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Wild edible plants walk

17-06-202417-06-2024

Category: Conferences – Seminars

Walk on biomimicry

18-06-202418-06-2024

Category: Miscellaneous

First Swiss-wide Three Minute Thesis (3MT) Competition

18-06-202418-06-2024

With: EPFL Finalists: Maria Sivers, Sahar Rezapour and Santhanu Ramanandan
Place and room: Zurich, RAA-G-01 Rämistrasse 59
Category: Public Science Events

Wild edible plants walk

24-06-202424-06-2024

Category: Conferences – Seminars

Black rhinoceros by By Ikiwaner, Wikimedia

Vanishing beasts: the conservation of African rhinoceros

24-06-202424-06-2024

With: Dr Isa-Rita Russo is a population geneticist from the University of Cardiff (Wales, UK) with experience in population and landscape genetics/genomics. Her research focusses on how landscape variables affect gene flow and adaptation in several taxa (brown bears, giant pandas and small mammals, African buffalo) by combining large-scale genetic, disease and environmental data sets to test for correlations between landscape features/disease status and gene flow/adaptation. She is also interested in how genetic variation has been shaped due to past demographic events and changes in population size using Approximate Bayesian Computation and pairwise sequentially Markovian coalescent methods for microsatellite/SNP and whole genome sequencing data respectively. In addition, she is involved in several projects as a member of the IUCN Conservation Genetics Specialist Group (CGSG) at the policy-science interphase. As one of the co-coordinators of the African node of CGSG she is leading a project aiming to collect, collate and interpret the current knowledge of the genetic composition of southern African vertebrates and make this information accessible to conservation practitioners, the wildlife industry, and governments as genetic management guidelines.
Place and room: GC C2 413
Category: Conferences – Seminars

Embedding sustainability and innovation within our global value chains

25-06-202425-06-2024

With: – Elaine Moran, SRVC Executive Director – Eric Enselme, Board Advisor, Founder & Principal at XP2XL Consulting, Executive Fellow at World Economic Forum – Laure Bressoud-Deslarzes, Procurement Category and Waste Manager at Bachem
Online: https://epfl.zoom.us/meeting/register/u5IuduqopzooEtYJxY9qj5VcWew6Pk5ILdJi
Category: Conferences – Seminars

Future of Health Grant Annual Conference

27-08-202427-08-2024

Place and room: RLC E1 240
Category: Conferences – Seminars

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