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WCMM Newsletter May 2018


WCMM  Newsletter

Wallenberg Centre for Molecular Medicine
Lund University

Dear all,
Thank you for all the contributions so far to the KAW report that is currently put together. However, we will need some editing on some parts, and update on scientific progress until the final version is done. Note that we ask you to keep-the-date September 4 for a joint WCMM-LBIC Seminar. Book your calendars from 15-19 😊.

WCMM LU Summer Party June 14


We look forward to the Summer Party in two weeks from now!
It will be a traditional Swedish Summer party with outdoor activities, a Midsummer Buffé and songs. Please see plan for the day below.

15.30 WCMM YEAR SUMMARY and Welcome Drink at the Belfrage Lecture hall, BMC D15
- Walk together to Stadsparken
- Surprise activities
~16.30 Meet at Restaurant Stadsparken for Outdoor activities
18.00 Midsummer Buffé at Restaurant Stadsparken
Information: Wear clothes appropriate for outdoor activities. Don’t hesitate to contact Andrea or Ulrica if you have any questions!

Welcome! New Wallenberg Molecular Medicine Fellows


Below find planned starting dates and names of the newly recruited Fellows.

September 1 2018: Paul Bourgine, PhD (Musculoskeletal system), recruited from University Hospital of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
January 1 2019: Niklas Mattsson MD, PhD (Nervous system with emphasis on function and plasticity) recruited from Dept. Clinical Sciences, Lund University, Lund/Malmö, Sweden
January 1 2019: Vinay Swaninathan PhD (Cancer), recruited from National Institutes of Health, Bethesda USA

SciLifeLab Newsletter


Please, follow the link below to subscribe to SciLifeLab´s Newsletter for keeping updated, and inspiring and most useful information:

Funding available for NMMP collaborations


In order to stimulate scientific interactions between SciLifeLab (as Infrastructure and their Fellows) and the WCMM researchers at all sites, as well as between WCMM- associated researchers from different sites there is NMMP funding available for e.g. travel costs. E.g. if you have initiated a collaboration or have an idea to invite a colleague from SciLifeLab/WCMM sites for a scientific discussion or as a lecturer – CONTACT Ulrica for a discussion on financial support!

WCMM Affiliation and Acknowledgements


Please, all WCMM-associated PIs (preclinical- and clinical) use the following guideline for WCMM-affiliation and acknowledgements to KAW:
John Doe a,b
a = Departmental address or Clinic address
b = Wallenberg Center for Molecular Medicine, Lund University

The Knut and Alice Wallenberg foundation is acknowledged for generous support.

WCMM Researcher Calendar 2018


June 7
Seminar Mid-term Mentor Program, 08.30-13.30, Pufendorf Inst in Lund. (OBS only for those joining the current Mentor Program)

June 14
WCMM LU Summer party, see details above

September 4
WCMM-LBIC meeting, 15-19 at BMC. Invitation will come later.

November 22
End of Mentor program, 08.30-13.30, Pufendorf Inst in Lund (OBS only for those joining the current Mentor Program)

Enjoy the early Summer of 2018!
Happy sun

All the best,
WCMM Lund Research Coordinator

Page Manager:

Wallenberg Centre for Molecular Medicine
Klinikgatan 32
221 84 Lund
Phone: 046-222 00 00 (switchboard)