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A day at SciLifeLab


On April 10th, SciLifeLab invited attendants to a full day of scientific seminars for SciLifeLab Day 2014.

The seminars were of a wide range of molecular life science research. The day was also an opportunity to to a poster session presenting SciLifeLabs facilities and technologies. The event took place at Aula Medica, KI campus Solna.

At the event were among others Mathias Uhlén, SciLifeLab, Sweden, who talked about SciLifeLab present and future, Thomas Helleday, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden, presented MTH1 inhibitors for depersonalized anti-cancer treatments, Henrik Grönberg, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden, talking about clinical sequencing of cancer at diagnosis – the next step as well as Caroline Kampf, Uppsala University, Sweden, giving a seminar on the human tissue specific transcriptome.

Also, some other speakers were invited such as Janet Thornton from the EMBL-The European Bioinformatics Institute, UK, talking about exploring human variation and its impact on proteins and in the clinic and Svante Pääbo from the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Germany, giving a presentation of Neandertals, Denisovans, and Modern Humans. In the late afternoon an inauguration of the Gamma building with speeches by the Vice Chancellors of KI, KTH and SU, and Mathias Uhlén, Director at SciLifeLab, was held.