Seminar programme

Wednesday February 24 2021

Please note that Wednesday’s programme is for BioMEP and GenomMed early stage researchers only.

All times are EET (UTC+2), Finnish time

11:30 – 12:00 Testing connections

12:00 – 12:10 Opening, Heli Kaarniemi and Tiina Juurela (Centre for Continuous Learning, UEF)

12:10 – 12:45 Talk & discussion “What does biotech industry offer and expect from doctoral level degree positions?”, Professor of Practice, Juha Yrjänheikki, UEF and Aurealis Therapeutics

12:45 – 13:15 Lecture “Identification of personal competences”, Heli Kaarniemi (Centre for Continuous Learning, UEF)

13:15 – 14:45 “Recognizing transferable skills”, hands-on practice in small groups

14:45 – 15:00 Break

15:00 – 16:30 Lecture “From personal skills to work opportunities”, Tiina Juurela and Terhi Keltanen (Centre for Continuous Learning, UEF)

16:30 – 17:00 Discussion “How can I advance my career right now?”

Thursday February 25 2021

All times are EET (UTC+2), Finnish time

12:00 – 12:10 Welcome, Directors of BioMEP and GenomMed

12:10 – 12:55 Plenary lecture: “Body on-chip systems for future personalized medicine”, Prof. Jari Hyttinen, Tampere University

12:55 – 13:55 Session 1, Chairs: Natallie Kajevu and Jaakko Syrjälä

13:55 – 14:15 Break

14:15 – 15:30 Session 2, Chairs: Ratika Sehgal and Vahid Farrahi

15:30 – 15:45 Break

15:45 – 16:45 Session 3, Chairs: Juan Miguel Valverde and Thomas Notermans

Friday February 26 2021

All times are EET (UTC+2), Finnish time

10:30 – 11:30 BioMEP steering committee meeting (Members only)

12:00 – 12:45 Plenary lecture: “Machine learning in neuroimaging”, Prof. Jussi Tohka, UEF

12:45 – 13:45 Session 4, Chairs: Rebekka Wittrahm and Yike Huang

13:45 – 14:00 Break

14:00 – 15:30 Session 5, Chairs: Simone Adinolfi and Shuvashis Das Gupta

15:30 – 15:45 Break

15:45 – 16:45 Session 6, Chairs: Flavia Scoyni and Dao Nguyen

17:00 – BioMEP meet-up online