Spring 2021 programme


The Frontiers of Science eTALK seminar programme for spring 2021 is set and we welcome you all to register to the eTALKs form the links below.

Registration closes and the Zoom link and iCalendar invitation are sent to participants one day before the event.


March 11th
online at 18:00
Dr. Vishva M. Dixit, Genentech Inc., US
Why so many ways to die?
host: Annika Meinander (annika.meinander@abo.fi)

March 25th
online at 15:00
Prof. Thomas Look, Harvard Medical School and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, US
Allosteric activators of protein phosphatase 2A display broad antitumor activity
host: Jukka Westermarck (jukka.westermarck@utu.fi)

April 8th
online at 12:00
Prof. Didier Picard, University of Geneva, Switzerland
The molecular chaperone Hsp90: probing its functions with drugs and gene deletions
host: Outi Salo-Ahen (outi.salo-ahen@abo.fi)

April 22nd  
online at 12:00
Academician of Science Markku Kulmala, Univeristy of Helsinki, Finland
Climate, air quality and COVID
host: Eva-Mari Aro (evaaro@utu.fi)
Registration latest at April 21st at 12:00

April 29th
online at 18:00
Dr. Aviv Regev, Genentech Inc., US
Cell Atlases as roadmaps to treat disease
host: Riitta Lahesmaa (riitta.lahesmaa@utu.fi)
Registration latest at April 28th at 12:00

May 6th
online at 12:00
Prof. Xavier Trepat, Institute for Bioengineering of Catalonia, Barcelona, Spain
Mechanobiology of intestinal organoids
host: Diana Toivola (diana.toivola@abo.fi)
Registration latest at May 5th at 12:00