Chairman's seminar series at BioNut

The Chairman's seminar series at the Department of Biosciences and Nutrition is a series that aims to highlight selected top scientists at Karolinska Institutet and other universities in Sweden.

silhouette of the chairman

The series is designed to specially promote female scientists to increase their visibility and work towards a more equal gender balance in leading positions at Karolinska Institutet, the academia and within the research community and life science sector in general. The seminar series is open for all students and researchers at Karolinska Institutet.

The seminars takes place between 11:00 and 12:00 and are followed by a lunch with the chairman and students/researchers from the Department. The Department of Biosciences and Nutrition is located at Campus Flemingsberg, in the Neo research building.

Previous speakers

Autumn 2021

Magda Bienko, Department of Medical Biochemistry and Biophysics, Karolinska Institutet

Autumn 2019
Anna Rising, Dept. of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society (NVS), Karolinska Institutet, Dept. of Anatomy Physiology and Biochemistry, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU)

Autumn 2018
Maja Jagodic, Dept. of Clinical Neuroscience (CNS), Karolinska Institutet

Autumn 2017
Carolina Wählby, Dept. of Information Technology, Uppsala University
Marene Landström, Dept. of Medical Biosciences, Umeå University

Autumn 2016
Ruth Palmer, Institute of Biomedicine, The Sahlgrenska Academy at the University of Gothenburg
Taija Mäkinen, Dept. Immunology, Genetics and Pathology, Uppsala University

Spring 2016
Anna Wedell, Dept. Molecular Medicine and Surgery (MMK), Karolinska Institutet
Kirsty Spalding, Dept. Cell and Molecular Biology (CMB), Karolinska Institutet

Autumn 2015
Anita Göndör, Dept. Microbiology, Tumor and Cell Biology (MTC), Karolinska Institutet
Katja Petzold, Dept. Medical Biochemistry and Biophysics (MBB), Karolinska Institutet