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Biocenter Finland Infrastructure Day, October 13, 2011

Biocenter Finland Infrastructure Day 2011 will be organised on Thursday, October 13, 2011. The  seminar takes place in Turku Science Park, BioCity building, Mauno Koivisto Centre, Tykistökatu 6 A (map)

The themes of the Day are Biological imaging, Proteomics & metabolomics and Structural biology. All researchers interested in biosciences and Biocenter Finland technology services are welcome!


Online registration by October 7, 2011 (no registration fee). Registration closed.




(as pdf-file)


9:30-9:50 Coffee


9:50-10:00 Opening; Eero Vuorio, Biocenter Finland


10:00-11:45 Session I: Biological Imaging

- From systems biology of mitosis in cancer cells to Euro-BioImaging; Jan Ellenberg, EMBL, Heidelberg

- Biocenter Finland goes super-resolution; John Eriksson, Åbo Akademi University

- Highlights of the biological electron microscopy consortium; Eija Jokitalo, University of Helsinki

- In vivo imaging in Biocenter Finland; Olli Gröhn, University of Eastern Finland


11:45-12:45 Lunch & posters


12:45-14:30 Session II: Proteomics & Metabolomics

- Building comprehensive tools for targeted proteomics: Introducing the Human SRMAtlas; Rob Moritz, The Institute for Systems Biology (ISB), Seattle

- a national resource for protein, proteome and metabolome research; Garry Corthals, Turku Centre for Biotechnology, University of Turku and Åbo Akademi University

- Proteome technology serving basic and advanced protein profiling; Marc Baumann, University of Helsinki

- Biophysical characterization of proteins; Vesa Hytönen, University of Tampere

- Metabolomics technology platforms; Seppo Auriola, University of Eastern Finland

14:30-15:00 Coffee & posters


15:00-16:45 Session III: Structural Biology

- Cutting complexity down to size in the viral world with new technologies; David Stuart, STRUBI - The Division of Structural Biology, University of Oxford

- ESI-FTIC-MS; Juha Rouvinen, Biocenter Kuopio, University of Eastern Finland

- NMR, X-ray and EM; Adrian Goldman, Institute of Biotechnology, University of Helsinki


16:45-17:00 Closing remarks

For further information contact Planning officer Sanna Leinonen, +358 50 415 6727, sanna.p.leinonen (at) Certificates of participation will be provided on request.


- The winner of the ”When Life is Art”- bioimaging competition will be published during BF Infrastructure Day.


Remember also

Satellite meeting on Finnish participation in ESFRI projects in the field of biological and medical sciences (BMS) in Turku on October 12, 2011;

Structural biology network Roadshow in Turku on October 14, 2011.


Photo by Veikko Somerpuro

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