CancerBio Progress Report seminar series
CancerBio Progress Report seminar series

This is a joint seminar series for two research programs, ATG and CAN-PRO. The seminars are held on Friday mornings starting with coffee, tea and cookies at 9:15 am. The presentations start at 9:30 am. We have two presentations per seminar.

Please see information for the speakers and contact info below the program.

Program Spring 2023

27.1.2023, Seminar room 1-2

Eva Domenech Moreno (Ollila lab)

17.2.2023, Seminar room 1-2

Aino Peura (Klefström group)

"Micromechanical Regulation of Tumor Immune Microenvironment"

3.3.2023, Seminar room 3

31.3.2023, Seminar room 1-2

21.4.2023, Seminar room 3

30.9.2022, Seminar room 1-2

Anne Pink (Saharinen group)

"The integrin inhibitor SHARPIN regulates endothelial permeability via balancing cell-cell and cell-matrix adhesion"

Anna Äyräväinen (Vahteristo group)

”Quality of life and clinical outcome after laparoscopic and abdominal myomectomy”

11.11.2022, Meeting room 8-9

Artemis Filippou (Monni group)

“Liprin-α1 contributes to oncogenic MAPK signaling and associates with MEK/ERK inhibitor response”

Abiodun Ayo (Laakkonen group)

"The central nervous system (CNS) tumor homing peptides as novel theranostic tools"

25.11.2022, Seminar room 3

Krista Tuohinto (Ojala group)

"Lymphatic transcription factor SOX18 as a viable molecular target for viral cancer Kaposi's sarcoma"

Vilja Jokinen (Aaltonen group)

"Inherited mutations in SRCAP complex genes predispose to uterine leiomyomas with moderate penetrance"

2.12.2022, Seminar room 3

Yepeng Du (Taipale group)

"Decrease cancer’s reliance on Myc gene to control cell proliferation"

6.5.2022, Seminar room 1-2

Maare Arffman (Leppä group)

"Inflamed serum protein profile associates with circulating tumor DNA levels and poor outcome in patients with high-risk large B-cell lymphoma"

Sanni Alve (Ojala group)

"Wnt5b is a novel mediator of pro-metastatic melanoma crosstalk with lymphatic endothelial cells"

20.5.2022, Seminar room 1-2

Prima Sanjaya (Pitkänen group)

"Mutation-Attention (MuAt): deep representation learning of somatic mutations for tumour typing and subtyping”

Emma Viitala (Ollila group)

”scRNAseq data mining and ex vivo methods to map intestinal stromal-epithelial interactions in health and disease”

3.6.2022, Seminar room 1-2

Marika Lassila (Alitalo group)

“The function of Tcf1 (Tcf7) in intestinal adenoma development”

Päivi Sulo (Aaltonen group)

"Genome wide annotation of transposable elements from Nanopore data”

17.6.2022, Seminar room 1-2

Liangru Fei (Sahu group)

"Control of pancreatic cell fate by defined transcription factors''

Inam Liaqat (Vaahtomeri group)

"Guidance of antigen-presenting dendritic cells across lymphatic endothelium"

Information for the speakers

Please plan your talk to last for 20 minutes, including at least a 5 minutes long introduction. After the presentation, there will be 10 minutes for discussion. Please bring your presentation on a USB device.

Each presentation is preceded by a short introduction (5 minutes) of the topic/presenter by the supervisor/PI

Credits for students

1 ECTS (10 attended seminars) + 1 ECTS from own presentation.
Note! You do not need to attend seminars within one year. In order to get the credits from your own presentation, you need to attend 10 seminars.

Contact details

Contact persons for the spring period are Petri Mäkelä (ATG) and Saija Piiroinen (CAN-PRO).