Sister Institute Seminar Series

Science Talk: “How to turn stress into a good thing? Lessons from studying the mitochondrial stress response” – Ying Liu, Principal Investigator

Science Talk: “Chromatin reprogramming in early mammalian development”– Wei Xie, Professor, HHMI International Research Scholar

The IDM, in partnership with Janelia, the research campus of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, and six other leading research institutes around the world, are bringing you the Sister Institute Seminar Series. 

This series, entitled “Life Science Across the Globe,” was launched on Wednesday, 1 July. The next seminar in this series will be hosted on Wednesday, 9 December at 15:30 SAST / 09:30 ET.

The one-hour seminar will include two presentations, with time for Q&A. The first presentation (25 min) will focus on Science and the second (15 min), on Culture. For more details visit

The seminar will focus on the latest discoveries in life sciences, as well as provide a unique opportunity to learn about research in the context of a variety of cultures around the world. Students, postdocs, and early-career researchers are particularly encouraged to participate in this exciting initiative.

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Wed, 09 Dec 2020 -
15:30 to 16:30

Online: Zoom
Zoom ID: 958 5951 7201
Passcode: 489171

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