Activities in the Doctoral Programin Microbial Sciences are divided into the following main categories:

WS: Workshops

SY: Symposium

TU: Tutorials

SE: Invited seminars

CG: Scientific meetings

CO: Course

Registration  for each activity is mandatory.

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Cat. Title Location Map [d] Speakers Dates Nb Places Registration
SY Symposium Forum Graduate Schools Infection and Immunity Fondation Louis Jeantet, Chemin Rieu 17, 1208 Genève

Prof. Paul Kaye, York, United Kingdom

Prof. Till Voss, Basel Switzerland

Prof. Melanie Blokesch, Lausanne Switzerland

Prof. Mirco Schmolke, Geneva, Switzerland

Prof. Günthard Huldrych, Zurich, Switzerland

Prof. Christian Münz, Zurich, Switzerland

Prof. Nicola Harris, Lausanne, Switzerland

Prof. Denis Duboule, Geneva, Switzerland

1434060000 Friday June 12,2014 9 75 registration
WS MALDI-TOF Mass-spectrometry in medical and environmental microbiology Uni Geneva and Mabritec AG, Riehen, Basel

Dr. Guido Vogel, MSc Valentin Pflüger Mabritec Bâle Dr Sophie De Respinis, Université de Genève Dr. Xavier Perret Dominik Ziegler Dr. Mauro Tonolla, BIVEG UNIGE

1440540000 26 au 28 août 5 8 registration
WS Symposium in RNAseq data gathering and analysis University of Neuchâtel

1 international speaker (Dr Patrick Chain, Los Alamos National Laboratory, USA) 1 national speaker (to be defined)

1441058400 September 2015 3 12 registration
WS Workshop Microbe hunters Spiez Laboratory

2 invited experts international 2 invited experts Switzerland

1446332400 novembre 2015 20 registration
SE Invited seminar: University of Lausanne 1448924400 December 1,2015 12 registration
SE Invited seminar: Ebola: the Disease and its pathogenesis Geneva, CMU-Auditoire A250

Dr Pierre Rollin, MD, Deputy Branch Chief, CDC, Atlanta

1421881200 January 22, 2015 16 25 joint
SY Lausanne Genomics Days University of Lausanne, Genopode, Auditoire C

Heloïse Müller and other speakers (see program)

1423695600 12-13 février 2015 12 50 joint
WS Innate Immunity against Viruses CMU/UNIGE

Marco Binder, German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ)Heidelberg and Heidelberg University, Germany

Matthias Schweizer, University of Bern, Switzerland

Martin Schwemmle, University of Freiburg, Germany

Völker Thiel, University of Bern, Switzerland

1424300400 February 19, 2015 17 15
WS Blogging and using Twitter for scientific communication- joint activity with CUSO DPEE and StarOmics UNIL

Prof. Marc Robinson-Rechavi, UNIL

1425596400 6,13,20 & 27 March,2015 1 3






Microbial diversity

Microbial Diversity - 6b/MS/Série 1

Diversité microbienne

Responsible Faculty: Doctoral school (FBM-DOCT)

Teacher(s): Jan Roelof Van Der Meer, Christoph Keel




Microbial strategies for host invasion and survival

Microbial strategies for host invasion and survival - 21a/MS/Série 2

Stratégies des microbes pour l'invasion et la propagation chez leurs hôtes

Responsible Faculty: Doctoral school (FBM-DOCT)

Teacher(s): Dominique Sanglard




Medical virology

Medical virology - 34a/MS/Série 3

Virologie médicale

Responsible Faculty: Doctoral school (FBM-DOCT)

Teacher(s): Darius Moradpour, Stefan Kunz




Activities recommended by the Doctoral Program in Microbial Sciences




Life Sciences Career Day


Lausanne, UNIL, Sorge


organized by the Doctoral School of the University of Lausanne


More information


Registration: will open March 9, 2015




Eighth International Virus Assembly Symposium

Eight International Virus Assembly Symposium

17-21 May 2015







Patenting Course

The provisional date for the the next edition of the CUSO course

Making the most out of my research: patents, licenses and other things I cannot afford to ignore

is set on Monday-Tuesday June 6-7, 2016

at the Centre Loewenberg in Murten/Morat