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.
October 2019 – Daniel P. Kelly
Visiting researcher: Daniel P. Kelly, M.D. Willard and Rhoda Ware Professor of Diabetes and Metabolic Diseases at the Perelman School of Medicine and the Director of the Cardiovascular Institute, Univ. of Pennsylvania (USA).
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.