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Seminar series

Every Tuesday at 15:15 in KB.E3.01 (Lilla hörsalen, 3rd floor, KBC-building), unless otherwise indicated.

Ignacio Mir-Sanchis is coordinating the seminar series.

Spring term 2024

WEDNESDAY, March 6, 14:00-15:00 Daniel Hurdiss, Utrecht University. Title: "Understanding and combatting coronavirus cell entry". Host: Lars-Anders Carlson.

March 12 - Sarah Richardson, University of Exeter, UK. Title: "Leveraging new knowledge from the human pancreas to advance and improve understanding and treatment of Type 1 diabetes". Host: Ulf Ahlgren.

March 19 - Tamir Gonen, Depts. of Biological Chemistry and Physiology, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles. Host: Johan Unge. 

March 26 - Alexander Kastaniotis, University of Oulu. Host: Sjoerd Wanrooij. 

April 2 (PÅSKLOV)

April 9 - 

April 16 - Pedro J. Batista, Head of the RNA metabolism and epitranscriptomics unit, Center for Cancer Research, NIH, USA. Host: Francesca Aguiló.

April 23 - Johan Rockberg, KTH Royal Institute of Technology. Host: Ronnie Berntsson.

April 30 - Yoshio Yamaoka, Department of Environmental and Preventive Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Oita University, Yufu, Oita, Japan. Host: Thomas Boren.

May 7 - Colm Nestor, Department of Biomedical and Clinical Sciences (BKV), Linköping University. Host: Andrei Chabes.

May 14 - Johan Holmberg, Department of Molecular Biology, Umeå University. Host: Sjoerd Wanrooij. 

May 21 - Robin Fåhreus, Institut de Génétique Moléculaire, Paris Cité Université, Hôpital St. Louis, Paris, France, and Department of Medical Biosciences, Umeå University. Host: Nasim Sabouri.

May 28 -

June 4 -

THURSDAY, June 13 - Thomas A. Kunkel, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Research Triangle Park, USA. Host: Erik Johansson 

June 18 -

Autumn term 2024

August 20 -

August 27 -

September 3 -

September 10 -

September 17 -

September 24 - Felipe Cava, Department of Molecular Biology, Umeå University. Host: Ignacio (Nacho) Mir Sanchis.

October 1 -

October 8 - Neus Visa, Department of Molecular Biosciences, The Wenner-Grens Institute, Stockholm University. Host: Ignacio (Nacho) Mir Sanchis.

October 15 -

October 22 -

October 29 (Höstlov)

November 5 - KBC DAYS 2024

November 12 -

November 19 -

November 26 - 

December 3 -

December 10 -

December 17 -

A list of past seminars

Past seminars 2024

January 23 - Nathaniel Street, Department of Plant Physiology, Umeå Plant Science Centre. Title: "Planetary Biology at SciLife and an example application to study fungal interactions with Norway spruce". Host: Jurgen Schleucher.

February 13 - Christos Samakovlis, Department of Molecular Biosciences, The Wenner-Gren Institute, Stockholm University. Title: "Unlocking the Secrets of Single Cells: Exploring Developmental Gene Expression Trajectories in Lung Developmental and Disease". Host: Andrei Chabes.

February 20 - Jukka Kallijärvi, Folkhälsan Research Center and Stem Cells and Metabolism Research Program, Faculty of Medicine, University of Helsinki, Finland. Title: "Surprising insight into mitochondrial physiology, premature aging and c-MYC  from mouse model of GRACILE syndrome". Host: Anders Hofer.

February 27 - Carles Ubeda, FISABIO, Valencia, Spain. Title: "Role of the microbiome in the defense against multidrug-resistant pathogens". Host: Ignacio Mir Sanchis.

Past seminars 2023

January 17 - Vasili Hauryliuk, Department of Experimental Medical Science, Lund University. Title: "How bacterial immune system works". Host: Andrei Chabes.

