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 email@example.com by 2nd of May.
The schedule of presentations:
|11:00-11:10||Margus Lember (Dean of Faculty of Medicine)||Introduction from UT|
|11:10-11:20||Toomas Tiirats (Director of Institute of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Sciences)||Introduction from EULS|
|PRESENTATIONS OF UNIVERSITY OF NOTTINGHAM|
|DIAGNOSTICS & THERAPEUTICS|
|11:20-11:35||Dr. Catrin Rutland (Associate Prof. of Anatomy and Developmental Genetics)||Comparative Medicine in Developmental Cardiovascular Medicine|
|11:35-11:50||Prof. Nigel Mongan (Prof. of Oncology)||Human Endocrine and Urological Cancers|
|11:50-12:05||Dr. Victoria James (Assistant Prof. in Cancer Biology and Gene Expression)||Cellular Communication and Complex Disease|
|STEM CELL BIOLOGY|
|12:05-12:20||Dr. Cinzia Allegrucci (Associate Prof. in Cancer and Stem Cell Biology)||Epigenetics and Stem Cell Biology|
|12:20-12:35||Dr. Janet Daly (Associate Prof. in Emergent Viruses)||Influenza Virus and Interspecies Transmission|
|12:35-12:50||Dr. Richard Lea (Veterinary Medicine and Science)||Reproduction in Animals and Humans|
|12:50-13:05||Dr. Kenton Arkill (Assistant Professor in Endothelial and Vascular Imaging)||Advanced Imaging in Disease Models|
|PRESENTATIONS FROM UNIVERSITY OF TARTU|
|14:05-14:20||Ana Rebane (Senior Research Fellow in RNA Biology)||The function and therapeutic potential of microRNAs in chronic inflammatory diseases|
|14:20-14:35||Prof. Toivo Maimets (Prof. of Cell Biology)||Cancer and stem cell biology research at Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology|
|14:35-14:50||Prof. Jaak Kals (Prof. of Vasology)||Translational vascular research|
|14:50-15:05||Prof. Maris Laan (Prof. in Human Genetics)||Human Reproductive Genetics|
|15:05-15:20||Prof. Kai Kisand (Prof. of Cellular Immunology)||From monogenic autoimmunity to epigenetic changes in immune cells|
|PRESENTATIONS FROM ESTONIAN UNIVERSITY OF LIFE SCIENCES|
|15:20-15:35||Andres Valdmann (Prof. of Veterinary Medicine)||Animal Breeding and Biotechnology|
|15:35-15:50||Mati Roasto (Prof. of Veterinary Medicine and Food Science)||Food Hygiene and Veterinary Public Health|
|15:50-16:05||Arvo Viltrop (Prof. of Veterinary Medicine)||Veterinary Bio- and Population Medicine|
|16:05-16:20||Toomas Orro (Prof. of Clinical Immunology of Domestic Animals)||Clinical Immunology of Domestic animals|
|JOINT PhD/ TEACHING EXCHANGE POSSIBILITIES|
|16:20-16:35||Ülle Tensing (Funding schemes and regulations for Estonian PhD students)|
Short introductions of visiting researchers:
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Hopefully we´ll meet soon!