Economics, New York University, USA
Title: Multi-Trait Analysis of GWAS Summary Statistics
Host: Leif Andersson
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April 3
Niclas Kolm
Department of Zoology, Stockholm University
Title: Brain size, predation and sexual selection
Host: Svante Winberg
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April 24
Seminar cancelled


May 8
Vardhman Raykan
Biljard Institute, Queen Mary University of London, UK
Title: Epigenetic variation and the developmental origins of mammalian phenotype
Host: Gerli Rosengren Pielberg
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May 22
Mechthild Prinz
John Jay College of Criminal Justice, New York, USA
Title: Forensic Genetics – Scientific and Legal Challenges in Criminal Casework
Host: Marie Allen
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May 29
Xiaowei Zhuang
Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Harvard University, Cambridge, USA
Title: Illuminating biology at the nanoscale and systems scale by imaging
Host: Johan Elf
Room: A1:111a, BMC
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June 7 (note: Wednesday!)
William A. Catterall
Center on Human Development and Disability, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
Title: Life in the Fast Lane: Electrical Signaling at Atomic Resolution
Host: Misty Marshall
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June 20 (note: Tuesday!)
Leor Weinberger
Gladstone institute of Virology and Immunology, University of California, San Francisco, USA
Title: Harnessing Transcriptional Fluctuations for Cell-Fate Control and Therapy
Host: Jan Komorowski
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Committee Members:

Jonas Bergquist, Stefan Bertilsson,  Olof Idevall, Sonchita Bachti, Patric Jern, Jan Komorowski, Pär Matsson (chairman), Alexander Sang-Jae Suh, Jessica Nordlund, Oskar Karlsson Lindsjö and Sebastian Deindl.