Conferences - Seminars
Conferences - Seminars
12:15-13:15 SV 1717
BMI SEMINAR // Transcriptional regulation of survival of dopaminergic neurons and its implication in Parkinson’s disease
Parkinson’s disease (PD) is the most common movement disorder characterized by the progressive loss of dopaminergic cells in the substantia nigra pars compacta. Accumulating evidence indicates that the interactions between genetic and environmental factors cause PD. Although several monogenic mutations linked to rare familial PD have been identified, other genetic determinants causative for sporadic PD, ... Read more about "BMI SEMINAR // Transcriptional regulation of survival of dopaminergic neurons and its implication in Parkinson’s disease"
By Emi Nagoshi, Behavioral neuroscience & neurodegeneration, Dept. Of Genetics and ...
17:15-18:45 UNIL - Bâtiment Amphimax - Salle 410
Comment l’échelle d’observation d’un phénomène peut-elle influencer la recherche? À quelles conditions est-il possible de passer d’une échelle à une autre? Ce passage, que l’on métaphorise souvent en termes de distance, est-il discontinu ou continu? Quel rôle joue l’instrumentation, la modélisation et les outils numériques dans ces divers niveaux d’analyse? Les mêmes questions se posent ... Read more about "CHANGEZ D’ÉCHELLE! - Cycle de conférences publiques"
By Murielle Bochud
12:15-13:15 MED 0 1418
Abstract: Humans have been influencing the DNA of plants and animals for thousands of years through selective breeding. Yet it is only over the last 3 decades or so that we have gained the ability to manipulate the DNA itself and directly alter its sequences through the modern tools of genetic engineering. This has revolutionized ... Read more about "IGM Colloquium: Cybergenetics: Rationally-designed genetic control systems"
18:15-21:00 Octanis Microverse
At Octanis, we develop pragmatic, open source and low cost solutions to practical problems. Currently, we are working on developing digital nestboxes for barn owls and a rover that takes measurements of the snow surface in Antarctica. We share experiences and tools, and make rapid incremental progress while embracing failure. Above all, we accept everyone ... Read more about "Maker-Night @ Octanis"
10:00-22:00 Rolex Learning Center, MED et ArtLab
For the 2nd edition of the national Digital Day, EPFL will be one of the major hubs open to the public. Centred on our campus around the theme of digitalization in the field of education, the event will propose activities including workshops, guided tours, exhibitions and scientific demonstrations, as well as two roundtables during an ... Read more about "Digital Day at EPFL: Education in the digital age"