HBS Guest Seminar Series

 

Autumn 2017

 

Seminars are open for everyone without registration. Welcome!

HBS Guest Seminar Series is organized by the Health and Biosciences Doctoral Programme. The topics are intended to cover all Health and Biosciences related disciplines. The seminars are targeted to all doctoral students, researchers and clinicians across Medicine, Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine, Dentistry, Health Sciences and Biology.

Interested to discuss more with the speaker? – To arrange a time slot during the visit in Oulu, please contact the corresponding host or Ritva Saastamoinen.

Notice for doctoral students: Doctoral students can collect credits (ECTS) by participating in these seminars (10 seminar hours equals to 0.5 ECTS). The UniOGS recommendations of ECTS can be found here: http://www.oulu.fi/uniogs/recommendations_of_ects

Contact: Ritva Saastamoinen, HBS-DP coordinator, ritva.saastamoinen(at)oulu.fi, tel. 0294 486102

 

**** Coffee is served during the networking session before the seminars – be there on time! ****

 

Programme

PDF-format: Programme for Health and Biosciences Guest Seminar Series, Autumn 2017

 

Time Place Speaker Title of the Talk

Sep 1 

12:15-13:00                  

101A

Helen McNeill

University of Toronto, Canada                        

Fat/Hippo signaling in mouse kidney development

Sep 14

15:15-16:00     

 

Hospital lecture hall 9 (Entry B3, 2nd floor), Map    

Lee W Riley

University of California, Berkeley, USA                                  

Mycobacterium tuberculosis cell wall lipid immunostat and persistence

Sep 20

15:15-16:00    

 

101A

Pamela Stanley

Albert Einstein University, New York, USA                                        

Glycans that regulate spermatogenesis and Notch signaling

Oct 5

16:00-17:00    

 

F202

Michael Kühl

Ulm University, Germany                                      

Part 1: Biomedical Research Profile in Ulm – Perspectives for Promoting Collaborative Projects with Oulu

Part 2: Highlights of own scientific research: Wnt signaling in organ development

Oct 12

15:15-16:00    

 

F202

Johathan Beever

University of Illinois, Urbana, USA

Developmental duplications: insights into the potential role of NHLRC2 in neurulation

Oct 19

15:15-16:00         

 

F202

Angela Clerk

University of Reading, UK                                    

BRaf and Raf inhibitors activate ERK1/2 and promote cardiomyocyte hypertrophy                                                                                           

Nov 2

14:15-16:00

 

F202

Jing Tang

University of Helsinki, Finland                  

Talk 1: Some experience about applying for the ERC starting grant

Talk 2: Informatics tools for the rational design of drug combinations in cancer

Nov 8

15:15-16:00     

 

F202

Boris Hinz

University of Toronto, Canada                        

The 4 Ms of fibrosis: Myofibroblasts, Matrix, Mechanics, and Macrophages

Nov 15

15:15-16:00    

 

F202

Satu Mustjoki

University of Helsinki, Finland                                                                                   

Somatic mutations in patients with autoimmune disorders

Nov 30

15:15-16:00    

 

F101

John McGrath

University of Queensland, Australia          

Psychotic experiences in the general population: examples of recent research from the World Mental Health surveys

Dec 4

15:15-16:00                       

F202

Hong Wan

Queen Mary University of London, UK                                                                                    

Desmoglein 3 in cancer

 

Last updated: 2.10.2017