THURSDAY, January 26 - Hakon Leffler, Division of Microbiology, Immunology and Glycobiology, Lund University Cancer Centre, Lund University. Title: "Galectin-glycoprotein interactions and possible biomedical use of galectin inhibitors". Host: Ulrika Westerlind. Note! Stora Hörsalen.

January 31 - Daan van Aalten, Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Aarhus University, Denmark. Title: "Molecular and functional dissection of an O-GlcNAc intellectual disability syndrome". Host: Karim Rafie.

CANCELLED! February 7 - John Christodoulou, Research Department of Structural & Molecular Biology, Div of Biosciences, UCL, UK. Host: Jürgen Schleucher.

February 14 - Jacob Hecksher-SØrensen, Gubra, Copenhagen, Denmark. Title: "Digital brain maps and virtual neuroscience: an emerging role for Light Sheet Fluoresense Microscopy in drug development". Host: Ulf Ahlgren.

February 21 - Nicholas Pearce, Department of Physics, Chemistry and Biology (IFM), Linköping University. Title: "Weak, noisy or uninteresting”: moving beyond traditional macromolecular structure determination and analysis". Host: Ronnie Berntsson.

March 7 - Max Renner, Department of Chemistry, Umeå University and Division of Structural Biology, University of Oxford. Title: "Decoding RNA Virus Assembly and Replication through Structural Biology". Host: Magnus Wolf-Watz.

March 14 - Marcel Tijsterman, Human Genetics Department, Leiden University Medical Center (LUMC), Leiden, The Netherlands. Title: "On worms, transgenic plants and breast cancer patients". Host: Andrei Chabes.

March 21 - Elias Arnér, Department of Medical Biochemistry and Biophysics, Karolinska Institutet. Title: “Selenoproteins in health and disease - recent developments”. Host: Andrei Chabes.

March 28 - Lars Björck, Division of Infection Medicine, Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund University. Title: ”Inactivation of antibodies by bacterial proteins; some evolutionary, structural and clinical aspects”. Host: Thomas Boren.

April 4 - Petr Chlanda, Department for Infectious Diseases-Virology, Heidelberg University, Germany. Title: "Minimal structural components of the SARS-CoV-2 pore and assembling virions". Host: Lars-Anders Carlson.

April 18 - Marcus Wilhelmsson, Division of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Chalmers University of Technology. Title: "Minimally Perturbing Fluorescence Labeling Methods for Nucleic Acids". Host: Erik Johansson.

April 25 - David Drew, Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, Stockholm University. Title: "The Wonders of Small Molecule Transport". Host: Josy ter Beek.

May 2 - Hilde Loge Nilsen, Department of Microbiology, Oslo University Hospital, Norway. Title: "Repair of endogenous DNA damage - from mechanisms to clinical interventions in neurodegenerative diseases". Host: Nasim Sabouri.

May 9 - Scott Kennedy, Department of Laboratory Medicine & Pathology, University of Washington, Seattle, USA. Title: "Finding the needle in a haystack: Applying modern sequencing methods to study the when, where, and how of somatic mutations in aging and disease". Host: A. Chabes.

May 16 - Xiaodong Zhang, Department of Infectious Disease, Imperial College, London. Title: "Mechanisms of sigmaN/sigma54-dependent bacterial transcription initiation". Host: Ignacio Mir-Sanchis.

May 23 - Imrich Barak, Department of Microbial Genetics, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Bratislava, Slovakia. Title: "What do we know about bacterial nanotubes?" Host:  Jan Jamroskovic.

May 30 - Laura Carroll, Department of Clinical Microbiology, Umeå University. Title: "(Meta)genome mining approaches for novel secondary metabolite discovery". Host: Stefan Björklund.

WEDNESDAY, June 7 - Alex Evilevitch, Dept. of Experimental Medical Science, Lund University. Title: "Biophysics of Herpesvirus Infectivity and Novel Antiviral Targets". Host: Lars-Anders Carlson. Carl Kempe sale (KB.E3.03).

