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Title

Students’ Annual Retreat 2019

Dates

9-10 May 2019

Lang EN Workshop language is English
Organizer(s)

PhD students:

Liliane Broye, Department for research and education,CHUV / UNI Lausanne
Amina Echchiki, Department of Ecology and Evolution, UNI Lausanne
Mahmoud Hallal, Department for BioMedical Research DBMR, UNI Bern
Dominic Ritler, Vetsuisse Faculty, Institute of Parasitology, UNI Bern

Speakers

Prof. Robert Waterhouse, Department of Ecology and Evolution, UNI Lausanne
Prof. Torsten Ochsenreiter, Institute of Cell Biology, UNI Bern
Dr. Natasha Glover, Department of Computational Biology & Center for Integrative Genomics, UNI Lausanne

Description

The annual retreat (2 days) aims to group and socialize all students from the StarOmics doctoral program as well as with teachers and external experts. It is organized by the students themselves in the framework of a minisymposium. The location will be chosen outside of the participating institutions and 2 to 3 external experts are invited to give plenary lectures with practical times and discussions and also to evaluate students' presentations. Additionally, social activities will help students to meet, exchange and build potential collaborations.

Program

Tentative program:

 

Thursday 9th Mai 2019

 

08:00 Welcome with Café-Croissants

09:00 Registration

09:30 Welcome

10:00 Corinne Dentan - CUSO StarOmics

Presentation of CUSO StarOmics activities 2019

10:15 Prof. Robert Waterhouse - Department of Ecology and Evolution, UNI Lausanne

Scientific writing do's and don'ts: hourglasses and dirty windows

12:30 Lunch break

13:45 Prof. Torsten Ochsenreiter - Institute of Cell Biology, UNI Bern

Scientific integrity, a core value in science?

15:45 Coffee break

16:15 Dominic Ritler - Vetsuisse Faculty, Institute of Parasitology, UNI Bern

How to design your poster?

17:00 Dr. Natasha Glover - Department of computational biology & Center for Integrative Genomics, UNI Lausanne

Meditation & focus exercise

18:45 Buffet Dinner

20:00 Social activities

 

Friday 10th Mai 2019

 

08:00 Breakfast (buffet)

09:00 Give back room keys / warm waking up

09:15 Wrap-up day 1

09:30 Mahmoud Hallal - Department for BioMedical Research DBMR, UNI Bern

Project management for researchers

10:00 Amina Echchiki - Department of Ecology and Evolution, UNI Lausanne

Applied time management for PhD students

11:00 Workshop: Management - applied activities

12:30 Lunch break

13:45 Dr. Natasha Glover - Department of computational biology & Center for Integrative Genomics, UNI Lausanne

Title: Journal Selection + Responding to reviewers

15:45 Coffee break

15:00 Round table

16:30 End of the event

Location

Crêt-Bérard (VD)

Map

Map

Information
Expenses

Reimbursements for CUSO StarOmics students

Train ticket, 2°class, half-fare from your institution to the place of the activity.
NO reimbursement for your meal expenses

Reimbursement form attached with original tickets has to be sent to the StarOmics coordinator Corinne Dentan at University of Lausanne, Centre Intégratif de Génomique, Le Génopode, 1015 Lausanne.

For any question concerning reimbursement please contact the CUSO StarOmics coordinator Corinne Dentan.

Places

20

Deadline for registration 15.04.2019
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