PostDoc Day

Program

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PostDoc Day 2020 •  Program

When: SEPTEMBER 17th 2020

Where: ONLINE

 

 

     

9h00-9h10

    

Welcome and Opening Remarks

 

 

 

 Part I - Who are your colleagues?

 

9h10h-9h55

 

 

Postdoc scientific talks

9h10-9h25 Nicolas Tissot: Cross-regulation between UV-B and visible light signaling in Arabidopsis

9h25-9h40 Markku Hakala: Twinfilin uncaps actin filament barbed ends to promote turnover of lamellipodial actin networks

9h40-9h55 Carles Blanch-Mercader: Integer topological defects of cell monolayers - mechanics and flows

 

9h55h-10h35

 

Keynote speaker (Physics): 

  Anna Fontcuberta i Morral (Laboratory of Semiconductor Materials - EPFL)

‘Compound semiconductor nanowires synthesis and sustainability aspects’ 

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10h35-10h50

 

Short break

 

10h50-11h35

 

 

Postdoc scientific talks 

10h50-11h05 Dorothee Stöckle: Partners in crime – ‘Microtubules & Associates’ during lateral root formation

11h05-11h20 Vinay Shukla: Some Shall Pass: Barrier plasticity for nutrient acquisition in roots

11h20-11h35 Martina Spiljar: Systemic metabolic activation by cold exposure reprograms monocytes and attenuates neuroinflammation

 

11h35-12h20

 

Keynote speaker (Biology):

 Adria LeBoeuf (Department of Biology - University of Fribourg)

 ‘The superorganism’s circulatory system: collective decision-making through a
socially exchanged fluid’

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12h20-14h

 

Lunch break

 

 

14h-14h15

 

Liam Scarratt - Marie Pireyre – APDU

 

14h15-15h15

 

Keynote speaker (Chemistry):

 Jacques Dubochet - Nobel Prize Winner in Chemistry 2017
(University of Lausanne - UNIL)

 ‘The need to understand, the request to act’

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15h-15h15

 

Short break

 

 

 

Part II - Focus on your career:

 

15h15-15h20

 

Jessica Plucain, Life Sciences Switzerland (LS2) -  "Presentation of the PI's of tomorrow competition and other LS2 activities for postdoc"

 

15h20-17h30

 

Open discussion - round table

 

 

17h30

 

   Best talk and picture competition prize
 
 

 

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