June 13 - Julian Sale, Division of Protein and Nucleic Acid Chemistry, MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge, UK. Title: Sequences that stall replication and shape the genome. Host: Andrei Chabes.

June 20 - POSTPONED! Stefan Schoenfelder, The Babraham Institute, Cambridge, United Kingdom. Title: “Cis-regulatory control of pluripotent stem cell fates”. Host: Silvia Remeseiro. NAT.D.470 

August 29 - Inari Kursula, Department of Biomedicine, University of Bergen, Norway. Title: "Molecular insight into malaria parasite actin-based motility". Host: Linda Sandblad. 

CANCELLED! September 5 - John Christodoulou, Research Department of Structural & Molecular Biology, Div of Biosciences, UCL, UK. Host: Jürgen Schleucher.

September 26 - Jorge Ruas, Karolinska Institutet. Title: "Molecular mediators of the benefits of exercise: Mechanisms of action and Pharmacological Applications". Host: Helena Edlund.

October 3 - Ka-Wei Tang, University of Gothenburg. Title: "Epstein-Barr virus non-coding RNAs role in cancer". Host: Sjoerd Wanrooij.

October 10 - Nicholas Leigh, WCMM and Division of Molecular Medicine and Gene Therapy, Lund University. Title: "Demultiplexing complex tissue regeneration". Host: Andreas Hörnblad.

October 17 - Guillermo Montoya, Research Director and Group Leader at the Protein Structure and Function program at Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Protein Research (CPR), University of Copenhagen, Denmark. Title: "Understanding bacterial defense mechanisms by cryo-EM". Host: Ignacio Mir Sanchis.

November 7 - KBC DAYS 2023

November 14 - Alison Sweeney, Yale University, USA. Title: “Physically Optimal Solar Resource Conversion in an Giant Clam”. Host: Lena Gunhaga.

November 21 - Camilla Björkegren, Dept. of Cell- and Molecular Biology, Karolinska Institute. Title: "Transcription-induced DNA supercoiling drives the spatial organization of chromosomes". Host: Stefan Björklund. 

THURSDAY, November 23, 9:00 - Claes M. Gustafsson, University of Gothenburg. Title: "Human mitochondrial DNA and its expression". Host: Stefan Björklund. Stora Fokusrummet (KB.F3.01).

November 28 - Andrea Vincent, Biology Department, Universidad de Costa Rica, Costa Rica. Title: "Effects of warming on a high elevation tropical grassland". Host: Jurgen Schleucher.

December 5 - Andreas Kohler, Department of Medical Biochemistry and Biophysics, Umeå University. Title: "Early fate decision for mitochondrially encoded proteins by a molecular triage". Host: Erik Johansson.

December 12 - Michael Kovermann, Department of Chemistry, Konstanz University. Title: "Probing conformational landscapes of single and multi domain proteins". Host: Magnus Wolf-Watz.

December 19 - Mikael Oliveberg, Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, Stockholm University. Title: "How proteins navigate the crowded cellular interior: a new view on phylogeny and functional evolution". Host: Andrei Chabes.

Past seminars 2022

January 11 - Amir Aharoni, Department of Life Sciences and the National Institute for Biotechnology in the Negev, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel. Title: "Real-time monitoring of replication fork progression in single live cells". Host: Erik Johansson.

March 29, 15:00 - Giorgia Gugliemi, PhD from EMBL. Science writer educated in Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Freelance writer. Title: "Creative Careers in Scientific Writing". Host: Silvia Remeseiro. Zoom

April 5 - Alexander Pietras, Division of Translational Cancer Research, Lund University. Title: "Exploring and exploiting radiotherapy- and hypoxia-induced changes in the brain tumor microenvironment”. Host: Silvia Remeseiro. Lillahörsalen (KB.E3.01), KBC

THURSDAY, April 28 - Alvin C. Powers, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Director of the  Vanderbilt Diabetes Center. Title: "Pancreatic Islet Function and Dysfunction: Different Pathways in Different Forms of Diabetes". Host: Ulf Ahlgren. Lillahörsalen (KB.E3.01), KBC

May 10 - Bruce Stillman, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL), USA. Title: "The Origin Recognition Complex in the Initiation of DNA Replication and Beyond". Host: Andrei Chabes.

