iCAN Science Webinars 2020

iCAN collaborates with Biomedicum Helsinki Seminars, as BMH seminars are back as webinars, spring 2020! Follow the online talks with pos­sib­il­ity to join the dis­cus­sion in Zoom! 


CANCELLED: 1.6. Mon at 12
“Pericyte-specific vascular expression of SARS-CoV-2 receptor ACE2 –implications for microvascular inflammation and hypercoagulopathy in COVID-19 patients” 
Christer Betsholtz, Professor, Uppsala University & Karolinska Institutet Stockholm
Host: Pipsa Saharinen


5.6. Fri at 15-16
Treatment beyond chemotherapy in high-grade serous ovarian cancer”, Heini Lassus MD PhD, University of Helsinki, Gynecologic Oncologist, Helsinki University Hospital

Immunogenomic profiling determines responses to combined PARP and PD-1 inhibition in ovarian cancer”, Anniina Färkkilä MD PhD, University of Helsinki 
hosted by ONCOSYS      

Join the webinar here         


8.6. Mon at 18-19.15 + 30 min student session
A SARS-CoV-2 protein interaction map reveals targets for drug repurposing”
Nevan Krogan, Professor, University of California San Francisco, Director, Quantitative Bioscience Institute (QBI)
and Jacqueline Fabius, Chief Operating Officer, Quantitative Bioscience Institute (QBI), San Francisco, USA
Host: Matjaz Barboric
Student host: Zhijia Wang

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Upcoming webinars will be updated also on BMH Seminar web page


Previous webinars

“Emergence of high-plasticity cell states as drivers of cancer progression”
Tuomas Tammela, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, USA
Host: Kari Alitalo & Pekka Katajisto / iCAN Flagship

“IMPRESs-Norway: Improving public cancer care by implementing precision medicine in Norway”
Kjetil Taskén (also joining Hege Russnes), Director of Inst. of Cancer Research Oslo University Hospital and Professor at University of Oslo, Norway
Host: Tomi Mäkelä / iCAN Flagship

”Integrated drug profiling and CRISPR screening identify essential pathways for CAR T-cell cytotoxicity”
PhD student Olli Dufva (Mustjoki group Hematology Research Unit Helsinki), hosted by TRIMM

”Inflammatory bowel diseases -how to slow down the epidemia?”, Kaija-Leena Kolho, University of Helsinki
“Automating cancer diagnostics and treatment selection”, Kimmo Porkka, University of Helsinki
hosted by TRIMM

Mechanical forces and the nucleus – regulation of cell fate and integrity, Sara Wickström, University of Helsinki
Host: Tomi Mäkelä / iCAN Flagship

“Targeting minimal residual disease following targeted cancer therapy”, Kari Kurppa, Institute of Biomedicine and MediCity Research laboratories, University of Turku, Finland
Host:  Juha Klefström

Population-scale testing can suppress the spread of COVID-19”, Sten Linnarsson, Department of Medical Biochemistry and Biophysics, Karolinska Institutet
Host: Sara Wickström & Kalle Saksela

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