23.11.2020 at 15:00 Liisi Raam "Molecular alterations in the pathogenesis of two chronic dermatoses – vitiligo and psoriasis", Ravila 19-1006.
12.11.2020 at 14:00 Helen Vaher "MicroRNAs in the regulation of keratinocyte responses in psoriasis vulgaris and atopic dermatitis", Ravila 19-1006.
09.10.2020 seminar "Research on SARS-CoV-2/COVID19".
Prof. Irja Lutsar: “Sars-CoV-2 in Estonia”; Prof. Tambet Teesalu: “Cellular receptors of SARS-CoV-2: involvement of C-end Rule/Neuropilin pathway”; Research prof. Kai Kisand: “T cells and interferons in COVID19”; Prof. Pärt Peterson: “Longitudinal analysis of antibody response and inflammation markers in COVID-19 patients”.
25.09.2020 Mari Urb defended her theses "DNA methylation in the predisposition, expression and abstinence of cocaine addiction".
27.08.2020 Epp Kaleviste defended her theses "Genetic variants revealing the role of STAT1/STAT3 signaling cytokines in immune protection and pathology".
22.05.2020 Kadri Toome defended her theses "Homing peptides for targeting of brain diseases".
22.05.2020 Roman Balõtšev defended his theses "Interaction between the immune and metabolic systems in different stages of schizophrenia spectrum disorders".
13.05.2020 Helen Zirnask defended her theses "Luteinizing hormone (LH) receptor expression in the penis and its possible role in pathogenesis of erectile disturbances".
12.05.2020 Hardo Lilleväli defended his theses "Hyperphenylalaninaemias and neurophysiological disorders associated with the condition".
On April 2, 2020, Madis Rahu defended his theses “Structure and blood supply of the postero-superior part of the shoulder joint capsule with implementation of surgical treatment after anterior traumatic dislocation“.
On March 11, 2020, seminar by Prof Raivo Uibo "Diabetes "tsunami" - challenge for immunological investigations".
On March 6, 2020, Natalia Lobanovskaya defended her theses „The role of PSA-NCAM in the survival of retinal ganglion cells“.
On February 19, 2020, seminar by Prof. Pärt Peterson “Immune system and aging”.
On January 30, 2020, Julia Maslovskaja defended her theses „The importance of DNA binding and DNA breaks for AIRE-mediated transcriptional activation“.
On December 15, 2019, seminar by dr Jüri Reimand (Ontario Institute for Cancer Research and University of Toronto in Ontario, Canada) “Discovery of cancer biomarkers among non-coding RNA genes”.
On December 2-5, 2019, Winter School “Basics to Work with Extracellular Vesicles“.
On December 3, 2019, guest seminar by associate prof. Malene Møller Jørgensen (Aalborg University, Denmark) "Potentials and Capabilities of the Extracellular Vesicle (EV) Array – in health and disease".
On November 29-30, 2019, Science Day for doctoral students and their supervisors.
On November 27, 2019, seminar by Dr Taru Tukiainen (University of Helsinki, Finnish Academy of Sciences) “X chromosome inactivation – from cells to population and phenotypes”.
On October 22. 2019, Pilleriin Soodla defended her theses „Newly HIV infected people in Estonia: estimation of incidence and transmitted drug resistance“.
On October 11, 2019, guest seminar by Dr. Augustas Pivoriūnas (Department of Stem Cell Biology at State Research Institute Centre for Innovative Medicine, Vilnius, Lithuania) "Extracellular vesicles as a new mode of intercellular communication and potent novel therapeutic tools against neurodegenerative diseases".
On September 27, 2019, Kattri-Liis Eskla defended her theses ,,Therapeutic strategies for ischemia reperfusion injury".
On September 27, 2019, guest seminar by Francisco Otero-Ferrer (PhD, University Institute of Sustainable Aquaculture and Marine Ecosystems, University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria) "Seahorses: Unusual and strange parents".
