Conferences - Seminars

21JUN
05SEP
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  Learning Center

This symposium, hosted by the EPFL Brain Mind Institute, will take place at the ROLEX Learning Center on the EPFL campus in Lausanne on September 4th and 5th 2017. Recent studies have implicated the interconnectedness of neurons within circuits as a critical factor in selective vulnerability to neurodegenerative disease. In this 2-day program leaders from ... Read more about "BMI LATSIS SYMPOSIUM "Degeneration of Neuronal Circuits""
14JUL
22SEP
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  Swiss Tech Convention Center and Campus Biotech

The Blue Brain Project is delighted to host a three day Conference – Neuromodulation of Neural Microcircuits NM² from September 18th to 20th, 2017. The Conference will be held at the SwissTech Convention Center, EPFL on September 18th and 19th and at the Campus Biotech in Geneva on September 20th. Neuromodulators dynamically reconfigure neural microcircuits ... Read more about "Neuromodulation of Neural Microcircuits NM2 Conference 2017"
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17JUL
20SEP
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  Lausanne & Geneva

18 - 19.09.2017 Lausanne, SwissTech Convention Center & 20.09.2017 Geneva, Campus Biotech Neuromodulators – the master switches – dynamically reconfigure neural microcircuits and shape brain states by controlling the function of neurons and glia, dendrites, and synapses. Recently, the Blue Brain Project discovered that neocortical microcircuit activity shifts from synchronous to asynchronous network states that ... Read more about "The Blue Brain Project announces three-day conference - Neuromodulation of Neural Microcircuits NM²"
24JUL
  13:30-15:00 SV 1717

Imaging the human retina in-vivo with high resolution of enormous interest not only in ophthalmology but also in neurology. As the retina can be seen as extension of the brain's neural tissue, it is straightforward to assume that the retina is equally affected by neurodegenerative diseases- casting the phrase of “the eye as window to ... Read more about "The challenge of cellular resolution in the living eye"
By Prof. Rainer Leitgeb, Medical University of Vienna
25JUL
  10:00-12:00 BC 229

EDIC candidacy exam Exam president: Prof. Matthias Grossglauser Thesis advisor: Prof. Katerina Argyraki Thesis coadvisor: Prof. Bryan Ford Co-examiner: Prof. Jean-Pierre Hubaux Abstract Background papers Trajectory sampling for direct traffic observation - IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking ( Volume: 9, Issue: 3, Jun 2001 ) The traffic analysis of continuous-time mixes, by Danezis G., Part of ... Read more about "Accuracy and privacy on network traffic monitoring"
By Georgia Fragkouli
03AUG
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  11:00-12:00 BC129

Cloud radio access network (C-RAN) architectures in which the processing/decoding is migrated from the local base-stations/radio units (RUs) to a control/central units (CU) in the "cloud" offer a variety of advantages to cellular and wireless networks in general. Fog radio access networks (F-RAN) address the case where the RUs are enhanced by having the ability ... Read more about ""An Information Theoretic Perspective of Fronthaul Constrained Cloud and Fog Radio Access Networks""
By Prof. Shlomo Shamai The Andrew and Erna Viterbi Department of ...
07AUG
  14:00-16:00 ELE 111

EDIC candidacy exam Exam president: Prof. Martin Jaggi Thesis advisor: Prof. Volkan Cevher Co-examiner: Prof. Michel Bierlaire Abstract Background papers Efficiency of coordinate descent methods on huge-scale optimization problems, by Y. Nesterov, SIAM J. Optim., 2012. Accelerated, parallel, and proximal coordinate descent, by O. Fercoq and P. Richtarik, SIAM J. Optim., 2015. Federated Optimization: Distributed ... Read more about "Scalable Methods for Nonsmooth Optimization Problems"
By Ahmet Alacaoglu
09AUG
  10:00-12:00 INJ 328

