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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).

Poster: Seminar Daniel P. Kelly at KI in October 2019

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

Poster: Seminar Bruce M. Spiegelman at KI in May 2017

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

Poster: Talk Pere Puigserver at KI in February 2017

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

Poster: Mechanisms of Gene Regulation in Metabolism at KI in November 2016

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

Poster: seminar by Eleftheria-Maratos Flier at KI November 2015

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.

Poster: seminar by Patrick Seale at KI September 2014

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.

Poster: seminar by Sven Enerbäck at KI September 2014

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.

Poster: seminar by Leslie Leinwand at KI November 2013

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.

Poster: seminar by A Rosenzweig at KI October 2013

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.

Poster: seminar by Evan Rosen at KI November 2012

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.

Poster: seminar by Nika Danial at KI september 2012