Rudbeck seminars spring 2013

           Rudbeck Hall, Thursdays at 13.00



Speaker: John Lambis
Affiliation: University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Title: Innate Immunity: more than a "guard" against invading pathogens
Host: Bo Nilsson

To be decided


Speaker: Svante Pääbo
Affiliation: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, Germany
Title: A high-quality genome from an Asian extinct hominin
Host: Claes Wadelius

Speaker: Yosef Yarden
Affiliation: Department of Biological Regulation, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel
Title: The ERBB network
Host: Bo Stenerlöw

Winter holiday week

Speaker: Paul Lichtenstein
Affiliation: Karolinska Institute
Title: Causes, correlates and consequencies of psychiatric disorders: Twin and family studies give better answers
Host: Niklas Dahl


6/3    NOTE! Extra Rudbeck seminar, Wednesday at 10.00
Speaker: Christos Samakovlis
Affiliation: Stockholm University, The Wenner-Gren Institute, Developmental Biology
Title: The molecular basis of airway maturation
Host: Lena Claesson-Welsh

6/3   NOTE!  Wednesday at 14.00 (replaces the seminar on March 7)
Speaker: Eric Holland
Affiliation: Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Title: Regulation of stemness in PDGF-induced gliomas
Host: Lene Uhrbom

Speaker: Stella Carro
Affiliation: Section of neurooncology, Universitätsklinikum, University of Freiburg
Title: Gene expression regulatory mechanisms in Glioblastoma subclasses
Host: Sven Nelander

Speaker: Javier Alegre Abarrategui
Affiliation: Dept. of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
Title: Investigating the mechanisms of Parkinson’s disease in cells, rats and humans
Host: Masood Kamali-Moghaddam

Maundy Thursday


Speaker: Martin Bergö
Affiliation: Sahlgrenska Akademin
Title: Targeting protein methylation in the treatment of progeria
Host: Sven Nelander

Speaker: Aris Moustakas
Affiliation: Uppsala University and Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research
Title: Multifaceted regulation of signal transduction by TGF-beta has relevance to cancer progression
Host: Magnus Essand

Speaker: Alejandro Sanchez Alvarado
Affiliation: Howard Hughes Medical Institute and Stowers Institute for Medical Research, Kansas City, MO
Title: Regeneration and stem cells: planarians as a model system
Host: Karin Forsberg-Nilsson

19/4  NOTE  Extra Rudbeck seminar, 13.00 in room Gösta Hultkvist, ground level C11
Speaker: Susanna Narkilahti
Affiliation: Institute of Biomedical Technology, University of Tampere
Title: Applications of human pluripotent stem cells derived neural cells
Host: Karin Forsberg Nilsson

23/4 NOTE!  Extra Rudbeck seminar, Fåhraeussalen at 14.00
Speaker: David Gisselsson Nord
Affiliation: Lund University
Title: Generation and elimination of genomic imbalances in young human tissues and childhood cancers
Host: Jan Dumanski


Speaker: Triantafyllos Chavakis
Affiliation: Dresden University
Title: Leukocyte endothelial interactions in vascular inflammation
Host: Bo Nilsson


Speaker: Leonor David
Affiliation: IPATIMUP, University of Porto, Portugal
Title: Glycopeptide identification as cancer biomarkers
Host: Ola Söderberg

Ascension Day

Speaker: Harald Langer
Affiliation: Tübingen University
Title: Role of complement receptors on platelets - importance for platelet function
Host: Bo Nilsson

24/5  NOTE! Replaces the seminar on May 23
Speaker: Sunney Xie
Affiliation: Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Harvard University
Title: Life at the Single Molecule Level: Single Cell Genomics
Host: Ulf Landegren

29/5   NOTE   Extra Rudbeck seminar,  Fåhraeussalen at 12.00
Speaker: Irene Andrulis
Affiliation: Samuel Lunenfeld Research Institute, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto
Title: Identification of novel genes and pathways involved in breast cancer subtypes and evaluation of clinical importance in familial and sporadic breast cancer cohorts
Host: Berri Baskin

Speaker: Peter Ray
Affiliation: The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto
Title: The Translation of Genomics into Clinical Practice?
Host: Berri Baskin


National day

12/6  NOTE! Extra Rudbeck seminar,  Waldenströmsalen at 13.00
Speaker: Nick Cross
Affiliation: University of Southampton, UK
Title: Genetic complexity in myeloproliferative neoplasms
Host: Jan Dumanski

Speaker: Luisa Iruela-Arispe
Affiliation: University of California, San Diego
Title: Genetic basis for Vascular Tumors
Host: Lena Claesson-Welsh

Contact, Rudbeck seminars

Organizing committee

Magnus Essand
Niklas Dahl
Anna Dimberg
Sara Mangsbo
Patrick Micke
Sven Nelander
Bo Nilsson
Ola Söderberg
Lene Uhrbom