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November 2017
November 2017

Tue. 7 Nov, 2017

KBC Days, Umeå, Sweden (Tue. 7 Nov, 2017 8:00 - Wed. 8 Nov, 2017 16:00)

Welcome to the KBC DAYS 2017 at Chemical Biological Centre, Carl Kempe salen KB.E3.03 (former KB3B1). Please register by 30 October 2017.

 

Preliminary Programme  

Day 1, Tuesday 7 November

 

8.30

Registration, poster mounting

9.00

Welcome introduction and update
Per Gardeström, Scientific coordinator of KBC

9.15

Critical thinking and myth debunking
Martin Rosvall, Department of Physics, director of IceLab

9.45

Coffee break

 

New Faculty Members and Awardees at KBC

10.15

Catalyst Design: Searching for perfectly defective nanomaterials
Eduardo Gracia Espino, Department of Physics

10.35   

How HIV-1 wraps its genome into new virus particles - and a bit about how other viruses make theirs
Lars-Anders Carlson, Wallenberg Centre for Molecular Medicine and Department of Medical Biochemistry and Biophysics

10.55

Possibilities and challenges with small molecules targeting G-quadruplex DNA structures
Erik Chorell, Gunnar Öquist Fellow 2016

 

The KBC Interactive Focus Environment

11.15

The KBC Focus Environment – Presentation of the possibilities
Hardy Hall, facilitator KBC Focus environment
 

11.30
 

Lunch and Inauguration of the KBC Focus Environment – Live Music with PJs Funk
NOTE: The Inauguration is open for everybody and no registration needed.

12.30

Inauguration of the KBC Focus Environment
Katrine Riklund, Pro-Vice Chancellor, Umeå University
Per Gardeström, Scientific Coordinator at the KBC environment
Member of the KBC focus environment reference committee

Mingle at the focus environment

 

New Faculty Members and Awardees at KBC (cont)

13.00

Title tba
John Anderson
professor vid Loughborough University, UK
HM King Carl XVI Gustaf Professorship of Environmental Science 2017-2018 at Umeå University

13.20

Title tba
Felipe Cava
The Laboratory for Molecular Infection Medicine Sweden (MIMS), Department of Molecular Biology
Jaime Ferran Award, Spanish Society for Microbiology (Sociedad Española de Microbiología, SEM, Best Microbiologist in Spain 2017

13.40

To be confirmed
Linda Sandblad
Team leader at The Laboratory for Molecular Infection Medicine Sweden (MIMS), Department of Molecular Biology
Head of Umeå Core Facility for Electron Microscopy (UCEM)
 

 

KBC Postdoctoral Fellows

14.00

Household energy and air pollution worldwide: transitions from traditional to cleaner biomass-fired stoves, Ricardo Carvalho, Thermochemical Energy Conversion Laboratory (TEC-Lab), Department of Applied Physics - BIO4ENERGY

14.15

Live and let die – Understanding the regulation of plant leaf senescence in darkness
Daniela Liebsch, Kempe Postdoctoral Fellow at UPSC

14.30

Genome contact map explorer: a platform for the comparison, interactive visualization and analysis of genome contact maps
Rajendra Kumar, Kempe Postdoctoral Fellow at Department of Physics/IceLab

14.45

PhD students present their Research Projects in "elevator talks" 
Dan Adolfsson, Department of Chemistry
Nasibeh Mohammadi, MIMS and Department of Chemistry
Majid Mustafa, Department of Chemistry
Mirva Niinipuu, Department of Chemistry
Aleksandra Skrobonja, Department of Chemistry
Adelijiang Xiamuxiding, Department of Chemistry
Irena Fundova, Department of Forest Genetics and Plant Physiology
 

15.00

Coffee break and Poster presentation
The midterm PhD students present their posters in the KBC Focus Environment
(printed and digital presentations)

18.00

Dinner with PJs Funk (Live music)

 

Day 2, Wednesday 8 November

 

 

Update:  New Research Projects, Outreach, Doctoral Programmes

9.00

tba       
Åsa Strand, Department of Plant Physiology, Umeå Plant Science Centre UPSC
Stefan Björklund, Department of Medical Biochemistry and Biophysics
Martin Rosvall, Department of Physics and director of IceLab

9.15

To be  decided
 

9.30

To be decided
 

9.45

Abisko Citizen Science: documenting a century of climate change
Keith Larson, CIRC, EMG

