Uppsala Zebrafish Forum

Tuesday, March 8th 2022

Randall T. Peterson, Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
Scaling up: zebrafish accelerate drug and gene discovery

Friday, January 28th 2022

Monika Andersson Lendahl, Karolinska Institute, Department of Neurobiology
Autophagy modulators on zebrafish embryo morphology and locomotion

Jiarui Mi, Karolinska Institutet, Department of Cell and Molecular Biology
Efficient CRISPR/Cas9-guided 3' knock-in method with 5' modified dsDNA donor – for cellular labeling and lineage-tracing

Friday, December 17th 2021

Ajay Pradhan, Örebro University
Thyroid Hormone Signaling in Brain Differentiation and Neurological Disease

Eugenia Mazzaferro, Uppsala University, IGP
Investigating obesity-susceptibility genes through in vivo imaging, deep learning and CRISPR/Cas9 technology

Friday, November 26th 2021

Jonas von Hofsten, Umeå University, Department of Integrative Medical Biology 
Genetic regulation of migrating myogenic progenitors during appendicular muscle formation

Alexis Buatois, Goteborg University, Department of Psychiatry and Neurochemistry
An automated home tank to study absolute and differential learning in adult zebrafish

Friday, October 29th 2021

Alexandra Abramsson, University of Gothenburg, Department of Psychiatry and Neurochemistry
Cellular functions of Amyloid precursor protein - what can we learn from zebrafish

Maryam Rahmati, University of Gothenburg, Department of Psychiatry and NeurochemistryTranscriptional adaptation between zebrafish amyloid precursor protein gene family members

June 4th 2021

Jan Philipp Junker, PhD, Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine, Berlin, Germany https://junkerlab.com/
Cellular drivers of injury response and regeneration in the adult zebrafish heart

April 22nd 2021, 14:00-18:00 (CET)

Cancer Modeling in Zebrafish - online workshop

Registration open between March 1st and April 14th: http://doit.medfarm.uu.se/kurt19458



Rita Fior, Group Leader - Champalimaud Foundation, Portugal; Zebrafish avatars towards personalized medicine; a comparative review between avatar models

Peter ten Dijke, Professor at Leiden University Medical Center, Netherlands; Embryonic zebrafish xenograft cancer models; investigating extravasation and intravasation of human cancer cells and tumor angiogenesis

Hui Feng, Associate Professor at Boston University School of Medicine, USA; Challenges of leukemia modeling in zebrafish system

Lasse Jensen, Associate Professor at Linköping University, Sweden

Chief Technology Officer at BioReperia; Chemical screens design; addressing zebrafish cancer modeling from the company perspective

16:00-16:30: Panel discussion between the invited experts

16:45-17:30: Small-group discussions leaded by the experts

March 12th 2021

Darius Balciunas, PhD, Temple University, USA & Life Sciences Center, Vilnius University - Precision genome editing in zebrafish

February 12th  2021

Gurav Varshney, Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation; High-throughput mutagenesis approaches for human disease modeling

December 4th 2020

Jake Leyhr, Uppsala University; Evolution of a Mohawk enhancer involved in patterning craniofacial tendons in gnathostomes

Erika Kague, University of Bristol; Zebrafish bridging the gap between association and causality in skeletal conditions

Oktober 2nd 2020

Di Peng, Uppsala University; Mural cells provide guidance for lymphatic migration

Irene Pallucchi, Karolinska Institute; Distribution of excitation to motoneurons underlying fast movements in adult zebrafish

September 7th 2020

Harmen Koning, Uppsala University; Central Pattern Generators of Locomotion: Measurement of Subtle Network Changes in Fictively Behaving Fish

May 29th 2020

Alek Erickson, Karolinska Institute; Modeling cell and tissue mechanics during craniofacial development. 

Hannah Arnold, Uppsala University; Regulation of lymphatic development by mafba and mafbb depends on regional differences across lymphatic beds

April 24th 2020

Dimitrii Kamenev, Karolinska Institute; Confocal imaging of migrating neural crest derived cells during zebrafish development

Ehsan Pashay Ahi, Uppsala University; Leptin dependent gene networks involved in appetite regulation in zebrafish brain

March 27th 2020

Dan Larhammar, Uppsala University; Zebrafish memory genes in relation to genome doublings

Fengjiao Chen, Uppsala University; Zebrafish brain distribution of memory genes

Adrian Garcia Concejo, Uppsala University; Evolution of memory genes

February 28th 2020

Rodrigo Morales, Karolinska Institute; Devising zebrafish models to study genetic-environment interactions that lead to Inflammatory bowel disease

Oscar Diaz Perez, Karolinska Institute; Effect of environmental factors in modulating intestinal immune homeostasis in zebrafish

