Tallinna Tehnikaülikool

The symposium of our department will take place on 21st of December from 10AM to 4PM. This year the speakers are Tõnis Kanger, Cecilia Sarmiento, Katrin Laos, Merike Vaher/Mihkel Koel, Tõnis Timmusk, and Aivar Lõokene. In addition, people from ÄIO and Raw Edge talk about their startup-life. We will also have flash presentations from PhD students. 


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10.00-10.10 Welcome

10.10-10.40 Cecilia Sarmiento - Improving adaptability and resilience of perennial ryegrass through CRISPR-Cas9 technology

10.40-11.10 Tõnis Kanger - Increasing efficiency of asymmetric aminocatalysis

11.10-11.40 Aivar Lõokene - Fat in our blood

11.40-12.00 Raw Edge

12.00-12.20 ÄIO

12.20-13.00 Lunch


13.00-13.20 Talk from sponsor

13.20-13.50 Katrin Laos - Physics behind our food

13.50-14.20 Mihkel Koel - Phytochemicals from plants growing in Estonia

14.20-14.50 Tõnis Timmusk - Neuroscience research in Tallinn during last 40 years: a historical overview

Flash presentations by PhD students 

15.00-15.05 Inge Varik - Decoding secret ovarian messages 

15.05-15.10 Irina Česnokova - Super-resolution imaging of maturing cardiomyocytes  

15.10-15.15 Syed Shahid Musvi - Identification of the new replication initiation factors in human cells 

15.15-15.20 Kaarel-Erik Hunt – I’m dreaming of a sweet sugar 

15.20-15.25 Marharyta Laktsevich-Iskryk - Telescoped synthesis of vicinal diamines via ring-opening of electrochemically generated aziridines in flow 

15.25-15.30 Jagadeesh Varma Nallaparaju - Shaking-up the metal mediated reductions using mechanochemistry 

15.30-15.35 Nandish Mudegowdru Nagappa - “An Ecosystem in a closed bottle’’- for assessing biodegradation 

15.35-15.40 Inna Lipova - Metabolic engineering of Rhodotorula toruloides for astaxanthin production 

15.40-15.45 Lachinkhanim Huseynli - Tasting tomorrow: investigating off-flavor compounds in sunflower protein for sustainable diets 

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15.45-16.00 Conclusion

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