Monthly IBI-EDBB Grad Student Mini-Symposia

Monthly presentations by doctoral students followed by social get-together.

NOTE: we need to refresh the student committee – please volunteer to help out on specific events or tasks, chair a session etc. Thank you!

Season Five Calendar

October 4, 2019 Sylvain Träger Dal Peraro Lab
followed by open discussion with Georg Fantner, new EDBB Director
November 1, 2019 Yuqing Xie Tang Lab
  no second speaker this time, exceptionally
December 6, 2019 Peiling Luan Auwerx Lab
  Raquel Parreira Sakar Lab
January 10, 2020 Mario Romani Auwerx Lab
  Domen Kampjut IST Austria, Klosterneuburg (AT)
February 7, 2020
Gerard Llimos Aubach Deplancke Lab
  Jaipreet Singh Loomba D’Angelo Lab
March 6, 2020 Stamatia Pagoulatou Stergiopulos Lab
  Alexis Bachmann Auwerx Lab
to be rescheduled due to Covid-19 situation:
April 3, 2020 Barbora Lavičková Maerkl Lab
  Oriane Poupart Moser Lab & Pioletti Lab
May 1, 2020 Numa Piot van der Goot Lab
  Clémence Hurni Naef Lab
June 5, 2020 Andreas Scheck Correia Lab
  Xavier Pierrat Persat Lab
July 3, 2020
Arielle Planchette Radenovic Lab
  Lucio Pancaldi Sakar Lab

Contributing a presentation in this series is a graduation requirement for EDBB students: schedule your talk now!


  • Monthly (first Friday of the month – with the occasional exception…), but skipping August-September
  • Where and when? EPFL seminar room SV1717   |  17h00 (sharp)
  • Back-to-back presentations by two doctoral students enrolled in the EDBB Program (usually in their 2nd or 3rd year)
  • Presentation time 30′ (incl. 5′ Q&A)
  • Followed by social get-together (pizza & beer, sponsored by the Institute of Bioengineering) –> please volunteer to organize it!
  • Note: IBI-EDBB MiniSymp are an official course in which you can enroll and earn credits (download ‘BIOENG-600’ course attendance sheet – pdf, 39 kB)