Monthly IBI-EDBB Grad Student Mini-Symposia

Monthly presentations by doctoral students followed by social get-together. You are welcome to volunteer to join the student committee, help out on specific events or tasks, or chair a session.

Season Five Calendar

Oct. 4, 2019

Sylvain Träger
Dal Peraro Lab
followed by open discussion with Georg Fantner, new EDBB Director
Nov. 1, 2019 Yuqing Xie
Tang Lab
  second speaker tba  
Dec. 6, 2019 Peiling Luan
Auwerx Lab
  Raquel Parreira Sakar Lab
Jan. 10, 2020 Mario Romani
Auwerx Lab
  speaker two tba  
Feb. 7, 2020
Gerard Llimos Aubach Deplancke Lab
  Jaipreet Singh Loomba  D’Angelo Lab
March 6, 2020
speaker one tba  
  speaker two tba  
April 3, 2020
Barbora Lavickova Maerkl Lab
  speaker two tba  
May 1, 2020
Numa Piot
van der Goot Lab
  speaker two tba  
June 5, 2020
speaker one tba  
  speaker two tba  
July 3, 2020
speaker one tba  
  speaker two tba  

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)