12 December 2018 – Aula Medica, Karolinska Institutet, Solna

Moderated by: Sebastian Deindl, SciLifeLab/Uppsala University


08:45             Doors open – coffee

09:15             Welcome words

09:30            Winner presentations

Paring down to the essentials

Tim Wang, Janelia Research Campus, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Ashburn, VA, USA

The ecology of an olfactory trap

Matthew Savoca, Hopkins Marine Station, Department of Biology, Stanford University, Pacific Grove, CA, USA.

A key component of gene expression, revealed

Ruixue Wan, Beijing Advanced Innovation Center for Structural Biology, School of Medicine, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China

Coffee break

Microbiome dynamics in obesity

Christoph A. Thaiss, Microbiology Department, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA

11:25             Panel discussion

11:45            SciLifeLab Scientific Medley

Deep learning is combined with massive-scale citizen science to improve large-scale image classification
Devin Sullivan, SciLifeLab

Targeting PFKFB3 radiosensitizes cancer cells and suppresses homologous recombination
Nina Gustafsson, SciLifeLab

Stereotypic Immune System Development in Newborn Children
Axel Olin, SciLifeLab

12:30            When Science Meets the Public

Shirley Malcom, AAAS

13:00             Lunch and mingle

included for all registered participants

14:15              Bus departs to Uppsala


Prize Symposium 2018

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