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Ongoing activities

DPLU half day seminar May 19th


09:15-09:25 Registration and welcome
09:25-09:30 DPLU introduction Claire Lyons and Klinsmann Carolo

09:30-10:00 Kjell Olsson, PhD Student, Nutritional Epidemiology
"First we eat"- Carbohydrate rich foods and the risk of Type 2 Diabetes
10:00-10:30 Claire Lyons, Associate Researcher, Medical Protein Science
Identification of targets for Apolipoprotein A-I and RG54 action in INS1E cells

10:30-10:45 Break

10:45-11:00 Sebastian Wasserstrom, Associate Researcher, LBIC
Introduction to LU Bioimaging Centre (LBIC)

11:00-11:30 Ben King, Associate Researcher, Protein Chemistry
Dissecting roles of Complement Component C3 in diabetes
11:30-12:00 Mi Huang, PhD Student, Genetics and Molecular Epidemiology
Using cell models and environmental factors to study GxE interaction on weight loss and regain

12:00-12:05 Closing remarks and evaluation

Organised by the DPLU PhD and Postdoc Network
Register to attend by signing up here:

Time: 19th May 2021 09:15-12:00
Location: Zoom

Registration link:


Vacant position for a PhD to represent MDR at the Exodiab Board


Are you doing diabetes research? MDR (Medical Doctoral Student Council) and LUDC are looking for a PhD Student to be MDR’s representative at the ExoDiab Board! ExoDiab (Excellence in Diabetes Research in Sweden) is one the Strategic Research Areas (SFOs) that requires a PhD Representative on their board. ExoDiab is a research program that aims to develop preventive methods for the treatment of diabetes. Their goal is to develop tools to prevent and treat diabetes and to create a national resource to stimulate diabetes research in Sweden. If this could be you… APPLY NOW! (email mdr [at] med [dot] lu [dot] se () to apply).