FRIDAY, May 13, 10:00 - Thomas Nicholls, Wellcome Centre for Mitochondrial Research, Newcastle, UK. Title: "Keeping the mitochondrial genome in shape with topoisomerases". Host: Paulina Wanrooij. Lillahörsalen (KB.E3.01), KBC

May 24 - Marina Aspholm, Department of Paraclinical Sciences (PARAFAG), Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Norway. Title: "Endospore appendages: novel families of super resilient pili from the endospores of Bacilli". Host: Thomas Boren. Lillahörsalen (KB.E3.01), KBC

June 7 - Mario de Bono, The Institute of Science and Technology (IST), Vienna, Austria. Title: "Regulating the regulator - a mechanism to control neuronal excitability". Host: Changchun Chen. Lillahörsalen (KB.E3.01), KBC

June 21 - Peter Burgers, Washington University School of Medicine, Saint Louis, USA. Title: "Connecting replication stress to checkpoint initiation". Host: Erik Johansson. Lillahörsalen (KB.E3.01), KBC

August 23 - Sophia Hober, KTH, Stockholm, Sweden. Title: "Selection and design for development of functional protein domains". Host: Magnus Wolf-Watz. Zoom

September 20 - Olof Lagerlöf, Department of Clinical Sciences and Wallenberg Centre for Molecular Medicine at Umeå University (WCMM). Title: "O-GlcNAc: a molecular nutrient sensor that regulates food intake”. Host: Helena Edlund.

September 27 - André Mateus, Department of Chemistry, Umeå University. Title: "Mapping bacterial functional proteomes with thermal proteome profiling". Host: Lars-Anders Carlson.

October 4 - Bennie Lemmens, Division of Genome Biology, Department of Medical Biochemistry and Biophysics, Karolinska Institutet and SciLifeLab. Title: "Direct visualization and control of DNA replication initiation in single human cells". Host: Erik Johansson.

October 11 - Alexey Amunts, Stockholm University and SciLifeLab. Title: "How genes become machines in mitochondria". Host: Changchun Chen.

October 18 - Sean Rudd, Department of Oncology-Pathology, Karolinska Institutet, and SciLifeLab. Title: "Understanding & exploiting the dNTPase SAMHD1 in cancer - from oncogenesis to chemoresistance". Host: Sjoerd Wanrooij.

November 8 - KBC DAYS 2022

November 15 - Juan Carlos Alonso, National Centre of Biotechnology (CNB), Spanish Research Council, Madrid, Spain. Title: "Nascent lagging-strand unwinding at stalled or reversed forks requires RadA/Sms and RecA". Host: Ignacio Mir Sanchis.

November 22 - Erik Larsson Lekholm, Department of Medical Biochemistry and Cell Biology, University of Gothenburg. Title: "Shining light on the cancer genome". Host: Paulina Wanrooij. Online via Zoom

November 29 - Carlos Guerrero-Bosagna, Department of Organismal Biology, Evolutionary Biology Centre EBC, Uppsala University. Title: "The effects of environmental exposures on epigenetic mechanisms, metabolism, and health”. Host: Silvia Remeseiro.

December 6 - Eric Geertsma, Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics, Dresden, Germany. Preliminary title: "Allosteric regulation of membrane transporters". Host: Ronnie Berntsson.

Past seminars 2021

March 23 - Qiang Pan-Hammarström, Dept of Biosciences and Nutrition, Karolinska Institutet NEO. Title: "Infections and immunity, COVID-19 and beyond". Host: Thomas Boren. Zoom.

