Bioengineering Day 2016


Event details

Date and time 28.09.2016 13:0019:00  
Place and room
Speaker Keynote and Junior speakers
Category Conferences - Seminars

Annual research event of the EPFL's Interfaculty Institute of Bioengineering (IBI)

Program outline (see details -times, in particular- HERE):

   - Keynote lectures by:

  • Donald E. Ingber (Harvard Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering, Boston, MA, USA):   Reverse Engineering Human Pathophysiology with Organs-on-Chips
  • Molly Stevens (Department of Materials, Imperial College, London, UK):   Designing Biomaterials for Regenerative Medicine and Biosensing

   - Short talks by finalists in 'Future Leaders in Bioengineering Award' competition:
  • A. EskandarianCombined Long-Term Time-Lapse AFM/Optical Fluorescence Microscopy: a Tool for a “New Microbiology”
  • M. CornagliaNematode-Based Screening Technologies for Next Generation Drug Discovery
  • S.T. JonesBiocompatible Virucidal Materials as Broad-Spectrum Antivirals
  • J. FengEngineered Nanopores for Probing Physics and Biology
   - Poster session (see list of contributed poster papers here)
   - Award ceremony
   - Networking, drinks and snacks

Participation is free of charge; registration, required, is now closed (the deadline was September 18, 2016, midnight).

Transport by chartered buses (free of charge) is organized to and from Campus Biotech, departing from:
  • Lausanne train station (see map) at *10:00 sharp* (boarding from 09:45)
  • EPFL, av. Piccard (see map) at *10:30 sharp* (boarding from approx. 10:00)
  • Campus Biotech (see map), outbound to EPFL and Lausanne-station bound, at *19:00 sharp*.
  • Please be aware that *no parking space is provided at Campus Biotech*, in case you plan to drive a car.

Practical information

  • Informed public
  • Registration required


  • EPFL Institute of Bioengineering (IBI)