SciLifeLab PhD student day 2017


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Content of the event

This half-day is focused on PhD students interested in networking opportunities and what SciLifeLab has to offer.  It will be an opportunity to meet fellow PhD students and SciLifeLab facility staff for a half-day of discussions and informative presentations.

We will provide lunch sandwich, fika and a mingle dinner.



12:00    Registration, lunch sandwich, putting up posters
12:50    Welcome words and introduction to SciLifeLab
Ulf Gyllensten
13:10   National Genomics Infrastructure
Inger Jonasson and Ulrika Liljedahl
13:30   National Bioinformatics Infrastructure Sweden
Henrik Lantz
13:50   Drug Discovery and Development
Kristian Sandberg
14:10   Bioimage Informatics: From microscopy images to quantitative data
Petter Ranefall
14:30     Coffee, poster session and company exhibition.
     Facility presenters will stay and mingle
15:20   Alternative career paths – the importance of networking and transferable skills
Anna Wetterbom, CEO Young Academy of Sweden
15:50   How a collaborative approach is helping us understand insect-bacteria symbiosis
Guilherme Costa Baiao, PhD student Uppsala University
16:10    The role of receptor localization and dynamics for NK cell education and function
Collaboration project with Advanced Light Microscopy facility
Sunitha Bagawath Singh, PhD student Karolinska Institutet
16:30   Commercialize your findings
Ulrika Gunnarsson, Uppsala University innovation Support
16:50   Concluding remarks and Poster Prize
17:00   Mingle in Navet.
Free dinner and pub at self-cost


Poster Prize

We offer a poster prize of 5000 SEK for the best poster! SciLifeLab sponsors a poster prize, where the displayer of the best poster will get a travel grant for an international meeting or conference of their choice.

We have space for a limited number of posters, which will be displayed throughout the event. Poster space is given on first come first served, based on your registration number and if you selected “Yes” for “I want bring a poster” during your registration. We will send an email with the poster abstract submission link to the registered participants who selected this option.

Note: If you register late (after April 5) you can not bring a poster.


Company sponsors

Our gold sponsors will have an exhibition during the event:


Promega Biotech AB




Event committee / contact persons

Neil de Kock (registration)

Karin Streffen (company sponsorships)

Ludovic Dutoit (facility contact person)

Erik Melander (abstract submission)

Elina Staaf (general questions and SciLifeLab representative)