CERIC Center of Excellence for Research on Inflammation and Cardiovascular disease

The seminars are located in the CMM Lecture Hall (L8:00). All seminars are Fridays from 15:00-16:00 with refreshments served both before and after the seminar.

CERIC seminars Spring 2018

January 19th, CMM Lecture Hall (L8:00)

Speaker: Peter Szodoray, Oslo University Hospital, Department of Immunology
Title: The role of CD45 in B cell tolerance and humoral immune effector function
Host: Marie Wahren-Herlenius

January 26th, CMM Lecture Hall (L8:00)

Speaker: Xi Li, Molecular Dermatology Group, Karolinska Institute
Title: MicroRNAS in skin wound healing
Host: Mona Ståhle

February 2nd, CMM Lecture Hall (L8:00)

Speaker: Bengt Johansson Lindbom, Department of Experimental Medical Science, University of Lund
Title: Human in vivo immune response against GBS-NN: a novel maternal vaccine candidate against neonatal infections with Group B streptococcus
Host: Stephen Malin

February 9th, CMM Lecture Hall (L8:00)

Speaker: Matej Orešič, School of Medical Sciences, Örebro University
Title: Systems approaches to study obesity and metabolic co-morbidities
Host: Craig Wheelock

February 16th, CMM Lecture Hall (L8:00)


February 23rd, CMM Lecture Hall (L8:00)


March 2nd, CMM Lecture Hall (L8:00)

No Seminar - sportlov

March 9th, CMM Lecture Hall (L8:00)

Speaker: Elif Eroglu Andersson, Department of Cell and Molecular Biology, Karolinska Institute
Title: Cardiac Regeneration in the newt species Pleurodeles waltl
Host: Stephen Malin

March 16th, CMM Lecture Hall (L8:00)

Speaker: Hervé Kempf, INSERM, Université de Lorraine
Title: "Gla Gla land”: a journey to the various faces of ectopic mineralization
Host: Magnus Bäck

March 23rd, CMM Lecture Hall (L8:00)

Speaker: Timothy Mead and Christopher Koch, Dept of Biomedical Engineering, Lerner Research Institute, Cleveland Clinic
Title: ADAMTS Enzymes in Development and Disease
Host: Ljubica Perisic Matic

March 30th, CMM Lecture Hall (L8:00)

No seminar - Långfredagen

April 6th, CMM Lecture Hall (L8:00)

No seminar - spring break

April 13th, CMM Lecture Hall (L8:00)

Speaker: Martin Giera, Leiden University Medical Center
Title: A desmosterol liver X-receptor loop, integrating cholesterol and lipid mediator biosynthesis
Host: Craig Wheelock

April 20th, CMM Lecture Hall (L8:00)


April 27th, CMM Lecture Hall (L8:00)

Speaker: Mariola Kurawska-Stolarska, Centre for Immunobiology, University of Glasgow
Title: Heterogeneity of human synovial tissue macrophages in inflammation and resolution
Host: Vivianne Malmström

May 4th, CMM Lecture Hall (L8:00)

Speaker: Gisela Orozco, Division of Musculoskeletal & Dermatological Sciences, University of Manchester
Title: Identification of rheumatoid arthritis causal genes using functional genomics
Host: Lina Marcela Diaz-Gallo Norlén

May 11th, CMM Lecture Hall (L8:00)

No Seminar - Klämdag efter Kristi Himmelsfärdsdag

May 18th, CMM Lecture Hall (L8:00)

Speaker: Giuseppe Danilo Norata, Department of Pharmacological and Biomolecular Sciences, University of Milan and Center for the Study of Atherosclerosis, SISA Bassini Hospital Cinisello B
Title: The immunometabolic role of apolipoprotein E in antigen presenting cells though the modulation of MHC class II levels and function in lipid rafts.
Host: Per Eriksson

May 25th, CMM Lecture Hall (L8:00)

Speaker: Björn Reinius, Department of Medical Biochemistry and Biophysics, Karolinska Institute to be announced
Title: X chromosome inactivation
Host: Marie Wahren-Herlenius

June 1st, CMM Lecture Hall (L8:00)

Speaker: Maureen Cox, Department of Medical Biophysics, University Health Network, Toronto
Title: to be announced
Host: Peder Olofsson

June 8th, CMM Lecture Hall (L8:00)

Speaker: Ingrid Kockrum, Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Karolinska Institute
Title: Genes and lifestyle/environmental factors in Multiple Sclerosis
Host: Tomas Olsson

June 15th, CMM Lecture Hall (L8:00)

Speaker: Bryce Binstadt, Center for Immunobiology, University of Minnesota Medical School
Title: Cardiovascular Inflammation in Rheumatic Diseases: Lessons from a mouse model
Host: Rikard Holmdahl

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Do you have suggestions for seminar speakers? If so, please contact Craig Wheelock.