March 30 - Nihal Altan-Bonnet, National Institutes of Health, USA. Title: "Sneaking out with the trash: coronaviruses egress using lysosomes". Host: Lars-Anders Carlson. Zoom.

April 13 - Håkan Hedman, Department of Radiation Sciences. Title: "Fat and healthy: a matter of leucine-rich repeats and immunoglobulin-like domains?". Host: Helena Edlund. Online via Zoom.

CANCELLED! May 4 - Russell Foster, Director of Sleep & Circadian Neuroscience Institute (SCNi), University of Oxford, UK. Title: "Light signalling to the circadian and sleep systems: Biology to new therapeutics". Host: Lena Gunhaga.

CANCELLED! May 11 - Lotte Bjergbæk, Dept. of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Aarhus University, Denmark. Host: Erik Johansson. Online via Zoom

May 25 - Pedro Brugarolas, Harvard Medical School and Gordon Center for Medical Imaging, Boston, USA. Title: "Development of PET radioligands for multiple sclerosis and other diseases". Host: Ignacio Mir Sanchis. Zoom.

Postponed! Thursday, May 27 - Claes Gustafsson, Department of Medical Biochemistry and Cell Biology, University of Gothenburg. Hosts: Josefin Forslund, Sjoerd Wanrooij. Lillahörsalen (KB.E3.01) or Zoom. A new date will be announced later

CANCELLED! June 15 - Monica Bucciantini, Department of Experimental and Clinical Biomedical Sciences "Mario Serio", University of Florence, Florence, Italy. Title: "Nutraceutical properties of olive oil polyphenols in amyloid formation". Host: Ludmilla Morozova-Roche.

September 7 - Marco Mangone, Biodesign Institute, Arizona State University, USA. Title: "Deciphering post-transcriptional regulatory networks". Host: Andrei Chabes. Zoom.

September 28 - Nadja de Souza-Pinto, Department of Biochemistry, University of São Paolo, Brazil. Title: “DNA repair contributes to maintaining mitochondrial function in mammalian cells”. Host: Paulina Wanrooij. Zoom.

October 5 - Rotem Sorek, Department of Molecular Genetics, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel. Title: "The immune system of bacteria: Beyond CRISPR". Host: Ignacio (Nacho) Mir Sanchis. Zoom.

October 12 - Pierre-Alexandr Kaminski, Insitut Pasteur, Paris, France. Titel: "ZTCG: Viruses expand the genetic alphabet”. Host: Ignacio (Nacho) Mir Sanchis. Zoom.

October 26 - Monica Bucciantini, Department of Experimental and Clinical Biomedical Sciences "Mario Serio", University of Florence, Florence, Italy. Title: "Nutraceutical properties of olive oil polyphenols in amyloid formation". Host: Ludmilla Morozova-Roche. Zoom

November 9 - KBC DAYS 2021

November 16 - Xue Wei-Feng, University of Kent, UK. Title: "Atomic force microscopy imaging reveals the individuality of amyloid filament assembly". Host: Ludmilla Morozova-Roche. Zoom.

December 14, at 15:00 - Sameer Velankar, European Molecular Biology Laboratory, European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) and Protein Data Bank Europe (PDBe). Title: "A new era in structural biology - The role of open data in structure prediction”. Host: WCMM - Ignacio Mir Sanchis. Zoom

Past seminars 2020

January 21 - Sebastian Westenhoff, University of Gothenburg. Title: "How do bacteria and plants see light? Uncovering the inner workings of photoreceptor proteins”. Host: Ronnie Berntsson.

February 4 - Ronnie Berntsson, Department of Medical Biochemistry and Biophysics, Umeå University. Docentship lecture. Title: "Towards a structural understanding of Type 4 Secretion Systems in Gram-positive bacteria"

February 18 - Katja Rinne-Garmston, Natural Resources Institute, Finland. Title: "Application of new d13C and d18O analytical methods in tree ring research for climate change studies". Host: Jurgen Schleucher.

