EPFL BioE Talks Series

Semester Mondays | 4:00 p.m. (Swiss time) | Zoom streaming only

Calendar, Spring Semester 2021

March 1
Sachdev Sidhu University of Toronto (CAN)
  Christian Heinis EPFL (Lausanne, CH)
March 8
Anne Bertolotti MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology (UK)
  David Suter EPFL (Lausanne, CH)
March 15
Charna Dibner University of Geneva (CH)
March 22 Canan Dağdeviren MIT (USA)
  Selman Sakar EPFL (Lausanne, CH)
March 29
Yuri Korchev Imperial College (UK)
  Georg Fantner EPFL (Lausanne, CH)
April 12 Todd Hyster Cornell University (USA)
  Ardemis Boghossian EPFL (Lausanne, CH)
April 19 Suzie H. Pun University of Washington (USA)
April 26 Viola Vogel ETH Zurich (CH)
  Li Tang EPFL (Lausanne, CH)
May 3
Jacob Corn ETH Zurich (CH)
May 10 Steven Gygi Harvard University (USA)
  Yimon Aye EPFL (Lausanne, CH)
May 17 Claude Loverdo CNRS Laboratoire Jean-Perrin (F)
  Anne-Florence Bitbol EPFL (Lausanne, CH)
May 31 Caroline Arber University of Lausanne (CH)
June 7 Lydia Robert CNRS Laboratoire Jean-Perrin (F)

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  • taking place every Monday at 4:00 p.m. (CET) during semesters
  • double-feature talks, pairing a high-profile invited speaker with a local investigator (whenever possible)
  • invited speakers selected by a standing IBI faculty committee (see below), based on inputs collected from institute colleagues (suggestions most welcome!)
  • speaker lineup aiming as much as possible for balanced gender representation
  • talks streamed globally, accessed via ‘Zoom’ web-conferencing platform (one-time registration required)
  • integral part of PhD student education: attendance during first doctoral year is a graduation requirement in the EDBB doctoral program.
  • Prof. Giovanni D’Angelo  |  IBI
  • Prof. Li Tang  |  IBI & IMX


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Calendar, Fall Semester 2020

September 28 X. Tracy Cui University of Pittsburgh (USA)
October 5 Christopher J. Clarke Stony Brook University (USA)
  Giovanni D’Angelo EPFL (Lausanne, CH)
October 12 Klaus Eyer ETH Zurich (CH)
  Bruno Correia EPFL (Lausanne, CH)
October 19 Polly Fordyce Stanford University (USA)
  Christoph Merten EPFL (Lausanne, CH)
October 26 Darrell J. Irvine MIT (USA)
  Li Tang EPFL (Lausanne, CH)
November 2 Flavia Vitale University of Pennsylvania (USA)
  Stéphanie P. Lacour EPFL (Lausanne, CH)
November 9 Ed Boyden MIT (USA)
  Suliana Manley EPFL (Lausanne, CH)
November 16 Ovijit Chaudhuri Stanford University (USA)
  Dominique Pioletti EPFL (Lausanne, CH)
November 23 KC Huang Stanford University (USA)
  Anne-Florence Bitbol EPFL (Lausanne, CH)
November 30 Daniel Gaffney Wellcome Sanger Institute (UK)
December 7 Mauri A. Kostiainen Aalto University (SF)
  Maartje Bastings EPFL (Lausanne, CH)

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