Seminars 2017


Date Location Speaker/Title
April 26 09:00-13:00
location: Odfjell Meeting Centre
Nygårdsgaten 114
Auditorium, basement
Group Leader Candidate Seminars:

Dr. Pawel Burkhardt, Marine Biological Association, Burkhardt Group, Plymouth UK
Choanoflagellates and the evolutionary origin of synapse signalling complexes

Dr. José M. Martín-Durán, Sars Centre, Hejnol Lab, Norway
The diversification of animal development

Dr. Anastasios Pavlopoulos, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Janelia Research Campus, Virginia USA
Multi-level studies of developmental morphogenesis

Dr. Ildiko Somorjai, Marine Alliance for Science and Technology Scotland, Scottish Oceans Institute, University of St. Andrews, UK
Amphioxus: conservation and novelty of a living fossil

Dr. Eivind A. B. Undheim, Centre for Advanced Imaging, University of Queensland, Australia
Exploring an arsenal: towards a holistic understanding of venom evolution

Dr. Elizabeth A. Williams, Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology, Neurobiology of Marine Zooplankton Group, Tübingen Germany
Environmental and neuropeptidergic regulation of marine invertebrate metamorphosis

Dr. Charlotte Aumeier, Biosciences and Biotechnology Institute of Grenoble, Cytomorpholab, France
Actin-microtubule synergy determines symmetry

April 27 16:30-18:30
High Technology Centre
Large Auditorium
2nd Floor, Data Block
Sars Centre 20th Anniversary Ceremony

- Daniel Chourrout, Sars Centre director
Welcome and short history of the Sars Centre

- Manfred Schartl, Scientific Advisory Committee Chair
Advising for Sars Centre science

- Knowledge gained at the Sars Centre
about phylogeny: Andreas Hejnol, group leader
about development: Fabian Rentzsch, group leader
about genome evolution: Daniel Chourrout, group leader
about innovation: Eric Thompson, group leader

- Dag Aksnes, Sars Centre Board Chair
The Sars Centre in its environment

- Dag Rune Olsen, Rector University of Bergen
The Sars Centre viewed from the University leadership

- Iain Mattaj, Director General E.M.B.L.
The European Molecular Biology Laboratory: Excellence by choice

May 3 14:00, Sars seminar room
Host: Hausen Group
Sars Seminar - Suman Kumar, PhD Student
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May 5 MBI seminar room, 13:30
Host: Steinmetz Group
Guest Speaker - Prof. Graham Budd
Department of Earth Sciences
Uppsala University
New perspectives on the Cambrian explosion - hunting down the first animals
May 12 MBI seminar room, 13:30
Host: Chourrout Group/Henriet
Guest Speaker - Prof. Mark Blaxter
The Blaxter Lab
Institute of Evolutionary Biology
The University of Edinburgh
Ghosts of symbioses past: fossils of Wolbachia in nuclear genomes reveal the complex history of a dynamic nematode–bacterial symbiosis
May 26 MBI seminar room, 13:30
Host: Chourrout Group/Henriet
Guest Speaker - Prof. David Kingsley
The Kingsley Lab
Stanford University
June 2 MBI seminar room, 13:30
Host: Chourrout Group/Henriet
Hejnol Group/Martín-Durán
Guest Speaker - Prof. Erich Bornberg-Bauer
Institute for Evolution and Biodiversity
The Westfalian Wilhelms University of Münster
Emergence of de novo protein coding genes from ‘dark genomic matter’ – – fact or fiction?
Jun 16 MBI seminar room, 13:30
Host: Hejnol Group/Martín-Durán
Guest Speaker - Prof. Tatjana Sauka-Spengler
Radcliffe Department of Medicine
Oxford University
Jun 23 MBI seminar room, 13:30
Host: Hejnol Group
Guest Speaker - Nadine Vastenhouw, Group Leader
Max-Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics

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