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Stockholm biostatistics network event

25-11-2021 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm Add to iCal
Campus Solna
KI campus Solna

The Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics at Karolinska Institutet invites all biomedical researchers/practitioners with a mathematics/statistics/computational-based degree to a network meeting. The goal is for researchers in biostatistics and other math-based disciplines to interact and discuss possibilities for collaboration.



16:00 Seminars (KI campus Solna)
17:00 Mingle with food and drinks (Aula medica, KI campus Solna)
18:30 Dinner (Svarta Räfven, KI campus Solna)
21:00 After-dinner drinks and mingle (at a nearby bar, at own cost)

Target audience: Biomedical researchers/practitioners with a mathematics/statistics/computational-based degree (e.g., mathematics, statistics, bioinformatics, engineering, physics, computer science). The organisers are especially interested in meeting researchers from outside KI. We welcome colleagues from all branches (academia/industry/government) and geographic locations. 

Registration: https://forms.gle/duPsJ575phCDK5vV9

Cost: No charge to participants

Please register before November 8.


Tom Britton (Stockholm University) will talk for 30 minutes on a topic to be announced
Sandra Eloranta (Karolinska Institutet) will talk for 15 minutes about the clinicum analytic network
Paul Dickman (Karolinska Institutet) will talk for 15 minutes about initiatives to develop biostatistics at KI

The event is co-hosted by the Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics and the Clinicum analytic network with funding provided by the Strategic Research Area in Epidemiology and Biostatistics.


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Olof Norlander Memorial Symposium: Frontiers in Respiratory and Airway Physiology

03-12-2021 8:30 am - 3:00 pm Add to iCal
Karolinska University Hospital, Solna
Sune Bergströms Aula, J3:07, Bioclinicum

Welcome to the Olof Norlander Memorial Day Symposium on Frontiers in Respiratory and Airway Physiology. Awardee of the Olof Norlander's Honorary Lecture 2021 is Professor Mike Grocott, University of Southampton, UK.


08:30-08:45 Welcome Address Lars I Eriksson

How to manage the difficult airway? Moderator: Malin Jonsson Fagerlund

08:45-09:30 Challenges in airway management Johan Ullman
09:30-10:15 Frontiers in airway management Anil Patel

10:15-10:45 Coffee break

Regulation of breathing and oxygen sensing – from patient to mitochondria Moderators: Jessica Kåhlin, Olav Rooyackers

10:45-11:15 Regulation of breathing Malin Jonsson Fagerlund
11:15-11:45 Oxygen sensing in perioperative medicine and intensive care Jessica Kåhlin
11:45-12:15 Mitochondrial function in ischemia reperfusion Tomas Schiffer

12:15-13:00 Lunch

Recent advances in covid-19 physiology Moderators: Johan Petersson, Anders Oldner

13:00-13:30 Pulmonary physiology in critical ill covid-19 patients Francesca Campoccia Jalde
13:30-14:00 Pulmonary and brain imagining in covid-19 Tobias Granberg

14:00-14:45 Olof Norlander Honorary Lecture 2021 

Lung and respiratory physiology: elegance through evolutionProfessor Mike Grocott, University of Southampton, UK

14:45-15:00 Announcement of 2021 Recipient of Travel Scholarship from Olof Norlander Memorial Fund Lars I Eriksson

The Symposium is jointly organized by Karolinska Institutet and Karolinska University Hospital.


Marie Stenbeck, Perioperativ Medicin och Intensivvård




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Inauguration of the Nikon Center of Excellence at the Live Cell Imaging core facility

10-11-2021 9:00 am - 3:30 pm Add to iCal
Campus Flemingsberg
Erna Möller, Neo, Blickagången 16 and Zoom

Welcome to participate in the Inauguration of the Nikon Center of Excellence at the Live Cell Imaging core facility in Flemingberg!
• a scientific mini-symposium with world-leading microscopy speakers
• a guided tour of the Live Cell Imaging core facility
• a demo of the latest Nikon confocal system AX R


Register by November 1st.

To attend virtually, you are welcome to join the zoom session.


