Conferencia – Prof. David Posada (Universidade de Vigo) “Cancer Evolution”

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Prof. David Posada is Full professor on Genetics at Vigo University (Spain) and a world expert on evolutionary analysis of genes and genomes. His research has been essentially cross-disciplinary, combining concepts and tools from biology, statistics and computer science. He is one of the 10 most cited scientists in Spain, known for his theoretical and methodological contributions to phylogenetic analysis (an article from this field from Prof. Posada is one of the 100 most highly cited articles of all time). Most recently, he has initiated a new but central research avenue in the field of cancer evolution, with a research grant by the European Research Council awarded from 2014 on this topic.

Date: May 14

Time: 18:00

Place: Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Bioclinicum, 3rdFloor, Room J3:11