25 April Seminar: Adenovirus vectors for gene transfer and therapy, Kuopio

Time: Friday 25 April, 2014 at 9–14.30
Place: University of Eastern Finland (UEF), Kuopio campus, Tietoteknia building, auditorium, address: Savilahdentie 6

Seminar program:

9.00-9.10       Opening words – Prof. Seppo Ylä-Herttuala (UEF)

9:10-9:50      Prof. Andrew Baker (University of Glasgow, UK): Models of acute vascular injury and their use for intervention studies in gene and RNA therapy

9:50-10:30    Prof. Eric Kremer (CNRS, France): Gene transfer to the brain for an orphan neurodegenerative disease

10:30-11:10  Prof. Ari Hinkkanen (UEF): Tumor restrictions to oncolytic virus

11:10-12:10  Lunch (self-paid)

12:10-12:45  Dr. Maija Vihinen-Ranta (University of Jyväskylä): Viral strategies for nuclear delivery of their genomes

12:45-13:20  Dr. Varpu Marjomäki (University of Jyväskylä): Quantitative tools and probes to study virus entry and targeting

13:20-13:40  Dr. Hanna Sallinen (UEF): Ovarian carcinoma clinical trial at Kuopio University Hospital

13:40-14:00  Dr. Hanna Lesch (FKD Therapies): Large scale AdV production for clinical trials

14:00- 14:30 Coffee


Please register (those not registered to the course) via this link by Tuesday 22 April at the latest: https://elomake.uef.fi/lomakkeet/8986/lomake.html



University of Eastern Finland
Department of Biotechnology and Molecular Medicine
A.I.Virtanen Institute for Molecular Sciences


Publishing year: 2014

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