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ProLipids Midsummer Workshop 2019

ProLipids Midsummer Workshop snap shot pic

Welcome to the ProLipids Midsummer Workshop on Future Trends in Biomembrane Research. Helsinki, 10 – 13 June, 2019 Organizers: ProLipids Student Council, Elina Ikonen, Ilpo Vattulainen, Pekka Lappalainen, Andrea Dichlberger from the University of Helsinki. Co-organizer: Atte Sillanpää from CSC, IT Center for Science Ltd. Registration open until May 31, 2019 No registration fee! Registration …

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Hongxia Zhao receives 0.5M EUR grant from the Erkko Foundation


Hongxia Zhao receives 0.5M EUR grant from the JANE and AATOS ERKKO FOUNDATION for her research project “Regulation of Mitochondrial Ultrastructure and Dynamics: Functional Link to Mitochondrial Diseases”.   CONGRATULATIONS!!!

Ilpo Vattulainen receives prestigious Human Frontier Science Program Grant


Professor Ilpo Vattulainen at the Department of Physics and his colleagues from Germany and USA have been awarded a three-year grant worth over one million USD to research the regulation of membrane receptor function in the brain by lipid composition and dietary input. A joint project of Professor Ilpo Vattulainen, Professor Mikael Simons at German …

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ProLipids Symposium December 12, 2017

Welcome to the ProLipids Advanced Technologies International Symposium: Cell challenge – novel, innovative techniques of manipulating and imaging live cells 12 December, 2017 Biomedicum, Haartmaninkatu 8, University of Helsinki Organized by the ProLipids Student Council Registration open until December 8 PROGRAMME SESSION 1 9:30 – 12:00 lecture hall 3 9:30 – 9:45 Coffee 9:45 – …

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ProLipids annual meeting 2017


The fourth ProLipids Runeberg´s day-meeting was held in Helsinki on February 2-3. This meeting consisted of a course-planning workshop, and a symposium. The Minisymposium on Protein-Lipid Interactions was open to all researchers at the University of Helsinki. Our guest invited speakers were Patricia Basserau from Institut Curie, Paris, and Ünal Coskun from Paul Langerhans Institut, …

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XXVII Paulo symposium: Organelle communication in metabolism – from intracellular lipid fluxes to fatty liver

Registration is now open for the XXVII Paulo Symposium: “XXVII Paulo symposium: Organelle communication in metabolism – from intracellular lipid fluxes to fatty liver”, 13-15 June 2016. Symposium web pages Paulo foundation is celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2016.