Programme - Spring 2021

Thu 14.1.2021 14.00-15.00
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Professor Marc van Gils, Faculty of Medicine and Health Technology, Tampere University
Data-driven decision support in healthcare – current challenges and opportunities
Host: Leena Ukkonen

Thu 28.1.2021 13.00-14.00
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Prof Dagmar Iber, ETH Basel
Physical Principles of Epithelial Morphogenesis.
Host: Jari Hyttinen

25.2.2021 at 14.00 – 15.00
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Associate Professor Bernhard Wehrle-Haller

Dept of Cell Physiology & Metabolism, Centre Médical Universitaire, Geneva, Switzerland
Metabolic control of fibronectin assembly by integrins: roles in cancer and fibrosis
Host: Vesa Hytönen

Thu 11.3.2021 at 14.00-15.00
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Jari Juuti, Senior Research Fellow / Adjunct professor (read more)
University of Oulu
Biomonitoring and -materials engineering: some microelectronics perspectives
Host: Leena Ukkonen

Thu 18.3. at 13.00-14.00
Associate Professor Tinashe Mutsvangwa
Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape, Cape Town, South Africa
Cross modality synthesis: Towards improving access to, and reducing cost of, medical imaging in resource-limited settings
Host: Jari Hyttinen

Thu 25.3. at 14.00-15.00
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Mark Pomerantz, M.D.
Lank Center for Genitourinary Oncology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Assistant Professor, Harvard University
The dynamics of the prostate cancer epigenome
Host: Kirsi Granberg

Thu 8.4.2021 at 14.00-15.00
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Huy Tran
Laboratoire de Physique Theorique, Ecole Normale Superieur, Paris, France
Host: Andre S. Ribeiro

22.4.2021  at 14.00 – 15.00
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Frank Winkler, MD, Professor of Experimental Neurooncology, Managing Senior Physician
Neurology Clinic and National Center for Tumor Disease, University  Hospital Heidelberg & Clinical Cooperation Unit Neuro-oncology, German
Malignant networks in the brain
Host: Kirsi Granberg

Monday 26.4. at 15.30-16.30
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Leena Latonen, PhD
Institute of Biomedicine, University of Eastern Finland
Mechanisms of prostate cancer development and treatment resistance
Host: Olli Silvennoinen

Tuesday 4.5. at 12-13
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Sahu Biswajyoti, PhD, Principal Investigator
Applied Tumor Genomics Programs, Research Programs Unit, Faculty of Medicine, University of Helsinki
Lineage-specificity and the role of non-coding genome in human cancers
Host: Seppo Parkkila

Monday 17.5. at 13.30-14.30
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Sakari Vanharanta, MD/PhD
MRC Cancer Unit, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom
Deconstructing tissue-specific mechanisms of carcinogenesis
Host: Seppo Parkkila

Monday 17.5. at 14.30-15.30
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Toni Seppälä, MD, PhD
University of Helsinki
Patient-derived organoids in improving genomic and pharmacological characterization of pancreatic cancer
Host: Seppo Parkkila


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Dr. Dimitrios Zeugolis
Regenerative, Modular & Developmental Engineering Laboratory (REMODEL), National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland

Title: tba
Host: Tero Järvinen

Thu 10.6.2021 14.00-15.00
Professor Dario Greco
Faculty of Medicine and Health Technology, Tampere University
Title: tba
Host: Leena Ukkonen