SciLifeLab The Svedberg seminar series

Schedule for spring 2018

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

The seminar series is now open for new nominations! Nominate your speaker via this form latest September 30.

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January 15
Grégory Schneider
Leiden University, Leiden Institute of Chemistry,  The Netherlands
Title: Next next generation of DNA sequencing platforms: Two Dimensional Nanopores and Nanogaps
Host: Ralph Scheicher
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January 22         Room: C4:305
Eduardo Rocha
Microbial Evolutionary Genomics, Institut Pasteur, Paris, France
Title: Horizontal Gene Transfer: control, organisation, and functional innovation
Host: Daniel Tamarit
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February 5 
Lena Claesson Welsh
Department of Immunology, Genetics and Pathology, Uppsala University
Title: Suppressing vascular leakage in cancer and retinopathy
Hosts: Carl-Henrik Heldin, Aris Moustakas
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February 12 
Lili Milani
Department of Medical Sciences, Uppsala University
Title: Pathogenic implications for autoimmune mechanisms derived by eQTL analyses in CD4+ and CD8+ T cells
Host: Ann-Christine Syvänen
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March 19
Linas Mazutis- CANCELLED
Institute of Biotechnology, Vilnius University, Lithuania
Title: Transcriptional map of the immune cell states in breast human cancer
Host: Javier Florenza García
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April 9
Dietrich Volmer
Humboldt University Berlin, Institute of Analytical Chemistry, Germany
Formerly: Institute for Bioanalytical Chemistry, Saarland University, Saarbrücken Germany
Title: Analytical Methods for Quantification of Vitamin D and Implications for Research and Clinical Practice
Host: Kyle Duncan
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April 16
Craig P Hunter
Dept. of Molecular and Cellular Biology, Harvard University, Cambridge, USA
Title: Mobile RNA and trans-generational epigenetic inheritance: Mechanisms, functions, and prevalence
Host: Andrea Hinas
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May 2           Note: Wednesday!
Anna Gloyn
Oxford Centre for Diabetes Endocrinology & Metabolism and the Wellcome Centre for Human Genetics at the University of Oxford, UK.
Title: Using human genetics & genomics to unravel causal mechanisms for diabetes
Host: Marcel den Hoed
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May 14
Thomas Hnasko
University of California, Dept of Neurosciences, San Diego, USA
Title: Roles for dopamine and glutamate co-release in reward seeking and cell death
Host: Åsa Mackenzie
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May 21
David Kwiatkowski
Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine and Genetics, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Title: Mosaicism, Novel Therapies, and Epigenetics in Tuberous Sclerosis Complex
Host:Leif Andersson
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May 23        Note: Location: Campus Solna, Stockholm, 15:00
Elizabeth Murchison
Reader in Comparative Oncology and Genetics at the University of Cambridge, Department of Veterinary Medicine, Cambridge, UK
Title: Transmissible cancers in dogs and Tasmanian devils
Host: Claudia Kutter
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August 20
Wolfgang Haak
Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History, Jena, Germany
Title: Into the great wide open: the genetic history of the Greater Caucasus
Host: Torsten Günther

September 3
Oliver Brüstle
Institute of Reconstructive Neurobiology, University of Bonn, Germany
Title: Programming NSCs for disease modeling and therapy development
Host: Niklas Dahl
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October 1
Sarah Kocher
Princeton University, Princeton  New Jersey, USA
Title: Harnessing natural variation to study the evolution of social behavior
Host: Matthew Webster
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May 20, 2019
Gene E. Robinson
Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology, Department of Entomology, and Neuroscience Program, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
Title: Honey Bees and the Genetic Roots of Social Life.
Host: Joachim Rodrigues De Miranda
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Committee Members:

Uppsala: Stefan Bertilsson, Marcel den Hoed, Sebastian Deindl, Sonchita Bagchi, Olof Idevall, Patric Jern, Oskar Karlsson Lindsjö, Jan Komorowski, Pär Matsson (chairman), Jessica Nordlund and Alexander Sang-Jae Suh, Ingela Lanekoff.
Stockholm: Arne Elofsson, Claudia Kutte, Ilaria Testa, Adil Mardinoglu.