Proposals for these training modules are examined by the MPS executive board, and selected on the basis of the audience targeted, proposed topic, costs, date of the event, etc. Proposals have to be submitted at least a year in advance to the MPS executive board. Financial requirements have to meet CUSO standards. These activities are open to participants outside of the programme, although MPS doctoral students do have priority.


In parallel, the CUSO also offers "Generic Skills" workshops in management, communication, professional planning, etc...


Cat. Title Location Map [d] Speakers Dates Places
Advanced Molecular Cloning University of Neuchâtel, UniMail, Emile-Argand 11, Building D, Room D114

Vincent Bernard, Representative for NEB Molecular cloning products, BioConcept, Allschwil, CH

Sylvestre Marillonnet, Dr., Leibniz Institute of Plant Biochemistry (IPB) Halle, Germany

Geoffrey Fucile, Dr., Biozentrum, University of Basel, CH

1547420400 14 January 2019 9 / 6 joint
Lausanne Genomics Days 2019 University of Lausanne, Génopode, Auditorium C map

Confirmed Speakers:

Stefan Ameres, Dr., Institute of Molecular Biotechnology, Vienna, AUS
Youssef Belkhadir, Dr., Gregor Mendel Institute, Vienna, AUS
Laura Florez, Dr., Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz, DE
Elvire Gouze, Dr., Institut de Biologie Valrose, Nice, FR
Malik Harmit, Dr., Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, US
Ute Kraemer, Prof., Ruhr-Universität Bochum, DE
Richard Neher, Dr., Biozentrum, UNIBAS, CH
Patrik Nosil, Dr., CNRS Montpellier, FR
Katie Peichel, Prof., Institute of Ecoogy and Evolution, UNIBE, CH
Anita Rauch, Prof., Institute of Medical Genetics, University of Zurich, CH
Anja Spang, Dr., Royal Netherland Institute for Sea Research, NL
Quitterie Venot, Dr., Institut Necker Enfants Malades, Paris, FR

1549494000 7-8 February 2019 13 / 20 joint
Plant Imaging: Advanced Light Microscopy [FULL] University of Geneva, Sciences II, quai Ernest-Ansermet 30, Room A50A

Sylvain Loubéry, Dr., Plant Imaging Unit, UNIGE

1550098800 14-15 February 2019 5 / 5 joint
Biostatistics for Plant Biologists University of Lausanne, Amphipôle Building, Room 340.1

Ludwig A. Hothorn, retired Professor from the University of Hannover, DE

1556488800 29-30 April 2019 15 / 12
Vision for a sustainable agriculture 2019 University of Neuchâtel, UniMail, Emile-Argand 11, Aula Louis-Guillaume (ALG, 2nd floor)

Confirmed speakers:

John Pickett, Prof., Cardiff University
Ulrich Kuhlmann
, Prof., CABI Delemont
Lucius Tamm
, Dr., FiBL
Claudio Screpanti
, Dr., Syngenta Basel
Pilar Junier
, Prof., UNINE
Johan Six
, Prof, ETHZ
Manuele Tamò
, International Institute of Tropical Agriculture IIAT, Cotonou, Republic of Benin
Mauricio R. Bellon Corrales
, Comisión Nacional para el Conocimiento y Uso de la Biodiversidad (CONABIO), Mexico City, Mexico

1557093600 6-8 May 2019 0 / 5 joint
Advanced Statistics and Programming with R University of Lausanne, Batochime 1103 (20.5.) / Batochime 1113 (21-23.5.2019) North part of the building, ground floor

Frédéric Schütz, MER., UNIL & SIB

1558303200 20-23 May 2019 2 / 3 joint
An Introduction to R University of Lausanne

Jérome Goudet, Prof., UNIL

1559599200 4-7 June 2019 6 / 6 joint
AGROSCOPE Visit Agroscope Reckenholz & Agroscope Wädenswil

Collaborators of AGROSCOPE Reckenholz & Wädenswil

1560376800 13 June 2019 14 / 8
MPS PhD students Retreat Hotel & Bildungszentrum Matt, Schwarzenberg, Lucern

Ueli Grossniklaus, Prof., Department of Plant and Microbial Biology, University of Zurich, CH
Ortrun Mittelsten Scheid
, Dr., Gregor Mendel Institute of Molecular Plant Biology, Wien, AT
Marie Mirouze
, Dr., Research Institute for Development, Perpignan, FR
Jose Gutierrez-Marcos
, Dr., University of Warwick, UK

1562104800 3-4 July 2019 18 / 28
Field Trip Investigation 2019 Alpine Botanical Garden of La Linnaea Hut, Bourg-St-Pierre, Valais, CH

Louis Nusbaumer, Dr., Conservatoire et Jardins Botaniques de Genève

1563487200 19-21 July 2019 8 / 10
Mechanisms of plant perception - from the endogenous to the exogenous - General Guisan Center, 117-119 avenue Général Guisan, 1009 Pully

Mitsuhiro Aida, Prof. - IROAST, Kumamoto University, JP
Marie Barberon
, Prof. - University of Geneva, CH
Edward Farmer
, Prof. - University of Lausanne, CH
Christine Faulkner
, Dr. - JIC Norwich, UK
Jiri Friml
, Prof. - IST Klosterneuburg, AT
Takumi Higaki
, Prof. - IROAST, Kumamoto University, JP
Claudia Koehler
, Prof. - Uppsala Biocenter, SE
François Parcy
, Dr. - CNRS Grenoble, FR
Jenny Russinova
, Dr. - VIB Ghent, BE
Julia Santiago
, Prof. – University of Lausanne, CH
Shinichiro Sawa
, Prof. - Kumamoto University, JP
Roman Ulm
, Prof. – University of Geneva, CH

1568930400 20 September 2019 65 / 150
[ANNULÉ 19420003] [ANNULÉ 19420003] Advanced Studies in Systematics Geneva - CJBG (Conservatoire et Jardins Botaniques Genève) and MHNG (Musée d'Histoire Naturelle Genève)

Alice Cibois, Dr., MHNG
Philippe Clerc
Jean Mariaux
, Prof., UNIGE & MHNG
Yamama Naciri
Mathieu Perret
Michelle Price
, Prof., UNIGE & CJBG
Fred Stauffer
Andreas Schmitz
, Dr., MHNG
Peter Schuchert
, Dr., MHNG
Nadir Alvarez, Dr., MHNG

1572390000 30 October - 1st November 2019 0 / 3