Conferences - Seminars

18JAN
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  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.
21JAN
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DISTINGUISHED LECTURE IN BIOENGINEERING (sandwiches served) Abstract: Multicellular ecosystems such as biofilms, tissues, and whole organisms operate as highly integrated systems that link physical structure and biological function. In mammalian tissues, structure determines the effectiveness by which muscles generate force, lungs oxygenate blood, or glandular organs produce bile, milk, or saliva. Even at the level ... Read more about "Engineering 3D Culture Models of Physiology and Disease: How Simple is Complex Enough?"
By Prof. Christopher Chen, Boston University and Harvard Wyss Institute, Boston ...
21JAN
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After an introduction to the 3R concept, the foundation Animalfree Research as well as some of its work is explained. The presentation continues to touch on some of the most pressing topics in science and animal welfare, such as the reproducibility crisis, the importance of open access and the influence of environment on in vivo ... Read more about "The 3Rs and Animalfree Research - projects, activities and challenges"
By Mrs. Stefanie Schindler, Co-CEO of the Animalfree Research Foundation
22JAN
25JAN
  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"
23JAN
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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 ...
23JAN
  16:15 BC 410

Abstract Personal genomics is becoming increasingly popular, but mounting privacy concerns threaten to impede adoption. We propose a new, privacy-focused model for personal genomics that employs cryptography and decentralization to secure personal genomic data and outline various policy issues that should be considered if this model is to be adopted. Bio Dennis Grishin is CSO ... Read more about "Genomic data privacy in the age of personal genomics"
By Dennis Grishin, Harvard University/Nebula Genomics
24JAN
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  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
26JAN
29JAN
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  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"
By See our workshop sessions, the 16 featured tracks and the ...
30JAN
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  12:15-13:15 SV 1717

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 ...
04FEB
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  10:30-11:30 AI 1153

SEMINAR of the LAUSANNE INTEGRATIVE METABOLISM and NUTRITION ALLIANCE (LIMNA) Abstract: Disturbances in the morphology and function of mitochondria cause neurological diseases, which can affect the central and peripheral nervous system. The i-AAA protease YME1L ensures mitochondrial proteostasis and regulates mitochondrial dynamics by processing of the dynamin-like GTPase OPA1. Mutations in YME1L cause a multi-systemic ... Read more about "Novel Mouse Models to Study Mitochondrial Proteostasis in the Nervous System"
By Hans-Georg Sprenger, Max Planck Institute for Biology of Ageing, Dept ...
05FEB
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The self-assembly of proteins into ordered macromolecular units is fundamental to a variety of diseases. For example, in Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) and Parkinson’s Disease (PD), proteins that are usually harmless are found to adopt aberrant shapes, a process referred to as protein misfolding. In the misfolded state the proteins are prone to aggregate into highly ... Read more about "Special LMNN Seminar - Optical superresolution microscopy of molecular mechanisms of disease"
By Clemens F. Kaminski, Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology,  University ...
07FEB
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  10:00-17:00 STCC 0 8328

7th of February from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Swiss Tech Convention Center, EPFL For its 2nd edition, FORWARD - the Innovation Forum for SMEs - will be back at the SwissTech Convention Center on February 7, 2019. With nearly 1’000 participants during the first edition and simultaneous French-German translation, this event intends ... Read more about "FORWARD, the innovation forum for SMEs."
11FEB
14FEB
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Swiss Blockchain Winter School - Feb 11-14, 2019 https://blockchainschool.epfl.ch/ Registration page Hotel discount reservation (still some rooms left on the offered hotel platform, as well as via standard booking) Travel stipend application (deadline: January 11, 2019) Please join us for the Swiss Blockchain Winter School 2019 on February 11-14, 2019 at the Congress Center Interlaken, ... Read more about "Swiss Blockchain Winter School - EPFL - ETHZ - IC3"
12FEB
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  12:00-13:00 EPFL Library

Research data is a precious good. Where is the balance between protecting it and opening it? How can you manage the way it is reused by others? In this Noon Talk, the topic of data licensing will be presented from various points of view. Read more about "Research Data licensing noon talk"
By Giovanni Pizzi, senior scientist at the Laboratory of theory and ...
13FEB
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  12:15-13:15 SV 1717

