Autumn 2020 programme

We are back!

After taking a short break and time to adapt to the new normal, BioCity Turku will launch Frontiers of Science seminar series online. Registration is obligatory and links to register will be provided here and in our news feed, closer to the time of the event.

Please note that any audio or video recording of the seminars is strictly forbidden.

October 8th
online at 18:00
2012 Nobel Laureate Brian Kobilka, Stanford University School of Medicine, CA, US
Structural insights into G protein coupled receptor activation
host: Mika Scheinin (
Registration is now open until October 6th 12:00

November 5th
online at 18:00
Associate Prof. Alexander Marson, University of California, US
Reprogramming T cells with CRISPR
host: Riitta Lahesmaa (

November 12th
online at 12:00
Prof. Anu Wartiovaara, University of Helsinki, Finland
Why are diseases tissue-specific? Lessons from mitochondrial diseases
host: Eeva-Liisa Eskelinen (

November 26th
online at 12:00
Prof. Satu Mustjoki, University of Helsinki, Finland
Immune landscape of hematological malignancies and immunomonitoring at a single cell level
host: Riitta Lahesmaa (

December 3rd
online at 12:00
Dr. Erik Sahai, The Francis Crick Institute, London, UK
Mechanisms of cancer spread and therapy resistance
host: Johanna Ivaska (

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