EDIC candidacy exam Exam president: Prof. Volkan Cevher Thesis advisor: Prof. Martin Jaggi Co-examiner: Prof. Daniel Kuhn Abstract Coordinate descent algorithms are the workhorse of convex optimization in practice since they are easy to implement, fast, and hard to beat. We want to design even faster coordinate descent algorithms which take geometry, communication costs etc. ... Read more about "Coordinate descent algorithms for convex optimization"
By Sai Praneeth Karimireddy 
15AUG
  10:00-12:00 BC 329

EDIC candidacy exam Exam president: Prof. Sabine Süsstrunk Thesis advisor: Prof. Martin Vetterli Thesis co-advisor: Prof. Adam Scholefield Co-examiner: Prof. Wenzel Jakob Abstract Background papers Quantization, by Robert M. Gray, David L. Neuhoff, 1998, Sections III and IV Propagation through nonuniform grating structures,by J.E. Sipe, L. Poladian, C. Martijn de Sterke, 1993 Modeling of the ... Read more about "Lippmann Photography"
By Michalina Pacholska
21AUG
25AUG
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  09:00-17:00 BI A0 448

The method of Euler systems models L-functions of automorphic forms in terms of motivic or Galois cohomological data (Galois cohomology classes). It is a major tool in the proof of the known cases of the Bloch-Kato conjectures. The objective of the workshop is to introduce graduate students and junior researchers to the theory of Euler ... Read more about "Introductory Workshop on Euler Systems and Special Values of L-functions"
22AUG
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  11:00-12:00 SV1717

BIOENGINEERING SEMINAR Abstract: Electron cryotomography (ECT) enables intact cells to be visualized in 3D in an essentially native state to macromolecular (~4 nm) resolution. It has allowed us to visualize the structures of macromolecular machines in their native context inside intact cells. In many cases, such machines cannot be purified intact for in vitro study. ... Read more about "Structural Biology in vivo by Electron Cryotomography"
By Yi-Wei Chang, Ph.D., California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA ...
22AUG
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  11:30-12:30 AI1153

BIOENGINEERING SEMINAR Abstract: Intergenic long noncoding RNAs (lincRNAs) are the largest class of transcripts in the human genome and their transcription is pervasive in higher eukaryotes. Functional and evolutionary analyses together with extensive characterization of a handful of lincRNAs support the general consensus that these transcripts contribute to the regulation of gene expression programs and ... Read more about "Do lincRNAs Contribute to Mouse Embryonic Stem Cell Cycle Adaptations?"
By Prof. Ana Claudia Marques, University of Lausanne (CH)
22AUG
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  13:15-17:30 Bern

ERC Synergy Grants enable 2-4 top researchers with complimentary skills and knowledge to jointly address a research problem of their choice in unconventional ways. After a pilot in 2012 and 2013, the ERC decided to re-introduce the Synergy Grant to its portfolio, with the next Synergy Call expected to close on 14 November 2017. Consider ... Read more about "National Information Event on the ERC Synergy Grant"
24AUG
  10:30-12:30 BC 229

EDIC candidacy exam Exam president: Prof. Katerina Argyraki Thesis advisor: Prof. Jean-Pierre Hubaux Thesis co-advisor: Prof. Bryan Ford Co-examiner: Prof. Jacques Fellay Abstract Background papers SMCQL: secure querying for federated databases. Bater, Johes, et al. Towards Statistical Queries over Distributed Private User Data. Chen, R. et al. Expanding Access to Large-Scale Genomic Data While Promoting ... Read more about "Decentralized, secure and privacy-conscious (medical) data sharing with distributed trust"
By David Froelicher
24AUG
  12:15-14:15 INR 113