On September 26, 2019, seminar by Dr Daniel Tennant (PhD, Hypoxia and Metabolism Group, Institute of Metabolism and Systems Research, University of Birmingham, UK) "Investigation into hypoxia-induced changes in metabolism – lessons from genetic models".
On August 23, 2019, seminar by Osborne Almeida (PhD, Department of Stress Neurobiology and Neurogenetics, Max Planck Institute of Psychiatry, Germany) "Stress and the brain: life without stress would be like ... no more summers!".
On August 22, 2019, Katyayani Singh defended her theses "Neuropsychiatric endophenotypes ‒ focusing on IgLON adhesion molecules in the mouse brain'".
On June 18, 2019, Aigar Ottas defended his theses „The metabolomic profiling of psoriasis, atopic dermatitis and atherosclerosis“.
On June 18, 2019, seminar by Andrea Armirotti (PhD, Italian Institute of Technology, Genova, Italy) „Lipidomics and biology: challenges and opportunities“.
On June 13, 2019, Science Café by James Ord "Fins of our fathers: how daddy fish influence their offspring in unexpected ways"
On June 11, 2019, Ene-Ly Jõgeda defended her theses „The influence of coinfections and host genetic factor on the susceptibility to HIV infection among people who inject drugs“.
On June 11, 2019, seminar by Professor Antonio Caruz (PhD, University de Jaén, Spain), "Human genetics and susceptibility to infectious diseases".
On May 31, 2019, at 14.00 Rando Porosk defended in Biomeedikum (Ravila 19, room 1006) his theses „The role of oxidative stress in Wolfram syndrome 1 and hypothermia“.
On May 28-29, 2019, summer school "Autoimmunity: Basic and Clinical (ABC6)".
On May 28, 2019, seminar by Dr. Mathias Mericskay (University Paris-Sud, INSERM) “NAD homeostasis and signalling in heart failure”.
On May 21-24, 2019, Summer school “Basics to Work With Extracellular Vesicles“.
On May 2, 2019, seminar by Prof. Karl Bechter (MD, PhD, Ulm University, Germany) „Update on the mild encephalitis hypothesis of severe mental disorders - with a look on the role of CSF flow“.
On April 18, 2019, Hedi Hunt defended her doctoral thesis „Precision targeting of intraperitoneal tumors with peptide-guided nanocarriers“.
On April 18, 2019, seminar by Prof. Pirjo Laakkonen (PhD, University of Helsinki, Finland) „Peptide-based targeting of brain neoplasms“.
On April 17, 2019, seminar by Associate Professor Sebastia Canovas (PhD, University of Murcia, Spain) “Epigenetic cost of Assisted Reproductive Technologies".
On March 7, 2019, guest seminar by Prof. Margus Pedaste (PhD, Head of the Centre of Educational Technology, Professor of Educational Technology, Institute of Education) “Vision of (more) personalized learning using educational technology."
On March 5, 2019, guest seminar by assistant professor Sourav Bhattacharjee (PhD, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Dublin, Ireland) "Zeta potential measurements: implications and challenges".
On February 6, 2019, seminar by Deanna Wolfson (PhD, researcher, Department of Physics and Technology at The Arctic University of Norway) "Techniques, challenges, and applications of super-resolution microscopy".
On December 10.-13, 2018, the course of confocal microscopy.
On December 4, 2018, Xuan Dung Ho defended his doctoral thesis „Characterization of the genomic profile of osteosarcoma“.
On November 30, 2018, Kärt Kriisa defended her doctoral thesis „Profile of acylcarnitines, inflammation and oxidative stress in first-episode psychosis before and after antipsychotic treatment“.
On November 30, 2018, Maarja Toots defended her doctoral thesis „Pharmacological challenge in rodent models of Wolfram syndrome with emphasis on diabetic phenotype“.
On November 30, 2018, seminar by Associate Professor Margit Mahlapuu (PhD, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden) „STK25 - a critical determinant in type 2 diabetes and non-alcoholic steatohepatitis”.
