Sars International Centre for Marine Molecular Biology

Sars Centre Guest Seminar Series

Venue: The High Technology Centre, Thormøhlens gate 55, Bergen. Fridays at 1.30 pm

montage of previous seminar speakers at the Sars Centre
Melanie Burford

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14 January, 2022
Guest Speaker - Meg Veruki
Department of Biomedicine, University of Bergen 
"Structure and function of neurons in the inner retina"
Host: Lynagh Lab 

21 January, 2022
Guest Speaker - Ragnhild Irene Jacobsen
Kavli Institute for Systems Neuroscience
Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences
“Of mice and worms: identifying inputs to single neurons, and chasing bioluminescent signals in the sea”
Host: Christiaen Lab

29 April, 2022
Guest Speaker - Øyvind Fiksen
Department of Biological Sciences, University of Bergen
"Ecological mechanics in the ocean: encounter rates, physiology and behaviour​​​​​​"
Host: Christiaen Lab

6 May, 2022
Guest Speaker - Ditte Andersen  
University of Copenhagen
"A Drosophila Tumor Necrosis Factor Receptor (TNFR) restricts cytoplasmic TRAF3 levels to control gut metabolism and tissue homeostasis"
Host: Steinmetz Lab 

15 June, 2022
Guest Speaker - Joe Thornton
Department of Ecology & Evolution,The University of Chicago 
"Evolutionary histories of an ancient transcription factor"
Host: Lynagh Lab

17 June, 2022
Guest Speaker - Aino Hosia
University Museum of Bergen, Department of Natural History
"Exploring the diversity of Medusozoa and Ctenophora"
Host: Burkhardt Lab

26 August, 2022
Guest Speaker - Shashank Gandhi
UC Berkeley, USA
"From embryos to organoids: neural crest at the heart of development"
Host: Christiaen Lab

23 September, 2022
Guest speaker - Clive R Bramham
Department of Biomedicine, UiB
"Arc as a master regulator of synaptic plasticity: toward a molecular understanding of how the brain works."
Host: Lynagh Lab

30 September, 2022
Guest speaker - Manfred Alsheimer
Biozentrum, University Würzburg, Germany
“Guiding chromosomes and shaping nuclei: The exceptional role of the nuclear envelope in meiosis and sperm differentiation.”
Host: Chourrout Lab

14 October, 2022
Guest speaker - Srinivasa Subramaniam, PhD
University of Florida Scripps, U.S.
"Decoding hurdles in Huntington disease"
Host: PhD/Postdoc Committee

21 October, 2022
Guest speaker - Aissam Ikmi
EMBL Heidelberg, Germany
"Design principles of early animals: a cnidarian view."
Host: Steinmetz Lab 

28 October, 2022
Guest speaker - Radu Aricescu
MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, UK
Host: Burkhardt Lab

4 November, 2022
Guest speaker - Kaisa Haglund
Oslo University Hospital, Norway
"Molecular mechanisms of cytokinetic abscission in vivo."
Host: Lynagh Lab

11 November, 2022
Guest Speaker - Thibaut Brunet
Pasteur Institute, France
“The origin of animal morphogenesis: insights from choanoflagellates.”
Host: Burkhardt Lab

25 November, 2022
Guest Speaker - Cordelia Imig
University of Copenhagen, Denmark
"Dissecting the molecular mechanisms that determine signaling and functional heterogeneity of chemosensitive gut endocrine cells."
Host: Burkhardt Lab

2 December, 2022
Guest Speaker - Nadine Vastenhouw
University of Lausanne, Switzerland
"The spark of life. A role for nuclear organization in transcription regulation."
Host: Valen Lab