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KL Lunchtime Seminar Series

The Divisions of Pharmacology and Physiology of Karl Landsteiner University are kindly inviting you for a brand-new basic research seminar series! 


Seminars given by the invited experts in Neuroscience, Cancer Research, Immunology and many more to stimulate scientific discussions and strengthen the scientific environment at the Campus Krems and beyond.


The more the merrier - open to the students and staff of Karl Landsteiner University as well as of the University hospitals. Further open to all institutions of Campus Krems.


Every second Wednesday at noon with a few exceptions.
The exact schedule with speaker names is available below.


In the KL Auditorium Building Y if not stated otherwise. After the seminar there will be time for discussion and networking with coffee and cookies.

Schedule for Summer Semester 2022

16.03.2022,  12-13Jelena BaranovicUniversity of Edinburgh
School of Biological Sciences
Institute of Quantitative Biology, Biochemistry and Biotechnology
How can snails help us understand memory formationonline  Seminar Link
20.04.2022,  12-13Walter SandtnerInstitute of Pharmacology and the Gaston H. Glock Research Laboratories for Exploratory Drug Development, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, AustriaMechanisms of solute transport through cellular membranes

Seminar Link

27.04.2022,  14-15Amy LeeDepartment of Neuroscience, The University of Texas-Austin, USANew insights into the functions of alpha2delta 4 in health and diseaseonline
Seminar Link
04.05.2022, 12-13Alice AssingerInstitute of Physiology, Centre of Physiology and Pharmacology, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, AustriaPlatelets in infection, inflammation and tissue repairAuditorium Seminar Link
01.06.2022, 12-13Peter PohlDivision of Molecular Biophysics and Membrane Biophysics, Institute of Biophysics, Johannes Kepler University, Linz, Austria    tba Membrane TransportFestsaal  Seminar Link
15.06.2022,  12-13Birgit StroblInstitute of Animal Breeding and Genetics, University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna Vienna, AustriaExtramedullary hematopoiesis as part of the innate immune defence against infectionsAuditorium  Seminar Link
22.06.2022, 12-13Susanna ZierlerInstitute of Pharmacology, Faculty of Medicine, Johannes Kepler University, Linz, AustriaCation channels in immune homeostasis - potential drug targets?Auditorium  Seminar Link


If you want to give us feedback or invite a speaker please contact:  (Physiology) or (Pharmacology).

We are looking forward to seeing many of you!

With best regards,
Clarissa Eibl & Agnieszka Witalisz

Please find past Seminars here

Past KL Lunchtime Seminars Summer Semester 2021

10.03.2021Gerald ObermairDivision Physiology, Karl Landsteiner University of Health SciencesNew roles for old molecules: Presynaptic calcium channels are key organizers of synapses
24.03.2021Viktoria WeberDepartment of Biomedical Research, Danube University KremsExtracellular vesicles and their roles in coagulation and immunomodulation   
07.04.2021Tanja Hartmann Department of Hematology, Oncology and Stem Cell Transplantation, University Medical Center Freiburg, GermanyIntegrin function during normal B cell differentiation and transformation in cancer 
21.04.2021Jörg Fritz Department of Microbiology, McGill University, Montreal, Canada  Counteracting type 2 immunopathologies by altering lipid metabolism 
05.05.2021Jutta EngelDepartment of Biophysics, Saarland University Faculty of Medicine, GermanyEffects of acoustic trauma of varying strength on threshold shifts, synaptic ribbons and glutamatergic postsynapses in inner hair cells of C57Bl6/N mice
19.05.2021Markus MisslerInstitute for Anatomy and Molecular Neurobiology, Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster, Germany Regulation of synaptic function by cell adhesion molecules
2.06.2021Emilio CasanovaDepartment of Pharmacology, Medical University of Vienna, AustriaKRAS-Mutated Lung Adenocarcinoma Depends on ERBB Signaling
16.06.2021Reinhard KleinDepartment of Life Sciences,
Institute of Biotechnology, IMC Krems
Virus-host interactions in adenovirus infections

Past KL Lunchtime Seminars Winter Semester 2021/22

20.10.2021Dominik Wolf Department of Internal Medicine V, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, AustriaTargeting inflammation in cancer 
03.11.2021Xaver KönigDepartment of Neurophysiology and Neuropharmacology,  Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, AustriaOn the Physiological Role of Store-Operated Calcium Entry in Skeletal Muscle
10.11.2021Clemens SchmittUniversity Clinics for Hematology and Oncology, Kepler University Clinics, Linz, AustriaCancer Research in COVID times
01.12.2021Nadine OrtnerDepartment of Pharmacology and Toxicology, University of Innsbruck, Innsbruck, AustriaDe novo CACNA1D variants in neurodevelopmental disorders: molecular mechanisms and potential therapies
15.12.2021Eva Maria KönigSt. Anna Children's Cancer Research Institute (CCRI), Vienna, AustriaTowards Natural Killer Cell-Based Immune Therapy in Leukemia


  1. 24 May

    4. European Calcium Channel Conference

    24. May 2022, 09:00 - 28. May 2022, 17:00
    Congress Centrum Alpbach, A-6236 Alpbach
  2. 25 May

    Inaugural lecture of Dagmar Stoiber-Sakaguchi Professor of Pharmacology

    25. May 2022, 18:00 - 20:00
    Karl Landsteiner University of Health Sciences, Auditorium
  3. 12 May

    Hearing "Work, Organizational, and Economic Psychology"

    12. May 2022, 08:30 - 12:00
    Karl Landsteiner Privatuniversität / Online via MS Team