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Media and science outreach activities

November 8, 2018
Invited speaker on the topic “inspiration and creativity” for last year high school students at Göteborgs högre Samskola.

August 9, 2017
“Hormone from fat tissue can give protection against PCOS”
Press release from Sahlgrenska Academy featuring our research about the impact of adiponectin on PCOS-related metabolic disturbances.

2015 - ongoing
In collaboration with Göteborgs högre Samskola, I supervise high school students (scholarship holders selected by the Jeansson Foundation) in my lab. The students receive training in physiology, molecular biology and research methodology both in theory and in practice.

2014 - ongoing
We organize yearly workshops for high school students and their teachers at our institute. The program includes interactive presentations and demonstrations and is overall an exceptionally rewarding and well-received event for both students and scientists.

September 21, 2016
Invited speaker on the topic “science and creativity” in a workshop for last year high school student at Göteborgs högre Samskola.

August 4, 2015
Ingrid Wernstedt Asterholm presents the background story to her cover in the February issue of Cell Metabolism in 2012 in the article “Behind the Covers” (Cell Metab. 2015 Aug; 22:2: 191-194). “Behind the Covers” reveals the background stories to 13 thought-provoking covers in Cell Metabolism.

March 27, 2015
Our paper “Adipocyte Inflammation is Essential for Healthy Adipose Tissue Expansion and Remodeling” was recognized as “Best of 2014 in Cell Metabolism”

June 23, 2014
“Inflammation in fat tissue helps prevent metabolic disease”
press release from the Sahlgrenska Academy featuring our research about the impact of inflammatory pathways on adipose tissue functionality and systemic metabolic health.

 “Rethinking inflammation and adipocyte homeostasis” article written by Jennifer Sargent in Nature Reviews Endocrinology highlighting our work.

May 21, 2013
Young Scientists’ Day: Eight young scientists (incl. Ingrid Wernstedt Asterholm) who have recently been awarded their initial grants by the Swedish Cancer Society and the Swedish Research Council spoke about how they gained a hearing for their applications during a well-attended seminar. http://www.akademiliv.se/en/

May 7, 2014 & May 13, 2015
We organized a workshop for high school students and their teachers at our institute. The program included interactive presentations and demonstrations and was overall an exceptionally rewarding and well-received event for both students and scientists.

 

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