Installation and presentation with William Jagust as a new Visiting Professor at GU

Professor William Jagust, professor at School of Public Health, University of California in Berkeley, USA, is part of Michael Schöll´s research group at The Wallenberg Centre for Molecular and Translational Medicine, Gothenburg University. Wiliam Jagust is a professor of neuroscience and public health at the Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute, University of California, Berkeley. He will be a visiting professor at Sahlgrenska Academy, affiliated with the Schöll group 2018-2021. During Jagust´s stay in Gothenburg, he will be located in the MedTech West office.

You are welcome to attend a lecture by William Jagust on 2 February, when he and the other new international Visiting Professors will give a more detailed presentation of the research collaboration they want to develop at Sahlgrenska Academy. They will also be formally welcomed to Sahlgrenska Academy by Dean Agneta Holmäng. The other Visiting Professors are Roger Adan from UMC (University Medical Center) Utrecht, Netherlands, Dame Frances M Ashcroft at University of Oxford, Great Britain, and Sören Riis Paludan at Århus University in Denmark. The fifth Visiting Professor Tudor Oprea at University of New Mexico School of Medicine, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA, will be installed at a later date.

The Visiting Professorship program is a new initiative of Sahlgrenska Academy to strengthen and develop internationalization at the Academy’s research environments. It will also stimulate the exchange of knowledge and experience between research groups, as well as inspire further exchanges between research groups with a high international reputation. The program also aims to stimulate high quality of research and contribute to increasing the number of publications in internationally highly rated journals and stimulating research collaboration that can generate large grants.

When? Friday, February 2, 13:00-16:00
Where? Lecture hall Arvid Carlsson, Medicinaregatan 3

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