EDIC candidacy exam Exam president: Prof. Karl Aberer Thesis advisor: Prof. Pierre Dillenbour Thesis coadvisor: Prof. Robert West Co-examiner: Prof. Daniel Gatica-Perez Abstract Background papers What are developers talking about? an analysis of topics and trends in stack overflow, by Barua, Anton, Stephen W. Thomas, and Ahmed E. Hassan. Empirical Software Engineering 19.3 (2014): 619-654. ... Read more about "Detecting Latent Training Needs from Digital Traces"
By Fu-Yin Cherng
24AUG
  14:00-16:00 INR113

EDIC candidacy exam Exam president: Prof. Karl Aberer Thesis advisor: Prof. Robert West Co-examiner: Prof. Pierre Dillenbourg Abstract Background papers Omnipedia: bridging the wikipedia language gap, by Patti Bao et al. In Proceedings of the SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI '12). MultiWiBi: The multilingual Wikipedia bitaxonomy project, by Tiziano Flati et ... Read more about "Improving Wikipedia quality across languages"
By Tiziano Piccardi
24AUG
  16:00-18:00

EDIC candidacy exam Exam president: Prof. Mark Pauly Thesis advisor: Prof. Wenzel Jakob Co-examiner: Prof. Sabine Süsstrunk Abstract Background papers A Comprehensive Framework for Rendering Layered Materials (Jakob et al. 2014) Minimal Sampling for Effective Acquisition of Anisotropic BRDFs (Vávra and Filip 2016) Multiple-Scattering Microfacet BSDFs with the Smith Model (Heitz et al. 2016) Read more about "Frequency Space Methods for General Surface Modeling"
By Tizian Zeltner
25AUG
  09:15-11:15 INR 331

EDIC candidacy exam Exam president: Prof. Viktor Kuncak Thesis advisor: Prof. Martin Odersky Co-examiner: Prof. Christoph Koch Abstract Background papers Read more about "Whole program type driven optimizations"
By Nicolas Stucki
25AUG
Cancelled
  10:00-12:00 BC229

EDIC candidacy exam Exam president: Prof. Matthias Grossglauser Thesis advisor: Prof. Katerina Argyraki Thesis coadvisor: Prof. Bryan Ford Co-examiner: Prof. Jean-Pierre Hubaux Abstract Background papers Trajectory sampling for direct traffic observation, by Grossglauser M., Duffield N.G., IEEE/ACM Transactions on Netw., Volume: 9 Issue: 3. The traffic analysis of continuous-time mixes, by Danezis G., In: Martin ... Read more about "Accuracy and privacy on network traffic monitoring"
By Georgia Fragkouli
28AUG
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  CM4

As of October 2017, researchers will have to submit a data management plan (DMP) as an integral part of their SNSF research proposals. The aim of this workshop is to guide researchers in the preparation of this document and to give an update on all SNSF new funding opportunities. When: August 28, 2017 Time: 12:00 ... Read more about "Workshop on SNSF reforms and DMP"
28AUG
  09:00-11:00 INF 226

EDIC candidacy exam Exam president: Prof. Arjen Lenstra Thesis advisor: Prof. Serge Vaudenay Co-examiner: Prof. Viktor Kuncak Abstract Background papers Read more about "Time-based cryptography"
By Gwangbae Choi
28AUG
30AUG
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  09:00-16:00 BC01

Featuring talks by internationally-renowned researchers and lecturers from industry, this course gives students a short, intensive overview of the different techniques and applications of materials characterisation available to scientists and engineers. Students also have a chance to perfect their presentation skills in the form of a short, three-minute pitch as well as in a more ... Read more about "CCMX Summer School — Characterisation of Materials"
By A wide range of experts in the domain Speakers: Véronique ...
28AUG
01SEP
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  09:00-17:00 BI A0 448

Euler systems have been powerful tools in the study of the Birch and Swinnerton-Dyer conjecture. As such, understanding more conceptually the constructions of Euler systems and relating these to other areas of mathematics such as representation theory could be of great interest. The goal of the conference will be to discuss novel constructions of Euler ... Read more about "Special Cycles on Shimura Varieties and Iwasawa Theory"
28AUG
  10:30-12:30 INF 226

