FINDOS-Turku Seminars / National FINDOS Seminars

FINDOS seminars take place on selected Wednesdays.

FINDOS Seminar Series

Welcome to the FINDOS seminars:

Please keep an eye out for updates to seminar speakers and topics, as well as the schedule. The place will be confirmed later. You are welcome to follow the online seminars using the link provided.

NOTE! On Zoom Seminars, remember to sign in to and join the seminar with your full name!
 

September

PART 2 FINDOS Symposium 2021 Saliva and Lifestyle - Microbial and Clinical Perspectives

2.9.2021 PART 2 Lifestyle and Saliva

Registration for FINDOS Symposium 2021 Part 2 is open at https://link.webropolsurveys.com/S/D9CF132D4CB0943F

The deadline for registration to participate is 31 August 2021.

October

6.10. at 13:00-15:00 National FINDOS seminar, University of Helsinki: Osteosarcoma. Please see the programme (Zoom link in the programme)

20.10. at 13.00-14.00 FINDOS-Turku seminar: Hard and soft tissue augmentation in the aesthetic zone: challenges and solutions,  Dr. Mustafa Yilmaz, DDS, PhD, Periodontology Dept, Biruni University, Istanbul.

Organised via Zoom.

November

3.11. at 13:00-14:00 National FINDOS seminar, University of Oulu: Clinical and psychosocial outcomes among young adults with cleft. Doctoral candidate, DDS Mirjami Corcoran. Supervisor: Docent Virpi Harila. Organised via Zoom.

10.11. at 13:00-15:00 FINDOS-Turku seminar, Dr. Basar Karaca, Ankara University, From prebiotics to postbiotics (Lecture hall Osmo Järvi, Medisiina C)

December

1.12. at 13:00-15:00 National FINDOS seminar, University of Eastern Finland

8.12. at 14:00-16:00 FINDOS-Turku seminar (Lecture hall Arje Schein, Dentalia)

Previous FINDOS Seminars

FINDOS Seminars Spring 2021

Welcome to the FINDOS seminars:

Please keep an eye out for updates to seminar speakers and topics, as well as the schedule.

NOTE! Remember to sign in to and join the seminar with your full name!
 

January

27.1. at 13:00-14:00 FINDOS-Turku seminar

Doctoral candidate Yigit Firatli, University of Turku
Regnase-1 as immune-response regulator

Host: Ulvi Gursoy

 

February

10.2. at 13:00-14:00 National FINDOS seminar (University of Turku)

Professor Jaana Hagström, University of Turku
Oropharyngeal cancer    

Host: Jaana Willberg

 

17.2. at 13:00-14:00 National FINDOS seminar (University of Helsinki)

Doctoral candidate Rakibul Hasan, University of Helsinki
The role of RAB23 in craniofacial development

Host: David Rice (UH)

 

March

16.3. Findos-Helsinki Winter Seminar "Oral and Craniofacial health: Development and Disease"

FINDOS Winter Seminar 2021 program

 

24.3. at 13:00-14:00 National FINDOS seminar (University of Oulu)

Doctoral candidate, DDS Anne Ekman, University of Oulu
Bruxism – associated factors

Host: Ritva Näpänkangas

 

April

21.4. at 13:00-14:30 National FINDOS seminar (University of Turku)

Guest lecture by Professor Gilad Bachrach, Hebrew University, Israel
Oral Fusobacterium and Cancer

Host: Ulvi Gursoy

 

28.4. at 13:00-14:00 FINDOS-Turku seminar (in Finnish)

Tutkimuspäällikkö Susanna Laurén Turun kliininen tutkimuskeskus (TurkuCRC)
Tutkimusten eettinen arvio ja lupa-asiat

Host: Jaana Willberg

 

May

5.5. at 13:30-16:00 National FINDOS seminar (University of Eastern Finland)

Half-day seminar organized by the University of Eastern Finland
Orofacial Pains - From Experimental Research to Clinical Practice

Affecting nearly one fifths of the global population, Orofacial pain refers to various unpleasant physical sensations involving the teeth, muscles, bones or joints of the face and mouth. Orofacial pain can, over time, develop into a debilitating condition that prevents you from enjoying your daily life to its fullest. The “UEF Orofacial Pain symposium 2021” tries to unravel the mysteries of various Orofacial pain conditions, from physiological, epidemiological and methodological viewpoints. Please be a part of the multifaceted presentations addressing a challenging subject.

13:30-14:15 Professor emeritus, Matti Närhi
Mechanisms of pain in pulpitis - To what extent can pain symptoms indicate the condition of the pulp?

