EMBL in Sweden 2019: Imaging from atoms to cells
18 October 2019, Academicum, University of Gothenburg

Registration (free and open to all)
Venue: University of Gothenburg, Arvid Carlsson Lecture Hall, Academicum, Medicinaregatan 3, 41390, Gothenburg


Registration is free and open to all students, pre- and postdoctoral fellows, researchers, professors and senior scientists in academia and industry in Sweden and beyond. The programme will feature an exciting day of talks and discussions about scientific opportunities and resources available at EMBL and in Sweden with special focus on imaging. The event offers a platform to strengthen ties and explore collaborations with the EMBL community and science researchers from across the nordic countries. We encourage you to join us especially if you are interested in international research.

Travel grants are available from the NDIPA for pre- and postdocs in Sweden. Please contact Eva-Maria Diehl about this.

Friday 18 October 2019
12:00-13:00      Registration, lunch and networking

13:00-14:30      Session 1: Molecules to macromolecules

  • Chair: Morten Grötli, Professor, University of Gothenburg
  • Welcome by the EMBL in Sweden Co-organisers
  • Rainer Pepperkok, Director of Scientific Core Facilities and Scientific Services, Team Leader and Senior Scientist, Head of Advanced Light Microscopy Core Facility, EMBL, Heidelberg
  • Göran Karlsson, Director, Swedish NMR Center, University of Gothenburg
  • Linda Sandblad, Assistant Professor and Head of Core Facility for Electron Microscopy, Umeå University
  • Johanna Höög, Associate Professor of Cell Biology, University of Gothenburg
14:30-15:00      Coffee break and networking

15:00-16:00      Session 2: Macromolecules to cells

  • Chair: Carolina Tängemo, Senior Scientist, Discovery Sciences, AstraZeneca, Gothenburg
  • Anna Kreshuk, Group Leader, EMBL, Heidelberg
  • Nils Norlin, Assistant Professor, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm
  • Johan Ledin, Associate Professor & Director, SciLife Lab Facility Genome Engineering Zebrafish, University of Uppsala

16:00-17:10    Session 3 Resources - the big picture
Panel discussion on the EMBL PhD Programme

  • Monika Lachner, Head of Internal Scientific Training and Dean of Graduate Studies, EMBL, Heidelberg
  • Niklas Blomberg, ELIXIR Director, Hinxton
  • Morten Grötli, Professor, University of Gothenburg

Closing remarks

  • Maria Thuveson, Director, Department of Research Funding, Swedish Research Council and EMBL Council Delegate, Stockholm
  • Mehrnoosh Rayner, Head of Alumni Relations EMBL
17:10-18:00      Drinks reception and networking
18:30 onwards  Thank you dinner for speakers at Thörnströms Kök (participants welcome at own cost)