EDIC candidacy exam Exam president: Prof. Arjen Lenstra Thesis advisor: Prof. Serge Vaudenay Co-examiner: Prof. Viktor Kuncak Abstract Background papers Read more about "Group Signatures"
By Muhammed Fatih Balli
28AUG
  15:00-17:00 RLC D1 661

EDIC candidacy exam Exam president: Prof. Volkan Cevher Thesis advisor: Prof. Pierre Dillenbourg Co-examiner: Prof. Martin Jaggi Abstract Background papers Read more about "Learning Analytics for Adaptive and Self-Improving Learning Environments"
By Louis Faucon
29AUG
  13:00-15:00 INR 331

EDIC candidacy exam Exam president: Prof. Rachid Guerraoui Thesis advisor: Prof. Martin Odersky Co-examiner: Prof. Viktor Kuncak Abstract Background papers Gentrification Gone Too Far? Affordable 2nd-Class Values for Fun and (Co-) Effect, by Leso Osvald et al., 2016. Algebraic effects for Functional Programming, by Daan Leijen, 2016. The marriage of effects and monads, by Philip ... Read more about "Lightweight effects for Scala"
By Fengyun Liu
29AUG
  13:00-15:00 INR 331

EDIC candidacy exam Exam president: Prof. Rachid Guerraoui Thesis advisor: Prof. Martin Odersky Co-examiner: Prof. Viktor Kuncak Abstract Background papers Data types a la carte Type checking with open type functions, by Schrijvers T., et al. Optimisation of Generic Programs through Inlining, by Magalhães J.P. Read more about "Abstractions for Generic Programming"
By Olivier  Blanvillain
30AUG
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  12:15-13:15 SV1717

Hong Kong Huntington’s disease (HD) is a genetic neurodegenerative disorder caused by an abnormal expansion of CAG trinucleotide repeats in the huntingtin gene. Mutant huntingtin (mhtt) proteins induce the progressive neuronal loss from the striatum and cortex, despite of their ubiquitous expression. One possible mechanism of this selective degeneration is that dysfunction in synaptic transmission ... Read more about "BMI Seminar // Abnormal release of neurotransmitter and Ca2+ influx in presynaptic terminals in cortical neurons of a knock-in mouse model of Huntington’s disease"
By  Hyokeun Park, Division of Life Science, Hong Kong University and ...
30AUG
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  17:15-18:30 ELA 1

The performance of analog integrated circuits is limited by the noise generated in its components. Some of this noise (thermal and shot noises) have a white spectrum, while others (dc offset, 1/f noise) are restricted to a narrow frequency range near dc. Several circuit techniques (correlated double sampling, chopping) exist for mitigating the effects of ... Read more about "System-Level Noise Filtering and Linearization Scheme"
By Gabor C. Temes, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR, USA
31AUG
01SEP
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  08:30-17:00 MA B0 426

Le cours National Instruments LabVIEW Fondamental 2 (Core II) vous apprend à concevoir des applications complètes et autonomes avec LabVIEW. Ce cours est une extension du cours LabVIEW Fondamental 1 (Core I) ; il présente des techniques de conception courantes pour l'implémentation et la distribution réussies d'applications pour la recherche, l'ingénierie et les environnements de ... Read more about "LabVIEW, Core II (FR)"
By National Instruments
04SEP
06SEP
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  08:00-17:00

This successful course, held for the first time last year, will in 2017 be held partially at the Haute école d'ingénierie et d'architecture de Fribourg's iPrint institute in order to give participants more hands-on experience. Students will also participate in a group case study and have plenty of access to experts in the field during ... Read more about "Additive Manufacturing of Polymeric Materials 3D Camp"
By A worldwide range of experts in the domain
Speakers: Matteo ...
06SEP
08SEP
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  SG1

