Meet the Top Scientist – seminar, Oulu

The Meet the Top Scientist seminar organized by Biocenter Oulu will shed light on obesity. You will hear about metabolism, obesity and weight management from the point of view of Medical Science, Humanities, and Information Technology. Three researchers will share the results of their research and thoughts on the topic, followed by an interview with professor Peppi Karppinen. Professor Karppinen and her collaborators have recently made breakthrough research concerning the treatment of obesity. She is in ongoing collaboration with professor William G. Kaelin, one of the 2019 Nobel laureates in Physiology or Medicine.

Time: 27 November 2019, 12-15
Place: University of Oulu, Tellus Kontinkangas, Aapistie 7A

Agenda:

12:00 Opening words: Johanna Uusimaa, Director of Biocenter Oulu
12:10 Professor Markku Savolainen, Internal medicine, Faculty of Medicine
12:40 Professor Maija-Leena Huotari, Faculty of Humanities:  Health Information Literacy and Changing Media Landscape

Break

13:20 Docent Tuire Salonurmi, Faculty of Medicine and Heidi Enwald, Faculty of Humanities: Development and results of Onnikka, a web-based weight management software
13:50 Meet the Top Scientist, an interview with Professor Peppi Karppinen, Dean of Faculty of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine
14:20 Panel discussion
14:50 Closing words: Johanna Uusimaa, Director of Biocenter Oulu

You are warmly welcome to register for the event here: bit.ly/topscientist

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