Conferences - Seminars
Conferences - Seminars
John and Lola Grace Distinguished Lecture in Cancer Research Read more about ""Towards Understanding the Genomic and Epigenetic Complexity of Advanced Prostate Cancer""
By Professor Mark Rubin, University of Bern, Department for BioMedical Research ...
12:15-13:30 MED 0 1418
The MARVEL Junior Seminars aim at intensifying interactions between the MARVEL Junior scientists belonging to different research groups (i.e. PhD & Postdocs either directly funded by the NCCR, or as a matching contribution). The EPFL community interested in MARVEL research topics is very welcome to attend. Each seminar consists of two 25-minute presentations, followed by ... Read more about "MARVEL January Junior Seminars"
By Max Veit (EPFL, COSMO) & Predrag Andric (EPFL, LAMMM)
11:00-12:00 Campus Biotech H8 Auditorium D
To understand the cellular basis of behavior, it is necessary to know the cell types that exist in the nervous system and their contributions to function. Spinal networks are essential for sensory processing and motor behavior and provide a powerful system for identifying the cellular correlates of behavior. We sought to leverage the recent revolution ... Read more about "Seeing the Forest and the Trees: Single Nucleus Sequencing in the Spinal Cord"
By Dr Ariel Levine, NIH Neurological Institute NINDS, USA.
13:00-19:00 CHUV Amphi césar Roux
Où, quand et comment naissent les bonnes idées ? Comment s’inventent les techniques, se créent les oeuvres artistiques et se forgent les théories scientifiques ? Nous vous proposons une plongée dans la mystérieuse marmite de la création au travers d’univers et de personnalités différentes afin d’explorer les différentes facettes de ce vaste sujet. Read more about "Comment naissent les bonnes idées?"
By cf programme (fichier joint)
14:15 BC 420
Abstract The voting and election processes are the backbone of Swiss democracy and threats to those processes are not to be taken lightly. For this reason, the Federal Chancellery introduced new rules and requirements on Internet Voting systems back in 2014, defining thresholds on the availability of Internet Voting, subjected to three increasing compliance levels. ... Read more about "The Road towards Verifiable Internet Voting in Geneva"
By Thomas Hofer, Expert Technique, Direction Générale des Systèmes d'Information ...
18:00-20:00 ELA 2
Thesis directors: Prof. François Buret, Prof. Marie Frénéa-Robin et Prof. Philippe Renaud Doctoral Program in Microsystems and Microelectronics Read more about "Development of microsystems for the controlled formation of cell aggregates by dielectrophoresis"
By Jonathan Cottet
11:00-12:00 smart living lab
The Structural Xploration Lab (SXL) invites Carl Haas, Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Waterloo, to present his work on digital twins and on workers’ health. The conference is part of a new series of « Invited Talks » at the smart living lab and takes place on 21 January 2019 ... Read more about "Invited Talk #1 Carl Haas"
08:00-18:00 STCC 0 7326
From 22 to 25 January, EPFL will be hosting the third workshop/meeting of FG-AI4H at the Swiss Tech Convention Center in Lausanne. With this email, I would like to inform you of our activities as well as extend an invitation to you and your colleagues to become involved in this important project. In particular, we ... Read more about "Artificial Intelligence for Health"
14:00-15:00 GR A3 31
Groups, Arithmetic & Algebraic Geometry Seminar Read more about "Maximal subalgebras of modular Lie algebras"
By David Stewart, Newcastle
12:15-13:15 SV 1717
Endocannabinoids have been well established as regulators of the neurobehavioral response to stress. This talk will focus on highlighting the neural circuits and mechanisms by which endocannabinoids have been found to modulate both neuroendocrine and behavioral responses to stress, with an emphasis on translational implications of these findings to human populations afflicted with stress-related neuropsychiatric ... Read more about "BMI SEMINAR // Matthew Hill - Endocannabinoid Regulation of Stress: Circuits and Translation"
By Matthew Hill, Hotchkiss Brain Institute, he Mathison Center, for Mental ...
09:30-11:30 RLC A1 230
Citing correctly requires the acquisition of the right habits. This workshop will walk you through various citation cases that you may encounter during the writing process of reports or publications. At the end of the workshop, you will be able to: Understand the stakes of citation Reuse different types of content without committing plagiarism Cite ... Read more about "Citation best practices"
By EPFL Library teaching team
09:00-13:00 CO 120
From this seminar you will learn about the developments which have enabled the main UK higher education institutions to develop inclusive digital education curricula. This is also an opportunity to learn practices and share ideas on how to successfully manage participation equally and inclusively. Read more about "Brave inclusion of diversity and giving opportunities to all students is the classroom"
By Mira Vogel works as an educational developer in King's ...
Swiss Tech Convention Center
The Applied Machine Learning Days will take place from January 26th to 29th, 2019, at the Swiss Tech Convention Center on EPFL campus. It is now the largest and best-known Machine Learning event in Switzerland, and increasingly recognized as a major event in Europe. The event has a focus specifically on the applications of machine ... Read more about "Applied Machine Learning Days 2019"
12:15 SV 1717
By Kevin Verstrepen, Centre of Microbial and Plant Genetics, K. U ...
12:15-13:15 SV 1717
BMI SEMINAR // Gioele La Manno - RNA velocity of single cells to unveil the developmental dynamics of the nervous system
An ambitious goal of single-cell analyses is to describe dynamical biological processes and shed light on gene regulation. However, the destructive nature of transcriptomics measurements constitutes an immediate challenge to this purpose. To overcome this fundamental limit, we present a novel method capable of estimating “RNA velocity”: the time derivative of gene expression. We apply ... Read more about "BMI SEMINAR // Gioele La Manno - RNA velocity of single cells to unveil the developmental dynamics of the nervous system"
By Gioele La Manno, Neurodevelopmental systems biology lab, Brain Mind Institute ...