HERM Seminar series

The Center for Hematology and Regenerative Medicine (HERM) at the Department of Medicine, Huddinge (MedH) organizes a seminar series with invited outstanding researchers/scientists in the fields of hematology, immunology and regenerative medicine. The seminar series provides great opportunities for researchers at different levels to interact with world-leading experts in the related fields.

Mondays at 12:00-13:00*

*(exceptions apply)

The seminars are hybrid - hosted online and on site, unless otherwise stated.

Attend on site

Most HERM seminars take place in Gene in Neo, 5th floor, Blickagången 16, KI Campus Flemingsberg. A sandwich will be available for the 40 first participants.

Note! See the schedule for any changes of venue.

Attend online

Zoom link will be sent out by email prior to each seminar. Contact Sri Sahlin at HERM for the Zoom invitation.


Hong Qian

Principal researcher

Sri Sahlin


Seminars, fall 2023


21 August  

"NK cell engineering approaches to advance immunotherapy for cancer"

  • Speaker: Rizwan Romee, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine Harvard Medical School, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, USA.
  • Host: Evren Alici, HERM, MedH, KI.

28 August

"Advancing full transcript coverage single cell RNA-sequencing - gene-expression and beyond"

  • Speaker: Dr. Michael Hagemann-Jensen, Department of Cell and Molecular Biology, Karolinska Institutet.
  • Host: Yenan Bryceson, HERM, MedH, KI.


11 September

"ScarfWeb - no-code single-cell genomics data analysis"

  • Speaker: Associate Professor Göran Karlsson, Division of Molecular Hematology, Lund University
  • Host: Hong Qian, HERM, MedH, KI.

18 September

"Stem cell niche contribution to malignant transformation in the hematopoietic system"

  • Speaker: Professor Marc Raaijmakers, Erasmus MC Cancer Institute, Rotterdam, The Netherlands and HERM guest professor.
  • Host: Eva Hellström Lindberg, HERM, MedH, KI.

25 September

"How does the tumour suppressor p53 prevent the development of cancer?"

  • Speaker: Professor Andreas Strasser, The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research, Australia.
  • Host: Margs Brennan, HERM, MedH, KI.


9 October


16 October


  • Speaker: Associate Professor Marco Gerling, Deparment of Biosciences and Nutrition, Karolinska Institutet.
  • Host: Yenan Bryceson, HERM, MedH, KI.

23 oktober


30 oktober



6 November


  • Speaker: Dr. Veit Buchholz, Technical University Munich, Germany.
  • Host: Yenan Bryceson, HERM, MedH, KI.

20 November


  • Speaker: Professor Thierry Lamy, Pontchaillou University Hospital, Rennes, France.
  • Host: Yenan Bryceson, HERM, MedH, KI.

27 November

"Targeting preleukemic and leukemic stem cells in myeloid malignancies"

  • Speaker: Dr. Niklas Landberg, Division of Clinic Genetics, Translational Genomic and Functional Studies of Leukemia, Lund University.
  • Host: Eva Hellström Lindberg, HERM, MedH, KI.


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