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CCBIO Web Seminar - Biaoyang Lin

Welcome to a CCBIO Seminar with invited speaker Biaoyang Lin, Zhejiang University, China. Title: "Critical roles of Chitinase 3-like 1 (CHI3L1) in inflammation, fibrosis and cancer." The rest of the spring term, our seminars will be conducted as web seminars, so you can join from your home office!

Time: Thursday June 11th 2020 at 14:30. 

Speaker: Biaoyang Lin, Zhejiang University, China

Title: "Critical roles of Chitinase 3-like 1 (CHI3L1) in inflammation, fibrosis and cancer."

Abstract: Chitinase 3-like protein 1 (CHI3L1) is a key regulatory protein playing important roles in inflammation, which is related to fibrosis and cancer. In this talk, basic biological function of CHI3L1 will be discussed and then the focus will be on the roles of CHI3L1 in liver diseases including nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NALFD) and hepatitis, and its implications in cancer.

Bio: Dr. Biaoyang Lin is a Professor, the Chief Scientist and the Founding Director of the Systems Biology Division of Zhejiang-California International NanoSystems Institute, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China, and an Affiliate Associate Professor at the Dept. of Urology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA. Dr. Lin’s major long-term research interests lie in applying systems biology’s approach to understand the biology of inflammation, fibrosis and cancer of liver and prostate, to identify accompanying diagnostic or prediction biomarkers, and to develop novel therapeutic approaches.

Dr. Lin published over 100 peer-reviewed papers including publications in Science, Nature, PNAS, Cancer Research, Molecular and cellular proteomics etc., and many of them were highly cited (>100 times per article), and one cited > 1200 times (Science 2004, 306(5696):640-643). Dr. Lin delivered over 40 invited talks at conferences and research organizations around the world. Dr. Lin has over 15 issued patents in USA, Canada, Japan and China. Dr. Lin also has extensive industry experience. In early 2000, Dr. Lin was a co-founder with Dr. Leroy Hood for starting the Homestead Clinical Corporation, which was later acquired by Integrated Diagnostics Inc. Dr. Lin also co-founded Hangzhou Proprium Biotech Co. Ltd.  and served as a board member.

Chairperson: Karl-Henning Kalland

The seminar is open to all.

How to watch: This is a webinar in Zoom. It is possible to log on from 14:20 and on from the following link, and the seminar starts at 14:30 (Note that time is Central European Summer Time (CEST), the timezone in Norway):

Use this link:https://uib.zoom.us/j/68354259771?pwd=dVp2VmdUV2g2dHliTFp2ZW9PbjQrQT09

If you are asked for a password, use: 7aY#28HJ

Please change your username to your name when logging in, so that chair can address you if you have questions.

  • Your sound and video will be turned off as default for security reasons, and only host can de-mute individual participants.
  • We will open for questions after the lecture, where you can use the “raise hand” function in Zoom. Host will then de-mute your sound and address you by your name (please log on with your name).
  • If you think you might want to ask questions, please test your microphone beforehand.
  • We advise all to have a Zoom account on your device beforehand (free service), that will save you some minutes when logging on.

Those of us with University of Bergen (UiB) client machines, might already have Zoom. If not, see https://it.uib.no/Jeg_skal_bruke_Zoom_for_f%C3%B8rste_gang 
For private machines (not UiB), see https://zoom.us/download#client_4meeting  Otherwise, clicking the logon link provided above will prompt the Zoom app to download, but it saves you time to have done this already.