For many brain diseases, particularly in psychiatry, we lack clinical tests for differential diagnosis and cannot predict optimal treatment for individual patients. This presentation outlines a translational neuromodeling framework for inferring subject-specific mechanisms of brain disease from non-invasive measures of behaviour and neuronal activity. Guided by clinical theories of maladaptive cognition and aberrant brain-body interactions, ... Read more about "BMI SEMINAR // Stephan Klaas - Translational Neuromodeling, Computational Psychiatry and Computational Psychosomatics"
By Stephan Klaas, Translational Neuromodeling Unit (TNU), Institute for Biomedical Engineering ...
14FEB
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The John and Lola Grace Distinguished Lectures in Cancer Research This seminar will also be televised to CHUV Visioconférence 2 and to Biopôle CLE B301 Read more about "“Finding, understanding and exploiting chromatin dependencies in cancer”"
By Professor Johannes Zuber, Research Institute of Molecular Pathology (IMP), Medical ...
14FEB
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  12:00-13:30 MED 2 1522

"Introduction" workshop In this course, you will get an introduction to the main concepts of Research Data Management to apply them to your specific situation. Learning outcomes: Know the stakes around Research Data Management Discover how a Data Management Plan (DMP) can help you be more efficient in your research Get an overview of good ... Read more about "Research Data Management workshop"
By EPFL Library Research Data team
15FEB
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  12:30-13:30 SV 1717

Abstract : Given the world-wide increase in obesity, studying the onset of this debilitating syndrome and specifically the dynamic nature of fat tissue is of great interest. In this presentation, I intend to summarize my lab’s efforts in addressing multiple, outstanding questions related to adipose biology. First, I will show how we are using integrative ... Read more about "An omics journey through the intriguing world of adipose biology"
By Dr Bart Deplancke, FSV / IBI / UPDEPLA
18FEB
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  12:15 SV 1717

BIOENGINEERING COLLOQUIA SERIES (sandwiches served) Abstract: To be provided. Read more about "to be announced"
By Prof. Adrian Keller, Paderborn University (D)
19FEB
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  10:00-17:00 SV 1717

The scientific symposium ‘Faces of Industrial Research-FIR’ is organized by the Nestlé PhD Students in collaboration with BSNL, an EPFL/UNIL non-profit organization that aims to bridge the gap between upcoming academic scientists and those in Life Science industries. This event, supported by EPFL, UNIL and Nestlé, will be a 1-day symposium taking place the 19th ... Read more about "Faces of Industrial Research Symposium"
By There will be speakers from Roche, the Novartis Institute for ...
20FEB
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By  Marlene Bartos, Cellular and Systemic Neuroscience, Institute for Physiology I ...
25FEB
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  12:15 SV 1717

BIOENGINEERING COLLOQUIA SERIES (sandwiches served) Abstract: To be provided. Read more about "to be announced"
By Prof. Jussi Taipale, Cambridge University (UK)
27FEB
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"From plan to action" workshop In this personalized workshop, you will check the consistency of your data management plan (DMP) and how to implement it in your lab. Before you attend the workshop, you will need to fill a form about your current practices. If you are not familiar with research data management already, we ... Read more about "Research Data Management workshop"
04MAR
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  12:15 SV 1717

BIOENGINEERING COLLOQUIA SERIES (sandwiches served) Abstract: To be provided. Read more about "to be announced"
By Prof. Björn Hogberg, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm (SE)
06MAR
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  12:15-13:15 SV 1717

Hippocampal mossy fiber synapses are an important element in the hippocampus and exhibit various forms of synaptic plasticity. To investigate the mechanism of transmitter release and its modulation, we used presynaptic capacitance measurements and EPSC recording to measure the kinetics of transmitter release. In addition, total internal reflection fluorescence (TIRF) microscopy was used to visualize ... Read more about "BMI SEMINAR // Takeshi Sakaba - Biophysics of transmitter release at the mossy fiber synapse"
By Takeshi Sakaba, Laboratory of Molecular Synaptic Function, Graduate School of ...
07MAR
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  10:00-12:00

