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 2018

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 seminar series is now open for new nominations! Nominate your speaker via this form latest February 12.

For questions, contact

Committee Members:

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

GUIDELINES for SciLifeLab The Svedberg seminar series_2017-07-12

2018-05-31 09:00 - 2018-05-31 16:00, Symposium | Uppsala

Minisymposium: Biodiversity – Ecology and evolution of new species and phyla

Evolution of new species and phyla Welcome to this mini-symposium at EBC arranged by SciLifeLab. The meeting will discuss the evolution of new species and phyla, and participants from all parts of the field are most welcome to participate. Venue Lindahlsalen, Evolutionsbiologiskt centrum, EBC, Norbyvägen 14, Uppsala Preliminary Program   09:00 Registration and coffee Posters should […]

2018-06-01 09:00 - 2018-06-01 16:00, Symposium | Uppsala

Minisymposium: The tumor microenvironment as a target for therapy

Welcome to this SciLifeLab Minisymposium on  “The tumor microenvironment as a target for therapy”. The seminar takes place on 1 June 2018 in Navet, SciLifeLab, BMC in Uppsala. Participation is free and coffee and lunch is included, registration is mandatory. Welcome! Speakers Gabriele Bergers, KU Leuven, Belgium Yukiko Matsunaga, Tokyo Universitet, Japan Rui Benedito, CNIC, Madrid, Spain […]

2018-07-03 13:00 - 2018-07-03 14:00, Seminar | Visby

Almedalen: Ökad tillgänglighet till nationell forskningsinfrastruktur inom life science

Hög tillgänglighet för svenska forskare till nationell forskningsinfrastruktur vid våra universitet är en förutsättning för Sveriges fortsatta konkurrenskraft som forskningsnation inom life science. På vilka sätt är tillgängligheten begränsad idag och hur skall en ökad tillgänglighet uppnås?

2018-08-14 - 2018-08-17, Seminar | Stockholm

Model building and refinement using cryo-EM maps: Coot, Phenix, Rosetta, Refmac.

The advanced CryoNet workshop is aimed at students and postdocs who have obtained high-resolution cryo-EM maps and currently in the process of model building and refinement. Alongside lectures and tutorials, ample contact time will be provided to discuss practical issues in detail, therefore participants are expected to bring their own data. The software will be presented in the context of large and […]

2018-08-27 10:00 - 2018-08-27 11:00, Seminar | Stockholm

Venki Ramakrishnan career discussion with students and postdocs

Venki Ramakrishnan will give an account of his career path and discuss with students and postdocs at 10.00am in the SciLifeLab Air&Fire auditorium. Since the number of places is limited, please register below to participate in this session.

2018-08-27 16:00 - 2018-08-27 17:00, Seminar | Stockholm

Inaugural Sjöstrand Lecture in structural biology by Venki Ramakrishnan

Venki Ramakrishnan will give the lecture entitled ’Termination of translation in bacteria and eukaryotes’ on Monday 27th August 2018 at 4.00pm in the Biomedicum Lecture Theatre.

2018-09-03, Seminar | Uppsala

SciLifeLab The Svedberg seminar series, Oliver Brüstle, Programming NCSs. Moved to September 3

Oliver Brüstle, MD, is Professor of Reconstructive Neurobiology at the University of Bonn. He is also Co-Founder and Scientific Director of LIFE & BRAIN GmbH, a biomedical enterprise serving as translational hub of the University of Bonn Medical Center. He will speak about “Programming NSCs for disease modeling and therapy development”

2019-05-20, Seminar | Uppsala

SciLifeLab The Svedberg seminar series, Gene Robinson, Honey bee Sociogenomics

Gene E. Robinson is a professor at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA. His research group uses the Western honey bee, Apis mellifera, to understand the mechanisms governing social behavior. He will speak about “Honey Bees and the Genetic Roots of Social Life”