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

Registration (free and open to all)
Venue: 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.

Friday 18 October 2019
12:00-13:00      Registration, lunch and networking
13:00-14:30      Session 1: Molecules to macromolecules
  • 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

15:00-17:00      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
  • Monika Lachner, Head of Internal Scientific Training and Dean of Graduate Studies, EMBL, Heidelberg
  • Niklas Blomberg, ELIXIR Director, Hinxton
  • Maria Thuveson, Director, Department of Research Funding, Swedish Research Council and EMBL Council Delegate, Stockholm
17:00-17:10      Summary and next steps
17:10-18:00      Drinks reception and networking
18:30 onwards  Dinner (at own cost)