(Chair: Staffan Strömblad)

8:30 – 9:00

9:00 – 9:05
Welcome (Staffan Strömblad)

9:05 – 9:15
Sylvie Le Guyader
Presentation of the Live Cell Imaging Core Facility and Nikon Center of Excellence at Karolinska Institutet

Scientific Session Part 1

9:15 – 9:45
Christophe Leterrier, CNRS-Aix Marseille University, France
Looking at neurons at the nanoscale with super-resolution microscopy

9:45 – 09:50
Dusan Popov, European Product Manager Super Resolution, Nikon Europe B.V.
Future of superresolution imaging

9:50 – 10:05
Jianjiang Hu, Karolinska Institutet
Local temporal Rac1-GTP nadirs and peaks restrict cell protrusions and retractions

10:05 – 10:20
Natalia Akkuratova, Karolinska Institutet
Single cell analysis of neural crest, sympatho-adrenal cells and tumor heterogeneity unlocks new cancer treatments

10:20 – 10:50 Coffee

Scientific Session Part 2

10:50 – 11:20
Joakim Lundeberg, The Royal Technology Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
Exploration of the transcriptome and genome in a tissue context

11:20 – 11:50 Guillaume Jacquemet, Åbo Akademi, Finland
Democratizing deep learning microscopy image analysis (ZeroCostDL4Mic)

11:50 – 11:55
Simone Lepper, European Product Manager Imaging Software & High- Content Screening, Nikon Europe B.V.
Future of Image Analysis

12:00 – 12:15

12:00 – 12:05
Anders Gustafsson, Vice president of Karolinska Institutet

12:05 – 12:10
Daniel Ciepielewski, General Manager, Healthcare Division, Nikon Europe B.V.

12:10 – 12:15
Håkan Hjortsmark, BergmanLabora AB

12:15 – 13:00 Lunch

13:00 – 13:50
Featured presentation: Jennifer Lippincott-Schwartz, Senior Group Leader, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Janelia Research Campus, VA, USA
Emerging Imaging Technologies to Study Cell Architecture, Dynamics, and Function

13:50 –16:00
Open house at the Live Cell Imaging Core Facility / Tours / Demos


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CHaSE 2021 Career Fair for BSc, MSc, PhD students & Postdocs

18-11-2021 9:00 am to
19-11-2021 5:00 pm Add to iCal
Campus Solna
Aula Medica

What would be the best next step for my career? What opportunities are out there? How can I expand my network and come in touch with potential employers?

CHaSE 2021, Stockholm’s premier career fair organized by KI students and supported by MF, will give you the answers you’re looking for.


This year, CHaSE is back in person on the 18th & 19th of November at KI Solna campus to put you in contact with companies /organizations in Health & Science. With a series of talks, career seminars and workshops, it’s the perfect occasion for face-to-face discussions with employers.

Find CHaSE Stockholm on social media and at http://chasesthlm.se/ to get details on the event and the registration form which is coming soon!

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KI Culture Day 2021 - Lose Yourself in Dance. Art & Science in Motion

10-11-2021 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm Add to iCal
Campus Solna
Medicinska Föreningen (MF), Solna campus and via live streaming
Woman in sports clothing dancing against black background
Dancing and coordination. Photo: iStock / Getty Images Plus

Welcome to KI Culture Day 2021! This year's event will held at the Medical Students’ Union (MF) with live internet streaming. The KI Culture Day is a unique combination of popular scientific lectures and cultural entertainment.


Confirmed participants

  • Ole Petter Ottersen, President of Karolinska Institutet
  • Balettakademien (Ballet Academy) with Åsa Åström
  • A Scalpella Choir
  • Per Svenningsson, Professor in Clinical Neurobiology, KI
  • Carl-Johan Sundberg, Professor in Physiology, KI
  • Anna Starbrink, Stockholm Regional Chair for Healthcare (Sjukvårdsregionråd)
  • Fredrik "Benke" Rydman, Choreographer
  • Ina Schuppe Koistinen, PhD, KI
  • Anna Duberg, PhD, Örebro University

The programme will be available before the end of October


Registration is only required to physically attend the event at the Medical Students’ Union building (MF).  There are currently 175 place available, so please register early to avoid disapointment.

Register online here for a place at KI Culture Day 2021


Live Streaming

Live streaming from the event is open to everyone on the link below, no registration necessary (the link will be activated on November 10th)

Live streaming from KI Culture day 2021

Organisation and contact information

KI Culture day is organised by the KI Advisory Board for Culture, Medicinska Föreningen (MF) and Odontologiska Föreningen (OF)

<a href="https://staff.ki.se/people/ingemar-ernberg">Ingemar Ernberg</a>

  • Title: Professor
  • Phone:
  • Unit: C1 Department of Microbiology, Tumor and Cell Biology
  • Email: ingemar.ernberg@ki.se
Communication, the KI Advisory Board for Culture John Sennett john.sennett@ki.se Chairman, The KI Advisory Board for Culture custom Off Off Off Off


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BYRS 2021: 5th Biomedicum-BioClinicum Young Researchers Symposium

09-11-2021 10:00 am - 4:00 pm Add to iCal
Campus Solna
Eva & Georg Klein lecture hall, Biomedicum, Solnavägen 9, and online via Zoom

Welcome to BYRS 2021, the 5th Biomedicum-BioClinicum Young Researchers Symposium! The aim of the symposium is to enhance collaborations between researchers within Biomedicum & BioClinicum. It provides an opportunity for young researchers to present their research, form new connections and therefore build a community. BYRS 2021 will be held in auditorium Eva & Georg Klein at Biomedicum, and broadcasted simultaneously via Zoom.


