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Let's celebrate the breadth of the University’s excellent Life Science research and establishment of HiLIFE with a full week of events at the Campuses! HiLIFE Helsinki Institute of Life Science is a new joint institute established in 2017 that supports high quality life science research across the University of Helsinki campuses and faculties. HiLIFE builds on existing strengths and new recruits and partnerships to create an attractive international environment for researchers to solve grand challenges in health, food, and environment. PROGRAM OF THE WEEK ERC Sup­port­ing ex­cel­lent Life Sci­ence re­search - Spot light on Life Science ERC grantees Monday October 30, 2017 at 11:30 am – 4:30 pm Biomedicum Helsinki helsinki.fi/en/helsinki-institute-of-life-science/erc-supporting-excellent-life-science-research-0 Huippututkimuksesta hyvinvointia - Public lecture in Finnish Monday October 30, 2017 at 4:30 – 7:00 pm Think Corner Helsinki tiedekulma.fi HiLIFE Goes Busi­ness - HiSTAKES project promotes societal impact and commercial possibilities of academic projects in the area of Life Science Tues­day Oc­to­ber 31, 2017 at 10 am - 12 noon Ter­kko Health Hub Helsinki helsinki.fi/en/helsinki-institute-of-life-science/hilife-goes-business PhD Kick-off - Inside Doctoral Studies - Orientation and networking reception for doctoral candidates of University of Helsinki Tues­day Oc­to­ber 31, 2017 at 4 - 7 pm City Hall, Helsinki helsinki.fi/fi/tutkimus/phd-kick-off-inside-doctoral-studies Sci­ence in Life –Build­ing tools for life sci­ences In­ter­dis­cip­lin­ary HiLIFE re­search in Kum­pula cam­pus Wed­nes­day Novem­ber 1, 2017 at 1-4 pm Physicum en­trance hall, Helsinki helsinki.fi/en/helsinki-institute-of-life-science/science-in-life-building-tools-for-life-sciences HiLIFE re­search in Viikki cam­pus Details to be announced Thursday November 2, 2017 HILIFE GRAND OPEN­ING The opening week culminates in the Grand Opening with Mayor Jan Vapaavuori and Rector Jukka Kola (Please register by Oct. 29th: lyyti.fi/reg/HiLIFE_Grand_Opening) Opening words Keynote speakers: Professor Mary M Power: "Science, society, and species interactions" Professor Fiona Watt: "Stem Cell Revolution" Panel discussion Our bright hosts of the afternoon are ERC awarded researchers Anna-Liisa Laine and Vince Cerullo! Friday 3 November at 3-5 pm University of Helsinki Great Hall Celebrations continue at Think Corner at 5 pm Follow the updates on this Facebook event and on helsinki.fi/hilife