registrations for Bioengineering Day 2019 are open


Event details

Date and time 03.11.2019 20.11.201913:0012:00  
Place and room
Speaker Various speakers
Category Deadline

Annual research event of the EPFL's Institute of Bioengineering (IBI) -- this year under the motto "Engineering with Bioinspired or Biomimetic Approaches".

In a nutshell (see details -talk titles and schedules, in particular- HERE):

  • Invited Talks by:
            Michel C. Milinkovitch, Dept. of Genetics & Evolution, University of Geneva (CH):
            “On Skin Colour & Reptilian Scales: When Charles Darwin Meets John von Neumann & Alan Turing"  (Keynote)
            Maartje Bastings, Institute of Materials & Institute of Bioengineering, EPFL:
            "The Promises and Challenges of DNA as Programmable Biomaterial"
            Ullrich Steiner, Soft Matter Physics Group, University of Fribourg (CH):
            "Bioinspired Surfaces:  from Optics to Adhesion"  (Keynote)
  • Presentation by EPFL student team, winner of Grand Prize in the 2019 iGEM Synthetic Biology competition:
            “ViTEST - A Rapid Field-Based Diagnostic Tool to Detect Grapevine Disease
  • Research posters
  • Annual Ceremony:
              Jeffrey Hubbell and Melody Swartz Young Bioengineer Award'
              EDBB Distinctions
              Poster prizes
              Toasts to various IBI faculty
  • Networking, beer & wine, food, live music...

Participation is free of charge; registration, required, runs until Wednesday, November 20, 2019, noon (this is the final, EXTENDED DEADLINE). Register HERE now!

See online info HERE.

Practical information

  • Informed public
  • Registration required


  • EPFL Institute of Bioengineering (IBI)