February 25 - Lars Nyberg, Department of Radiation Sciences. Title: "Heterogeneity in memory aging and brain maintenance: studies within the Betula project". Host: Tor Ny.

CANCELLED! March 10 - Juan Carlos Alonso, National Center of Biotechnology (CNB), Spanish Research Council, Madrid, Spain. Title: "Bacillus subtilis RecA-dependent, RecA-facilitated and RecA-independent natural transformation pathways". Host: Ignacio Mir-Sanchis. The seminar is rescheduled for September 15, 2020.

CANCELLED! March 17 - Petr Chlanda, Universität Heidelberg. Title: "On-lamella cryo-correlative light and electron tomography approach to study lung cells and their interactions with influenza A virus". Host: Lars-Anders Carlson.

CANCELLED! March 24 - Alberto Marina, Biomedicine Institute of Valencia (IBV), Spanish Research Council, CSIC. Host: Ignacio (Nacho) Mir Sanchis.

CANCELLED! March 31 - Lars Björck, Division of Infection Medicine, Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund University. Title: "Inactivation of antibodies by bacterial proteins; some evolutionary, structural and clinical aspects". Host: Thomas Boren. 

CANCELLED! April 7 - Luis Gabriel Brieba de Castro, Cinvestav UGA-Langebio, Mexico. Host: Sjoerd Wanrooij.

April 21 - Cristina Paulino, University of Groningen, the Netherlands. Title: "Mechanisms of membrane transporters revealed by cryo-EM". Host: Ronnie Berntsson. Online via Zoom: https://umu.zoom.us/j/298235762. 

CANCELLED! April 28 - Dag Ilver, Research Institutes of Sweden (RISE), Gothenburg. Hosts: Thomas Boren, Anna Arnqvist. 

CANCELLED! May 5 - Katharina Sonnen, Hubrecht Institute, Utrecht, The Netherlands. Host: Andreas Hörnblad.

CANCELLED! Thursday May 14 - Lukáš Trantírek, Central European Institute of Technology, Brno, Czech Republic. Hosts: Sjoerd Wanrooij, Mara Doimo. KB.E3.03 Carl Kempe salen. NOTE CHANGED DATE and ROOM!

CANCELLED! May 19 - Alfredo De Biasio, Leicester Institute of Structural and Chemical Biology (LISCB), Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of Leicester, UK. Host: Erik Johansson. New date: October 20.

CANCELLED! May 26 - Andrea Puhar, Department of Molecular Biology, Molecular Infection Medicine Sweden (MIMS). Host: Paulina Wanrooij. New date: November 24.

CANCELLED! June 2 - Francisca Lottersberger, Linköping University. Hosts: Paulina Wanrooij and Nasim Sabouri. New date: September 1.

CANCELLED! June 16 - Laura Parkkinen, Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences, University of Oxford, UK. Title: "Development of a-synuclein seeding assay as an early, progression and stratifying biomarker for Parkinson's disease and related synucleinopathies". Host: Ludmilla Morozova-Roche

September 1 - Francisca Lottersberger, Linköping University. Title: "Genome instability: from telomeres to nuclear envelope". Hosts: Paulina Wanrooij and Nasim Sabouri. Online via Zoom.

CANCELLED! September 15 - Juan Carlos Alonso, National Center of Biotechnology (CNB), Spanish Research Council, Madrid, Spain. Title: "Bacillus subtilis RecA-dependent, RecA-facilitated and RecA-independent natural transformation pathways". Host: Ignacio Mir-Sanchis.

September 29 - Daniel Jirak, Institute for Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Prague, Czech Republic. Title: " 19F magnetic resonance imaging and its application for transplanted pancreatic islets visualisation". Host: Ulf Ahlgren. KB.E3.01 Lilla Hörsalen (maximum number of participants 32) and online via Zoom.

October 13 - James H. Hurley, University of California, Berkeley. Title: "A night in the viral natural history museum with HIV and SARS-CoV-2". Host: Lars-Anders Carlson. Online via Zoom.