Created to further energy efficiency in the built environment, the international CISBAT conference offers a dynamic scientific exchange platform in fields ranging from nanostructured materials for renewable energy applications to urban energy systems. Read more about "CISBAT 2017 - Future Buildings & Districts - Energy Efficiency from Nano to Urban Scale"
06SEP
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Institute of Microengineering - Distinguished Lecture Abstract: Coming Soon. Due to logistic constraints, this lecture will take place live at EPFL campus in lecture hall ELA1 and is excptionally not transmitted to Neuchâtel. Read more about "Prof. Asad Adibi - IMT Distinguished Lecture"
06SEP
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By Marlen Knobloch, Laboratory of Stem Cell Metabolism, Department of Physiology ...
06SEP
08SEP
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  13:30-17:00 MA B0 424

Créer des tableaux peut paraître chose facile, mais tirer parti des principales fonctionnalités d'un logiciel comme Excel est plus difficile. Si vous avez fréquemment besoin de créer des tableaux, de faire des tris, d'analyser des données, cette formation s'adresse à vous. Cette formation s’adresse autant aux érudits qu’aux néophytes car elle partira des bases de ... Read more about "Excel 2010, de la feuille de calcul aux tableaux croisés dynamiques"
By Charles Lalieu
08SEP
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This year’s meeting will take place on the 8th of September 2017 in the Auditorium Ettore Rossi (Inselspital). The program includes keynote lectures of Prof. Lutz Jäncke (University of Zurich) and Prof. Grégoire Courtine (EPFL). As in previous years, the congress also provides young researchers with the opportunity to present their ideas and research achievements ... Read more about "Bern University // 12th annual meeting of the Clinical Neuroscience Bern"
11SEP
12SEP
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  Crans-Montana

Climate change has global causes and effects. This conference addresses growing challenges and their consequences for fragile environments both in the high latitudes and high altitudes, focusing on the polar regions and the Alps. It brings together researches from natural and social sciences to facilitate dialogue among experts with the aim of comparing observations from ... Read more about "High Altitudes meet High Latitudes: Globalizing Polar Issues"
By The list of speakers is available on the conference website.
11SEP
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  16:15-18:00 SV1717.A

Plant homeodomain (PHD) fingers, YEATS, Tudor and bromodomains are found in proteins involved in a wide array of fundamental biological processes, including transcription, replication, DNA damage repair, cell differentiation and survival. These domains comprise the largest families of epigenetic readers, capable of recognizing PTMs (posttranslational modifications) in histones. During her talk, Prof. Kutateladze will detail ... Read more about "Molecular mechanisms of epigenetic regulation"
By Prof. Tatiana Kutateladze Department of Pharmacology, University of Colorado School ...
12SEP
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  09:00-10:00 BI A2 458

Vous avez des questions au sujet de l'utilisation de GrantsDB ? ou sur son interface ? Nous sommes à votre disposition pour répondre à toutes vos questions. Entrée libre, sans inscription ! Site web du Research Office - GrantsDB Read more about "Prochain Forum d'aide GrantsDB : Mardi 12 septembre de 9:00 à 10:00 au BI A2 458"
12SEP
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Water is the most important liquid for life. It is intimately linked to our well-being. Without water, cell membranes cannot function. Charges and charged groups cannot be dissolved, self-assembly cannot occur, and proteins cannot fold. Apart from the intimate link with life, water also shapes the earth and our climate. Our landscape is formed by ... Read more about "Water first. It's true."
By Prof. Sylvie Roke, IBI and IMX, EPFL
14SEP
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  17:15-18:15 BI A0 448

In this talk I will begin by introducing elliptic curves and some basic questions about them. After recalling what is known in the case of elliptic curves over the rational numbers, I will discuss some new heuristics and conjectures about how the group of points grows in towers of abelian extensions. This is joint work ... Read more about "Bernoulli Lecture - Some new conjectures about abelian points on elliptic curves"
By Karl Rubin (University of California, Irvine)
19SEP
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  12:15-13:15 GR C0 01

