Kjeldgaard Lectures

Kjeldgaard Lectures in Molecular Biology
organised by the Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics

The Kjeldgaard Lecture series is a series of lectures by internationally renowned scientists in all fields of genetics and molecular, structural and cellular biology. The lecture series is organised by the Seminar Committee at the department.

Autumn 2017

Wednesday 6 September 2017 at 13:15

Bil Clemons (Caltech, USA)

Structural Insights into the Targeting of Tail-Anchored Membrane Proteins to the ER

Host: Ditlev E. Brodersen

Thursday 5 October 2017 at 13:15

Marcus Stensmyr (Lund University, Sweden)

To be announced (Joint Lecture between MBG and DANDRITE)

Host: Anne von Philipsborn

Thurday 26 October 2017 at 13:15

Radu Aricescu (The MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, UK)

Structural Insights into GABAA Receptor Gating Mechanisms

Host: Poul Nissen

Thursday 9 November 2017 13:15

Rens Voesenek (Utrecht University, The Netherlands)

Ethylene priming: a new mechanism that confers flooding tolerance

Host: Ian Max Møller

Thursday 16 November 2017 13:15

Thomas Boehm (Max Planck Institute, Germany)

Evolution of adaptive immune systems

Host: Ernst-Martin Füchtbauer

Thursday 30 November 2017 16:15

Jozsef Csicsvari (The IST Vienna, Austria)

The role of the hippocampus in spatial learning
Joint Lecture between MBG and DANDRITE

Host: Marco Capogna 

Thursday 7 December 2017 13:15

Thomas Schwartz (MIT Department of Biology, USA)

The machinery that enables nuclear communication

Host: Kasper Røjkjær Andersen

Spring 2017


Thursday 23 March 2017 at 13:15

Lieven De Veylder
VIB Department of Plant Systems Biology, Ghent University, Belgium

The importance of plant stem cells for tissue recovery

Host: Simona Radutoiu

Thursday 20 April 2017 at 13:15

Jeff Coller
Center for RNA Molecular Biology, Case Western Reserve University, USA

Codon optimality is a major determinant of mRNA stability in Eukaryotes

Host: Christian K. Damgaard

Tuesday 25 April 2017 at 13:15

Botond Roska
Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research, University of at Basel, Switzerland

The first steps in vision: cell types, circuits and repair

Joint Lecture between MBG and DANDRITE

Host: Keisuke Yonehara

Thursday 18 May 2017 13:15

George Coupland
Max Planck Institute for Plant Breeding Research, Köln, Germany

Control of seasonal flowering in annual and perennial plants

Host: Simona Radutoiu

Thursday 8 June 2017 13:15

Sander van den Heuvel
Institute of Biodynamics and Biocomplexity, Utrecht University, Netherland

Cell division control and tumor suppression in C. elegans

Host: Anders Olsen

About Niels Ole Kjeldgaard

The lecture series was named after the founder of the department Niels Ole Kjeldgaard (1926-2006).

Autumn Programme 2017

Spring Programme 2017