14:15-15:00 BDS, MPhil. Javed Ashraf
From association to the causal association between TMD related and primary headaches: An epidemiological and methodological journey

15:00-15:30 DDS Outi Huhtela
TMD symptoms in university students – background factors and bruxism

15:30-16:00 BDS Atte Tapiainen
Autonomic Responses to Tooth Clenching and Handgrip test

Host: Matti Närhi

 

20.5.2021 FINDOS Symposium 2021 (PART 1)

Saliva and Lifestyle - Microbial and Clinical Perspectives

FINDOS Seminars Autumn 2020

Welcome to the FINDOS seminars:

Please keep an eye out for updates to seminar speakers and topics, as well as the schedule.

NOTE! Remember to sign in to and join the seminar with your full name!
 

September

16.9. at 13:00-15:00 National FINDOS seminar, University of Helsinki

MSc Snehadri Sinha
LINE-1 methylation analysis: video-based publication and tutorial on publishing to the Journal of Visualized Experiments (JoVE)

 

23.9. at 13:00-14:00 FINDOS-Turku seminar

MSc Krista Salli
Modulation of oral and gut microbiota with xylitol and 2’-fucosyllactose: in vitro studies

 

October

14.10. at 13:00-15:00 National FINDOS seminar, University of Turku

PhD Dareen Fteita and MSc Kaveh Jamal
Microscopy imaging in dental research: from images to quantitative data

 

21.10. at 13:00-14:00 FINDOS-Turku seminar

PhD Leeni Kilponen
Bonding of Orthodontic Brackets to Enamel

 

November

11.11. at 15:30-16:00 National FINDOS seminar, University of Oulu
NOTE THE UPDATED TIME!

EHL Anne Laajala
The genetic background of dental caries: a literature review

 

25.11. at 13:00-14:00 FINDOS-Turku seminar

Professor Janna Waltimo-Sirén
Osteogenesis imperfecta – 30 years of research of a rare genetic disease

 

December

2.12. National FINDOS seminar, University of Eastern Finland - CANCELLED
NOTE! The half-day seminar will be postponed to the spring 2021

Professor Matti Närhi
Title: Orofacial Pains - From Experimental Research to Clinical Practice

 

10.12. FINDOS-symposium 2020 WEBINAR at 13:00-16:30

FINDOS Seminars Spring 2020

Welcome to the FINDOS seminars as follows:
 

January

22.1.    14.15–16, National FINDOS seminar, University of Turku

Professor Timo Närhi
Implant surface treatments for enhanced tissue integration

Doctoral Candidate Faleh Abushahba
Novel ZnO containing bioactive glasses for air-particle abrasion treatment of peri-implantitis

Host: Professor Timo Närhi
Turku: Arje Scheinin Lecture Hall (DenAud), Dentalia
 

February

5.2.     15.00–16, National FINDOS seminar, University of Oulu

Doctoral Candidate Paula Tegelberg
Association of prediabetes with periodontal infection
Turku: Lecture hall DENT1, Denta
 

March

4.3.    14.15–16, National FINDOS seminar, University of Turku

Docent Merja Laine
Burning mouth syndrome

Doctoral Candidate Marina Kolkka
Burning mouth syndrome, possible polyneuropathy and changes in taste sensation

Host: Professor Arzu Tezvergil-Mutluay
(Turku: Lecture hall DENT2, Dentalia)
 

CANCELLED DUE TO THE CORONA VIRUS OUTBREAK!

April

2.4. 13.00-14, National FINDOS seminar, University of Turku

Assistant professor Mutlu Keskin, University of Altinbas, Istanbul, Turkey
Perio-Plastic Surgery; Reinforcing the Front Guards of the Endless War

Host: Assistant Professor Ulvi Gürsoy
(Turku: Lecture hall DENT2, Dentalia)
 

8.4.    15.00–16, National FINDOS seminar, University of Helsinki

Speakers TBA  
Subjects TBA
 

Postponed until December:

7.–8.5.    10.–11.12. FINDOS-symposium 2020, Turku

FINDOS Seminars Autumn 2019

Welcome to the FINDOS seminars as follows:

September

11.9.    14.15-15.00, FINDOS-Turku Seminar/National FINDOS seminar, University of Turku

Professor Satu Lahti
What do we know about dental anxiety and related factors among Finns
Host: Satu Lahti

Online link: https://connect.funet.fi/findos-turku/
(Turku: Lecture hall DENT4, Dentalia)

October

9.10.     15.00-16.00, National FINDOS seminar, University of Oulu

Doctoral Candidate Jia Yu
Effects of dietary loading, estrogen level, and aging on rat mandibular condylar cartilage
Online link: https://connect.funet.fi/findosoulu/
(Turku: Lecture hall DENT1, Dentalia)

16.10.    14.15-16.00, FINDOS-Turku Seminar/National FINDOS seminar, University of Turku