10.00

Outreach Activities at "Future Forest"
Annika Mossing, communication officer, SLU Umeå

10.15

National PhD activitiy,
The MIMS affiliated National Doctoral Programme in Infection and Antibiotics NDPIA
Anna Holmström, Department of Molecular Biology, National Director of Studies

10.30

Coffee break and Poster session

 

Research Highlights at KBC

11.00

Why to become the asteroid 11807 Wannberg?
Asta Pellinen Wannberg, Department of Physics

11.20

10,000 year-old DNA proves when fish colonialized our lakes
Göran Englund, Ecology and Environmental Science

11.40

Atomic-level mechanism of enzymatic ATP versus GTP selectivity
Magnus Wolf Watz, Chemistry

12.00

Mediator binds chromosomal interacting domain boundaries
Stefan Björklund, Medical Biochemistry and Biophysics

12.20

Lunch

 

Updates from the KBC Infrastructures

13.15

to be confirmed
The Electronic Laboratory Notebook
Madeleine Ramstedt (tbc)

13.30

See separate schedule at the registration desk

The KBC infrastructures present themselves:
1. Short presentations (max 5 minutes)
- The Laboratories for Chemical Biology Umeå (Stina Berglund, Department of Chemistry)
- UPSC Plant Cell Wall and Carbohydrate Analytical Facility (Junko Takahashi Schmidt, UPSC)

2. Longer discussion of specific problems/projects/cases
- The Swedish Metabolomics Centre (Jonas Gullberg)
- Umeå Core Facility for Electron Microscopy (Linda Sandblad)

3. Guided tour through the facility
- LCBU (Stina Berglund)

15.00

Presentation of the KBC Poster Award and Conclusion
End of the KBC DAYS 2017

Per Gardeström

  Registration form

 

Wed. 8 Nov, 2017

KBC Days, Umeå, Sweden (Tue. 7 Nov, 2017 8:00 - Wed. 8 Nov, 2017 16:00)

Welcome to the KBC DAYS 2017 at Chemical Biological Centre, Carl Kempe salen KB.E3.03 (former KB3B1). Please register by 30 October 2017.

 

Preliminary Programme  

Day 1, Tuesday 7 November

 

8.30

Registration, poster mounting

9.00

Welcome introduction and update
Per Gardeström, Scientific coordinator of KBC

9.15

Critical thinking and myth debunking
Martin Rosvall, Department of Physics, director of IceLab

9.45

Coffee break

 

New Faculty Members and Awardees at KBC

10.15

Catalyst Design: Searching for perfectly defective nanomaterials
Eduardo Gracia Espino, Department of Physics

10.35   

How HIV-1 wraps its genome into new virus particles - and a bit about how other viruses make theirs
Lars-Anders Carlson, Wallenberg Centre for Molecular Medicine and Department of Medical Biochemistry and Biophysics

10.55

Possibilities and challenges with small molecules targeting G-quadruplex DNA structures
Erik Chorell, Gunnar Öquist Fellow 2016

 

The KBC Interactive Focus Environment

11.15

The KBC Focus Environment – Presentation of the possibilities
Hardy Hall, facilitator KBC Focus environment
 

11.30
 

Lunch and Inauguration of the KBC Focus Environment – Live Music with PJs Funk
NOTE: The Inauguration is open for everybody and no registration needed.

12.30

Inauguration of the KBC Focus Environment
Katrine Riklund, Pro-Vice Chancellor, Umeå University
Per Gardeström, Scientific Coordinator at the KBC environment
Member of the KBC focus environment reference committee

Mingle at the focus environment

 

New Faculty Members and Awardees at KBC (cont)

13.00

Title tba
John Anderson
professor vid Loughborough University, UK
HM King Carl XVI Gustaf Professorship of Environmental Science 2017-2018 at Umeå University

13.20

Title tba
Felipe Cava
The Laboratory for Molecular Infection Medicine Sweden (MIMS), Department of Molecular Biology
Jaime Ferran Award, Spanish Society for Microbiology (Sociedad Española de Microbiología, SEM, Best Microbiologist in Spain 2017

13.40

To be confirmed
Linda Sandblad
Team leader at The Laboratory for Molecular Infection Medicine Sweden (MIMS), Department of Molecular Biology
Head of Umeå Core Facility for Electron Microscopy (UCEM)
 

 

