Young Faculty Meeting

YFM - wo sich der Chemie-Nachwuchs trifft! © «Platform Chemistry», SCNAT
YFM - wo sich der Chemie-Nachwuchs trifft! © «Platform Chemistry», SCNAT
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YFM - wo sich der Chemie-Nachwuchs trifft! © «Platform Chemistry», SCNAT
YFM - wo sich der Chemie-Nachwuchs trifft! © «Platform Chemistry», SCNAT

The «Young Faculty Meeting» was set up to promote scientific exchange and networking among young academics in chemistry in Switzerland.


Young professors and lab leaders, and previous YFM participants are invited to celebrate the 10th Young Faculty Meeting on June 6 2017 at the "Haus der Universität" in Bern.

YFM 2017 program
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YFM 2017 program
YFM 2017 program

 

Download the program.

 

Speakers 2017:

  • Matthias Nettekoven (Roche): From idea to medicine – careers and opportunities at Roche
  • Christian Hinderling (ZHAW): UAS - anatomy of a little known animal
  • Kevin Sivula (EPFL): A perspective on starting an independent research group with individual investigator grants
  • Christian Bochet (Uni FR): Do academics really need to cross the desert alone?

Scientific Presentations:

  • Konrad Tiefenbacher (Uni BS): Enzyme-like catalysis in self-assembled aromatic cavities
  • Raffaella Buonsanti (EPFL): Colloidal chemistry to advance energy conversion studies
  • Kaori Sugihara (Uni GE): Electrical and mechanical properties of model cell membranes
  • Pablo Rivera-Fuentes (ETHZ): Chemical probes to study intracellular reductive stress
  • Marc Ruepp (Uni BE): Elucidation of selective motor neuron death in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

Organisers:

  • Fabien Cougnon (Uni GE)
  • Albert Ruggi (Uni FR)
  • Leo Merz (SCNAT)

 


Previous Young Faculty Meetings:

Young Faculty Meeting 2016

8. June, Haus der Universität, Bern.
Organisers: Michal Juríček, Lucas Montero, Leo Merz
Speakers: Edmondo Benetti, Fabien Cougnon, Ahmet Demirörs, Edith Joseph, Laura Rodriguez-Lorenzo, Christof Sparr; Karl-Heinz Ernst, Eliav Haskal, Jay Siegel.
Sponsors: Member companies of Kontaktgruppe für Forschungsfragen (BASF, Syngenta, Novartis, Roche).

Young Faculty Meeting 2015

3 June, Uni Bern.
Organisers: H. Jessen, Y. Simon, L. Merz
Speakers: Michal Juríček, Madhavi Krishnan, Jeremy Luterbacher, Plinio Maroni, Lucas Montero, Sereina Riniker, Patrick Jermann, Wolfgang Henggeler, Pia Viviani.
Sponsors: Member companies of Kontaktgruppe für Forschungsfragen (BASF, Syngenta, Novartis, Roche).

Young Faculty Meeting 2014

Date: 5 June 2014, University of Bern
Organisers: Gilles Gasser, Marcel Hollenstein, Mira Portmann, Adrien Lawrence
Sponsors: Member companies of Kontaktgruppe für Forschungsfragen (BASF, Syngenta, Novartis, Roche).

Young Faculty Meeting 2013

Date: 6 June 2013, University of Bern
Organisers: Marc Creus, Jan Cvengros, Mira Portmann, Adrien Lawrence
Sponsors: Member companies of the Kontaktgruppe für Forschungsfragen (BASF, Roche, Novartis, Merck Serono, Syngenta). 

Impression from the Young Faculty Meeting 2013
Impression from the Young Faculty Meeting 2013
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Impression from the Young Faculty Meeting 2013
Impression from the Young Faculty Meeting 2013

​Young Faculty Meeting 2012

Date: 7 June 2012, University of Bern
Organisers: Barbara Winter-Werner, Mira Portmann, Franziska Schoenebeck, Felix Zelder, Ryan Gilmour
Sponsors: Member companies of the Kontaktgruppe für Forschungsfragen (Merck Serono, Novartis, Roche, BASF, Syngenta). 

​Young Faculty Meeting 2011

Date: 16 June 2011, University of Bern
Organisers: Barbara Winter-Werner, Christian Heinis, Nicolai Cramer
Sponsors: Member companies of the Kontaktgruppe für Forschungsfragen (BASF, Roche, Novartis, Merck Serono, Syngenta). 

​Young Faculty Meeting 2010

Date: 25 June 2010, University of Bern
Organisers: Barbara Winter-Werner, Clément Maze

​Young Faculty Meeting 2009

Date: 17 June 2009, University of Bern
Organisers: Barbara Winter-Werner, Hermann Wegner, Andreas Zumbuehl

Group foto of the Young Faculty Meeting 2009
Group foto of the Young Faculty Meeting 2009
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Group foto of the Young Faculty Meeting 2009
Group foto of the Young Faculty Meeting 2009

​Young Faculty Meeting 2008

Date: 28 November 2008, University of Bern
Organisers: Barbara Winter-Werner, Karl Gademann, Michele Cascella

Group foto of the Young Faculty Meeting 2008
Group foto of the Young Faculty Meeting 2008
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Group foto of the Young Faculty Meeting 2008
Group foto of the Young Faculty Meeting 2008