Upcoming events and meetings

Second presentation of a new series of scientific seminars on 3rd of February 2017

The second presentation of a new series of scientific seminars will take place on 3rd of February 2017 starting at 11:00 in the seminar room on the second floor of the UT's Translational Medicine Centre (Ravila 14b, Tartu). 

The presentation will be given by Olga Tšuiko, who is a PhD student from the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology (UT). The title of her presentation will be: "Unraveling chromosomal instability in early cleavage stage embryos using bovine as a model".

Everyone is welcome!

For additional information please contact: Hemminki Otstavel (hemminki.otstavel@ut.ee), +37256354033

 

SEARMET PhD students' seminar with prof. Alireza Fazeli and prof. William Holt

Next seminar in the series of PhD students' seminars will take place on 2nd of February 2017. This time we have professor William Holt from the University of Sheffield visiting us. His main research has focused on the methods for the assessment and preservation of gametes, especially spermatozoa, in a variety of species. More information about prof. William Holt can be found here: http://fazelilab.group.shef.ac.uk/Holt.html

The seminar will take place at EMU main building (Fr. R. Kreutzwaldi 1, second floor, room 211). It will start at 09:00.

The agenda of the seminar will be following:

Time

Name

University

Topic

09:00-09:05

Alireza Fazeli

USFD

Introduction

09:05-09:40

Marilin Ivask

UT

"High-fat diet influence on Wfs1 heterozygous mice"

09:40-10:15

Freddy Lättekivi

UT

"Offspring of long-snouted seahorses on different diets: de novo transcriptome assembly and analysis of differentially expressed genes"

10:15-10:50

Ulrika Tuppits

EMU

"Local inflammatory response in mares’s uterus before and after insemination with frozen-thawed semen"

10:50-11:25

Aili Tagoma

UT/EMU

„The effect of extracellular vesicles in fetal bovine serum on Jar sphere outgrowth“

11:25-11:40

Small break

 

 

11:40-12:15

Rutt Taba

UT

"RNA sequencing of bovine blastocysts"

12:15-12:50

Lidiia Zhytnik

UT

"Genetic predisposition to Osteogenesis Imperfecta"

12:50-13:25

Hanneloore Kiiver

EMU

„The effects of milk progesterone and activity level on pregnancy rate in Holstein dairy cows using the Ovsynch protocol”

13:25-14:00

Aili Tagoma

UT/EMU

Discussion about Marie-Sklodowska Curie postdoc application

Please inform Hemminki Otstavel (hemminki.otstavel@ut.ee) about your participation by the 13th of January 2017. All the PhD students who will present their research are required to send the title of their presentation to the same e-mail address.

 

 

First presentation of a new series of scientific seminars on 16th of January 2017

We are excited to announce the first presentation of a new series of scientific seminars. It will take place on 16th of January starting at 11:00 in the seminar room on the second floor of the UT's Translational Medicine Centre (Ravila 14b, Tartu). 

The presentation will be given by Shaghayegh Basatvat, who is a PhD student from the Alireza Fazeli's research group at the University of Sheffield. The title of her presentation will be: "Investigating the Tribbles-2 modulation of innate immune system during embryo implantation using 2D and 3D cell culture models".

Everyone is welcome!

For additional information please contact: Hemminki Otstavel (hemminki.otstavel@ut.ee), +37256354033

SEARMET Steering Committee meeting in November

Next SEARMET Steering Committe meeting will take place in Tallinn, Estonia on 21-23rd of November. Additional information coming soon.

Next SEARMET meeting in Tartu, Estonia on 17-19th of October

Our next SEARMET project meeting will take place in Tartu on 17-19th of October. Professor Poul Hyttel from the University of Copenhagen will conduct a workshop on topic "How do animal and human biomedicine benefit from each other?". Experts from UCPH will supervise EMU staff in the laboratory, where will be discussions about in vitro embryo production; preparations for oocyte aspiration, IVM and preparations for OPU. EMU's OPU-technicians Jevgeni Kurykin and Andres Reilent will carry out the procedure in Rahinge Farm. SEARMET Steering Committee meeting will also take place.