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Workshop: Infrastructures enabling Life Science

Meet the research infrastructures at KTH!

Time: Tue 2020-12-15 13.00 - 16.30

Location: Online

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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.

The largest core facilities for Life Science at KTH will present themselves and be available for Q&As. First, short films presenting each infrastructure will be available a week before the workshop, so that you can watch them in advance. Then at the workshop, you will be able to meet with representatives from the infrastructures, in the webtool REMO which enables mingling and discussions directly with the infrastructures.

KTH's deputy president Mikael Östling will also present KTH´s infrastructure strategy and participate in a discussion session. We will start off the LS-day with two exciting keynote presentations illustrating the science that strong infrastructures can enable.

Short films from the participating core facilities, describing the facility services, user models as well as key examples of research carried out are available on YouTube (see links below).

Participating core facilities


13.00 Opening of the Workshop on zoom webinar

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

13.50 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.

14.45 Presentation and discussion with KTH's deputy president Mikael Östling about KTHs infrastructure strategy. See the presentation here

15.30-16.30 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.