Collaboration meeting with scientists from the University of Nottingham on 14th of May

On 14th of May, a delegation of researchers from University of Nottingham Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences is visiting University of Tartu and Estonian University of Life Sciences. The aim of this visit is to find partners for research collaboration, joint PhD student projects and teaching exchange programs.

We welcome all those who are interested to join and take advantage of this opportunity to discuss potential research collaboration with scientists from one of the World´s top universities. Each of Nottingham’s academics will give a short overview of their labs and the research they do in the hope of finding partners/collaborators in Tartu.

The meeting will be held at Chemicum building, Ravila 14A, in room 1020. Presentations will begin at 11:00. In order to attend, please send an email to oliivika@ut.ee by 2nd of May.

The schedule of presentations:

11:00-11:10Margus Lember (Dean of Faculty of Medicine)Introduction from UT
11:10-11:20Toomas Tiirats (Director of Institute of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Sciences)Introduction from EULS
PRESENTATIONS OF UNIVERSITY OF NOTTINGHAM
DIAGNOSTICS & THERAPEUTICS
11:20-11:35Dr. Catrin Rutland (Associate Prof. of Anatomy and Developmental Genetics)Comparative Medicine in Developmental Cardiovascular Medicine
11:35-11:50Prof. Nigel Mongan (Prof. of Oncology) Human Endocrine and Urological Cancers
11:50-12:05Dr. Victoria James (Assistant Prof. in Cancer Biology and Gene Expression)Cellular Communication and Complex Disease
STEM CELL BIOLOGY
12:05-12:20Dr. Cinzia Allegrucci (Associate Prof. in Cancer and Stem Cell Biology)Epigenetics and Stem Cell Biology
VIROLOGY
12:20-12:35Dr. Janet Daly (Associate Prof. in Emergent Viruses) Influenza Virus and Interspecies Transmission
REPRODUCTION
12:35-12:50Dr. Richard Lea (Veterinary Medicine and Science)Reproduction in Animals and Humans
IMAGING
12:50-13:05Dr. Kenton Arkill (Assistant Professor in Endothelial and Vascular Imaging)Advanced Imaging in Disease Models
13:05-14:05 LUNCH
PRESENTATIONS FROM UNIVERSITY OF TARTU
14:05-14:20Ana Rebane (Senior Research Fellow in RNA Biology)The function and therapeutic potential of microRNAs in chronic inflammatory diseases
14:20-14:35Prof. Toivo Maimets (Prof. of Cell Biology)Cancer and stem cell biology research at Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology
14:35-14:50Prof. Jaak Kals (Prof. of Vasology)Translational vascular research
14:50-15:05Prof. Maris Laan (Prof. in Human Genetics)Human Reproductive Genetics
15:05-15:20Prof. Kai Kisand (Prof. of Cellular Immunology)From monogenic autoimmunity to epigenetic changes in immune cells
PRESENTATIONS FROM ESTONIAN UNIVERSITY OF LIFE SCIENCES
15:20-15:35Andres Valdmann (Prof. of Veterinary Medicine)Animal Breeding and Biotechnology
15:35-15:50Mati Roasto (Prof. of Veterinary Medicine and Food Science)Food Hygiene and Veterinary Public Health
15:50-16:05Arvo Viltrop (Prof. of Veterinary Medicine)Veterinary Bio- and Population Medicine
16:05-16:20Toomas Orro (Prof. of Clinical Immunology of Domestic Animals)Clinical Immunology of Domestic animals
JOINT PhD/ TEACHING EXCHANGE POSSIBILITIES
16:20-16:35Ülle Tensing (Funding schemes and regulations for Estonian PhD students)
16:35-16:50Nottingham representative
16:50Questions

Short introductions of visiting researchers:

 

Additional information:
Oliivika Zeiger
737 4426, 5345 6349
oliivika.zeiger@ut.ee

Hopefully we´ll meet soon!