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Title

The Impromptu - Synthetic Biology

Dates

22-23 November 2017

Responsable de l'activité

Jan Roelof van der Meer

Organizer(s)

Prof. Yolanda Schaerli, UNIL

Prof. Jan-Willem Veening, UNIL

Speakers

Morten Nørholm, Technical University of Denmark, Hørsholm, DK

Seraphine Wegner, Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research, Mainz, DE

Mustafa Khammash, ETH Zurich, Basel, CH

Orkun Soyer, University of Warwick, UK

Francesca Ceroni, Imperial College London, UK

Louise Horsfall, University of Edinburgh, UK

Victor de Lorenzo, Centro Nacional de Biotecnología, Madrid, ES

Description

1st day, 22. November (afternoon):

 

15:30 – 18:30 Discussion, on the PhD's work, with Orkun Soyer, University of Warwick and Melanie Blokesch, EPFL. PhD students have the opportunity to briefly present their topics. These presentations are followed by a round table discussion. The students will discuss the concepts behind their research project, while the speakers will give advice on career planning in science.

 

2nd day, 23. November: The external speakers will present their own research in the field of "Synthetic Biology":

 

8:30 Registration and Coffee

9:15 Morten Nørholm, Technical University of Denmark, Hørsholm, DK

10:00 Morning break

10:30 Seraphine Wegner, Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research, Mainz, DE

11:15 Mustafa Khammash, ETH Zurich, Basel, CH

12:00 Lunch

13:30 Orkun Soyer, University of Warwick, UK

14:15 Francesca Ceroni, Imperial College London, UK

15:00 Afternoon break

15:30 Louise Horsfall, University of Edinburgh, UK

16:15 Victor de Lorenzo, Centro Nacional de Biotecnología, Madrid, ES

17:00 Apéro

 

Location

Lausanne

Information
Expenses

Reimbursements

CUSO Microbiology students: Train ticket, 2°class, half-fare from your institution to the place of the activity; meal expenses (1meal/day) up to 25CHF/meal.

For your lodgment during the course for the night 22th the costs will be covered by CUSO (up to 90.-CHF per night).

Reimbursement form attached with original tickets has to be sent to: CUSO Microbiologie, Aline Kopf, Institut de Biologie, Rue Emile-Argand 11, CH-2000 Neuchâtel

 

Email: microbiologie[@]cuso.ch

 

Registration

Please register here if you'd like to attempt both the PhD session on Nov. 22th, and the main event on 23th.
For only the main event of 23th, don't register here (but do sign the participant-list on place).

Places

12

Deadline for registration 19.11.2017
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