October 20 - Alfredo De Biasio, Leicester Institute of Structural and Chemical Biology (LISCB), Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of Leicester, UK. Title: "Cryo-EM unveils the molecular basis of processive synthesis by human DNA polymerases". Host: Erik Johansson. Online via Zoom.

November 3 - KBC DAYS 2020

November 10 - Alan J. Herr, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, University of Washington, USA. Title: 'Mutator Phenotypes at Single Cell Resolution'. Host: Erik Johansson. Online via Zoom.

CANCELLED! November 17 - Carolina Wählby, Dept of Information Technology / Division of visual information and interaction, Uppsala University. Host: Anna Arnqvist. The seminar is postponed until further notice.

November 24 - Andrea Puhar, Department of Molecular Biology, Molecular Infection Medicine Sweden (MIMS). Title: 'The mechanoresponsive channel PIEZO1 is an immune sensor for invasive infection'. Host: Paulina Wanrooij. Online via Zoom.

December 8 - Gemma C. Atkinson, Department of Molecular Biology. "Panacea: an antitoxin domain for neutralisation of any protein toxin?" Host: Andrei Chabes. Online via Zoom.

Past seminars 2019

January 22 - Lisa Wingate, INRA, Bordeaux, France. "Estimating the global flux of carbonyl sulphide (COS) between soils and the atmosphere: the key role of soil nitrogen". Host: Jürgen Schleucher.

January 29 - Barbara Sixt, Department of molecular biology, Umeå University. "The Chlamydia effector CpoS – a modulator of inclusion membrane microdomains and interactions with the host trafficking machinery". Host: Richard Lundmark.

February 5 - Björn Burmann, Department of Chemistry and Molecular Biology, Wallenberg Centre for Molecular and Translational Medicine, University of Gothenburg. "From biophysical principles towards the physiological function of chaperones". Host: Jürgen Schleucher.

February 12 - Sara Lindén, Gothenburg University. "Host pathogen interactions in the mucus niche". Host: Thomas Borén.

February 19 - Ilaria Testa, SciLifeLab and KTH, Stockholm. "MoNaLISA: a gentle super resolution technique for 3D-4D imaging of living cells at the nanoscale". Host: Lars-Anders Carlson.

March 5 - Ariane Briegel, Leiden University, Netherlands. "New insights into bacterial behavior by electron cryotomography". Host: Lars-Anders Carlson.

March 12 - John Shin, MRC's Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge, UK. "Using spatial proteomics to determine the content of vesicles captured by golgin tethers at the trans-Golgi". Host: Simon Tuck.

April 2 - Jonas Barandun, MIMS and Department of Molecular Biology. "Evolutionary compaction of the ribosome in an intracellular eukaryotic parasite". Host: Magnus Wolf-Watz.

April 5 FRIDAY 14:00 KBE301 - Virginia A Zakian, Princeton University. "Keeping telomerase in check: novel mechanisms of regulation". Host: Nasim Sabouri.

April 16 - Edmund Kunji, MRC, Cambridge. "Refueling the cell: how ADP and ATP are transported across the mitochondrial inner membrane". Host: Ronnie Berntsson.

April 23 - Anna Campalans, François Jacob Institute of Biology, Paris, France. "Instability of Mitochondrial genome: a matter of Gs?". Host: Sjoerd Wanrooij.

April 29 MONDAY 15:15 - Justin Sparks, Harvard Medical School. "A surprising mechanism of DNA replication coupled repair". Host: Sjoerd Wanrooij.

May 7 - Aki Kawasaki, University of Lausanne, Switzerland. "Pupil is a Light Meter of the Eye". Host: Lena Gunhaga.

May 14 - Christoph Freyer, KI. “Mitochondrial import of S-adenosyl methionine and the mitochondrial methylproteome”. Host: Paulina Wanrooij.

