iCAN Science Webinars 2020

iCAN collaborated with Biomedicum Helsinki Seminars, as BMH seminars were arranged as webinars spring 2020.

Suggest a speaker for iCAN Science webinars for autumn 2020 by contacting ican@helsinki.fi.

Previous webinars

“Emergence of high-plasticity cell states as drivers of cancer progression”
Tuomas Tammela, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, USA
Host: Kari Alitalo & Pekka Katajisto / iCAN Flagship

“IMPRESs-Norway: Improving public cancer care by implementing precision medicine in Norway”
Kjetil Taskén (also joining Hege Russnes), Director of Inst. of Cancer Research Oslo University Hospital and Professor at University of Oslo, Norway
Host: Tomi Mäkelä / iCAN Flagship

”Integrated drug profiling and CRISPR screening identify essential pathways for CAR T-cell cytotoxicity”
PhD student Olli Dufva (Mustjoki group Hematology Research Unit Helsinki), hosted by TRIMM

”Inflammatory bowel diseases -how to slow down the epidemia?”, Kaija-Leena Kolho, University of Helsinki
“Automating cancer diagnostics and treatment selection”, Kimmo Porkka, University of Helsinki
hosted by TRIMM

Mechanical forces and the nucleus – regulation of cell fate and integrity, Sara Wickström, University of Helsinki
Host: Tomi Mäkelä / iCAN Flagship

“Targeting minimal residual disease following targeted cancer therapy”, Kari Kurppa, Institute of Biomedicine and MediCity Research laboratories, University of Turku, Finland
Host:  Juha Klefström

Population-scale testing can suppress the spread of COVID-19”, Sten Linnarsson, Department of Medical Biochemistry and Biophysics, Karolinska Institutet
Host: Sara Wickström & Kalle Saksela

Treatment beyond chemotherapy in high-grade serous ovarian cancer”, Heini Lassus MD PhD, University of Helsinki, Gynecologic Oncologist, Helsinki University Hospital
Immunogenomic profiling determines responses to combined PARP and PD-1 inhibition in ovarian cancer”, Anniina Färkkilä MD PhD, University of Helsinki 
Host: ONCOSYS   

A SARS-CoV-2 protein interaction map reveals targets for drug repurposing”
Nevan Krogan, Professor, University of California San Francisco, Director, Quantitative Bioscience Institute (QBI)  and Jacqueline Fabius, Chief Operating Officer, Quantitative Bioscience Institute (QBI), San Francisco, USA
Host: Matjaz Barboric
Student host: Zhijia Wang

”Massively multiplex single‐cell chemical transcriptomics”
Vijay Ramani, University of California, San Fransisco
Host: Biswajyoti Sahu

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