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KBC DAYS 2019

Welcome to the KBC DAYS 2019 on November 5-6!

Location: Carl Kempe salen (KB.E3.03) and KBCon Interactive Learning Environment.

There will be many inspiring presentations, including talks by the new faculty members and award recipients, 'elevator-talks' and posters from midterm PhD students, and posters and guided tours from the KBC platforms/infrastructures.

Join the KBC DAYS to meet your colleagues and update yourself!

PRELIMINARY PROGRAMME

DAY 1, Tuesday 5 November

8.30 Registration and poster mounting

SESSION 1

9.00 Welcome
Stefan Björklund, Scientific Coordinator for KBC

9.10 Closer research infrastructure collaboration between SLU and UmU?
Göran Ståhl, Dean, Faculty of Forest Sciences, SLU

9.25 Connecting DNA replication stress to checkpoint initiation
Peter Burgers, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, United States

10.10 Coffee break

SESSION 2

10.40 tba
Saskia Erttmann, Department of Molecular Biology

11.55 tba
Peter Lind, Department of Molecular Biology

11.10 tba
Anders Eklund, Department of Radiation Sciences

11.25 tba
Mats Öquist, Department of Forest Ecology and Management, SLU

11.40 Regulation of gene expression by RNA mods 
Francesca Aguilo, Department of Medical Biosciences and Wallenberg Centre for Molecular Medicine at Umeå University (WCMM)

11.55 Lunch

SESSION 3

13.00 The large KAW projects at UPSC
Ove Nilsson, Umeå Plant Science Centre (UPSC), Department of Forest Genetics and Plant Physiology, SLU

13.20 tba
Magnus Wolf-Watz, Department of Chemistry

13.40 The replicative lifestyle of mobile elements in methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus
Ignacio Mir-Sanchis, Department of Medical Biochemistry and Biophysics and Wallenberg Centre for Molecular Medicine at Umeå University (WCMM)

14.00 tba
Åsa Strand, Umeå Plant Science Centre (UPSC), Department of Plant Physiology

14.20 Coffee break

SESSION 4

14.50 AI lab for Life Science?
Johan Trygg, Department of Chemistry, Computational Life Science Cluster (CLiC)

15.10 Getting to the Root of plant biology
Karin Ljung, Umeå Plant Science Centre (UPSC), Department of Forest Genetics and Plant Physiology, SLU

15.30 Coastal phytoplankton characterization for assessing ecological state
Agneta Andersson, Department of Ecology and Environmental Sciences (EMG)

15.50 tba
Marianne Sommarin, Umeå Plant Science Centre (UPSC), Department of Plant Physiology

16.10 Midterm PhD students present their Research Projects in "elevator talks" (2 Minutes)

16.35 Smoothies and fruits

16.40 Poster presentations
The midterm PhD students and KBC platforms/infrastructures present their posters in the KBC Cafeteria (printed and digital presentations)

18.00 Dinner

 

DAY 2, Wednesday 6 November

SESSION 5

9.00 Insect Biotechnology
Andreas Vilcinskas, Department of Insect Biotechnology, Justus-Liebig-University Giessen, Germany

9.45 tba
Stéphane Verger, Umeå Plant Science Centre (UPSC), Department of Forest Genetics and Plant Physiology, SLU

10.05 Control of plant development via temperature-dependent mRNA splicing
Markus Schmid, Umeå Plant Science Centre (UPSC), Department of Plant Physiology

10.25 Coffee and presentation of poster prize winner 2019

SESSION 6

10.55 tba
Anna Överby Wernstedt, Department of Clinical Microbiology and Molecular Infection Medicine Sweden (MIMS)

11.10 Targeting tumor-stromal interactions in pancreatic cancer
Daniel Öhlund, Department of Radiation Sciences and Wallenberg Centre for Molecular Medicine at Umeå University (WCMM)

11.25 tba
Marta Bally, Department of Clinical Microbiology and Wallenberg Centre for Molecular Medicine at Umeå University (WCMM)

11.40 tba
Changchun Chen, Umeå Centre for Molecular Medicine (UCMM) and Wallenberg Centre for Molecular Medicine at Umeå University (WCMM)

11.55 tba
Maréne Landström, Department of Medical Biosciences

12.10 Lunch

SESSION 7

13.15 tba
Martin Thanbichler, Faculty of Biology at Philipps University, Max Planck Institute for Terrestrial Microbiology, and the LOEWE Center for Synthetic Microbiology (Synmikro), Marburg, Germany

14.00 tba
Matias Eriksson, Department of Applied Physics and Electronics, and Centre for Sustainable Cement and Quicklime Production

14.20 tba
Madelen Bodin, Department of Science and Mathematics Education, and Director of Curiosum

14.35 Panel show case discussion by the KBC infrastructures

15.05 Coffee and Guided tours organized by the KBC infrastructures:
(Sign up for the tours at the registration desk)

  • Biochemical Imaging Centre Umeå (BICU)
  • Vibrational Spectroscopy Core Facility (ViSp)
  • Chemical Biology Consortium Sweden (CBCS)
  • NMR Core Facility
  • Umeå Core Facility for Electron Microscopy (UCEM)
  • Swedish Metabolomics Centre Umeå
  • Technical platforms at Umeå Marine Sciences Centre (sign up at the registration desk. If enough people express their interest, a guided tour will be arranged later)

 

Registration form

Registration Form
Registration Form

Register to KBC DAYS 2019 latest on the 17th of October!

Contact KBC Communication Office

E-mail: info.kbc@umu.se

Anna Shevtsova, PhD, Communication officer for KBC (75%)
Tel. +46 (0)70 547 2672

E-mail: anna.shevtsova@umu.se

Anne Honsel, PhD, Communication officer for KBC (10%) and UPSC (90%)
Tel. +46 (0)70 285 6657

E-mail: anne.honsel@slu.se

Visiting Address: KBC-building, KB.J3(C3.25.25), Linnaeus väg 6, 90736 Umeå

Map

 

Abstract template for midterm PhD student presentation

Here you can download template for the abstract submission: Template.

Please, submit (latest by the 17th of October 2019) the filled template to info.kbc@umu.se.