"From plan to action" workshop In this personalized workshop, you will check the consistency of your data management plan (DMP) and how to implement it in your lab. Before you attend the workshop, you will need to fill a form about your current practices. If you are not familiar with research data management already, we ... Read more about "Research Data Management workshop"
07MAR
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  12:00-13:00 SV 1717

A Lola and John Grace Distinguished Lecture in Cancer Research This seminar will also be televised to AGORA, BU25/02/030, Bugnon 25A, and to Biopôle CLE B301 Read more about "“40 years of p53. From discovery to the clinic”"
By Professor Sir David Lane, A-STAR, Singapore
11MAR
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  12:15 SV 1717

BIOENGINEERING COLLOQUIA SERIES (sandwiches served) Abstract: To be provided. Read more about "to be announced"
By Prof. Francesco Stellacci, EPFL, Lausanne (CH)
11MAR
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  13:15-14:15 MXF 1

In this talk, I will highlight some of our recent advances in the field of direct electrochemical reduction of CO2 into value‐added fuels and chemicals on metallic Cu‐based catalysts and nonmetallic carbon‐based MNC electrocatalysts with molecularly‐defined coordinative MNx metal‐nitrogen centers as active sites. Special focus will be placed on efficient production of CO at lab‐scale ... Read more about "Free electrons to molecular bonds and back – The dark side of solar fuels and solar chemicals"
By Prof. Peter Strasser, Chemical Engineering Division, Technical University Berlin
18MAR
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BIOENGINEERING COLLOQUIA SERIES (sandwiches served) Abstract: To be provided. Read more about "to be announced"
By Prof. Martin Fussenegger, ETH Zürich, Basel (CH)
19MAR
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  13:00-16:30 CO 120

Demonstrations have been used to make lectures more interesting and accessible for a very long time – but is there any point in investing time and effort into demonstrations in the age of smartphones and instant YouTube clips? This workshop will discuss this question, as well as give practical tips on designing and using demonstrations ... Read more about "Lecture Demonstrations in the age of YouTube"
By Ilya Eigenbrot
20MAR
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  08:30-18:30 STCC

Innovation is one of the basic missions of EPFL and of primary importance to the School of Engineering (STI). After 2 successful editions with over 150 attending companies, we are organising the 3rd edition if the industry day on Wednesday March 20 2019. It offers different opportunities to companies, research laboratories of EPFL, as well ... Read more about "Engineering Industry Day"
By Session1: Engineering for life science and health Bart Deplancke – Laboratory ...
20MAR
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Identical objects and figures may look different in different contexts. This is a general phenomenon, manifested in many different domains of vision research, and it can provide important insights into various perceptual mechanisms. The talk will start with examples of salient contextual effects involving perception of transparency, gaze direction, 3D shape, and amodal completion. Most ... Read more about "BMI SEMINAR // Dejan Todorovic - Effects of context in perception and visual illusions"
By  Dejan Todorovic, Lab of Experimental Psychology, Department of Psychology, University ...
25MAR
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BIOENGINEERING COLLOQUIA SERIES (sandwiches served) Abstract: To be provided. Read more about "to be announced"
By Prof. Ivan Martin, University of Basel (CH)
26MAR
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The Ferrell lab studies signal transduction and cell cycle regulation, mainly focusing the spatial and temporal regulation of mitotic entry and exit. They explore how the individual proteins that regulate these processes work together in circuits, generating reliable systems-level behaviors, by using quantitative experimental approaches, modeling, and theory. Much of their work make use of ... Read more about "TBA"
By Prof. James Ferrell, Stanford University School of Medecine. 
01APR
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Abstract: With approximately 1.8 million deaths each year, lung cancer has become the leading cause of cancer mortality in women and men worldwide. In the last fifteen years, great clinical progress has been made that offers new hope for patients, as exemplified by the advent of targeted therapies and more recently immunotherapies. Yet, current treatments ... Read more about "Mechanisms of lung cancer development: from tumor immunology to cellular metabolism"
By Dr Etienne Meylan
03APR
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  13:00-18:30 Theatersaal National, Bern

