Centre for Translational Research in Epidemiology (TRACE)
TRACE Seminars spring 2023

TRACE Seminars spring 2023

The aims of the TRACE seminars are to provide knowledge into the field of translational research in epidemiology and provide a more robust understanding of the causal mechanisms behind non-communicable diseases (NCDs). The seminars are organized as monthly meetings.

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1)           Time: January 17 at 14:00
Place: Seminar room Lateralen at Alrek (Odontologibygget, Årstadveien 19).
Title: The Hordaland Health Studies (HUSK)
Speaker: Assoc. Professor Jannicke Igland, Epidemiology and Medical Statistics Section (EPISTAT), Department of Global Public Health and Primary Care, UiB

2)           Time: February 21 at 14:00
Place: Seminar room Edda at Alrek (Årstadveien 17)
Title: Reconstructing tissue-specific gene networks in coronary artery disease using multi-omics
Speaker: Postdoc Sean Bankier, Computational Biology Unit (CBU), Department of Informatics, UiB

3)           Time: March 21 at 14:00
Place: Seminar room Borgaskaret at Alrek (Årstadveien 17)
Title: National health registries - updates and recent changes
Speakers: Rachel B. Forster (Norwegian Cardiovascular Disease Registry), Liv Cecilie Thomsen (Medical Birth Registry of Norway), Kari J. Husabø (Norwegian Prescribed Drug Registry) and Maj-Lis Baldersheim (Health Registries), Norwegian Institute of Public Health

4)           Time: April 25 at 14:00
Place: Seminar room Edda at Alrek (Årstadveien 17)
Title: Multifaceted interplay between cancer cells end cancer associated fibroblasts in head and neck cancer
Speaker: Professor Daniela Elena Costea, Experimental Pathology Research Group, Department of Clinical medicine, UiB

5)           Time: May 23 at 14:00
Place: Seminar room Edda at Alrek (Årstadveien 17)
Title: Different understandings of/perspectives on causality
Speaker: Professor Roger Strand, Centre for the Study of the Sciences and the Humanities, UiB

6)           Time: June 20 at 14:00
Place: Seminar room Edda at Alrek (Årstadveien 17)
Title: Structural basis for pharmacological modulation of dopamine synthesis and transport
Speaker: Professor Aurora Martinez, Department of Biomedicine, UiB