Welcome to the UCMR DAY 2019!

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When: Thursday, 10th January 2019

Place: Bergasalen,  University Hospital, South Entrance, "Kvinno-barn-kliniken"

Topics to be covered:

  • New faculty members at MIMS/UCMR
  • Invited guest speakers
  • Poster walks
  • Plans for future collaboration acitivities
  • Update over ongoing activities at UCMR and Core Facilities

The final programme is now published!

Contact: Bernt Eric Uhlin, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  and Elisabeth Sauer-Eriksson, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (concerning the scientific programme) and Åke Forsberg, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Eva-Maria Diehl, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (for organisation and registration)

UCMR DAY 2019, Thursday, 10th January 2019

Preliminary Programme

09.00-09.20   Welcome address - UCMR – 15 years
Bernt Eric Uhlin, UCMR Coordinator, Molecular Biology
     
    Session I: New faculty/MIMS group leaders
Chairpersons: Maria Fällman and Oliver Billker
09.20-09.40   A systematic functional in vivo characterisation of malaria parasite-host interactions
Ellen Bushell, MIMS group leader, Molecular biology
09.40-10.00   Visualization of molecular machines in pathogens using cryo-EM
Jonas Barandun, SciLifeLab Fellow/MIMS group leader, Molecular Biology
10.00-10.20   Illuminating the hidden power of cell-autonomous immunity
Barbara Sixt, MMIMS group leader, Molecular biology
10.20-10.40   MIMS – Ongoing activities and future perspectives
Oliver Billker, MIMS director, Molecular Biology
     
10.40-11.00   Coffee break
     
    Session II: Invited speakers and short talks selected from poster abstracts
Chairpersons: Madeleine Ramstedt and Constantin Urban
11.00–11.30   Pneumococcal interactions with the host
Birgitta Henriques-Normark, Karolinska institutet, Stockholm
11.30-11.45   Uncovering the amyloid fibril structure of transthyretin using cryo-EM
Irina Iakovleva, Chemisty
11.45-12.00   PATHOGENEX: Human bacterial pathogens gene expression database
Kemal Avican, Karolinska institutet
12.00-12.15    Role of OmpA1 and OmpA2 in Aggregatibacter actinomycetemcomitans and Aggregatibacter aphrophilus serum resistance
Mark Lindholm, Odontology 
12.15-12.30   Alarmone synthetases turn toxic
Chayan Kumar Saha, Molecular Biology
     
12.30-13.15   Lunch break
     
13.15-15.15   Poster session/poster walk groups
Chairpersons: Åke Forsberg and Victoria Shingler
13.15-14.15 posters with odd numbers
14.15-15.15 posters with even numbers
     
    Session III: Invited speakers and short talks selected from poster abstracts
15.15-15.45   Pneumococcal adaptation to the influenza-infected lower respiratory tract
Staffan Normark, Karolinska institutet 
15.45-16.00   Protein dynamics in a native membrane
Magnus Andersson, Chemistry
16.00-16.15   Evasion of immune surveillance in low oxygen environments enhances Candida albicans virulence
José Pedro Lopes, Clinical Microbiology
16.15-16.30   New grants within the VR programme “Research environment grants within infection and antibiotics” 
    Demontering av membranmikrodomäner i Staphylococcus aureus för att tämja antibiotikaresistens hos MRSA
Felipe Cava, Molecular Biology
    Combatting commensal pathogens belonging to the resident microbiota – focusing on targetable secreted proteins and secretion systems – SECAM
Birgitta Henriques Normark, Karolinska intitutet
    Multimodal imaging and proteomics to study flavivirus replication and molecular disease mechanisms
Anna Överby Wernstedt, Clinical Microbiology
     
16.30-16.45   Short break
   
Session IV: Invited speakers and short talks selected from poster abstracts 
16.45-17.05   Two photon microscopy
Paolo Medini, Integrative Medical Biology
17.05-17.20   TheRv3160c-Rv3161c operon: one of the targets of C10 mycobacterial tolerance inhibitor
Hasan Tükenmez, Molecular Biology
17.20-17.35   Cellular and Molecular Mechanisms involved in ProteinA induced tumor cell death
Aftab Nadeem, Molecular Biology
     
17.45-20:00   Session V: Round table discussions - UCMR Planning Session
Chairpersons: Elisabeth Sauer-Eriksson and Bernt Eric Uhlin
See separate information about round table topics
     

   (status 2019-01-09)