Program 23.2.2021

 

 

 


 

 

08.55

 

Welcoming words  
Chair of the organizing committee, Professor Lari Lehtiö
 

 

 

 

Keynote lectures
Chair: Professor Juhani Junttila
 

 

09.00-09.30        

 

"Looking for trouble: 200 years of visualizing viruses"
Docent Heini Hakosalo, University Of Oulu
 

 

09.30-10.15

 

"Global viral infection treaths and vaccines"       
Professor Ilkka Julkunen,  University of Turku
 

 
10.15-10.30
 

Short break and short video presentations

 

10.30-11.30

 

Oral Presentations (selected from submitted abstracts)

   

10.30

Hilla Pöyry: Etiology of infectious diseases in acutely ill children at a pediatric hospital, in Finland

   

10.45

Roosa Rahunen: PXR and 4betaHC axis in the regulation of blood pressure

   

11.00

Linda Kujanpää: Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is burdened with a high comorbidity rate and medication use independent of BMI: a longitudinal community-based study

   

11.15

Ari Väärälä: 3D texture analysis of cartilage MRI for prediction of knee osteoarthritis

 

11.30-12.30

 

Lunch break and short video presentations

 

 

 

Keynote lectures
Chair: Professor Lari Lehtiö
 

 

12.30-13.15

 

"Open Sesame: how SARS-CoV-2 enters human cells"
Docent Giuseppe Balistreri, University of Helsinki
 

 

13.15-13.45

 

"Infrared spectroscopy for quick diagnostics of COVID-19 and other infectious diseases"
Professor Simo Saarakkala, University of Oulu
 

 

13.45-14.30

 

Coffee break and short video presentations
 

 

14.30-15.30    

                    

Oral presentations (selected from submitted abstracts)
 

 

 

14.30

Krista Juurikka: MMP8 increases tongue carcinoma cell-cell adhesion and diminishes migration via cleavage of anti-adhesive FXYD5

 

 

14.45

Naveed Ahmad: Role of extracellular vesicles in nephrogenesis

 

 

15.00

Pooja Asthana: Structural characterization of mammalian cell entry (MCE) 4 proteins from Mycobacterium tuberculosis

 

 

15.15

Sara Cruz: The potential tumour suppressor function of A1- and A2-integrin in prostate cancer 

 

15.30-15.40

 

Awards and closing words
The Best Doctoral Thesis 2020 Awards
The Best Oral Presentation Awards

 

 

 

 

Last updated: 17.2.2021