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Science & SciLifeLab Prize Seminar

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


9.00-10.10 Presentations by the Science & SciLifeLab Prize winners

Moderator: Mathias Uhlén

  • Welcome words by Mathias Uhlén
  • Dr. Dominic Schmidt (Second runner up), Germany, Evolution of Vertebrate Transcriptional Regulator Binding
  • Dr. Weizhe Hong (Second runner up), China, Wiring the Olfactory Circuit
  • Dr. Gabriel Victora (First runner up), Brazil, Shining a Light on Antibody Evolution
  • Dr. Daniel Streicker (Grand Prize Winner), USA, Persistence, Emergence and Establishment of a Viral Zoonosis

10.10-10.25     Coffee Break

10.25-11.40 Presentations by SciLifeLab scientific directors

Moderator: Helene Andersson Svahn

  • Jussi Taipale, Karolinska Institutet, SciLifeLab and KI
  • Mathias Uhlén, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, The Human Protein Atlas at SciLifeLab
  • Gunnar von Heijne, Stockholm University, Stockholm University and SciLifeLab – what’s brewing?


Location: Gardaulan, SMI, Nobels väg 18, Solna.

Open presentations, no registration required.


Read more about the Science & SciLifeLab Prize for Young Scientists

Contact person: Mikaela Friedman (

Organizers: Science and SciLifeLab

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