Program NMMP annual symposium 2018


14 March

08:15 Registration, welcome mingle and coffee
Set up of posters.
Please be here on time, lot of logistics involved.
9.00 Welcome and introduction of NMMP
Siv Andersson, Co-Director SciLifeLab
Göran Sandberg, Executive Director Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation
9.15 NMMP network and centers
Siv Andersson, Co-Director SciLifeLab
Tommy Olsson, Director WCMM Umeå
Mikael Sigvardsson, Director WCMM Linköping
Göran Landberg, Director WCMTM Göteborg
Freddy Ståhlberg, Director WCMM Lund
9.30 Perspectives on young group leaders in Sweden
Karin Dahlman Wright, Pro-Vice-Chancellor Karolinska Institutet
9.40 Introduction of leadership program and facilitators
Katarina Billing & Birgitta Sahlén, MiL Institute
9.55 Fellows in Focus (exercise)
Fellow presentation & interaction – Leadership in academia.
Incl. coffee and sandwich
10.25 Fellows’ snapshot
Mini-lecture on trust – why it matters to researchers and leaders in academia.
10.40 Short break
10.55 Getting to know the SciLifeLab infrastructure

  • Introduction to the SciLifeLab infrastructure
    Annika Jenmalm Jensen, Infrastructure Director
  • Drug Discovery platform
    Per Arvidsson, Platform Director
  • Chemical Proteomics & Proteogenomics
    Maria Pernemalm, Head of Facility
  • National Genomics Infrastructure
    Ellen Sherwood, Head of Facility
  • National Bioinformatics Infrastructure
    Pär Engström, Head of Facility
  • Genomic Medicine Sweden & Diagnostics Development platform
    Richard Rosenquist Brandell, Platform Director
12.00 How to be a killer networker (exercise)
12.30 Lunch mingle & Poster session
14.20 The Fellow´s leadership challenges (exercise)
Group discussions on leadership challenges fellows are facing, addressing research leadership.
Incl. fika
16.30 Short break
16.45 Do’s and Don’ts as a research leader
My journey by Tuuli Lappalainen and Leroy Hood
17.30 Collaborative exercise
18.00 Wrap up of the day
18.15 Mingle & Poster session
Incl. refreshments
19.00 Dinner

15 March

08.15 Registration and Coffee
9.00 Welcome and introduction       
Olli Kallioniemi, Director SciLifeLab
9.15 Functional variation in the human genome: Lessons from the transcriptome      
Tuuli Lappalainen, New York Genome Center & Columbia University
10.15 Coffee break
10.45 Presentations from the WCMTM Gothenburg Fellows/Associated group leaders       

  • From bioinformatics to clinical translations on type 2 diabetes, Anders Rosengren
  • Neural circuitry regulating appetite and body weight: mind the sex gap, Karolina Skibicka
11.15 Presentations from the WCMM Lund Fellows/Associated group leaders        

  • DCD Lung transplantation – the final solution to organ shortage, Sandra Lindstedt Ingemansson
  • Bioengineering new lungs for transplantation: mission impossible or a whole new world?, Darcy Wagner
11.45 Presentations from the WCMM Umeå Fellows/Associated group leaders     

  • From material science to virology: Unraveling the molecular mechanisms of virus-membrane interactions using biomimetic systems, Marta Bally
  • Targeting tumor-stromal interactions in pancreatic cancer, Daniel Öhlund
12.15 Lunch & Poster session  
13.45 Presentations from the WCMM Linköping Fellows/Associated group leaders    

  • Cell signaling in inflammatory bowel diseases, Stefan Koch
  • Harnessing nuclease biology for the development of diagnostic approaches, Frank Hernandez
14.15 Presentations from the SciLifeLab Fellows  

  • The use of Systems Biology in Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Adil Mardinoglu
  • Genomic and epigenomic studies in the Estonian Biobank, Lili Milani
14.45 Coffee break
15.15 21st Century Medicine Will Transform Healthcare    
Leroy Hood, Institute of Systems Biology
16.15 Closing words      
Olli Kallioniemi, Director SciLifeLab
16.20 Mingle
17.00 End

Keynote speakers

Leroy Hood, pioneer of systems biology and the president and co-funder of Institute of Systems Biology in Seattle

Tuuli Lappalainen, Assistant Professor in the Department of Systems Biology at Columbia University and a Junior Investigator and Core Member at the New York Genome Center

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