Rudbeck seminars, spring semester 2017

          Rudbeck Hall, Thursdays at kl 13.00

                        (unless otherwise indicated)


Speaker: Feilim MacGhabann
Affiliation: Department of Biomedical Engineering and Institute for Computational Medicine, John Hopkins School of Medicine, USA
Title: VEGF isoforms and the ECM: therapeutic insights from computational models
Host: Katie Bentley

26/1  Lectures by the honorary doctors named by the Faculties of Medicine and Pharmacy
Prof em, med dr S. G. O. Johansson
Prof Donald B. Rubin
Prof MD Robert M. Califf
Prof Marcia K. McNutt

Host: Eva Tiensuu Janson


No seminar

Speaker: Jordi Llop
Affiliation: CIC biomaGUNE, San Sebastian, Spain
Title: Nanomedicine: three decades inspiring the next. Can nuclear imaging lend a hand?
Host: Martin Ingelsson

Speaker: Sten Linnarsson
Affiliation: Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm
Title: Mouse brain development by large-scale single-cell transcriptomics
Host: Christer Betsholtz

Speaker: John Robert Couchman
Affiliation: Department of Biomedical Sciences and Biotech Research and Innovation Centre (BRIC), University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Title: Syndecan receptors: gatekeepers of the cell adhesion phenotype
Host: Argyris Spyrou


No seminar

Speaker: Ola Winqvist
Affiliation: Dept. of Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm
Title: Tailored leukapheresis-a new modality  to treat Immune mediated diseases
Host: Magnus Essand

Speaker: Mathias Belting
Affiliation: Lund University
Title: Vesicular communication in cancer
Host: Karin Forsberg Nilsson

Speaker: Brian van Ness
Affiliation: Cancer and Cardiovascular Research Center/ and The Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota- Twin Cities, USA
Title: Genetic and epigenetic profiling to predict therapeutic response in Myeloma
Host: Helena Jernberg Wiklund

Speaker: Pipsa Saharinen
Affiliation: Translational Cancer Research Program, University of Helsinki, Finland
Title: Regulation of vascular stability via the Angiopoietin-Tie pathway
Host: Taija Mäkinen


Speaker: Colin Watts
Affiliation: University of Cambridge, UK
Title: Precision Therapeutics for Glioma: The Role of the Neurosurgeon
Host: Lene Uhrbom

Maundy Thursday, no seminar

Speaker: Amin Ghabrial
Affiliation: University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, USA
Title: Making and shaping tubes
Host: Lena Claesson-Welsh

Speaker: Daniel Ricklin
Affiliation: Basel University, Switzerland
Title: A host defense system turning offensive: functional insight and therapeutic intervention in complement-mediated disorders
Värd: Bo Nilsson


Speaker: Dimitar Efremov
Affiliation: International Centre for Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology, Trieste, Italy
Title: B cell receptor and associated pathways in CLL: implications for biology and treatment
Host: Richard Rosenquist

Speaker: Kaska Koltowska
Affiliation: University of Queensland, Australien
Title: A transcriptional journey through the lymphatic development
Host: Taija Mäkinen

15/5   OBS! Extra Rudbeck seminar, Fåhraeussalen at 15.00
Speaker: Eugene Butcher
Affiliation: Stanford School of Medicine, USA
Title: High dimensional single cell mass cytometry of blood endothelial cells: insights into immune angiogenesis and progenitors of high endothelium
Host: Elisabetta Dejana and Maria Ulvmar

Speaker: Christoph Schmidt
Affiliation: Ulm University, Germany
Title: Potentiation of natural immune regulators through protein engineering
Host: Kristina Nilsson Ekdahl

Ascension Day, no seminar



Speaker: Paul Northcott
Affiliation: St. Jude Children´s Research Hospital, Memphis, USA
Title: Multidimensional Genomic Portraits of Medulloblastoma Subtypes
Host: Fredrik Swartling

Speaker: Casey Maguire
Affiliation: Harvard Medical School, USA
Title: Honing adeno-associated virus vectors for gene therapy and basic research applications
Host: Martin Ingelsson

9/6   OBS! Extra Rudbeck seminar, Fåhraeus Hall at 10.00
Speaker: Patric Turowski
Affiliation: University College London, Storbritannien
Title: Vascular permeability at blood-neural barriers
Host: Lena Claesson Welsh

Speaker: Sara Courtneidge
Affiliation: Oregon Health and Science University, USA
Title: Understanding, and intervening in, cancer cell invasion
Host: Lena Claesson-Welsh