Kari Rantavuori, University teacher, DDS, PhD
Malocclusion and oral health related quality of life 
Host: Kari Rantavuori
Online link: https://connect.funet.fi/findos-turku/
(Turku: Lecture hall DENT4, Dentalia)

November

13.11.    15.00-16.00 National FINDOS seminar, University of Helsinki

Presentation from Professor David Rice lab
Rakibul Hasan, Doctoral Candidate

RAB23 regulates multiple signaling pathways during craniofacial development
Online link: https://connect.funet.fi/findos-helsinki/
(Turku: Lecture hall DENT1, Dentalia)

20.11.    14.15-16.00, FINDOS-Turku Seminar/National FINDOS seminar, University of Turku

Professor Juha Varrela
Attachment of orthodontic brackets with composite adhesives
Doctoral Candidate Erika Mäkinen
Photoinitiated curing of orthodontic adhesive resin

Host: Anna-Liisa Svedström-Oristo and Juha Varrela
Online link: https://connect.funet.fi/findos-turku/
(Turku: Lecture hall DENT2, Dentalia)

December

11.12.    15.00-16.00 National FINDOS seminar, University of Eastern Finland

Minna Kämäräinen
Association between quality of life and severity of profile deviation in prospective orthognathic patients

Doctoral Candidate Javed Ashraf, BDS, M.Phil 
Association Between Temporomandibular Disorder Pain And Primary Headaches – An 11-years’ follow-up

Online link: https://connect.funet.fi/r207d80jvbcs/
(Turku: Lecture hall DENT1, Dentalia)

FINDOS Seminars Spring 2019

January

16.1.    15.00-16.00, National FINDOS seminar, University of Helsinki

Roman Kornilov (Doctoral candicate)
Power of Cancer nano-vesicles on stem cells
Online link: https://connect.funet.fi/findos-helsinki/

23.1.    13.15-15.00,  National FINDOS seminar, University of Turku

Akseli Kasurinen, University of Turku (DDS, Doctoral candidate)
Salivary and serum markers of angiogenesis in periodontitis
Pirkko Pussinen, University of Helsinki (Docent, University Researcher)
Mechanisms behind the association between periodontitis and coronary artery disease
Online link: http://webmeeting.utu.fi/FINDOS
Host: Eija Könönen ja Ulvi Gursoy

February

6.2.     13.15-15.00, National FINDOS seminar, University of Turku

Camilla Kragelund, Department of Odontology - School of Dentistry, University of Copenhagen
Oral lichen planus and lichenoid lesions with focus on differential diagnostic approaches and the impact on treatment
Mirjami Rintala, University of Turku (DDS, Doctoral Candidate)
Proliferative verrucous leukoplakia
Online link: https://connect.funet.fi/findos-turku/
Host: Jaana Willberg

13.2.    15.00-16.00, National FINDOS seminar, University of Oulu

Saujanya Karki (BDS, MPH, Doctoral Candidate)
Severity of untreated dental caries and body mass index among Nepalese schoolchildren: A comparative study on different growth references systems
Online link: https://connect.funet.fi/findosoulu/

March

13.3.    13.15-15.00 National FINDOS seminar, University of Turku

Artem Plyusnin (Doctoral Candidate, Doctoral Programme in Clinical Research – DPCR)
Novel load-bearing composite fracture fixation plates for toy-breed dogs

University Lecturer Niko Moritz
Load-bearing fibre-reinforced composite implants
Online link: https://connect.funet.fi/findos-turku/
Host: Niko Moritz

April

3.4.    13.15-15.00 National FINDOS seminar, University of Turku

NEUROFIBROMATOSIS TYPE 1 (NF1):
Craniofacial Alterations and Clinician’s View

Juha Peltonen, MD, PhD, Professor
Cell Biology and Anatomy / Institute of Biomedicine
Vivian Visnapuu, DDS, MD, PhD
Cell Biology and Anatomy / Institute of Biomedicine
Online link: https://connect.funet.fi/findos-turku/
Host: Juha Peltonen

10.4.    15.00-16.00 National FINDOS seminar, University of Eastern Finland

Pekka Ahlholm
Applicability of 3D printing in fabrication of composite dental fillings

Online link: https://connect.funet.fi/r207d80jvbcs/

May

9.-10.5    FINDOS SYMPOSIUM 2019 - Craniomaxillofacial reconstruction, University of Turku

15.5.    15.00-16.00 National FINDOS seminar, University of Helsinki

Sippy Kaur (Docent)
Stem cells and Extracellular Vesicles
Snehadri Sinha (MSc, Doctoral Candidate)
Methylation analysis of bone derived stem cells from osteosarcoma
Online link: https://connect.funet.fi/findos-helsinki/

June

12.6.    FINDOS Oral Cancer Seminar, University of Helsinki