Doctoral candidate Julia Anna Weikum at the Department of Pharmacy, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, is defending the thesis "Bacterial protein systems at the membrane interface: Structural and biophysical studies of the E.coli adhesion receptor intimin and the magnesium transporter MgtA" for the degree of Philosophiae Doctor.
Dr. Esti Yeger-Lotem, Associate Professor, Department of Clinical Biochemistry & Pharmacology, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel, will present her lecture "Elucidating disease mechanisms via their tissue-selectivity."
NCMM's annual national PhD course in molecular medicine will feature a number of talks from leading researchers. Please note that the course will now take place entirely online.
Dr. Juho Rousu, Professor in Computer Science, Aalto University, Finland, will present the lecture "Machine Learning of Drug Combination Responses."
The 10th annual Nordic EMBL Partnership conference will be hosted by MIMS, Umeå. The conference will take place online.
Dr. Shaun Mahony, Assistant Professor, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology Department, Penn State University, USA, will present the lecture "Using neural networks to characterize the predeterminants of induced transcription factor binding sites."
MSc Paula Maria Lindner at Centre for Molecular Medicine Norway will be defending the thesis “Role of endoplasmic reticulum Ca2+ depletion, the unfolded protein response, and autophagy in thapsigargin-induced cell death” for the degree of PhD (Philosophiae Doctor).
MSc Paula Maria Lindner at Centre for Molecular Medicine Norway will give a trial lecture on the given topic: Targeting autophagy for cancer immunotherapy.
Dr. Ville Mustonen, Professor at the Department of Computer Science and Institute of Biotechnology, University of Helsinki and the Helsinki Institute for Information Technology, Finland, will present the lecture "Using computational methods and evolutionary theory to combat drug resistance."
Dr. Evangelia Petsalaki, Group Leader at EMBL-EBI, will present the lecture entitled "Integrative studies of context-specific signalling."
MSc Marius Gheorghe at Centre for Molecular Medicine Norway will be defending the thesis Integrative approaches to study TF-DNA interactions for the degree of PhD (Philosophiae Doctor).
MSc Marius Gheorghe at Centre for Molecular Medicine Norway will give a trial lecture on the given topic: Gene Regulatory Networks
Dr. Florian Markowetz, Group Leader of the Integrative Cancer Biology team at the Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute, Cambridge, UK, will present his current research.
The mini symposium, organised by Nikolina Sekulic, will take place via Zoom.
Dr. Matti Nykter, Professor at the Tampere University, Finland, will present the lecture "Computational analysis to understand aberrant gene expression and treatment induced responses in prostate cancer."
As part of the Oslo Life Science Conference 2020, the Gözen group at NCMM will exhibit a range of their microscopy images at the Kunstplass Contemporary Art Exhibition Space in central Oslo.
NCMM presents a seminar by Dr Bernhard Schmierer, Senior Researcher and Head of the Genome Engineering Core Facility, SciLifelab and Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden.
Dr. Colm Ryan, Assistant Professor at the University College Dublin, will present the lecture "Identifying robust genetic interactions in cancer."
Dr. Veronika Cheplygina, Assistant Professor at the research group Medical Image Analysis of the department of Biomedical Engineering at Eindhoven University of Technology, will present her lecture on "Multiple instance learning in biomedical applications."
NCMM presents a seminar by Dr Thomas Boesen, Affiliated Researcher in DANDRITE and Cryo-EM Facility Manager, Aarhus University, Denmark.
NCMM presents a special symposium featuring eight international guest speakers.
The aim of this course is to provide an overview of molecular medicine topics relevant to:
- Disease mechanisms and development
- Translational medicine
- The future of diagnostics and targeted therapies integrated to stratified, tailored and personalized medicine.