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 a 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.
10 :00 Eero Castrén– Regulation of neuronal plasticity in the adult brain.
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
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
14:45 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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