January 17th 2020

Host: Marcel den Hoed

Shannon Fisher, Boston University School of Medicine; Genetic control of skull formation

January 14th 2020

Ana Belen Iglesias Gonzalez, Uppsala University; The role of dmrt3-interneurons in the locomotor network

December 12th 2019

Host: Svante Winberg

Robert Gerlai, University of Toronto; Embryonic alcohol exposure in zebrafish: The first steps towards establishing a fish model of human fetal alcohol spectrum disorders

November 22nd  2019

Emily Noel, University of Sheffield, UK; Cellular mechanisms of heart development

May 24th 2019

Maria Jönson, Uppsala University; Effects of a chemical mixture on metabolic endpoints in developing zebrafish

Judit Habither, Uppsala University; CRISPR/Cas9 induced mutants in zebrafish CS/DS glycosyltransfterase genes

April 29th 2019

Host: Marcel den Hoed

Shawn Burgess, NIH, USA; Functional genomic and bioenergetic analysis of tissue regeneration in zebrafish

March 29th 2019

Ana Del Pozo Cano, Uppsala University; Zebrafish locomotor behavior: the role of the dmrt3

Remy Manuel, Uppsala University; Generating zebrafish driver and reporter lines using CRISPR/Cas9

February 22nd 2019

Hannah Stanforth, Uppsala University; Transcriptional targets of Eph receptor and ephrin signalling in the zebrafish hindbrain

Elin Almstedt, Uppsala University; Drug screening in patient-derived xenografts identifies new targets for high-risk neuroblastoma

January 25th 2019

Emmanouil Tsakoumis, Uppsala University; Does the hormone leptin play a role in zebrafish reproduction?

Ehsan Pashay Ahi, Uppsala University; Gene co-expression networks underlying adaptive phenotypic divergence in cichlid fishes, the most diverse group of vertebrates

December 7th 2018

Ghazal Alavion, Uppsala University; Can we alter reproductive aging in the offspring by doing a selection on sperm.

Lasse Jensen, Linköping University; New zebrafish models for understanding vascular pathology in cancer and eye disease.

October 5th 2018

Konstantinos Ampatzis, Karolinska Institute; Adult zebrafish spinal motoneurons change their neurotransmitter phenotype to control locomotion

Benedikt von der Heyde, Uppsala University; Identifying novel genes influencing cardiometabolic risk factors from GWAS-identified loci for triglyceride levels using a high-throughput zebrafish screen

Natalie van Zuydam, Uppsala University; Zebrafish as a model system for genetic screens in diabetes

September 7th 2018

Rodrigo Hernández Vera, U-PRINT; Introducing U-PRINT MedFarm’s 3D-Printing Facility

Lars Bräutigam, Karolinska Institute; An orthotopic glioblastoma animal model suitable for high-throughput screenings.

June 8th 2018

Host: Svante Winberg

Will Norton, Department of Neuroscience, Psychology and Behavior, University of Leicester, UK; Endothelins and the control of social behaviour.

Fredrik Jutfelt, Trondheim, Norway; Thermal biology and zebrafish in the wild

May 4th 2018

Kaska Koltowska, Uppsala University; Transcriptional regulation of lymphatic development

Koji Ando, Uppsala University; Vascular mural cell in zebrafish

April 13th 2018

Dirk Pacholsky, BioVis Platform; A brief intro to the BioVis Platform and lightsheet imaging at BioVis.

Steven Edwards, Advanced Light Microscopy (ALM) Facility; Multi-view imaging and the subsequent image processing using the Zeiss lightsheet microscope.

March 9th 2018

Svante Winberg, Uppsala University; Nature vs nurture - zebrafish as a model to study gen environment interactions.

Amin Alalou, BioImage Informatics; Quantitative gene expression screening of in-situ stained zebrafish

February 9th 2018

Ana Iglesias, Uppsala Univeristy; The role of Dmrt3-neurons within the zebrafish locomotor network

Harmen Koning, Uppsala University; Neural Networks of Locomotion; from Circuit to Behaviour

January 19th 2018

Tatjana Haitina, Uppsala University; Zebrafish tol2 transgenesis as a tool for investigating enhancer evolution

Laura Waldmann, Uppsala University; Characterisation of synovial joint progenitor cells in zebrafish

December 15th 2017

Anastasia Emmanouilidou, Uppsala University; High through-put imaging of zebrafish larvae for cardio-metabolic traits.

Manoj Bandaru, Uppsala University; Zebrafish larvae as a model system for image-based genetic screens in coronary artery disease, atherosclerosis and dyslipidemia.

Last modified: 2022-12-28