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Spring 2023 Frontiers of Science Seminars

Spring 2023 Frontiers of Science Seminars

Frontiers of Science is a 25-year-old seminar series arranged by BioCity Turku, where BioCity Turku researchers invite world-leading scientists to present the latest results from their field of research. The seminars are aimed at both researchers and students and students can get ECT:s for participating.

All seminars are held on Thursdays at 12:00 in BioCity Presidentti Auditorium, if not stated otherwise. There is no registration fee and coffee and sandwiches are served at 11:45.

Click here for more information and the latest updates on the programme.

If you are a student and wish to earn credits, please print out the student seminar diary and ask the coordinator to sign it after the seminar.

Programme:

February 2nd
Prof. Josef Köhrle, Institute of Experimental Endocrinology, Germany
Endocrine disruption of thyroid development and function
Host: Jorma Toppari (jortop@utu.fi)

.February 9th
Prof. Rene Bernards, Netherlands Cancer Institute, Netherlands
Unconventional approaches to cancer therapy
Host: Klaus Elenius (klaele@utu.fi)

.February 16th
Dr. Simon Yona, Hebrew University, Israel
Human mononuclear phagocyte kinetics in health and disease
host: Alexander Mildner (almild@utu.fi)

.March 16th
Julian Jones, Imperial College London, UK
Making bioglass bounce for cartilage regeneration
host: Leena Hupa (leena.hupa@abo.fi)

.April 13th
Prof. Dipanjan Chowdhury, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School, USA
Expanding the scope of DNA repair factors- novel roles and applications
host: Jukka Westermarck (jukwes@utu.fi)

.April 27th
in Pha1 auditorium, Pharmacity
Prof. Jason Sheltzer
, Yale School of Medicine, USA
Mischaracterized anti-cancer agents and their true targets
Host: Jukka Westermarck (jukwes@utu.fi)

.May 4th
Prof. Johanna Myllyharju, University of Oulu, Finland
Hypoxia response and collagen synthesis as therapeutic targets
Host: Jyrki Heino (jyrki.heino@utu.fi)

.May 25th or June 1st
Prof. Pasi Jänne, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School, USA
Challenges in molecularly targeted treatment of lung cancer
Host: Klaus Elenius (klaele@utu.fi)

Original image acquired by Sara Hernández Pérez: Actin cytoskeleton (dark magenta) of B lymphocytes activated on an antigen-coated surface, acquired on an Airyscan LSM880 confocal microscope.