WiSE lunchseminar with Kerstin Heurling

WiSE lunchseminar with Kerstin Heurling

När: 28/02/2018 , 11:30 - 13:00
Plats: Lunnerummet, EDIT building
Adress: Campus Johanneberg, Chalmers University of Technology, Göteborg

Kerstin Heurling is a postdoctoral fellow at the Department of neuroscience and physiology, University of Gothenburg, and she is a member in the newly started group of Molecular Neuroimaging, part of Wallenberg Centre for Molecular and Translational Medicine. Kerstin has her office at MedTech West together with group leader Michael Schöll and the rest of the team. At this WiSE lunchseminar, Kerstin will talk about her experiences working with positron emission tomography (PET), beginning as a project based researching assistant at Uppsala University, going on to work in pharma contract research, clinical trials and FDA applications and then back to the academic research.

Her own research focuses on methods for quantification of imaging based biomarkers of pathology in Alzheimer’s disease, with one foot in the world of seldom reached golden standards and the other in the world of approaches suitable for clinical research. In addition to an introduction to PET, she will also talk about the differences and similarities of working with research in the academic environment and in the industry.

On this WiSE lunchseminar Kerstin Heurling will also share her personal perspective on her career and being a woman in academia.

NOTE! New room for the seminar. See below!

When? 11:30-13:00 on 28 February, 2018
Where? Room EA, EDIT building, 4th floor, Campus Johanneberg, Chalmers University of Technology

During the seminar, we offer lunch to participants who register before 12:00 on 23 February.

The seminar is open to everyone with an interest in female rolemodels within academia- especially from Chalmers, Gothenburg University, Borås University, MedTech West and the Sahlgrenska Academy.