Abstract: High-elevation catchments are highly dynamic systems which are undergoing rapid hydrological changes. Seasonally, headwaters are responsible for the transport of large volumes of runoff and sediment (fine and coarse) to the downstream channel network, which tend to adjust to the upstream-imposed liquid and solid fluxes. Predicting how mountain rivers will change under different future ... Read more about "EESS talk on "Sediment Supply: The Underrated Ruler in Bedload Transport""
By Dr Francesco Comiti, Associate professor, River Basin Group, Faculty of ...
20SEP
22SEP
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The three-day workshop organised and hosted by DTU (Danmarks Tekniske Universitet), in collaboration with the EuroTech Alliance Universities and the SV Postdoc Association, is aimed at preparing postdocs for their next career step and complementing their ample repertoire of technical qualifications with essential soft skills. As such, it will provide an intensive, highly interactive, and ... Read more about "3rd EuroTech Postdoc Workshop: Success in academia"
20SEP
22SEP
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  08:30-17:00 MA B0 426

Python est un langage de script Orienté-Objets puissant, portable et flexible conçu pour être facile à utiliser et améliorer la productivité. Il peut être utilisé pour développer tous types de programmes : du script de quelques lignes, au programme offrant une interface graphique riche, en passant par les applications Web et les applications de calculs ... Read more about "Python Niveau 1, les fondamentaux"
By Jean-Philippe Forestier
20SEP
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  20:00-21:30 Pavillon en bois du Théâtre Vidy-Lausanne, Av. J-E. Dalcroze 5, 1007 Lausanne

Le Théâtre Vidy-Lausanne invite régulièrement artistes et chercheurs à intervenir sur des questions liées à l’art, à la société ou à la recherche aujourd’hui, en prolongement de la programmation théâtrale. La première conférence de la saison sera proposée par le professeur Yves Weinand, directeur du laboratoire IBOIS de l’EPFL et architecte du nouveau Pavillon en ... Read more about "Masterclass d'Yves Weinand"
By Yves Weinand, professeur ordinaire et directeur du Laboratoire IBOIS, EPFL
22SEP
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By Ashwini AGRAWAL (LSE)
25SEP
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  EPFL Rolex Learning Center, Forum Rolex

Laureate: Prof. Mary O’Kane, O’Kane Associates (Australia) A computer engineer, pioneering research in artificial intelligence, a former Dean and university vice-chancellor, and member or chair of many public and private sector boards and committees, Mary O’Kane has acquired an extraordinary breadth and depth of experience in the innovation, research, higher education, energy, ICT, public policy ... Read more about "Erna Hamburger Prize - September 25th, 2017"
02OCT
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DISTINGUISHED LECTURE IN BIOLOGICAL ENGINEERING (sandwiches served) Abstract: To be communicated Bio: Prof Dek Woolfson took his first degree in Chemistry at the University of Oxford in 1987. He then did a PhD at the University of Cambridge followed by post-doctoral research at University College London and the University of California, Berkeley. After 10 years ... Read more about "Title to be announced"
By Prof. Dek Woolfson, University of Bristol, Bristol (UK)
05OCT
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By Professor Richard MARAIS, Cancer Research UK Manchester Institute, the University ...
06OCT
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By Lu ZHANG (Ohio State University)
10OCT
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  09:00-10:00 BI A2 468

Vous avez des questions au sujet de l'utilisation de GrantsDB ? ou sur son interface ? Nous sommes à votre disposition pour répondre à toutes vos questions. Entrée libre, sans inscription ! Site web du Research Office - GrantsDB Read more about "Prochain Forum d'aide GrantsDB : Mardi 10 octobre de 9:00 à 10:00 au BI A2 468"
11OCT
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By  Ewelina Knapska, Laboratory of Emotions Neurobiology, Nencki Institute of Experimental ...
16OCT
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  12:15 SV1717

