Frontiers of Science: Prof. Josef Köhrle

    February 2nd at 12:00
    on-site event
    Presidentti auditorium, BioCity
    Spring 2023 program

    Prof. Josef Köhrle, Institute of Experimental Endocrinology, Germany
    Endocrine disruption of thyroid development and function
    Host: Jorma Toppari (

    Coffee and sandwich served at 11:45


    Six students and early-career postdocs are welcome to have a lunch in restaurant Mauno and discuss with Prof. Köhrle after the seminar. This is a great possibility to learn hosting skills in friendly environment and create connections for future. Every student are welcome to join, in spite of which research group they belong to. BioCity Turku will offer the lunch.

    If you got interested, please send an email to


    Prof. Dr. Josef Köhrle is working at the Institute of Experimental Endocrinology and dedicated to basic and translational science in the field of Endocrinology, with a strong focus on thyroid function and regulation, metabolism and action of thyroid hormones and their metabolits as well as interference of endocrine disrupting compounds (EDC) on the thyroid hormone system.


    Selected publications

    Sane R, Wirth EK, Köhrle J. 2022. 3,5-T2-an Endogenous Thyroid Hormone Metabolite as Promising Lead Substance in Anti-Steatotic Drug Development? Metabolites. 12:582

    Lietzow J, Golchert J, Pietzner M, Völker U, Poutanen M, Ohlsson C, Homuth G, Köhrle J. 2021. Comparative Analysis of the Effects of Long-Term 3,5-diiodothyronine Treatment on the Murine Hepatic Proteome and Transcriptome Under Conditions of Normal Diet and High-Fat Diet. Thyroid. 31:1135-1146

    Köhrle J. 2021. Selenium in Endocrinology-Selenoprotein-Related Diseases, Population Studies, and Epidemiological Evidence. Endocrinology. 162:bqaa228

    Hönes GS, Rakov H, Logan J, Liao XH, Werbenko E, Pollard AS, Præstholm SM, Siersbæk MS, Rijntjes E, Gassen J, Latteyer S, Engels K, Strucksberg KH, Kleinbongard P, Zwanziger D, Rozman J, Gailus-Durner V, Fuchs H, Hrabe de Angelis M, Klein-Hitpass L, Köhrle J, Armstrong DL, Grøntved L, Bassett JHD, Williams GR, Refetoff S, Führer D, Moeller LC. 2017. Noncanonical thyroid hormone signaling mediates cardiometabolic effects in vivo. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 114:E11323-E11332


    General information

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    • Participation list is circulated in the audience
    • If you are a student and later wish to get a certificate of attendance from the Frontier of Science seminars, please print out this seminar diary and after the seminar ask the BioCity coordinator to sign it
    • Please note that any audio or video recording of the seminars is strictly forbidden.