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

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
  speaker two tba  
February 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
  Clémence Hurni Naef Lab
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)