GPMLS

Graduate Program in Molecular Life Sciences

Confirmed GPMLS/BMC guest speakers - Academic year 2017-2018

Day

Guest speaker

Title

Contact person

October 19

Dr. Fiona Watt

Regulation of cell fate in mammalian epidermis

Prof. Þórarinn Guðjónsson

August 22

Dr. Joan Massagué

Metastatic colonization by circulating cancer cells

Dr. Inga Reynisdóttir

Confirmed GPMLS/BMC guest speakers – Academic year 2016-2017




Month

Guest speaker

Title

Contact person

September 9

Petra Knaus

Disease causing mutations in the BMP pathway

Guðrún Valdimarsdóttir

September 19

Susan Domchek

Beyond BRCA1 and BRCA2 - Where do we go from here?

Sigríður Klara Böðvarsdóttir

October 27

Albin Sandelin

The transcription start site and enhancer landscape of the descending colon in inflammatory bowel disease

Arnar Pálsson

January  23

John Hardy

Genomics of neurodegeneration

Diahann Atacho

March 1 Nevan Krogan Using Systems Approaches to Study the Host-Pathogen Interface Valgerður Andrésdóttir

April 10

David Sabatini

Regulation of Growth by the mTOR Pathway

Margrét Helga Ögmundsdóttir

April 21

Paul Nurse

Controlling the Cell Cycle

Eiríkur Steingrímsson

May 26 Immaculata De Vivo The Impact of Telomere Dynamics and Lifestyle Choices on Cancer Risk Gunnar Guðmundsson

June 2

Andrew Jackson

A to Z of Microcephaly: Linking instability to innate immunity

Jón Jóhannes Jónsson

June 26

Josef Penninger

Yeast genetics in mammalian stem cells

Valerie Fock

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Confirmed GPMLS/BMC guest speakers – Academic year 2015-2016




Month

Guest speaker

Title

Contact person

September (24. Sept)

Claire Mitchell, University of Pennsylvania

Lysosomal roles in extracellular and intracellular communication

Þór Eysteinsson/Josue Ballesteros

November  (5. Nov)

Mina Bissell, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Why don’t we get more cancer?  The crucial role of Extracellular Matrix and Microenvironment in metastasis and dormancy.

Þórarinn Guðjónsson

November (6. Nov)

Robert Hindges, Kings College

 

Zophonías O. Jónsson

January (21. Jan)

Kári Stefánsson, DeCODE genetics

Genetics of Common Complex Traits

Guðrún Valdimarsdóttir

March  (10. March)

Frank Heppner, Charité Medical University Berlin

Immune actions in Alzheimer’s disease

Diahann Atacho

March (17. March)

Martin Lagging, University of Gothenburg

Impact of Host Genetic Factors on the Natural History and Treatment of Hepatitis C Virus Infection

Þorbjörg Einarsdóttir

May (6. May)

Mini-symposium

Alan Ashworth, UCSF

Serena Nik-Zainal, Sanger Institute

Harnessing DNA repair defects to develop new therapies for cancer

Landscape of somatic genetics in 560 whole breast cancer genomes

Helga M. Ögmundsdóttir

May (26. May)

Christine Mummery, LUMC Leiden

Human pluripotent stem cells in modelling cardiovascular disease: the new patient

Guðrún Valdimarsdóttir

June (21. June) Andreas Radbruch, DRFZ, Berlin The resting and the restless immunological memory: Its role in immunity and chronic inflammation Jóna Freysdóttir

June (27. June)

Mini-symposium

Rudolf Jaenisch & Richard Young, Whitehead Institute, MIT

Epigenetics, stem cells and disease research

Development and disease: the view from chromosome neighborhoods

Anne Richter

 

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