DISTINGUISHED LECTURE IN BIOLOGICAL ENGINEERING (sandwiches served) Abstract: To be communicated Research Description: Basic cell culture techniques have changed little in almost a century. By far the most dominate format for cell culture is the Petri dish or similar (e.g. multi well plate). Slowly this is beginning to change as our ability to create materials, ... Read more about "Title to be announced"
By Prof. David Beebe, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI (USA)
17OCT
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  12:15-13:15 GR C0 01

Abstract: The Antarctic Circumnavigation Expedition (ACE) was organised by the new Swiss Polar Institute. It circled the Antarctic continent and most of its sub-antarctic islands over a period of 3 months from December 2016 to March 2017 supporting 22 projects and almost 150 scientists from 18 countries. Conceived as an opportunity to better characterise the ... Read more about "EESS talk on "ACE, an interdisciplinary expedition around Antarctica""
By Dr Danièle Rod, Swiss Polar Institute @EPFL, ACE expedition 2017 ...
20OCT
  12:00-13:30 EPFL, ODY 4.03, VIP Room

"Is there a future for open science? Sharing and research progress in scientific research " Abstract: Sharing of information, data and materials between scientists has been described as crucial for the replication, validation and advancement of research, and recent years have seen a policy push towards open science and open data that seeks to enable ... Read more about "Seminar by Dr. Corniela Lawson, University of Bath"
23OCT
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  13:15-14:15 MXF1

Colloidal particles in suspension form liquid, crystalline and glassy phases similar to those formed by atoms. Since the particles are “fat” (~1µm) and “slow” (~10Hz), they can be individually tracked in space and time by confocal microscopy. Dense colloidal systems therefore serve as "analog computers" to study the dynamics of defects in crystals (vacancies, stacking ... Read more about "Live 3D Modeling with Colloids"
By Prof. Frans Spaepen, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences Harvard ...
24OCT
26OCT
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  STTC

This Life Sciences Symposium, co-organised by EPFL and EMBO Press, will be held from 24 to 26 October 2017 at the EPFL campus in Lausanne-Switzerland, at the SwissTech Convention Center. Limited seatings available! Accredited symposium (continuous education) by the RESAL. Read more about "EPFL Life Sciences - EMBO Press Symposium 2017 : Frontiers in Metabolism"
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30 speakers: See the symposium web site
01NOV
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By David Dupret, MRC Brain Network Dynamics Unit, University of Oxford ...
07NOV
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  11:00-12:00 SV 1717

IMT Distinguished Lecture Abstract: In recent years there has been an ever-increasing explosion of “Big Data” mainly in the form of unstructured data sets. Likewise, the growth of our awareness of complexity and emergent behavior has been recognized in networks ranging from social media, economics, bio complexity and the weather. Together with the slowing down ... Read more about "Neuroarchitectonic Devices using Atomic Switches"
07NOV
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  12:15-13:15 GR C0 01

Abstract: Every year, more than half a million children die due to diarrheal diseases. Recent studies have identified the most important etiologies of diarrheal disease are enterotoxigenic and enteropathogenic E. coli, Shigella spp., rotavirus, norovirus and Cryptosporidium spp. These etiologies are characterized by a combination of high shedding, high infectivity, and transmissibility through multiple environmental ... Read more about "EESS talk on "Environmental Transmission of Enteric Bacteria: Lessons from Bangladesh, Tanzania, Vietnam, U.S.A, and Zimbabwe""
10NOV
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By Jessica JEFFERS (University of Chicago)
13NOV
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  13:15-14:15 MXF1

Precise macromolecular engineering has been enabled by various controlled radical polymerization procedures. Copper-based ATRP (atom transfer radical polymerization) catalytic systems with polydentate nitrogen ligands are among most efficient controlled/living radical polymerization systems. By applying new initiating/catalytic systems, Cu level in ATRP was reduced to a few ppm. The activators are regenerated by light, reducing agents, ... Read more about "Macromolecular Engineering by Taming Free Radicals"
By Prof. Krzysztof Matyjaszewski, Carnegie Mellon University - Center for Macromolecular Engineering ...
14NOV
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  09:00-10:00 BI A2 468

