Symposium: Life Sciences Combatting Global Challenges - The European perspective
Biocenter and Helsinki Institute of Life Science HiLIFE organize a Symposium: Life Sciences Combatting Global Challenges - The European perspective. on November 26 at 10-12.
Keynote by Prof Ewan Birney: EMBL: Europe’s international life science laboratory - from viruses to ecosystems
Director of EMBL-EBI & Deputy Director General of EMBL
Pauli Kallio, Katja Kivinen and
See details below.
Welcome to the Symposium!
Life Sciences are central to understanding the most pressing global challenges from climate change and loss of biodiversity to pandemics and other severe health care challenges. The ongoing rapid technological and digital developments are providing tools to address these challenges in completely new ways with direct applications in environment, agriculture, health care, innovations and industry. The technology-driven revolution in Life Sciences underline the importance of modern infrastructure services.
Biocenter Finland and Helsinki Institute of Life Science HiLIFE organize a Symposium Life Sciences Combatting Global Challenges - The European perspective on November 26, at 10 AM-12 PM in Viikki Infocenter. The Symposium is organized as a hybrid meeting and can be joined remotely.
Professor Ewan Birney, Director of EMBL-EBI and Deputy Director General of EMBL gives the Keynote Lecture on the EMBL research and infrastructure organization. The Keynote covers the new EMBL Scientific Programme and European response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Symposium includes presentations from prominent Finnish Life Science researchers and experts and a panel discussion on Life Science research and infrastructures in the European context.
Time: November 26, at 10 AM-12 PM
Venue: Viikki Infocenter, Oppimistori;
Viikinkaari 11, Helsinki
Arrival: See map included with the programme. Limited parking lots available due to Raide Jokeri construction work in Viikinkaari. Few general parking lots at campus and more at nearby Prisma shopping center
Registration: Registration is required for those attending the Symposium onsite https://www.lyyti.fi/reg/LS_Combatting_Global_Challenges
Remote access: https://helsinki.zoom.us/j/67905842883, (passcode 808666)
Safety: Please comply with the University of Helsinki guidelines to prevent the spread of Sars-Cov2