TEDxNorrköpingED
Thursday October 4th, 2018 17:30-21:00
Theme: Biology: From Learning to Developing
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Program:
17:30: Check-in at CNEMA. Everybody Seated at 18:00!
18:00: Welcome, TED-rules. TED’s TEDx-Intro video
18:10:  Andreas Eriksson: Master in Medical Biology, PhD in Pharmacology, employed as University Lecturer in Pharmacology. Work is mainly focused on teaching students at university level. A current interest is teaching students with the help of technology (such as recorded lectures)
Talk title: Approaching learning with new eyes.
18:30: Replayed from TED.com:
Dan Gibson: How to build synthetic DNA and send it across the internet.
18:50:  Martin Wiksten: Vice Project Manager and President of LiU iGEM, Linköping, Sweden. Since he started studying Medical Biology at Linköpings University he has found an increased interest in entrepreneurship in the medical field. At this point of time he is the president of the organisation LiU iGEM where he plans to further develop the organisation to increase student interest and engagement in synthetic biology.
Talk title: Synthetic biology - How a student can find their calling.
19:10: Break for discussion and refreshments
19:40:  Jenny Hagenblad:. Did her undergraduate and graduate studies at Lund University leading to a PhD in genetics, with the graduate studies partly carried out at University of Southern California, Los Angeles. After her dissertation, Jenny went to Edinburgh University as a post doctoral research fellow and Jenny have since worked at Uppsala University, the Norwegian University of Science and Technology in Trondheim and is currently at IFM - Biology at Linköping University. Her main research interest lies within evolutionary genetics and how genetic data can be used to understand the evolutionary history of a species. Jenny have worked with different plant model system and she is currently studying the evolution of cultivated plants.
Talk title: Dead seeds telling stories - what century old seeds can tell about farming in the far north.
20:00: Replayed from TED.com:
Lauren Sallan: How to win at evolution and survive a mass extinction.
20:20:  Peter Påhlsson: PhD, Professor in Medical Biology, Chemical Diagnostics, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Linköping University. Co-founder, and CEO of Glycobond AB, Linköping, Sweden
Talk title: About glycobiology and thinking outside of the box.
20:40: Concluding Information, Announcements, Discussion.
 
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