Vous avez des questions au sujet de l'utilisation de GrantsDB ? ou sur son interface ? Nous sommes à votre disposition pour répondre à toutes vos questions. Entrée libre, sans inscription ! Site web du Research Office - GrantsDB Read more about "Prochain Forum d'aide GrantsDB : Mardi 14 novembre de 9:00 à 10:00 au BI A2 468"
23NOV
Cancelled
  16:30-20:00 CM2

A CECAM Celebration of Simulation & Modeling 16.30 CECAM Lecture Prof. Erik Lindhal, Stockholm University, Sweden “Modeling Experiments in Simulations and Simulations in Experiments: Combining Biomolecular Simulations with Low Resolution Measurements” https://www.cecam.org/upload/Flyer-Erik.pdf 17.45 Berni J. Alder CECAM Prize Award Ceremony The Berni J. Alder CECAM Prize recognizes exceptional contributions to the field of microscopic simulation ... Read more about "A CECAM Celebration of Simulation & Modeling"
06DEC
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By Anita Luthi, Department of Fundamental Neuroscience, Faculty of Biology and ...
11DEC
15DEC
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  09:00-17:00 BI A0 448

This conference will conclude the semester program on "Euler Systems and Special Values of L-functions". The goal will be to present recent advances in the constructions of Euler systems, their applications to the Birch and Swinnerton-Dyer conjecture and Iwasawa theory. Emphasis will be given on novel results obtained during the semester. Read more about "Recent Developments on the Arithmetic of Special Values of L-functions"
By CIB
18DEC
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  13:15-14:15 MXF1

Iron oxide nanoparticles have been in development for medical applications for more than 20 years. In the mean time, several products were on the market and used in clinics as a contrast agent for MRI or as a drug for the successful treatment of anemia. For economic reasons, iron oxide as a contrast agent disappeared ... Read more about "Iron Oxide Nanoparticles for medical application: still a challenging task for materials research"
By Prof. Heinrich Hofmann, EPFL
20DEC
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By Alain Buisson, Neuropathologies and Synaptic Dysfunctions, Neurosciences Institute, Grenoble, France
02MAR
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By Michael SCHWERT (Ohio State University)
07MAR
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By Carlos Dotti, Neuronal differentiation and brain aging, Dept. of molecular ...
19MAR
23MAR
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  09:00-17:00 BI A0 448

Polish topological groups comprise all locally compact second countable groups, but also most interesting topological transformation groups such as homeomorphism and diffeomorphism groups of compact manifolds, isometry groups of separable complete metric spaces, and automorphism groups of countable model theoretical structures. While all of these classes had been intensively studied separately, there has recently been ... Read more about "Structure and dynamics of Polish groups conference"
26MAR
29MAR
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  09:00-17:00 BI A0 448

The topic of this workshop will be geometric group theory in a larger context. As is well known, there are close links between geometric group theory of finitely generated or locally compact groups and geometric non-linear functional analysis, i.e., the non-linear geometry of Banach spaces. While this has for a long time been seen as ... Read more about "Large scale geometry of Polish groups workshop"
12APR
10MAY
Cancelled
27APR
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By Nadya MALENKO (Boston College)
25MAY
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By Andrew B. ABEL (Wharton, University of Pennsylvania)
01JUN
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By Monika PIAZZESI (Stanford University)
18JUN
22JUN
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  09:00-17:00 BI A0 448

This is the last conference of the semester and will be of a more general nature than the earlier more specialized conferences and workshops of the program. It will cover broad aspects of descriptive set theory and its connections with other areas of mathematics. Read more about "Descriptive set theory conference"