iCAN science seminar series continues on Feb 7 with Saara Ollila

Welcome to the first of the iCAN science seminars in 2024!

Saara Ollila, Docent, PhD from the University of Helsinki, will give a talk Fibroblast heterogeneity in gastrointestinal homeostasis and tumorigenesis on Wed, Feb 7 at 13:30 – 14:30 in Biomedicum 1, seminar room 1-2 and online. For those joining online, please use this link:


Meeting ID: 648 0498 6682 Passcode: 366409

Minibio: Saara Ollila did her PhD in University of Helsinki, studying variants of unknown significance in LynchSyndrome in the laboratory of professor Minna Nyström. She was trained as a postdoctoral researcher in Tomi Mäkelä’slab in UH in Timothy Wang lab in Columbia University Medical Center, studying the role of stromal cells in regulating gastrointestinal tumorigenesis. Currently, she is an Academy Research Fellow and group leader at Translational Cancer Medicine research program atUH. Her group studies the role of mesenchymal cells in regulating gastrointestinal homeostasis,regeneration and tumorigenesis.

Coffee and pulla will be served prior to the seminar, so do come in time to catch up with colleagues!