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Annual Meeting 2014 Lausanne
February 4-5, 2014 – Amphimax University of Lausanne

Scientific Program

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Tuesday, February 4, 2014

08.30 – 09.30

Registration, Welcome Coffee and Croissants, (Mounting of Posters)

09.30 – 09.40

Welcome Address

 

Prof. Gisou van der Goot (President of LS2)
Prof. Richard Benton (Chairperson)

09.40 – 10.30

PLENARY LECTURE I

 

Andrea Brand (University of Cambridge, United Kingdom)

«Stem cells to synapses: regulation of self-renewal and differentiation in the nervous system»

10.30 – 10.35

RESEARCH IN AFRICA

 

Lucia Prieto (UNIL, Switzerland)

«Overcoming global inequality by promoting scientific education and research in Africa»

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10.35 – 11.00

Coffee Break, Poster Session, Industry Exhibition

 

SKILLS

Adria Le Bœuf (UNIL, Switzerland)
"Essential tools to be a great speaker"

11.00 – 13.15

SYMPOSIA

 

SSMCB (Part 1)

«Synthetic biology : new opportunities in the molecular and cellular biosciences»

SGV

« Imaging: from animal to molecule »

SSAHE

«Architecture of the white matter in the human brain: visualizing its geometry and topology»

Special session

"Master students. Doing a PhD in Switzerland"

13.15 – 14.45

Lunch, Poster Session, Industry Exhibition

13.30 – 14.30

ROUND TABLE

 

«Women in science»

13.30 – 14.30

SKILLS

 

Speed CV check

14.45 – 17.00

SYMPOSIA

 

SSMCB (Part 2)

«Synthetic biology : new opportunities in the molecular and cellular biosciences»

SPS

«Good sleep : from molecules and neuronal oscillations to functional consequences»

Immunology

«Mechanims of inflammation»

Special Session

«The role of ethics in life science education in an age of interdisciplinary and translational scientific research»

17.00 – 17.30

Coffee Break, Poster Session, Industry Exhibition

 

SKILLS

Adria Le Bœuf (UNIL, Switzerland)
"Essential tools to be a great speaker"

17.30 – 18.20

PLENARY LECTURE II

 

Olaf Blanke (EPFL, Switzerland)
«Arms, phantoms limbs, and the self: towards neuroprosthetics of the mind»

18.20 – 20.00

Apéritif in the Industry Exhibition Area & Poster Session

Jazz Music

 

Wednesday, February 5, 2014

09.00 – 09.50

PLENARY LECTURE III

 

Ulla Bonas (Martin Luther University, Germany)

«Manipulation of eukaryotic cells by TAL and other bacterial effectors»

09.50 – 10.20

Coffee Break, Poster Session, Industry Exhibition

 

SKILLS

Adria Le Bœuf (UNIL, Switzerland)
"Essential tools to be a great speaker"

10.20 – 12.35

SYMPOSIA

 

SSEP

«The role of pharmacology in translational medicine»

Microbiology

«Microbe-host interactions in the gut»

Special Session

«Assistant professor candidate fair»

Special Session

«Non-academic careers in science»

12.35 – 14.10

Lunch, Poster Session, Industry Exhibition

 

ROUND TABLE

 

«Assistant professor candidate fair»

12.45 – 14.00

SKILLS

 

Speed CV check

12.35 – 14.10

LS2 General Assembly

14.10 – 15.00

PLENARY LECTURE IV

 

Dan Tawfik (Weizmann Institute, Israel)

«How do proteins evolve?»

15.00 – 16.00

AWARDS

 

Friedrich Miescher Award 2014
Sophie Martin (Fundamental Microbiology, UNIL)

Poster Awards
SPS, SSMBC, SSEP, SGV

16.00 – 16.30

Coffee Break, Poster Session, Industry Exhibition

 

SKILLS

Adria Le Bœuf (UNIL, Switzerland)
"Essential tools to be a great speaker"

16.30 – 17.00

INDUSTRY SEMINAR

 

Martin Kussman (Nestlé Institute of Health Sciences, Lausanne)

«Systems approaches to define and maintain health»

17.00 – 17.50

PLENARY LECTURE V

 

Maria Leptin (EMBL, Germany)

«Cell shape and morphogenesis: sub-cellular and supra-cellular mechanisms»

17.50 – 18.00

Closing remarks

 

Richard Benton (Chairperson)

Gisou van der Goot (President of LS2)