Seminars & symposia

SciLifeLab hosts a number of stand-alone seminars as well as a distinguished speaker seminar series:

SciLifeLab The Svedberg seminar series

Schedule for autumn 2017

At the biomedical center in Uppsala the “SciLifeLab The Svedberg” seminar series is from spring 2015 running every other week.  This seminar series has a history from the middle of the 70s and a committee invites leading scientist from Sweden and worldwide to hold research seminars within the field of bioscience. The SciLifeLab The Svedberg Seminar series is also a research course for graduate students. By attending ten seminars, one higher education credit is achieved. More information about how to attend the course can be found at the course website.

The seminar series is now open for new nominations! Nominate your speaker via this form latest January 31.

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Committee Members:

Jonas Bergquist, Stefan Bertilsson,  Sebastian Deindl, Sonchita Bagchi, Olof Idevall, Patric Jern, Oskar Karlsson Lindsjö, Jan Komorowski, Pär Matsson (chairman) Aris Moustakas, Jessica Nordlund and Alexander Sang-Jae Suh.

GUIDELINES for SciLifeLab The Svedberg seminar series_2017-07-12

2018-05-02 15:15 - 16:00, Seminar | Uppsala

SciLifeLab The Svedberg seminar series, Anna Gloyn, Diabetes Causal Mechanisms

Anna Gloyn is Professor at the Oxford Centre for Diabetes Endocrinology & Metabolism and the Wellcome Centre for Human Genetics at the University of Oxford. She will speak about: “Using human genetics & genomics to unravel causal mechanisms for diabetes.”

2018-05-28 15:15 - 16:00, Seminar | Uppsala

SciLifeLab The Svedberg seminar series, Gene Robinson, Honey bee Sociogenomics

Gene E. Robinson is a professor at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA. His research group uses the Western honey bee, Apis mellifera, to understand the mechanisms governing social behavior. He will speak about “Honey Bees and the Genetic Roots of Social Life”