Seminars hosted by the Jorge Ruas laboratory
Our laboratory has been involved in organising and hosting a number of seminars at Karolinska Institutet over the years.
May 2017 - Bruce M.Spiegleman
Visiting reseracher: Bruce Spiegelman, Ph.D. Stanley Korsmeyer Professor of Cell Biology at Harvard Medical School and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, USA.
Title of seminar: PGC-1alpha and the Pathways of Oxidative Metabolism: Basic Biology and Therapeutic Opportunities
February 2017 - Pere Puigserver
Visiting researcher: Pere Puigserver, Ph.D. Professor of Cell Biology at Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA.
Title of seminar: Chemical approaches to metabolic diseases
November 2016 - Mechanisms of Gene Regulation in Metabolism
Visiting researcher: Pasi Tavi, Ph.D. Professor of Cardiovascular Cell Physiology at the University of Eastern Finland.
Title of seminar: Cardiac effects of PGC-1alpha
Visiting researcher: Jennifer Estall, Ph.D. Associate IRCM Research Professor at the Montreal Clinical Research Institute, Montreal, Canda.
Title of seminar: Sex, diet, and genes: Clues from liver and beta cells toward understanding risk factors of metabolic disease
Visiting researcher: Filipe Cabreiro, Ph.D. Sir Henry Dale Fellow at University College London, UK.
Title of seminar: Microbial regulation of host metabolism and lifespan
November 2015 - Eleftheria-Maratos Flier
Visiting researcher: Terry Flier, M.D. Professor of Medicine at the Beth-Israel Deaconess Mecial Centre (BIDMC) and Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA.
Title of seminar: Pleiotropic actions of FGF21 serve to integrate metabolism
September 2014 - Patrick Seale
Visiting researcher: Patrick Seale, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology at the Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania.
Title of seminar: Transcriptional control of brown and beige fat cell identity.
September 2014 - Sven Enerbäck
Visiting researcher: Sven Enerbäck, M.D., Ph.D, Professor in medical genetics at the University of Gothenburg.
Title of seminar: Brown fat - of mice and men.
November 2013 - Elsa Rodrigues
Visiting researcher: Elsa Rodrigues, Ph.D. Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Lisbon. Molecular and Cell Biology of Eukaryotic Systems.
Title of seminar: The private life of brain cholesterol.
November 2013 - Maria Joao Gama
Visiting researcher: Maria Joao Gama, Ph.D. Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Lisbon. Molecular and Cell Biology of Eukaryotic Systems.
Title of seminar: Transcriptional responses to oxidative stress: Role of KEAP1-NRF2-ARE pathway.
November 2013 - Leslie Leinwand
Visiting researcher: Leslie Leinwand, Ph.D. University of Colorado at Boulder. BioFrontiers Institute.
Title of seminar: Translating python biology to the mammalian heart.
October 2013 - Anthony Rosenzweig
Visiting researcher: Anthony Rosenzweig, M.D., Director of Cardiovascular Research and Associate Chief of Cardiology at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC).
Title of seminar: Novel insights into cardioprotection and repair from models of exercise.
November 2012 - Evan Rosen
Visiting researcher: Evan Rosen, M.D., Ph.D. Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA.
Title of seminar: An epigenomic basis for metabolic dysfunction: changes taken out of sequence.
September 2012 - Nika Danial
Visiting researcher: Nika Danial, Ph.D, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA.
Title of seminar: Apoptosis meets metabolism - A role for the Bcl-2 family protein BAD in nutrient sensing.