Target group

Young researchers at KI, including master students, PhDs and post-doctoral researchers


Register via link: https://survey.ki.se/BYRS2021


This event is organized by Karolinska Institutet Clinicum Connection (KICC), in collaboration with the CBG Doctoral Programme.


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Minisymposium "Extracellular Vesicle Analysis - challenges and opportunities for cancer liquid biopsies"

07-10-2021 1:00 pm Add to iCal
FD5 lecture hall, 5th floor, AlbaNova, Roslagstullsbacken 21

On October 7th we will together with colleagues at KTH, Uppsala University and RISE arrange a minisymposium, Extracellular Vesicle Analysis – challenges & opportunities for cancer liquid biopsies.


We have invited international top researchers in the Extracellular Vesicle field and will also present on our multidisciplinary project Detection and analysis of tumor and blood-borne markers using new nanotechnology for early diagnosis and monitoring of cancer funded by The Erling-Persson Family Foundation (see attached program).

The meeting will take place at AlbaNova, KTH with limited number of participants but also over ZOOM. Please find registration link in attached program and further information.


Kind Regards,

Rolf Lewensohn & Kristina Viktorsson

For questions please contact kristina.viktorsson@ki.se

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Online workshop on sustainable developement - Stockholm-Tokyo University Partnership

27-09-2021 to
28-09-2021 Add to iCal

Karolinska Institutet, KTH the Royal Institute of Technology and Stockholm University, The Stockholm Trio and the University of Tokyo welcomes you to join the fourth interdisciplinary workshop within the framework of the strategic partnership between the University of Tokyo and the Stockholm Trio.


Academics in the filed of neuroscience, biomaterials, education as well as sustainable development will share research findings and discuss possibilities for collaboration.

The workshops targets students, doctoral students and researchers in different discipline and all sessions will be online. Please join the workshop and expand your network within the Stockholm Trio and the Univeristy of Tokyo.

Welcome to two half days 08.00-12.00 CET (or in Tokyo 15.00-19.00 JST). More information about the registration, programme and speakers can be found here (the programme and the speakers are continuously updated).


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NeurotechEU Hybrid symposium on the Neural basis of rodent social behaviors

07-10-2021 to
08-10-2021 Add to iCal

Neural Circuits of Social Behavior Lab Instituto de Neurociencias de Alicante (CSIC-UMH) Spain, invites to a symposium in collaboration with NeurotechEU, the European Univeristies Alliance where Karolinska Institutet is a member.


If you would like to attend virtually, please fill this form


  • Dr. Camilla Bellone University of Geneva 
  • Dr. lnbal Ben-Ami Bartal Tel Aviv University 
  • Dr. Alexandre Charlet University of Strasbourg 
  • Dr. Ann Clemens Edinburgh University 
  • Dr. Ewelina Knapska Nencki lnstitute, Varsaw 
  • Dr. Susana Lima Champalimaud lnstitute, Lisbon 
  • Dr. Azahara Oliva Cornell University, lthaca 
  • Dr. Nicolas Renier Brain and Spine institute , Paris 
  • Dr. Jose-Luis Trejo Cajal lnstitute, Madrid 

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2nd Annual Mayo Clinic and Karolinska Institutet Breast Cancer Research Symposium: Applying New Methodologies for Basic Discovery and Translational Science.

07-10-2021 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm Add to iCal
Online meeting
Four flags: the Swedish, The United States, Maoy Clinic and also Karolinska Institutet.
Samverkan mellan Karolinska Institutet och Mayo Clinic. Foto: KI

2nd Annual Mayo Clinic and Karolinska Institutet Breast Cancer Research Symposium: Applying New Methodologies for Basic Discovery and Translational Science is taking place on the 7th of October 2021 at 16.00-19.00. This online symposium will feature both Mayo and Karolinska investigators who are applying some of the newest methodological research to drive translational research. Register by e-mail to johanna.furuhjelm@ki.se. The programme can be found on the homepage for Cancer Research KI.


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