October 11, 2023    
9:00 am - 3:00 pm


Map Unavailable

October 11th at 09:00-15:00
On-site event
seminar room Dent 4 (DEN203), Dentalia

Seminar on the bidirectional link between oral and systemic health

Finnish Doctoral Program in Oral Sciences FINDOS-Turku and BioCity Turku research program Microbes and Immunity organize a joint seminar Wednesday 11.10.2023. Participants will learn how oral microbiota and oral immune response regulate and are regulated by systemic health and diseases. In addition, course will create a venue to discuss the research findings of participants. Doctoral researchers are encouraged to have short presentations (10min) of their own research topic. Those presenting will get 1 ECTS.

All doctoral researchers at the Faculty of Medicine are welcome to attend the seminar!

Registration via Webropol by 29.9.2023.


9.00-9.45         Georgios Belibasakis: Oral microbiome and systemic consequences
Coffee break
10.15-11.00     Kirsi Gröndahl-Yli-Hannuksela: Beta-haemolytic streptococci, asymptomatic throat carriage and saliva immune responses during pregnancy
11.00-11.45     Oral presentations of young researchers
Lunch break
12.45-13.30     Pirkko Pussinen: Endotoxemia – cause and consequence
Coffee break
13.45-14.30     Ilkka Julkunen: Viruses and immune response
14.30-15.00     Oral presentations of young researchers

For further information, please contact FINDOS Coordinator Sanni Helander ( or Ulvi Gursoy (