On November 26, 2018, Olga Tšuiko defended her doctoral thesis „Unravelling chromosomal instability in mammalian preimplantation embryos using single-cell genomics“.
On November 26, 2018, seminar by Prof. Joyce Harper (PhD, University College London, UK) „Reproductive Science – what does the future hold?”.
On November 20, 2018, seminar by Prof. Graham Anderson (PhD, University of Birmingham, UK) „How does the thymus control T-cell tolerance”.
On November 20, 2018, Rudolf Bichele defended his doctoral thesis „TNF superfamily and AIRE at the crossroads of thymic differentiation and host protection against Candida albicans infection“.
On November 15, 2018, Veiko Vengerfeldt defended his doctoral thesis „Apical periodontitis: prevalence and etiopathogenetic aspects“.
On October 22, 2018, seminar by Prof. Dr. Geert Bultynck’i (Department Cellular and Molecular Medicine, KU Leuven) “Anti-apoptotic Bcl-2 proteins as calcium-signaling modulators: from molecular mechanisms towards novel therapeutic strategies”.
On September 26, 2018, seminar by Prof. Maija Dambrova (Faculty of Pharmacy, Riga Stradins University) "Novel cardiometabolic drug candidate methyl-GBB: discovery and mechanisms of action".
On September 23, 2018, Alina Altpere defended her doctoral thesis „Targeting of mechanisms of elevated anxiety in female Wfs1-deficient mice“.
On September 21-23, 2018, conference “The Management of Infertility”, at the Institute of Genomics, University of Tartu.
On September 12, 2018, seminar by Dr. Diego Bohorquez (University of Duke, USA) “How your brain makes sense of food in the gut”.
On August 24, 2018, seminar by Prof. Luis Puelles (University of Murcia, Spain. ) „An introduction to the prosomeric model".
On August 23, 2018, Triin Tekko defended her doctoral thesis „Neurodevelopmental approach in the study of the function of Wfs1 and Lsamp, potential targets in the regulation of emotional behaviour“.
On May 22, 2018, Laura Kasak defended her doctoral thesis „Genome structural variation modulating the placenta and pregnancy maintenance”.
May 8-11, 2018, course „Epigenomic Regulation“ for PhD and master students, teachers, residents and medical practitioner. The topics of the lectures vary from new technologies to the role of epigenetic mechanisms in cell differentiation and disease processes.
April 27, 2018, seminar by Prof. Anne Agur (University of Toronto, Canada) „Peripheral sensory nerve blocks and radiofrequency ablation: An alternative pain management strategy”.
On April 25, 2018, Elle Põldoja defended her doctoral thesis „Structure and blood supply of the superior part of the shoulder joint capsule“.
On April 16, 2018, Piia Jõgi defended her doctoral thesis “Epidemiological and clinical characteristics of pertussis in Estonia”.
March 16, 2018, seminar by Prof Ting-Fen Tsai (National Yang Ming University) “CISD2 mediates lifespan in mammals”.
February 27, 2018, seminar by Prof. Poul Hyttel (Department of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, University of Copenhagen) “Life experiences from four decades with embryos”.
February 2, 2018, seminar „Host-microorganism interactions“. Nanna Fyhrquist (Karolinska Instititute) „Host-microorganism interaction in atopic dermatitis“ and Elin Org (Estonian Genome Centre Research Centre, Institute of Genomics), „Gut microbiota influence on metabolism and cardiometabolic phenotypes“.
January 23, 2018, seminar by Associate Professor Jarek Mäestu. „Influence of physical activity/load to health and performance related factors“.
December 19, 2017, Mario Saare defended his doctoral thesis „The influence of AIRE on gene expression – studies of transcriptional regulatory mechanisms in cell culture systems“.
December 11, 2017, seminar by prof. James E. Gern. Title: "Rhinoviruses, bacteria and you".
November 28, 2017, symposium „Extracellular Vesicles: Small Bags with Potential Impact in Health and Disease”.