Rudbeck seminars, spring semester 2018

       Rudbeck Hall, Thursdays at 13.00

                     (unless otherwise indicated)

No seminar, replaced by 26/1

26/1   NOTE! Friday, Fåhraeus hall at 9.30
Speaker: Kari Alitalo
Affiliation: Universiity of Helsinki and Wihuri Research Institute, Finland
Title: Translational insights to vascular growth factors
Host: Lena Claesson-Welsh


Speaker: Suzanne Baker
Affiliation: St Jude, Memphis, USA
Title: Transforming Chromatin: Oncogenic Histone H3 in Pediatric High-Grade Gliomas
Host: Fredrik Swartlling

Speaker: Ondine Cleaver
Affiliation: University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, USA
Title: GTPase control of biological tube formation
Host: Peetra Magnusson

Speaker: Hrvoje Miletic
Affiliation: University of Bergen, Norway
Title: Mechanisms of invasion in glioblastoma
Host: Karin Forsberg Nilsson


Speaker: Karin Leandersson
Affiliation: Dept of Translational Medicine, Lund University
Title: The Yin-Yang of tumor associated macrophages in breast cancer
Host: Patrick Micke

Speaker: Christine Skerka
Affiliation: Leibnitz institute, Jena, Germany
Title: Complement - a major driver of autoinflammation
Host: Kristina Nilsson Ekdahl

9/3   Extra Rubeck seminar, 10.00 Fåhraeus hall
Speaker: Wolf H. Fridman
Affiliation: Paris Descartes University Medical School, Paris, France
Title: Prognostic impact of the immune microenvironment in cancers: The role of tertiary lymphoid structures
Host: Anna Dimberg

Speaker: Oren Becher
Institution: Northwestern University, Chicago, USA
Title: Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma, is it just a histone tale?
Host: Lene Uhrbom, Fredrik Swartling

19/3   Extra Rubeck seminar
Speaker: Ben Hogan
Affiliation: Institute for Molecular Bioscience, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
Title: New mechanisms of lymphatic vascular development from zebrafish
Host: Taija Mäkinen

Speaker: Gary Bader
Affiliation: University of Toronto, The Donnelly Centre The Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute at Mount Sinai Hospital
Title: Pathway analysis of genomics data – From correlation to causation to drug discovery
Host: Sven Nelander

26/3   Extra Rubeck seminar
Speaker: Iñaki Martin Subero
Affiliation: University of Barcelona, Spain
Title: Multiple myeloma epigenetics: a journey from DNA methylomes to reference epigenome
Host: Antonia Kalushkova

Maundy Thursday, no seminar


Speaker: Gregory Adams
Affiliation: Eleven Biotherapeutics, Cambridge, USA
Title: Developing Targeted Immunotoxin Fusion Proteins for Cancer Therapy
Host: Marika Nestor

To be announced

Speaker: Claudio Arenas Franco
Affiliation: Instituto de Medicina Molecular Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de Lisboa
Title: Conflicting interests in Vascular Morphogenesis
Host: Lena Claesson-Welsh

To be announced


Speaker: Rob Moir
Affiliation: Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, USA
Title: The Aβ peptide of Alzheimer’s disease, new tricks for an old dog
Host: Martin Ingelsson

7/5   Extra Rudbeck seminar - 13:00 Rudbecksalen
Speaker: Willam Elmquist
Affiliation: University of Minnesota, USA
Title: Factors influencing drug transport at the BBB: A critical determinant of efficacy in brain tumors
Host: Christer Betsholtz

Ascension Day, no seminar

Speaker: Brigid Hogan
Affiliation: Duke University Medical Center
Title: Stem cells of the adult lung: Deconstructing the alveolar stem cell niche
Host: Johanna Andrae

Speaker: Stefan Liebner
Affiliation: Goethe University, Frankfurt, Tyskland
Title: Regulation of endothelial barrier properties in the CNS
Host: Elisabetta Dejana

29/5 Extra Rubeck seminar, 14.30 Skoogsalen, entrance 78, level 1. Akademiska sjukhuset
Speaker: Pernille Höjman
Affiliation: Centre of Inflammation and Metabolism (CIM) and Centre for Physical Activity Research (CFAS), Rigshospitalet, Faculty of Health Science, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Title: Molecular mechanisms linking exercise to cancer protection
Host: Birgitta Johansson

No seminar, replaced by 1/6


1/6 NOTE! Friday, Navet BMV 12:45
Speaker: Rui Benedito
Affiliation: Spanish National Center for Cardiovascular Research
Title: Using multispectral genetic mosaics to understand vascular development and tumor angiogenesis
Host: Christer Betsholtz

To be announced

To be announced