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
  • Other additional interestin scientific events

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


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

Programme is under construction and will be updated constantly!

Jan 23, 2020, Kontinkangas Campus Research Talks

Associate Prof. Qiaolin Deng, Dept. Physiology and Pharmacology, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden

"Pluripotency transition and X-chromosome dynamics of early mouse development revealed by single-cell RNAseq"

Lecture room F202, 15:00-16:00, Coffee and pulla before the lecture is served


Jan 27, 2020, HBS-DP Research Plan Seminar

14:00, 116B Kontinkangas campus


Jan 29, 2020, Kontinkangas Campus Research Talks

Storytime event - speaker Peppi Karppinen,

Kontinkangas Tellus Stage, 15-16


Jan 30, 2020, R3 Brown Bag Lunch Seminars 

Speakers: Jussi Koivunen and Valerio Izzi 

Kontinkangas Tellus Stage, 11-12


Feb 6, 2020, R3 Morning Coffee seminars    

Reetta Hinttala and Salla Kangas: "See the big picture: New microscope slide scanning service and image analysis software (available at TG core facility)"

Outi Lampela: "New technologies for biophysical analysis, automated liquid handling and large scale computation (available at Protein and crystallography core facilities)"

Kontinkangas Tellus Stage, 8.45 - 9.15, coffee already from 8.30


Feb 7, 2020, Kontinkangas Campus Research Talks

Assistant Prof. Aleksandra Marsavelski, University of Zagreb, Dep. of Chemistry

"The EVB-method: in silico approach for understanding the mechanism of enzyme catalysis"

F101, Aapistie 7A,  13-14, Coffee and pulla before the lecture is served


Feb 10, 2020, BCO Groups 2020-2023 Symposium

separate programme, 9.30-15.45, K101


Feb 10, 2020, Kontinkangas Campus Research Talks

Assistant Professor Roxanne Kieltyka, Leiden Institute of Chemistry, Leiden University

“Squaramide-based supramolecular biomaterials”.

at 15.00-, in meeting room 487B


Feb 24, 2020, HBS-DP Research Plan Seminar

14:00, 116B Kontinkangas campus


March 12, 2020, Kontinkangas Campus Research Talks

Professor Caglar Elbuken, VTT, FMED, FBMM

at 15-16:00, H1091, Dentopolis


Cancelled - March 26, 2020, Morning coffee seminar 

Jarkko Koivunen, FBMM


Cancelled - March 30, 2020, HBS-DP Research Plan Seminar


Cancelled - April 2, 2020, Morning coffee seminar

Simo Saarakkala, FMED, Infotech


Postponed for now - April 23, BCO DAY 2020 "Disease on a Dish – The Next Generation Approaches" 

BCO Day 2020 is postponed to fall 2020, the new date will be announced as soon as possible 


April 27, 2020, HBS-DP Research Plan Seminar (possibly organized via remote connection)

14:00, 116B Kontinkangas campus


Cancelled - April 29, 2020, Morning Coffee seminar     

Sylvain Sebert


Cancelled - May 13, 2020, Morning Coffee seminar     

 Laura Huilaja, FMED, OYS

"Ihotauteja pintaa syvemmältä"


Cancelled - May 20, 2020, Morning Coffee seminar     

Reetta Hinttala, FMED

"The function of Nhlrc2 in neuronal precursor cells of FINCA mice"


May 25, 2020, HBS-DP Research Plan Seminar  (possibly organized via remote connection)

14:00, 338B Kontinkangas campus


Cancelled -  May 22, 2020, Kontinkangas Campus Research Talks

Speakers: Honorary Doctor, Nobel laureate in Physiology or Medicine in 2019, Prof. Peter Ratcliffe  and Honorary Doctor, Prof. Mats Paulsson


May 28, 2020, Kontinkangas Campus Research Talks

Associate Prof. Claus Storgaard Sørensen, University of Copenhagen, Denmark

15:00-16:00, F202


June 1, 2020, Kontinkangas Campus Research Talks

Prof. Anastassios G. Pittas, Tufts University, US

"The D2d story. The genesis and examination of the vitamin D and diabetes hypothesis"

15:00 -16:00, Kontinkangas campus


June 12, 2020, Kontinkangas Campus Research Talks

PhD. Erikka Loftfield, National Cancer Institute, US

15:00 -16:00, Kontinkangas campus














































































Past programme, Spring 2019: 

Spring 2019 Seminar Programme in PDF format >>

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: 18.3.2020