Karolinska Institutet Discovers

Junior Faculty welcomes you to the KI Discovers series for the Autumn 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 Autumn will be hosted on October 19th and presented by Dr Michael Ratz.

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 the autumn term, the seminars will be given at Nobel Forum, Nobels väg 1, Campus Solna (apart from 2 seminars at Biomedicum: on Nov 23 & Dec 7)

Coffee and sandwiches will be served outside the lecture halls.

 

Seminars autumn 2022

Wednesday, October 19

Postdoctoral Researcher, Dr Michael Ratz, Department of Cell and Molecular Biology

Clonal relations in the mouse brain revealed by single-cell and spatial transcriptomics. Nature Neuroscience, March 2022

Moderator: Dr Sebastian Lewandowski

Venue: Nobel Forum, Nobels väg 1, Campus Solna

Please observe, this seminar is cancelled due to sickness

 

Wednesday, October 26

Postdoctoral Researcher, Dr Yizhou Hu, Department of Medical Biochemistry and Biophysics

Neural network learning defines glioblastoma features to be of neural crest perivascular or radial glia lineages. Science Advances, June 2022

Moderator: Dr Sebastian Lewandowski

Venue: Nobel Forum, Nobels väg 1, Campus Solna

 

Wednesday, November 9

Principal Researcher/Research group leader, Dr Niklas Mejhert, Department of Medicine, Huddinge

Spatial mapping reveals human adipocyte subpopulations with distinct sensitivities to insulin, Cell Metabolism, September 2021

Moderator: Dr Rongrong Fan

Venue: Nobel Forum, Nobels väg 1, Campus Solna

 

Wednesday, November 16

Principal Researcher/Team Leader, Dr Magdalena Paolino, Department of Medicine, Solna

RANK links thymic regulatory T cells to fetal loss and gestational diabetes in pregnancy. Nature, January 2021

Moderator: Dr Marcus Buggert

Venue: Nobel Forum, Nobels väg 1, Campus Solna

 

Wednesday, November 23

Principal Researcher/Research Group Leader, Dr Simon Elsässer, Department of Medical Biochemistry and Biophysics

Genome-wide mapping of G-quadruplex structures with CUT&Tag. Nucleic Acids Research, February 2022

Moderator: Dr Ninib Baryawno

OBS! Venue: Biomedicum, Solnavägen 9, Eva & Georg Klein lecture hall

 

Wednesday, November 30

Senior lecturer/senior physician, Dr Theodoros Foukakis, Department of Oncology-Pathology

Neoadjuvant Trastuzumab, Pertuzumab, and Docetaxel vs Trastuzumab Emtansine in Patients with ERBB2-Positive Breast Cancer: A Phase 2 Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA Oncology, September 2021

Moderator: Dr Linda Lindström

Venue: Nobel Forum, Nobels väg 1, Campus Solna

 

Wednesday, December 7

OBS! New time for the seminar: 12:30 – 13:30

Assistant senior lecturer, Dr Nicolas Pillon, Department of Physiology and Pharmacology

Distinctive exercise-induced inflammatory response and exerkine induction in skeletal muscle of people with type 2 diabetes. Science Advances, September 2022

Moderator: Dr Paulo Jannig

OBS! Venue: Biomedicum, Solnavägen 9, Peter Reichard lecture hall

 

Wednesday, December 14

Professor Sten Linnarsson, Department of Medical Biochemistry and Biophysics

Molecular architecture of the developing mouse brain. Nature, August 2021

Moderator: TBA

Venue: Nobel Forum, Nobels väg 1, Campus Solna

 

Mission statement

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. 

Contact

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.

Questions? Email to: ki-discovers@ki.se

Related links

Junior Faculty mission statement for KI Discovers