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Workshop: Infrastructures enabling Life Science

The KTH Life Science Technology Platform arranges a half-day digital workshop to put the spotlight on how important our academic core facilities and central infrastructures are for high-quality Life Science Research. We will have two exciting keynote presentations illustrating the science infrastructures can enable. KTH's vice rector Mikael Östling will present KTHs infrastructure strategy and participate in a discussion session. The largest core facilities at KTH will present themselves in the context of Life Science and be available for Q&As.

Time: Tue 2020-12-15 13.00 - 16.30

Location: Online

Presentations from the participating core facilities will be posted here December 8th describing the facility services, user models and key examples of research carried out.  

Participating core facilities

  • Johnason Imaging Cente
  • Kista Electrum Cleanroom
  • Nanolab
  • Autoimmunity Profiling facility
  • Cell Profiling
  • Advanced Light Microscopy
  • KTH Prototype Center
  • Den nationella läkemedelsplattformen på SciLifeLab
  • National Genomics Infrastructure


13.00 Opening of the Workshop on zoom webinar

13.15 Keynote talk by Professor Mattias Jakobsson  Uppsala University. Title of talk: Ancient genomes inform on early human history.

14.00 Keynote talk by Professor Martin Högbom  Stockholm University. Title of talk: Studies of enzymatic reactions by serial femtosecond crystallography at X-ray free-electron laser sources.

14.15 Presentation and discussion with KTH's vice rector Mikael Östling about KTHs infrastructure strategy

15.15-16.30 Meet the core facilites in Remo. Core facility managers will be avaialbe for discussion and questions.


The workshop is open to participants within and outside KTH free of charge but you need to register here .

Links to attend the workshop will be sent out to registered participants 13th December.