Online seminar by Professor Adrian Liston

    Virtual event

    Speaker: Professor Adrian Liston

    Time: 21st June 13:00

    Tentative Title: A cynic’s guide to getting a faculty position… and succeeding in it!

    The seminar is for forty-five minutes. It will be divided into two parts. For the first thirty minutes, there will be a presentation by Prof. Adrian Liston,followed by 15 minutes discussion.

    Please register via this link:

    Registration closes 20th June at 23:59.

    About the speaker

    Prof Adrian Liston, is a Senior Group Leader at the Babraham Institute and Senior Research Fellow at Churchill College, University of Cambridge.

    Liston got his PhD at the Australian National University, followed by post-doctoral research on regulatory T cell biology with Professor Sasha Rudensky at the University of Washington.

    From 2009-2018, Prof Liston ran his independent laboratory at the VIB and the University of Leuven, in Belgium. In 2019, Liston relocated his research team to the Babraham Institute, in Cambridge, UK.

    Professor Liston has been recently elected a Fellow of the prestigious Academy of Medical Sciences for his pioneering research in immunology and neuroimmunology. Fellows of the Academy of Medical Sciences are elected for exceptional contributions to the medical sciences either in the form of original discovery or of sustained contributions to scholarship. Professor Liston has also been awarded the Francqui Chair, the Eppendorf Prize, a Wellcome Trust Investigator Award and three ERC grants, among other honours. The Liston laboratory currently works on understanding the interaction between the immune system and the tissues, in particular the brain. The laboratory has extensive experience in the fields of autoimmune genetics, diabetes, primary immunodeficiencies, the thymus and regulatory T cells and has published more than 180 scientific papers, in the respective fields.

    More details about this research can be found here

    Seminar is organized by Turku Bioscience Postdoc & Doctoral candidate board

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