KBC Postdoctoral Fellows

14.00

Household energy and air pollution worldwide: transitions from traditional to cleaner biomass-fired stoves, Ricardo Carvalho, Thermochemical Energy Conversion Laboratory (TEC-Lab), Department of Applied Physics - BIO4ENERGY

14.15

Live and let die – Understanding the regulation of plant leaf senescence in darkness
Daniela Liebsch, Kempe Postdoctoral Fellow at UPSC

14.30

Genome contact map explorer: a platform for the comparison, interactive visualization and analysis of genome contact maps
Rajendra Kumar, Kempe Postdoctoral Fellow at Department of Physics/IceLab

14.45

PhD students present their Research Projects in "elevator talks" 
Dan Adolfsson, Department of Chemistry
Nasibeh Mohammadi, MIMS and Department of Chemistry
Majid Mustafa, Department of Chemistry
Mirva Niinipuu, Department of Chemistry
Aleksandra Skrobonja, Department of Chemistry
Adelijiang Xiamuxiding, Department of Chemistry
Irena Fundova, Department of Forest Genetics and Plant Physiology
 

15.00

Coffee break and Poster presentation
The midterm PhD students present their posters in the KBC Focus Environment
(printed and digital presentations)

18.00

Dinner with PJs Funk (Live music)

 

Day 2, Wednesday 8 November

 

 

Update:  New Research Projects, Outreach, Doctoral Programmes

9.00

tba       
Åsa Strand, Department of Plant Physiology, Umeå Plant Science Centre UPSC
Stefan Björklund, Department of Medical Biochemistry and Biophysics
Martin Rosvall, Department of Physics and director of IceLab

9.15

To be  decided
 

9.30

To be decided
 

9.45

Abisko Citizen Science: documenting a century of climate change
Keith Larson, CIRC, EMG

10.00

Outreach Activities at "Future Forest"
Annika Mossing, communication officer, SLU Umeå

10.15

National PhD activitiy,
The MIMS affiliated National Doctoral Programme in Infection and Antibiotics NDPIA
Anna Holmström, Department of Molecular Biology, National Director of Studies

10.30

Coffee break and Poster session

 

Research Highlights at KBC

11.00

Why to become the asteroid 11807 Wannberg?
Asta Pellinen Wannberg, Department of Physics

11.20

10,000 year-old DNA proves when fish colonialized our lakes
Göran Englund, Ecology and Environmental Science

11.40

Atomic-level mechanism of enzymatic ATP versus GTP selectivity
Magnus Wolf Watz, Chemistry

12.00

Mediator binds chromosomal interacting domain boundaries
Stefan Björklund, Medical Biochemistry and Biophysics

12.20

Lunch

 

Updates from the KBC Infrastructures

13.15

to be confirmed
The Electronic Laboratory Notebook
Madeleine Ramstedt (tbc)

13.30

See separate schedule at the registration desk

The KBC infrastructures present themselves:
1. Short presentations (max 5 minutes)
- The Laboratories for Chemical Biology Umeå (Stina Berglund, Department of Chemistry)
- UPSC Plant Cell Wall and Carbohydrate Analytical Facility (Junko Takahashi Schmidt, UPSC)

2. Longer discussion of specific problems/projects/cases
- The Swedish Metabolomics Centre (Jonas Gullberg)
- Umeå Core Facility for Electron Microscopy (Linda Sandblad)

3. Guided tour through the facility
- LCBU (Stina Berglund)

15.00

Presentation of the KBC Poster Award and Conclusion
End of the KBC DAYS 2017

Per Gardeström

  Registration form

 

Tue. 14 Nov, 2017

Bio4Energy Board Meeting, Skellefteå, Sweden (Tue. 14 Nov, 2017 16:00 - 18:00)

Contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Bio4Energy Communications

Wed. 15 Nov, 2017

Autumn 2017 Bio4Energy Researchers' Meeting, Skellefteå, Sweden (Wed. 15 Nov, 2017 9:00 - 16:00)

A seminar programme and an invitation to register have been sent to the Bio4Energy researchers.

If you are a Bio4Energy researcher, but have not received an invitation, please contact Anna Strom, phone: +46 90 786 5247.

Future of Biogas, Europe 2017, London, UK (Wed. 15 Nov, 2017 10:00 - Thu. 16 Nov, 2017 19:00)

 
 
 
   




   
 


 
   
Give us a call +44(0)2031410607

 
 
Exploring The Future of Anaerobic Digestion and Biogas Optimisation

 
 
ACI’s Future of Biogas Europe, 15th-16th November 2017, London, UK will bring together senior executives and experts from the full value chain to provide a forum for all parties active in the field of anaerobic degradation of organic matter and renewable energy production in the form of biogas. 

