Karolinska Institutet Discovers

The purpose of the KI Discovers series is to give insight into the latest scientific achievements across a variety of disciplines at Karolinska Institutet by highlighting new publications and recent international recruitments. The seminar series is funded by the Board of Research and hosted by Junior Faculty, with administrative support of the Communications and Public Relations Office at KI. 

The seminars are held in either Campus Solna or Campus Flemingsberg between 12.00-13.00. Coffee and sandwich is served at 11.30. After the seminar, there is time for discussions. No registration is needed. 

Seminars Fall 2018

Wednesday September 12

Professor Maria Eriksson, Department of Biosciences and Nutrition, Huddinge

Somatic mutagenesis in satellite cells associates with human skeletal muscle aging, Nature Communications, February 23, 2018

The seminar will be held in Nobel Forum, Solna.

Wednesday September 19

Assistant Professor Pete Williams, Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Solna

As newly recruited assistant professor, he will highlight his passed research and outline his future research plan at Karolinska Institutet.

Title: Targeting neuronal mitochondrial and metabolism for neuroprotection in glaucoma

Vitamin B3 modulates mitochondrial vulnerability and prevents glaucoma in aged mice , Science, Feb 17, 2017

The seminar will be held in Nobel Forum, Solna.

Wednesday September 26

Professor Pär Nordlund, Department of Oncology-Pathology, Solna

Modulation of Protein-Interaction States through the Cell Cycle, Cell, April 26, 2018

The seminar will be held in Nobel Forum, Solna.

Wednesday October 3

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

Mouse Model of Alagille Syndrome and Mechanisms of Jagged1 Missense Mutations, Gastroenterology, March 2018

The seminar will be held in Erna Möllersalen, Neo, Flemingsberg, Huddinge

Wednesday October 17

Professor Qiang Pan Hammarström, Department of Biosciences and Nutrition, Huddinge

Genetic landscape of hepatitis B virus-associated diffuse large B-cell lymphoma , Blood,Jun 14, 2018

The seminar will be held in Jan-Åke Gustafssonsalen, Neo, Flemingsberg

Wednesday October 24

Assistant Professor Petter Brodin, Department of Women’s and Children’s Health, Solna

Stereotypic immune system development in newborn children, Cell, August 23, 2018

The seminar will be held in Erna Möllersalen, Neo, Flemingsberg, Huddinge

Wednesday October 31,

Professor Sten Eirik Jacobsen, Department of Medicine, Huddinge

Hierarchically related lineage-restricted fates of multipotent haematopoietic stem cells , Nature, January 3, 2018

The seminar will be held in Nobel Forum, Solna.

Wednesday November 14

Professor Ole Kiehn, Department of Neuroscience, Solna

Title: Brainstem circuits for movements

Midbrain circuits that set locomotor speed and gait selection , Nature, January 25, 2018

The seminar will be held in Nobel Forum, Solna.

Wednesday 21 November

Professor Laura Fratiglioni, Department of Neurobiology, Care Science and Society, Huddinge

Trajectories of functional decline in older adults with neuropsychiatric and cardiovascular multimorbidity: A Swedish cohort study, PLoS Medicine, 6 March 2018

The seminar will be held in Jan-Åke Gustafssonsalen, Neo, Flemingsberg

Mission statement and archive

Since 2012, the KI Discovers seminars have presented excellent research conducted at this university. The seminar series was founded by Professor Mats Wahlgren, at the time KI’s Pro-Dean of Research. As from 2017, Junior Faculty at KI is hosting the seminar series, with Assistant Professor Kristiina Tammimies currently leading the programme committee. 

View the programmes from previous years

View Junior Faculty's misstion statement for KI Discovers

Contact

Programme committee of KI Discovers: ki-discovers@ki.se

Questions? Contact: Kristiina Tammimies Communications and Public Relations Office