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



Rector Kalervo Väänänen, Dean Reijo Lahti and Head of the Department Jyrki Heino


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

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

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

Research Director, Docent
Ilmo Aronen, Raisioagro Oy: Cooperation between Scientific Research and Industry


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 and Associate Professor Kaisa Linderborg: Research in Food Sciences at the Department of Biochemistry, University of Turku


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 closed.

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