Viikki Biocenter Monday Lectures 2018

Auditorium 1041, Biocenter 2, Viikinkaari 5 at 15.15
Organizer: Juha Saarikangas,, tel. 0405395894


Lea Sistonen, Åbo Akademi
Transcriptional memory and re-programming of gene expression in cell stress
Host: Uwe Richter


Anne Bertolotti, MRC-LMB Cambridge, UK
Power and benefit of selective phosphatase inhibition for neurodegenerative diseases
Host: Ave Eesmaa

NOTE THE VENUE: Infocenter Korona Auditorium 1


Sheena Radford, Astbury Centre, University of Leeds, UK
Exploiting protein-protein and protein-ligand interactions to ameliorate amyloid disease
Host: Adrian Goldman

NOTE THE VENUE: Infocenter Korona Auditorium 1


Laura Machesky, Cancer Research UK, Beatson Institute, UK
Regulation of actin dynamics in cancer invasion and metastasis
Host: Pekka Lappalainen

NOTE THE VENUE: Infocenter Korona Auditorium 1


Maria Grazia Spillantini, University of Cambridge, UK
Alpha-synuclein aggregation and toxicity in Parkinson’s disease and other synucleinopathies
Host: Mart Saarma

NOTE THE VENUE: Biocenter 3 Lecture room 2402


Snezhana Oliferenko, Francis Crick Institute, UK
A comparative approach to understanding mitotic nuclear envelope remodeling
Host: Juha Saarikangas

NOTE THE VENUE: Biocenter 3 Lecture room 2402


Juha Huiskonen, University of Helsinki and University of Oxford
Shielding and Activation of a Viral Membrane Fusion Protein
Host: Ville Paavilainen

NOTE THE VENUE: Biocenter 3 Lecture room 2402


Ykä Helariutta, Universities of Helsinki and Cambridge
Plant vascular development - basic mechanisms, adaptations and domestication
Host: Ville Paavilainen


Nenad Ban, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
Extensions, extra factors and extreme complexity: Ribosomal structures provide insights into eukaryotic translation
Host: Shahid Rehan


Tuuli Lappalainen, New York Genome Center, USA
Functional variation in the human genome: lessons from the transcriptome
Host: Juha Saarikangas


Erik Sahai, The Francis Crick Institute, UK
Novel Tumor-Stroma Communication Mechanisms
Host: Susanna Fagerholm


Marcelo Sánchez, University of Zurich, Switzerland
On dog, horse, cow, chicken - and human - heads: examining morphological diversity and its developmental bases in domesticated animals
Host: Nicolas Di-Poï


Agnieszka Chacinska, IIMCB, Poland
Cellular responses to mitochondrial stress
Host: Brendan Battersby


Gianni Liti, IRCAN-CNRS, France
Yeast population genomics: origin and evolution of a classic model organism
Host: Ville Mustonen


Fyodor Kondrashov, IST, Austria
Studying genetic background-dependence in an evolutionary context
Host: Cory Dunn


Jürgen Knoblich, IMBA, Austria
Cerebral organoids: Modelling human brain development and disease in 3D organoid culture
Host: Mart Saarma


Andrei Lupas, Max Planck Institute, Tübingen, Germany
Host: Adrian Goldman


Irene Chiolo, University of Southern California, USA
Highways for Repair: Nuclear Myosins and Actin Filaments Relocalize Heterochromatic DNA Breaks
Host: Maria Vartiainen


Roozbeh Kiani, New York University, USA
Neural mechanisms of adjustments of perceptual decisions
Host: Petri Ala-Laurila


Adam Frost/, UC-San Francisco, USA
Structural insights into protein quality control and the evolutionary origins of protein synthesis
Host: Ville Paavilainen