Young Faculty Meeting

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.


The Young Faculty Meeting 2016 will be held on June 8 2016 at the "Haus der Universität" in Bern.

YFM 2016 program

 

Download the program.

Speakers 2016:

Jay Siegel (Uni Tianjin): Peripateticism and Peripeteia in Scholarly Life

Eliav Haskal (AMI Fribourg): Collaborations with industry, ’responsible partnering’ and expectations from both sides

Karl-Heinz Ernst (Empa/Uni ZH): How to get your great ideas across: feed-back from an ERC CoG panel member

Scientific Presentations:

  • Edmondo Benetti (ETHZ): Designed polymer assemblies at biointerfaces: Imitation of nature and synthetic improvisation
  • Laura Rodriguez-Lorenzo (AMI/Uni FR): A physical-chemistry perspective on nanoparticles-biological systems interactions
  • Christof Sparr (Uni BS): Stereoselective arene-forming aldol condensation
  • Ahmet Demirörs (ETHZ): Periodically microstructured composite films made by electric- and magnetic-directed colloidal assembly
  • Edith Joseph (Uni NE): Microorganisms as mini chemical factories for the preservation of cultural heritage
  • Fabien Cougnon (Uni GE): Why knot? Making topologically complex molecules

Sponsors:

Member companies of the Kontaktgruppe für Forschungsfragen (BASF, Syngenta, Novartis, Roche). 

 


Previous Young Faculty Meetings:

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

​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

​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