Power producers, technology providers, agricultural sector, food and beverage industry, waste management industry and leading service providers are all impacted by the development of Biogas utilisation. The two day summit will bring them together to discuss the latest challenges, developments and future insights.

Join us in London to exchange your point of view with your peers and engage in excellent networking opportunities.

Key Topics For Discussion:

  • European biogas industry outlook
  • Anaerobic digestion utilisation in the food and beverage industry
  • Large scale biogas production: Case studies and examples
  • Adoption of biomethane in the transport sector
  • Biogas plant upgrading and optimisation with the use of anaerobic digestion
  • Emerging markets for biogas application
  • Potential in the landfill and wastewater treatment sector
  • Considerations when building new plants
  • Policy and regulation: Key developments in the European Union
  • Shaping public perception and the importance of public approval
  • UK biogas market focus
  • Sustainable feedstock selection
  • Developments in biogas production
  • Future insight: Looking to 2020 and beyond
Who Will Attend?

Biogas production companies, Biogas technology suppliers, Energy & utility companies, Waste to energy project developers, Policy makers, Waste water treatment specialists, Biomass producers, Waste management specialists, Technology development & solution providers, National/local governments & industry/manufacturing investing in biogas facilities, Green Energy Financial & Investment firms, Research & academic organisations, High energy using industries, Energy companies, Food and beverage industry, Agricultural sector, Regulatory and Policy Officers, Consultants and analysts.

 
Download Brochure

20% discount - £320 off on Registration

Register Before 31st May and Pay only £1,275 (ex. VAT) instead of £1,595 (ex.VAT)

The standard delegate rate is £1,595 (ex.Vat) which includes attendance of the two day conference, all speakers' presentations, lunches and networking opportunities as well as documentation from the event.

 
 
REGISTER NOW

 
Select the ticket and click Buy Now. At the checkout page you firstly tick “Yes” to the question “Are you a business from outside the UK?” and then fill in your company’s VAT/ registration number and the rest of the details. Please mention “EBGe3MKTG” in Additional Information/Order Notes. Once we receive your online booking, I will send you the receipt. If you would like to pay by invoice, please do not hesitate to contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. on +44 (0) 203 141 0607.

 
 
 
 
For Commercial & Sponsorship Opportunities:

Showcase your technologies to demonstrate the capabilities of your latest products and services. Companies can gain direct access to our senior level audience and have an increased level of visibility and exposure through branding and networking at the conference. There are varying sponsorship packages available. For further details, please contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. on +48 (0) 61 646 9780

Call For Papers:

If you would like to be considered as a speaker at the event for a 30-45 minute presentation, please submit an abstract for consideration to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. +44(0)203 141 0612

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Don’t Wait to the Last Minute!

 
Save £320 on Registration!

 
 
SECURE YOUR SPACE NOW

 
 
 
 


 
   




   
 

Thu. 16 Nov, 2017

Future of Biogas, Europe 2017, London, UK (Wed. 15 Nov, 2017 10:00 - Thu. 16 Nov, 2017 19:00)

 
 
 
   




   
 


 
   
Give us a call +44(0)2031410607

 
 
Exploring The Future of Anaerobic Digestion and Biogas Optimisation

 
 
ACI’s Future of Biogas Europe, 15th-16th November 2017, London, UK will bring together senior executives and experts from the full value chain to provide a forum for all parties active in the field of anaerobic degradation of organic matter and renewable energy production in the form of biogas. 

Power producers, technology providers, agricultural sector, food and beverage industry, waste management industry and leading service providers are all impacted by the development of Biogas utilisation. The two day summit will bring them together to discuss the latest challenges, developments and future insights.

Join us in London to exchange your point of view with your peers and engage in excellent networking opportunities.

Key Topics For Discussion:

  • European biogas industry outlook
  • Anaerobic digestion utilisation in the food and beverage industry
  • Large scale biogas production: Case studies and examples
  • Adoption of biomethane in the transport sector
  • Biogas plant upgrading and optimisation with the use of anaerobic digestion
  • Emerging markets for biogas application
  • Potential in the landfill and wastewater treatment sector
  • Considerations when building new plants
  • Policy and regulation: Key developments in the European Union
  • Shaping public perception and the importance of public approval
  • UK biogas market focus
  • Sustainable feedstock selection
  • Developments in biogas production
  • Future insight: Looking to 2020 and beyond
Who Will Attend?

