Welcome to The Finnish Society for Cell Biology’s 50th Anniversary Celebrations!


We are delighted to invite you to the celebration of our society’s 50th anniversary on 15th of March 2024 in Jyväskylä, Ambiotica, Survontie 9c! This special day will be filled with exploring cutting-edge science and timely topics with your colleagues from across Finland, and a delightful anniversary dinner with live music. 

Date: Friday 15th of March
Time: Society annual meeting 12:00pm
          Anniversary seminar: 2:00pm – 6:00pm
          Anniversary dinner: 6:00pm

Venue: Ambiotica Lecture Hall YAA303, Ylistönrinne
            Survontie 9c, 40500 Jyväskylä

Anniversary seminar theme: Towards smarter care and health innovations using cell biology 

Seminar sessions
1. Challenges of health communication
Speakers: Tuomas Aivelo (University of Helsinki), Pauli Ohukainen (Tervettä Skeptisyyttä Oy, Oura Health)
2. Artificial intelligence in cell biology research and healthcare
Speakers: Leena Latonen (University of Eastern Finland), Lassi Paavolainen (Institute for Molecular Medicine Finland), Juha Väyrynen (University of Oulu)
3. Young scientists as future pioneers in cell biology 
Speakers: Sonja Koivukoski (University of Eastern Finland), Veera Luukkonen (Åbo Akademi)

Anniversary dinner:
Start time: 6:00pm
Venue: Ravintola Ylistö, YFL-building, Survontie 9c, 40500 Jyväskylä
Dress code: Smart casual
Dinner price: 25€, 15€ for students and society members 

Dinner menu:
Starter: Mixed green salad with pomegranate and lemon vinaigrette 
             Seasonal kale with herbs and pine nuts
             Ricotta ravioli with cherry tomatoes and spinach
             Spelt and beetroot salad
             Smoked vendace and potato salad 

Main course: Slow-cooked beef cheek with blackcurrant-infused red wine sauce
                    Roasted garlic-rosemary tomatoes and vegetables

Dessert: Raspberry-white chocolate cake 

Please specify any allergies or food restrictions when registering! 

Registration deadline: 1st of March 2024. Register here: https://link.webropolsurveys.com/S/9FF983E7D17EAC49

More detailed information on the seminar program: 

We can’t wait to welcome you to Jyväskylä!