BioNut Seminar Series

The BioNut Seminar Series is a seminar series where the different group leaders at the Department of Biosciences and Nutrition invite and host seminars on Thursdays at 11:30 throughout the year.


Microphone on a background of blood cells

The seminars are held in the building Neo in Flemingsberg.

After the seminars a limited number of sandwiches and drinks will be served on a “First come – first served” basis.


Seminar schedule 2022-2023

To be updated for 2023-2024.

The seminar schedule will be continuously updated with more details.

Seminar schedule 2022-2023
Date Host Location Title Lecturer
September 1 Janne Johansson Erna Möller, Neo ”Disassembling cellular organelles with mass spectrometry and artificial intelligence” Michael Landreh, MTC, KI
September 15 Juha Kere Gene, Neo ”Human pluripotent stem cells as a model of trophoblast differentiation” Dr. Ras Trokovic, Stem Cells and Metabolism Research Program, University of Helsinki, Finland
September 22 Peter Svensson Erna Möller, Neo "Know your enemy: how to measure and characterize the HIV-1 reservoir" Alexander Pasternak, Senior researcher, Department of Medical Microbiology, Academic Medical Center of the University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
September 29 Rune Toftgård NB: 10:00. Gene, Neo "PML, an unexpected effector of a variety of AML therapies" Hugues de Thé, College de France
October 27 Maria Eriksson & Rongrong Fan 11.30-12.45. Jan-Åke Gustafssonsalen, Neo "The editorial and publishing process in Nature Medicine, an editor’s perspective" Anna Maria Ranzoni, Associate Editor Nature Medicine
November 4 Staffan Strömblad NB: Friday 13:30, Gene, Neo "Chemical evolution for taming the “pathogenic/aging” kinase PAK1" Prof. Hiroshi Maruta PAK Research Center, Melbourne, Australia
November 11 Maria Eriksson NB: Friday 15:00. Gene, Neo "Clinical translation of genome editing tools" Gerald Schwank, University of Zurich, Institute of Pharmacology and Toxicology
November 24 Peter Swoboda Gene, Neo "In vitro neural models – predicting blood-brain barrier penetrance" Anna Herland, KTH
December 8 Anna Rising, Janne Johansson NB:14:00 Erna Möller, Neo "Sustainable biosynthesis and molecular design of the structural proteins inspired by spider silk hierarchical structures" Prof. Keiji Numata, RIKEN
January 19 Federico Pietrocola Gene, Neo “Harnessing immunological vulnerabilities of senescent cells in cancer therapy” Federico Pietrocola
March 9 Marie Löf Gene, Neo "Digitalisation and sustainability: two hot topics in nutrition research" Patricia Eustachio Colombo, Post doc, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
March 30 Christian Riedel Gene, Neo “Metabolism in time and space: Inter-organ coordination of metabolic circadian rhythms” Paul Petrus, Department of Medicine, Huddinge, KI
April 13 Staffan Strömblad Gene, Neo “Cellular fate determination through selective organelle segregation” Pekka Katajisto, University of Helsinki and Karolinska Institutet
April 27 Ivan Nalvarte Gene, Neo "Next-generation reprogramming strategies toward pluripotency and disease-specific iPS cells in RIKEN cell bank" Prof. Yohei Hayashi, RIKEN
May 4 Federico Pietrocola Gene, Neo TBA Ingela Lanekoff, Uppsala universitet
May 25 Luca Jovine Gene, Neo Cancelled Cancelled
June 15 Maria Eriksson Gene, Neo "Modelling neurological disorders using reprogramming and genome engineering" Henrik Ahlenius, PhD, Lund Stem Cell Center
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