1st UH Postdoc Symposium

Postdocs from across the university are invited to the :

1st University of Helsinki Postdoctoral Symposium

1st March at Helsinki Think Corner (Yliopistonkatu 4).

Start: 9:30 A.M. End 6:00 P.M.

The purpose of this symposium is to bring together postdocs from across the Univeristy, with opportunities to present your work and interact.

The programme includes a plenary talk,  panel discussion on career issues facing postdocs, short talks by postdocs and poster/networking/drinks session to end the symposium.

Check out the invited speaker and panelist bio’s here: LINK!.

Poster and talk prizes will be given!

Coffee, lunch and drinks will be provided!

We look forward to seeing you there.

Preliminary schedule

9:30 Coffee

9:45 Opening

Plenary talk

10 :00 Eero Castrén– Regulation of neuronal plasticity in the adult brain.

Selected talks

11:00 Peter Österberg What is the Prospect for Agriculture?

11:15 Evgeny Kulesskiy Ex vivo drug sensitivity testing of primary cells for precision cancer medicine

11:30 Venus Keus From Iran to Finland using particle physics tools

11:45 Lunch

Afternoon session – Career progression

12:45 Panel discussion

Marja Mikkola (Research Director, BI)

Kaius Sinnemäki (Dept. of Languages)

Kaisa Haukka, (Dept. of Microbiology and Bionautit)

Kira Holmström (Orion Corporation)

Markus Metsälä (Dept. of Chemistry) 

14:00 Riku Seppälä (Icebreaker) From research hero to winning the startup game

14:15 Coffee

Selected talks

14:45 Timo Kärkkäinen Neutrinos – a portal to new physics?

15:00 Rishi Das Roy Localities of genome

15:15 Dmytro Khutkyy Global Development Agenda: Aspirations of Multilateral Organisations and Citizens

15:30 Marco Savarese What have we learned from titin, the most challenging human gene?

15:45 Discussion on the establishment of University of Helsinki Postdoctoral Association (UHPA)

16:00 Poster and networking session – Drinks provided


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