Senter for translasjonell forskning i epidemiologi (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.

Bilde seminar


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