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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 Winter Semester 2022/23

19.10.2022, 12-13Giovanni Rubeis

Department of General Health Studies, Division Biomedical and Public Health Ethics, Karl Landsteiner University of Health Sciences, Krems, Austria

Deep medicine. The ethics of medical AI.Auditorium
Seminar Link
09.11.2022, 12-13Bernhard FlucherDepartment of Physiology and medical Physics, Medical University Innsbruck, Innsbruck, AustriaHow its four voltage sensors control the two distinct functions of the skeletal muscle calcium channel.KL Building Y Room 4.8   Seminar Link  
30.11.2022, 12-13Florian GrebienInstitute of Medical Biochemistry, University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna, AustriaMolecular Mechanisms of Fusion-Protein-induced Blood CancerSkylounge   Seminar Link
07.12.2022,  12-13Wolfgang MikulitsCenter for Cancer Research Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, AustriaMultiple Faces of the Receptor Tyrosine Kinase Axl in Liver CancerFestsaal
Seminar Link
18.01.2022, 12-13Thomas Eiwegger
Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine, University Hospital St. Pölten, Austria and KL University of Health Sciences, Krems, Austria
Why is it so difficult to accurately diagnose and treat food allergy?

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 Winter Semester 2022/23

14.09.2022Carmen Bunu PanaitescuUniversity of Medicine and Pharmacy Victor Babes Timisoara, Timisoara, RomaniaPrecision medicine in the allergy clinic

Josef Singer

Verein Geben für Leben


Klinische Abteilung für Innere Medizin 2, Universitätsklinikum Krems

Stemcell typing Event in collaboration with ÖH

Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation & Stem Cell Donation

Past KL Lunchtime Seminars Summer Semester 2022

16.03.2022Jelena BaranovicUniversity of Edinburgh
School of Biological Sciences
Institute of Quantitative Biology, Biochemistry and Biotechnology
How can snails help us understand memory formation
20.04.2022Walter 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
27.04.2022Amy LeeDepartment of Neuroscience, The University of Texas-Austin, USANew insights into the functions of alpha2delta 4 in health and disease
04.05.2022Alice AssingerInstitute of Physiology, Centre of Physiology and Pharmacology, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, AustriaPlatelets in infection, inflammation and tissue repair
01.06.2022Peter PohlDivision of Molecular Biophysics and Membrane Biophysics, Institute of Biophysics, Johannes Kepler University, Linz, AustriaWater and protons in narrow membrane channels
15.06.2022Birgit StroblInstitute of Animal Breeding and Genetics, University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna Vienna, AustriaExtramedullary hematopoiesis as part of the innate immune defence against infections
22.06.2022Susanna ZierlerInstitute of Pharmacology, Faculty of Medicine, Johannes Kepler University, Linz, AustriaCation channels in immune homeostasis - potential drug targets?


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

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


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