Kontinkangas Campus Seminar Series



Kontinkangas Campus Seminar Series includes seminars with different times and different formats:

  • Kontinkangas Campus Research Talks are traditional invited guest or local expert seminars
  • R3 Brown Bag Lunch Seminars bring together different topics (mostly currently in Linnanmaa)
  • For the early birds, R3 Morning Coffee Seminars give a new occasion to hear and meet colleagues in a more relaxed surroundings
  • HBS-DP Research Plan Seminars include presentations by doctoral students about their PhD research

Credits: 0,5 ECTS (Attendance to 10 seminars)

Registration: Seminars are open for everyone without registration. PhD students: Remember to sign in for earning ECTS

What: Kontinkangas Campus Seminar Series includes several interesting presentations from both local and invited high-level researchers.  

The topics intends to cover all Health and Biosciences related disciplines.

To whom: Seminars are for everybody: doctoral students, researchers and clinicians etc. across Medicine, Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine, Dentistry, Health Sciences and Biology.

Info contact: Mirja Peltola, HBS-DP coordinator, mirja.peltola (at) oulu.fi, tel. 0294 48 5447

Spring 2019 Seminar Programme in PDF format >>

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

Programme is under construction and will be updated constantly!


Kontinkangas Campus Research Talks

R3 Brown Bag Lunch Seminars

R3 Morning Coffee Seminars                                                          

March 12                                                   


Ali Mobasheri:

Biomarkers of extracellular matrix degradation and repair in osteoarthritis: lessons from fibrotic diseases

101A Leena Palotie Auditorium, 12.00-14.00


March 19 

Dr. Yoshitaka Fujihara

Analysis of mouse models of male infertility using genetic modification

101A Leena Palotie Auditorium, 14.00-15.00



March 20


Mirka Hintsanen, FEducation

Sylvain Sebert, FMED

Subject: Happiness

Linnanmaa Tellus Areena, 11.00-12.00                                                                                                                              


March 21



Lloyd Ruddock, BCO and FBMM:

Folding towards a healthier tomorrow 

Ravintolaraitti, Kieppi, 8.30-9.15                                                                                                                      

March 25 

HBS-DP Research Plan Seminar

116B, 15.00->                                                                                    



March 28


Robert Winqvist, BCO, FMED 

Ville-Veikko Telkki, Kvantum, FScience

Kontinkangas, 338B, 12.00-13.00 


 April 9

Biocenter Day 2019

101A Leena Palotie Auditorium, 8.30-16.00



April 25



Mika Ala-Korpela and Johannes Kettunen, BCO and FMED

Large-scale systems epidemiology - what an earth is that?

Ravintolaraitti, 8.30-9.15

April 29

HBS-DP Research Plan Seminar

116B, 14.00->



May 15

Dr. Alberto Podjarny

The use of neutron crystallography to solve biological puzzles

F101, 15.00-16.00

May 16    

Johanna Magga,   FMED, BCO emerging

Meeting with the TGFb family: Growth differentiation factors in cardiovascular diseases

Ravintolaraitti, Kieppi 8:45-9:15 (coffee at 8.30)

May 23 


Justus Reunanen, BCO and FMED

Extracellular vesicles of the human gut microbiota

Terhi Tapiainen, FMED, OUH, BCO emerging

Fetal microbiome and health

F202, 15.00-16.00



May 27 

HBS-DP Research Plan Seminar

116B, 14.00->



May 28

Niels Behrendt, Biotech Research and Innovation Center, University of Copenhagen

The endocytic collagen receptor uPARAP/Endo180: Physiological and pathological roles and potential as a tumor target

F202, 13.00-14

May 31

Scott F. Gilbert, Development biologist, emeritus

Holobiont evo-devo: the importance of developmental symbiosis for evolution

F202, 13:00-14


June 6      

Gonghong Wei, BCO and FBMM:

Translating prostate cancer genetic discoveries to the clinic     



















































































Past programme, Spring 2018: 

PDF-format: Programme for Health and Biosciences Guest Seminar Series, Spring 2018


Past programme, Autumn 2017: 

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


Last updated: 28.5.2019