Karolinska Institutet Discovers
Junior Faculty welcomes you to the KI Discovers series for the fall of 2022. 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 outstanding publications published during 2021-2022. The first KI Discovers of the spring will be hosted on 6 April and presented by Dr Dimitris Kanellis.
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 on Wednesdays between 12.00-13.00. No registration is needed.
Under this spring term, the seminars will be given online as Zoom webinars.
Meeting ID: 624 7220 8396
Seminars spring 2022
Wednesday 6 April
Researcher/Project Leader, Dr Dimitris Kanellis, Department of Medical Biochemistry and Biophysics
Moderator: Dr Vicente Pelechano Garcia
Wednesday 20 April
Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor, Dr Martin Eklund, Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics
MRI-Targeted or Standard Biopsy in Prostate Cancer Screening. N Engl J Med, September 2021
Moderator: Dr Ninib Baryawn
Wednesday 27 april
Visiting Professor, Prof. Seishi Ogawa, Department of Medicine, Huddinge
Combined landscape of single-nucleotide variants and copy number alterations in clonal hematopoiesis. Nature Medicine, July 2021
Moderator: Dr Sören Lehman
Wednesday 4 May
Researcher, Dr Saedis Saevarsdottir, Department of Medicine, Solna
Moderator: Dr Nils Landegren
Wednesday 11 May
Professor Johan Holmberg, Department of Cell & Molecular Biology
Aberrant splicing in neuroblastoma generates RNA-fusion transcripts and provides vulnerability to spliceosome inhibitors. Nucleic Acids Res, 2021 February
Moderator: Dr John Inge Johnsen
Wednesday 18 May
Professor Michael Uhlin, Department of Clinical Science, Intervention & Technology
Characterization of ascites- and tumor-infiltrating γδ T cells reveals distinct repertoires and a beneficial role in ovarian cancer. Science Translational Medicine, 2021 January
Moderator: Dr Carmen Gerlach
Wednesday 25 May
Assistant Professor, Dr Neda Razaz, Department of Medicine, Solna
Apgar Score and Risk of Neonatal Death among Preterm Infants. The New England Journal of Medicine, 2020 July
Moderator: Dr Kyla McKay
Wednesday 1 June
Professor Galina Selivanova, Department of Microbiology, Tumor and Cell Biology
Moderator: Dr Mikael Lindström
Wednesday 8 June
Group Leader/Associate Professor, Dr Tim Willinger, Department of Medicine, Huddinge
Distinct developmental pathways from blood monocytes generate human lung macrophage diversity. Immunity, 2021 February
Moderator: Dr Fredrik Wermeling
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.
Programme committee members of KI Discovers from KI Junior Faculty: Dr Ninib Baryawno, Dr Ping Chen, Dr Sophia Miliara, Dr Anna Sidorchuk, Dr Yizhou Hu, Dr Francesca Del Gaudio.
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