WCMM Symposium 2020 (POSTPONED)

The fourth Wallenberg Center for Molecular Medicine, WCMM, Symposium - on 11-12 May 2020, has been postponed due to covid-19. More information will be posted here in due time. We hope to be able to arrange a symposium later in 2020.

Registration and deadlines
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Registration is closed.

Confirmed Speakers
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  • Fredrik Elinder
    LiU, Linköping Sweden
  • Paul Franken
    University of Laussane, Switzerland
  • Anders Fridberger
    LiU, Linköping, Sweden
  • Eric Glowacki
    WCMM, LiU, Linköping, Sweden
  • Markus Heilig
    LiU, Linköping, Sweden
  • Frank Hernandez
    WCMM, LiU, Linköping, Sweden
  • Stefan Koch
    WCMM, LiU, Linköping, Sweden
  • Maria Larsson
    Karolinska institutet, Sweden
  • Francisca Lottersberger
    WCMM, LiU, Linköping, Sweden
  • India Morrison
    LiU, Linköping, Sweden
  • Vincent Pasque
    KU Leuven, Belgium
  • Gesine Paul-Visse
    Lund University, Sweden
  • Anders Persson
    LiU, Linköping, Sweden
  • Stephan Pless
    University of Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Mikael Sigvardsson
    LiU, Linköping, Sweden
  • Jeroen van der Laak
    WCMM, LiU, Linköping, Sweden

Program
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Preliminary Program (may be subject to change)

Day 1: Monday, 11th of May, 2020

Theme of the day “From Molecules to Behavior”

  • 10:15 – 10:30 Introduction by Antonios Pantazis
  • 10:30 – 12:15 Scientific lectures by Fredrik Elinder, Stephan Pless and Anders Fridberger
  • 12:15 – 13:15 Lunch break with poster sessions
  • 13:15 – 13:25 Introduction by Walker Jackson
  • 13:25 – 15:10 Scientific lectures by India Morrison, Maria Larsson and Gesine Paul-Visse
  • 15:10 – 15:40 Afternoon coffee break
  • 15:40 – 16:50 Scientific lectures by Paul Franken and Markus Heilig
  • Evening dinner approx around 18:00

Day 2: Tuesday, 12th of May, 2020

Theme of the morning “Cutting Edge of Technology in Life Sciences & Medicine”

  • 09:45 – 09:55 Introduction by David Engblom
  • 09:55 – 12:15 Scientific lectures by Jeroen van der Laak, Anders Persson, Eric Glowacki and Frank Hernandez
  • 12:15 – 13:15 Lunch break with poster sessions

Theme of the afternoon “Cell signaling and Reprogramming”

  • 13:15 – 13:25 Introduction by Claudio Cantù
  • 13:25 – 15:45 Scientific lectures by Mikael Sigvardsson, Francisca Lottersberger, Vincent Pasque and Stefan Koch
  • Ca 16:00 Closing remarks

Previous symposia
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3D render of a medical background with DNA strand
3D render of a medical background with DNA strand
3D render of a medical background with DNA strand

Contact
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About WCMM
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The Wallenberg Centre for Molecular Medicine (WCMM) at Linköping University is part of a national plan for Sweden to gain an internationally leading position in medical research. 

WCMM at Linköping University (LiU) was created in 2015 as a joint effort between Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation, Linköping University and Health care institutions constituting Region Östergötland. The aim of our center is to explore the interphase between medicine and technology, an area with large potential for in modern health care. The collaboration between researchers at the Faculty of Science and Engineering and the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences as well as at Linköping University Hospital has already resulted in established collaborations in the areas of imaging-diagnostics, bio-engineering and bio-materials. Thanks to the WCMM effort, we have now been able to recruit 13 new research groups from leading institutions world-wide to join our efforts in Linköping and Norrköping.

The researchers active in our center has extensive collaborations with investigators from the WCMM nodes in Göteborg, Lund and Umeå as well as SciLife laboratories in Stockholm. These interactions are supported by the National Molecular Medicine Fellows Program (NMMP), an initiative funded by Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation with the aim to increase nationwide interactions between research environments in Sweden.

This Symposium is organized by the Wallenberg Center for Molecular Medicine at Linköping University - WCMM together with the research school and network Forum Scientium.