Inauguration of Neo

2018-05-24 Neo floor 5Campus FlemingsbergLaboratory of the Future Neo

Neo is a new hub for basic and clinical research as well as education. The environment is creative and open to enable meetings, synergies and exploration of areas of mutual interest across disciplines.


Welcome by heads of departments, Hemsö and Vitartes

Professor Karl Ekwall, Department of Biosciences and Nutrition

Professor Jan Bolinder, Department of Medicine, Huddinge

Professor Maria Eriksdotter, Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society

Kristina Rosqvist, Head of Region, East, Hemsö

Steinar Stokke, CEO, Vitartes/TKV2


Minisymposium with KI scientists at Neo

Presented by Professor Anders Gustafsson, Dean of Research
Chair: Senior Researcher Johanna Ungerstedt, Department
of Medicine, Huddinge

Diabetes and fat – a marriage made in heaven or hell?
Professor Mikael Rydén, Department of Medicine, Huddinge

The promise and peril of antioxidants
Professor Martin Bergö, Department of Biosciences and Nutrition

Myelodysoplastic syndromes: taking molecular genetics to the clinic
MD, PhD, Magnus Tobiasson, Department of Medicine, Huddinge

How life begins: first atomicresolution snapshots of egg-sperm interaction at fertilization
Professor Luca Jovine, Department of Biosciences and Nutrition

14:10–14:40  Coffee break

Cont. Minisymposium

Modelling congenital disorder
Assistant Professor Emma Andersson, Department of Biosciences and Nutrition and Department of Cell and Molecular Biology

Lung surfactant, amyloid and spider silk 
Professor Jan Johansson, Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society

Modeling blood cell development
Assistant Professor Sidinh Luc, Department of Medicine, Huddinge

The heterogeneity and complexity of Alzheimer’s disease
Associate Professor Eric Westman, Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society


How a virtual centre became real: Umeå Centre for Microbial Research (UCMR)

Professor Bernt Eric Uhlin, Umeå University


Inauguration ceremony in the Atrium

Princess Christina Mrs. Magnuson

President Ole Petter Ottersen, Karolinska Institutet


Mingle with drinks and finger food


Guided tours with PhD students and postdocs

Contact person: Johanna Bylund