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Career talks

Aim and format

In this seminar series focusing on career development, senior scientists will give insights into their research career chronologically, focusing on key strategic decisions, coping, work-life balance, gender issues, and more.

June 15, 2020

Speaker: Jonas Frisén, MD/PhD

Professor of Stem Cell Research
Stem Cells in Tissue Homeostasis and Regenerative Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden


14.45 – 15.00 | Grab and go virtual fika
Coffee and fika will be available on a first come first serve basis in the kitchens at B10, B12, A11 and A12. Grab and go to join our virtual fika at 14.45.
15.00 - 16.00 | Career talk Jonas Frisén ”My path in science”
No registration required.
16.00 - 16.30 | Meet the speaker breakout discussion
We will organize a smaller group discussion after Jonas Frisén's career talk. Target audience: PhD students, postdocs, staff scientists, Master students.
Registration required. Selection will be on a first come first serve basis.

Register here. Registration deadline: June 10, 2020 

About the speaker

Jonas Frisén is a Professor of Stem Cell Research at the Department of Cell and Molecular Biology at Karolinska Institutet, Sweden. Professor Frisén is an internationally renowned stem cell researcher who is interested in the role of stem cells in cell turnover in healthy and pathological conditions.

The Frisén lab studies the identity of stem cells and the organization of cellular lineages, the molecular regulation of cell production and the role of cell renewal in homeostasis and pathological situations. 

Read more about the Frisén lab here: 

Jonas Frisén
Jonas Frisén. Photo:
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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


Past career talks

December 18, 2017

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

"A scientific journey in three countries"

June 11, 2018

Malin Parmar
Professor in Cellular Neuroscience at Lund University, Sweden

"The unexpected events that shape your career"

December 18, 2018

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

"Clinical excellence and experimental research - an oxymoron?"

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"