Department of Biochemistry 60 years

Turun yliopiston Biokemian laitos 60 vuotta

Department of Biochemistry 60 years


Biokemian laitos kutsuu Biokemian, Biotekniikan, Elintarviketieteiden ja Molekulaarisen kasvibiologian oppiaineista valmistuneet tohtorit, osastojen entiset ja nykyiset työntekijät sekä laitoksen tutkijat, jatko-opiskelijat ja erikoistyöntekijät seminaariin ja iltajuhlaan.


The Department of Biochemistry invites Ph.D.s graduated from Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Food Sciences and Molecular Plant Biology sections and all present and former employees of the sections, including all present researchers, doctoral candidates and students working for their M.Sc. thesis to the seminar and the evening party.


Seminar on Friday 12th May 2017 at 9.30 a.m.


BIOCHEMISTRY TODAY AND TOMORROW                                

Arcanum, Vatselankatu 2, Arc1


Opening by Rector Kalervo Väänänen


Donald Hilvert, ETH, Zürich: Design and Evolution of Artificial Enzymes

Navin Khanna, International Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, New Delhi: Dengue Vaccine Candidate with a Difference

Stefan Jansson, Umeå University: Forestry in Nordic Bioeconomy: Natural Variation and Genome Editing

 Luke Howard, University of Arkansas: Strategies to Preserve Berry Anthocyanins During Processing and Storage


Short presentations about emerging research in

Biochemistry, Senior Lecturer Mikko Metsä-Ketelä: Reprogramming microbial factories for production of pharmaceuticals.

Biotechnology, PhD Student Henna Kekki: Cancer biomarkers coming of age - the sweet revolution!

Molecular Plant Biology,  Senior Research Fellow Yagut Allahverdiyeva-Rinne: Photosynthesis research for sustainable bioeconomy.

Food Sciences, Professor Baoru Yang: [title will be updated soon]


ILTAJUHLA / EVENING PARTY at 6 p.m. at Turun VPK-talo

Opening of the event by Professor Jyrki Heino

Oration by Professor Markku Kulomaa (BMT/Molecular Biotechnology, University of Tampere)


Main course

Close-up magic by Marko Poskiparta

Grande Finale by Marko Poskiparta


Music by Barkin' Belinda

Pukukoodi: juhlava, Dress code: semi-formal



Registration is open until 26th of April (Max 300 participants)
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