WEDNESDAY, May 29 - Ben Smith, Western Sydney University, Australia and Lund University. "Understanding terrestrial ecosystem control of the global carbon cycle". Host: Jürgen Schleucher. KB.E3.03 Carl Kempe sal. NOTE CHANGED DATE and ROOM!

June 4 - Tracy Palmer, Institute for Cell and Molecular Biosciences, Centre for Bacterial Cell Biology, Newcastle University, UK. "The Staphylococcus aureus Type VII protein secretion system". Host: Ronnie Berntsson.

June 11 - Niklas Arnberg, Clinical Microbiology, Umeå Universitet. "Open sesame - mechanisms of virus entry into target cells". Host: Lars-Anders Carlson.

August 20 - Martin Ott, Stockholm University. "Structure and functional significance of mitochondrial respiratory supercomplexes". Host: Ronnie Berntsson. KB.E3.03 Carl Kempe salen.

August 27 - Nuno Raimundo, Univeristätsmedizin Göttingen, Germany. Title: “Lysosomes rule with an iron fist”. Host: Paulina Wanrooij.

September 3 - Esteban Gurzov, Signal Transduction and Metabolism Laboratory, ULB Center for Diabetes Research, Université libre de Bruxelles (ULB). "Protein tyrosine phosphatases in metabolic diseases: oxidation, dysfunction and therapeutic potential". Host: Ulf Ahlgren.

September 10 - Silvia Remeseiro, WCMM, Umeå University. "Long-range gene regulation and 3D chromatin organisation: Implications in cancer". Host: Andrei Chabes. 16:00-17:00, KB.E3.03 Carl Kempe salen.

September 17 - Claudio Cantú, WCMM, Linköping University. "Wnt Signalling at the Interface Between Development and Cancer". Host: Silvia Remeseiro 

September 19 (Note! Thursday) - Ehud Gazit, Tel Aviv University, guest professor at the Department of Medical Biochemistry and Biophysics, funded by the Wallenberg Centre for Molecular Medicine (WCMM). Title: "Molecular Self-Assembly of Peptides and Metabolites: Physiology, Pathology, and Nanotechnology". Host: Ludmilla Morozova-Roche 

September 24 - Vicent Pelechano, SciLifeLab. Title: "Dissecting gene expression with genomics: from transcriptional complexity to ribosome dynamics". Host: Silvia Remeseiro

October 1 - 

October 8 - 

October 15 - Nasim Sabouri, Department of medical biochemistry and biophysics, Umeå University. Docentship lecture. Title: "Unwinding the function of G-quadruplex DNA structures in cancer".

October 22 - 

Cancelled! October 29 - Eva Hoffmann, University of Copenhagen. Host: Nasim Sabouri.

November 5 - Jan Holgersson, Department of Laboratory Medicine, Institute of Biomedicine, the Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg. Title: "Glycoengineered cells and proteins as tools for studies on microbial attachment". Host: Thomas Borén. Note! N380, Naturvetarhuset

November 12 - Sanna Koskiniemi, Dept of Cell and Molecular Biology, Uppsala University. Title: "Bacterial toxin delivery systems and their role in regulating bacterial growth". Host: Anna Arnqvist.

November 19 - Kristian Pietras, Lund University. Title: "Microenvironmental control of the malignant phenotype in breast cancer”. Host: Nasim Sabouri.

November 26 - Patrick Laurent, Neurophysiology Lab, ULB Neuroscience Institute (UNI), University of Brussels (ULB). Title: "Neuronal diversity and behavioural ageing in C. elegans". Host: Changchun Chen.

December 3 - Alessandro Costa, The Francis Crick Institute. Title: "Eukaryotic chromosome replication studied by cryo-electron microscopy". Host: Ignacio Mir-Sanchis.

December 17 - Kay Grünewald, CSSB Hamburg, Universität Hamburg. Title: "Integrated structural cell biology of virus-host-interactions". Host: Lars-Anders Carlson

Past seminars 2007-2018

Past seminars

Latest update: 2024-03-04