Viikki Monday Seminars 2019

Jason Munshi-South, Fordham University, USA
Evolution of life in urban environments: city-dwelling rodents as a case study

Munshi-South Lab
@urbanevol

Location: Auditorium 1041, Biocenter 2
Host: Tuomas Aivelo

Carl G. Gahmberg, University of Helsinki
Leukocyte adhesion – a complex but fascinating molecular story

Leuk­o­cyte ad­he­sion and sig­nalling

Location: Auditorium 1041, Biocenter 2
Host: Juha Saarikangas

Simone Reber, Humboldt University, Germany
How Complexity Arises from Molecular Interactions

Reber Lab
@SimoneReber

Location: Auditorium 1041, Biocenter 2
Host: Juha Saarikangas

Tara Hessa, Stockholm University, Sweden
Measuring co-tranlastional folding via arrest peptides

Tara Hessa homepage

Location: Auditorium 1041, Biocenter 2
Host: Ville Paavilainen

Tracy Heath, Iowa State University, USA
Bayesian Phylogenetic Methods for Synthesizing Paleontological and Neontological Data

Dr. Tracy A Heath homepage
@trayc7

Location: Auditorium 1041, Biocenter 2
Host: Jacqueline Moustakas-Verho

Luca Jovine, Karoliniska Institutet, Sweden
Molecular Sex - How Sperm Binds to the Egg at the Atomic Level

Jovine Lab
@lucajovine

Location: Auditorium 2041, Biocenter 2
Host: Pekka Katajisto

Anu Wartiovaara, University of Helsinki
Metabolic stress responses to mitochondrial disease: keys to mechanisms and treatment

Mi­to­chon­drial Medi­cine
@AWartiovaara

Location: Auditorium 2041, Biocenter 2
Host: Juha Saarikangas

 

Dario Valenzano, Max Planck Institute for Biology of Ageing, Germany
African killifishes shed light on the evolution and modulation of vertebrate lifespan

Max Plack Research Group Valenzano
@darissambaya

Location: Auditorium 1041, Biocenter 2
Host: Jukka-Pekka Verta

Luisa Figueiredo, Instituto de Medicina Molecular, Portugal
African trypanosomes: masters of adaption to the environment

Figueiredo, Luísa Lab
@luisamfigueired

Location: Auditorium 1041, Biocenter 2
Host: Cory Dunn

Merja Voutilainen, University of Helsinki
Therapeutic effects of CDNF and its variants in neurodegenerative diseases

Regenerative Neuroscience
@MerjaVoutilain5

Location: Auditorium 1041, Biocenter 2
Host: Ville Paavilainen 

Seth Bordenstein, Vanderbilt University, USA
The Microbial World of Animals

Borderstein Lab
@Symbionticism

Location: Auditorium 1041, Biocenter 2
Hosts: Anne Duplouy and Jonna kulmuni

Jan Roelof van der Meer, University of Lausanne, Switzerland
The evolution of evolvability in bacterial horizontal gene transfer

Location: Auditorium 1041, Biocenter 2
Host: Marko Virta

Luisa Cochella, Institute of Molecular Pathology, Austria
Roles of miRNAs in animal development: lessons from C. elegans

Luisa Cochella homepage
@LCochella

Location: Auditorium 1041, Biocenter 2
Host: Cory Dunn

Melissa Caimano, University of Connecticut, USA
Understanding the RpoS sigma factor ‘Gatekeeper’ function for survival of Borrelia burgdorferi in ticks and mice

Melissa J. Caimano homepage

Location: Auditorium 1041, Biocenter 2
Host: Anamaria Balic

Roozbeh Kiani, New York University, USA
Computational properties and neural mechanisms of long-term integration of evidence for flexible decision-making

Kiani Lab
@roozbeh_kiani

Location: Auditorium 1041, Biocenter 2
Host: Petri Ala-Laurila

Charles Delwiche, University of Maryland, USA
Colonizing the land: basal streptophyte transcriptomes and fundamental plant biology

Charles Delwiche homepage
@cdelwiche

Location: Auditorium 1041, Biocenter 2
Host: Jaakko Hyvönen

Adam Frost, UCSF, USA
How do mitochondria divide? A fresh look at a Dynamin-family GTPase

Frost Lab

Location: Auditorium 1041, Biocenter 2
Host: Ville Paavilainen

Corrie Moreau, Cornell University, USA
Ants, Plants, and Bacteria: Symbiosis as a Driver of Evolutionary Diversification

Moreau Lab
@CorrieMoreau

Location: Auditorium 1041, Biocenter 2
Host: Sanja Hakala and Jacqueline Moustakas-Verho

Bernd Bukau, University of Heidelberg, Germany
Mechanisms of folding and assembly of newly synthesized proteins studied by ribosome profiling

Bukau Lab

Location: Auditorium 1041, Biocenter 2
Host: Brendan Battersby

Jack Taunton, UCSF, USA
Chemical biology of proteostasis

Jack Taunton homepage

Location: Auditorium 2041, Biocenter 2 at 12.00
Host: Ville Paavilainen

David Sabatini, MIT, USA
mTOR and lysosomes in growth control

Sabatini Lab
@DMSabatini

Location: Infocenter Korona Auditorium 1 at 14:00
Host: Pekka Katajisto

Gregor Anderluh, National Institute of Chemistry, Slovenia
“Crucial role of sphingolipids in Nep1-like protein – plant membrane interactions”

Location: Auditorium 1041, Biocenter 2 at 14:00
Host: Tapani Viitala