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Career talks

The career talks seminar series focuses on career and professional development. Senior scientists will give insights into their research career chronologically, focusing on key strategic decisions, coping, work-life balance, gender issues, and more.

Elly Tanaka: Finding your way in science

January 21, 2021 14.45 - 16.00 | Seminar


14.45 – 15.00 | Grab and go fika

Grab and go coffee and fika will be available on a first come first serve basis in the kitchens at B10, B12, A11 and A12.

15.00 – 16.00 | Career talk Elly Tanaka

Career talk "Finding your way in science" followed by Q&A session

No registration required.


Past career talks

December 7, 2020

Jean-luc Doumont, PhD
Expert in research communication

"Doing it my way: creating your own career"

June 15, 2020

Jonas Frisén
Professor of Stem Cell Research

"My path in science"

November 26, 2019

Camilla Forsberg
Professor of Biomolecular Engineering and director of the Institute for the Biology of Stem Cells at the University of California Santa Cruz

"10 things I love (and hate) about my career in academic science"

December 18, 2018

Eva Hellström-Lindberg
Professor of hematology at the Department of Medicine, Huddinge, Karolinska Institutet

"Clinical excellence and experimental research - an oxymoron?"

June 11, 2018

Malin Parmar
Professor in Cellular Neuroscience at Lund University, Sweden

"The unexpected events that shape your career"

December 18, 2017

Stefan Karlsson
Professor of Molecular Medicine and Consultant Physician at Lund University Hospital, Sweden

"A scientific journey in three countries"

Photograph of scientist Elly Tanaka.

Elly Tanaka, PhD

Elly Margaret Tanaka is a biochemist and senior scientist at the Research Institute of Molecular Pathology (IMP) in Vienna, Austria. Tanaka studies the molecular cell biology of limb and spinal cord regeneration as well as the evolution of regeneration. 

Read more about Dr Tanaka's research:


For questions or ideas, please contact:

Henrik Ahlenius
Henrik [dot] Ahlenius [at] med [dot] lu [dot] se

Christine Karlsson
Christine [dot] Karlsson [at] med [dot] lu [dot] se