Biogas production companies, Biogas technology suppliers, Energy & utility companies, Waste to energy project developers, Policy makers, Waste water treatment specialists, Biomass producers, Waste management specialists, Technology development & solution providers, National/local governments & industry/manufacturing investing in biogas facilities, Green Energy Financial & Investment firms, Research & academic organisations, High energy using industries, Energy companies, Food and beverage industry, Agricultural sector, Regulatory and Policy Officers, Consultants and analysts.

 
Download Brochure

20% discount - £320 off on Registration

Register Before 31st May and Pay only £1,275 (ex. VAT) instead of £1,595 (ex.VAT)

The standard delegate rate is £1,595 (ex.Vat) which includes attendance of the two day conference, all speakers' presentations, lunches and networking opportunities as well as documentation from the event.

 
 
REGISTER NOW

 
Select the ticket and click Buy Now. At the checkout page you firstly tick “Yes” to the question “Are you a business from outside the UK?” and then fill in your company’s VAT/ registration number and the rest of the details. Please mention “EBGe3MKTG” in Additional Information/Order Notes. Once we receive your online booking, I will send you the receipt. If you would like to pay by invoice, please do not hesitate to contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. on +44 (0) 203 141 0607.

 
 
 
 
For Commercial & Sponsorship Opportunities:

Showcase your technologies to demonstrate the capabilities of your latest products and services. Companies can gain direct access to our senior level audience and have an increased level of visibility and exposure through branding and networking at the conference. There are varying sponsorship packages available. For further details, please contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. on +48 (0) 61 646 9780

Call For Papers:

If you would like to be considered as a speaker at the event for a 30-45 minute presentation, please submit an abstract for consideration to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. +44(0)203 141 0612

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Don’t Wait to the Last Minute!

 
Save £320 on Registration!

 
 
SECURE YOUR SPACE NOW

 
 
 
 


 
   




   
 

Mon. 20 Nov, 2017

Tue. 21 Nov, 2017

Wed. 22 Nov, 2017

BioBase 2017, Piteå, Sweden (Wed. 22 Nov, 2017 8:00 - Thu. 23 Nov, 2017 16:00)

 

Conference focusing on circular and biobased economy

22-23 November 

Day 1: Exclusive site visits

08:45/09:45

Buses from Piteå/Luleå Airport

11.00

The sustainable production forestry

Inauguration - Mikael Damberg, Minister for Enterprise and Innovation and Elisabeth Backteman, State Secretary

Welcome to the forest - Eva Färnstrand / P-O Wedin

 Three different "forestry" stories

Hosts:

 Sveaskog, Chair Eva Färnstrand, CEO P-O Wedin

12.00

Lunch

Transportation

14.00

The sustainable forest industry value chain & Innovation at Smurfit Kappa Piteå

Tour in the Kraftliner mill

Experience Centre – storytelling

- Circular and biobased economy

- The forest industry value chain

- Research, development and innovation

Hosts:

 Smurfit Kappa

 RISE Bioeconomy, CEO Pia Sandvik and CEO RISE ETC Magnus Marklund

Thu. 23 Nov, 2017

BioBase 2017, Piteå, Sweden (Wed. 22 Nov, 2017 8:00 - Thu. 23 Nov, 2017 16:00)

 

Conference focusing on circular and biobased economy

22-23 November 

Day 1: Exclusive site visits

08:45/09:45

Buses from Piteå/Luleå Airport

11.00

The sustainable production forestry

Inauguration - Mikael Damberg, Minister for Enterprise and Innovation and Elisabeth Backteman, State Secretary

Welcome to the forest - Eva Färnstrand / P-O Wedin

 Three different "forestry" stories

Hosts:

 Sveaskog, Chair Eva Färnstrand, CEO P-O Wedin

12.00

Lunch

Transportation

14.00

The sustainable forest industry value chain & Innovation at Smurfit Kappa Piteå

Tour in the Kraftliner mill

Experience Centre – storytelling

- Circular and biobased economy

- The forest industry value chain

- Research, development and innovation

Hosts:

 Smurfit Kappa

 RISE Bioeconomy, CEO Pia Sandvik and CEO RISE ETC Magnus Marklund

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