Lectures and seminars KI South Distinguished Lecture Series: Piero Carninci

17-09-2024 3:00 pm Add to iCal
Hybrid Venue: Jan-Åke Gustafssonsalen, Neo, Blickagången 16, Flemingsberg Online: Connect to the event
Piero Carninci (RIKEN)
Piero Carninci (RIKEN)

The Carninci lab creates and develops various new technologies for DNA and RNA sequencing and analysis. Piero Carninci has been involved in leading many large scale national and international initiatives, such as FANTOM, ENCODE and more recently the Human Cell Atlas.

Piero Carninci is a geneticist, Head of the Genomics Research Centre (Functional Genomics programme) as well as Team Leader for Laboratory for Transcriptome Technology at the RIKEN Centre for Integrative Medical Sciences in Yokohama (Japan).

Under the co-leadership of Dr. Carninci the FANTOM consortium made outstanding contributions to genomics research that systematically works on the functional annotation of the non-coding genes.

Lecture: "Genome Regulation by non-coding RNA"

Introduction by KI researcher Carsten Daub, Docent at the Department of Medicine Huddinge/BioNut division:"NN".

The lecture will be followed by an afternoon reception in the Neo entrance hall with possibility to interact and ask questions. 

Early Career Researchers (e.g. PhD students, postdocs, assistant professors) interested in an exclusive opportunity to engage in discussions regarding career advice with Dr. Carninci at 13:00 before the lecture, pls. contact carsten.daub@ki.se no later than Monday, September 9th.

Host: Juha Kere


Dhifaf Sarhan Assistant Professor