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Here, you will find preparatory material for self-studies, lectures, articles etc for all week-topics.
Instructions for the assignment on writing a research proposal.
Note that for Research proposal 2, you should add a 2-year budget for the project. Place the budget on a separate page at the end of the pdf document.
Instructions and examples are given here.
Instructions for peer-review
Teacher assessment of you given peer-review is according to the following assessment criteria.
ReflectionInstructions for reflection.
The presentations of Research proposal 2 are held Jan 14-15. You have to attend both days, one as a presenter and one as part of the review board.
Instructions for presenters and review board are found here.
Schedule for Research Proposal 2: 10 min presentation + 5 min discussion
Tuesday 14/1 (Anna-Karin Larsson Callerfelt)
09.00-09.15 1. Eldina Kurtisi - “Montelukast, a antagonist for Cysteine Leukotriene Receptor 1 (CysLT1R) to inhibit colon cancer cell migration in vitro”
09.15-09.30 2. Stina Lagerström - “Targeting HTT in induced neurons directly reprogrammed from Huntingdon’s disease patient fibroblasts using CRIPSRi”
09.30-09.45 3. Karin Lindefalk - “Connexin 43 and its role as a potential key player in the pathogenesis of pulmonary hypertension”
09.45-10.00 4. Agnes Lindholm - “Osthole: A new possible anticancer agent in the treatment of Triple-Negative Breast Cancer”
10.10-10.25 5. Neele Bergemann - “Persistent Eosinophilic Asthma: Dupilumab As an Inhibitor of the Th2-Inflammatory Pathway – A Phase IIa Study”
10.25-10.40 6. Carol Geukens - “Ultrasound mediated chemotherapy as a more local treatment for lung cancer”
10:40-10.55 7. Emma Korhonen - “The use of oral theophylline to increase corticosteroid sensitivity in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a randomized double-blind clinical trial”
10:55-11.10 8. Sofia Thomasson - “Can pulmonary exposure to cellulose nanocrystals have any harmful effect on reproductive system in male mice”
11.10-11.25 9. Anthony Troung - “Treating Lung cancer using autologous cytokine-induced killer cell therapy”
11.30-11.50 Reviewer board discussions. Decision of 3 project grants for support
11.50-12.00 Grant Decisions and concluding comments
Wednesday 15/1 (Maria Swanberg)
9.00-9.15 1. Elin von Horn - “Evaluation of MK-1439 a new NNRT1 for the treatment of HIV-1 infection”
9.15-9.30 2. Emma Angsås - “Using the Bcl-3 inhibitor A27 to induce anti-tumorigenic effects in triple-negative breast cancer”
9.30-9.45 3. Ivana Milas - “Targeting free Prostate Specific Antigen for imaging of prostate cancer and the effect on increased radiolabeling on antibody internalization”
09.45-10.00 4. Francisko Olofsson Falla - “Being able to decrease PARPi resistance and at the same time increase cytotoxicity effects for a TNBC future treatment”
10.15-10.30 5. Andrietta Grentzmann - “The Characterization of Biomarkers in Sepsis-caused Organ Damage in Mice could lead to Targeted Treatments in Severe Sepsis”
10.30-10.45 6. Malin Hagland – “Classification of intra-host viral sequence diversity of HIV-1 infections using Primer-ID deep sequencing”
10.45-11.00 7. Jolijn Italianer – “Regulating NET formation in lung tissue could present a possible treatment target for ARDS patients”
11.00-11.15. 8. Louise Thelaus – “A new Insight in Treating Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML) by Specifically Targeting CD123 on AML Cells While Sparing Normal Bone Marrow Cells”
11.20-11.40 Reviewer board discussions. Decision of 3 project grants for support
11.40-11.50 Grant Decisions and concluding comments
11.50-12.10 Time for questions regarding the written exam on Friday
Friday January 17th at 9.00-13.00.
The written examination will be in the form of multiple choice questions (MCQ) with a singel best answer. There will be 10 MCQ per week topic, 80 questions in total. Old exams with correction guide are found at the links below
Grupp A: Neele Bergemann, Ivana Milas, Elin von Horn, Antony Truong, Carol Geukens and Andrietta Grentzmann
Grupp B: Stina Lagerström, Malin Hagland, Eldina Kurtisi, Jolijn Italianer, Emma Angsås and Emma Korhonen
Grupp C: Louise Thelaus, Agnes Lindholm, Sofia Thomasson, Karin Linderfalk and Francisco Olofsson Falla