Non-mammalian model organisms Minisymposium 13.5.

as part of BBT.CT.411 Model Organisms course
LIVE in lecture room F217 or Join in Zoom (zoom opens at 10:40)

9:30 Welcome / Susanna Valanne

9:35-10:45 Poster presentations (Model Organisms course students), 1st session

10:45-11:30 Dr Silva Uusi-Heikkilä / zebrafish as a model, TBA

11:30-12:30 lunch break

12:30-13:25 Dr Minna Poukkula / Drosophila melanogaster as a model, TBA

13:25-14:20 Dr Susana DA Garcia / Caenorhabditis elegans as a model, TBA

14:20-15:00 Poster presentations (Model Organisms course students), 2nd session

SPLASH 2022 – SCHEDULE 14.5.

Arvo building, A210-A211

9:30 – 10:00 Coffee and online presentations in the lobby

10:00 – 11:00 Keynote – Professor Fredrik Jutfelt (Norwegian University of Science and Technology)
Thermal biology of wild and lab zebrafish

11:00 – 12:00 Research group presentations
Silva Uusi-Heikkilä (University of Jyväskylä): ‘Zebrafish as a model in fisheries – induced evolution’
Katja Anttila, Giovanna Mottola and Amélie Crespel (University of Turku): ‘Environmental Effects in Zebrafish – from Plasticity to Evolution’
Sanna Harjula (Tampere University): ‘A forward genetic screen to identify host susceptibility factors for mycobacterial infection in zebrafish’

12:00 – 13:00 Lunch (at campus, own-cost)

13:00 – 14:00 Keynote – Professor Petronella Kettunen  (University of Gothenburg)
Understanding brain functions in health and disease – focus on microglia

14:00 – 14:30 Coffee and online presentations in the lobby

14:30 – 15:10 Research group presentations
Alina Sillanpää (Tampere University): ‘Building nanovehicles against antibiotic tolerant mycobacterial biofilms’

Yu-Chia Chen (University of Helsinki): ‘Functions of Unconventional Neurotrophic factors in zebrafish’