Last year, the SNSF launched PRIMA, its new funding scheme for outstanding women researchers. PRIMA grantees benefit from a first-rate leadership programme, which we are launching at a special event in Bern. Don't miss the opportunity to hear a thought-provoking keynote speech by the renowned leadership expert Margaret J. Wheatley and participate in discussions on ... Read more about "Save the date: PRIMA Leadership Programme - Kick-off event"
By Keynote - Margaret J. Wheatley: The essential role played by women ...
08APR
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BIOENGINEERING COLLOQUIA SERIES (sandwiches served) Abstract: To be provided. Bio: Chad A. Mirkin, Ph.D., is the Director of the International Institute for Nanotechnology and the George B. Rathmann Professor of Chemistry. Mirkin also is a professor of chemical and biological engineering, biomedical engineering, materials science & engineering, and medicine at Northwestern University. Mirkin is a ... Read more about "to be announced"
By Prof. Chad Mirkin, Northwestern University, Evanston. IL (USA)
11APR
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John and Lola Grace Distinguished Lecture in Cancer Research This seminar will also be televised to CHUV Visioconférence 2 and to Biopôle CLE B301 Read more about "TBA"
By Dr Mikael Pittet, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
15APR
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BIOENGINEERING COLLOQUIA SERIES (sandwiches served) Abstract: To be provided. Read more about "to be announced"
By Prof. Wilson Wong, Boston University, Boston, MA (USA)
29APR
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BIOENGINEERING COLLOQUIA SERIES (sandwiches served) Abstract: To be provided. Bio: David M. Sabatini is an American scientist and Professor of Biology at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology as well as a member of the Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research. He has been an investigator of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute since 2008 and was elected ... Read more about "to be announced"
By Prof. David Sabatini, Massachusettes Institute of Technology; Whitehead Institute for ...
02MAY
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A Lola and John Grace Distinguished Lecture in Cancer Research This seminar will also be televised to CHUV BH08 3 Charlotte Olivier and to Biopôle CLE B301 Read more about "“Metabolic and Immune Control of Liver Tumorigenesis”"
By Professor Michael Karin, UC San Diego School of Medicine, Department ...
06MAY
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BIOENGINEERING COLLOQUIA SERIES (sandwiches served) Abstract: To be provided. Read more about "to be announced"
By Prof. Cheng Zhu, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA (USA)
09MAY
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  12:00-13:30 MED 2 1522

"Introduction" workshop In this course, you will get an introduction to the main concepts of Research Data Management to apply them to your specific situation. Learning outcomes: Know the stakes around Research Data Management Discover how a Data Management Plan (DMP) can help you be more efficient in your research Get an overview of good ... Read more about "Research Data Management workshop"
By EPFL Library Research Data team
13MAY
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BIOENGINEERING COLLOQUIA SERIES (sandwiches served) Abstract: To be provided. Read more about "to be announced"
By Prof. Gilad Haran, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot (IL)
19MAY
22MAY
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The Latsis Symposium 2019 on Diamond Photonics at EPFL will be a unique event bringing together for the first time the worldwide leaders in diamond photonics. It will gather on EPFL campus the key international players of academic research in physics and photonics, in growth and fabrication technologies, together with companies engaged in bringing the ... Read more about "Latsis Symposium 2019 on Diamond Photonics"
By Keynote and Invited Speakers on www.diamondphotonics.org
20MAY
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BIOENGINEERING COLLOQUIA SERIES (sandwiches served) Abstract: To be provided. Read more about "to be announced"
By Prof. Claire Hivroz, Institute Curie, Paris (F)
27MAY
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BIOENGINEERING COLLOQUIA SERIES (sandwiches served) Abstract: To be provided. Read more about "to be announced"
By Prof. Fabian Theis, Helmholtz Zentrum München, Munich (D)
13JUN
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A Lola and John Grace Distinguished Lecture in Cancer Research This seminar will also be televised to CHUV Visioconférence 2 and to Biopôle CLE B301 Read more about "“Creating a System for Pediatric Cancer Precision Medicine”"
By Professor Elaine Mardis, Nationwide Foundation Endowed Chair in Genomic Medicine ...

Thesis defenses

18JAN
  17:30 SV 1717

Thesis director : Prof. F. Naef Biotechnology and Bioengineering doctoral program. Thesis 8893 Read more about "Tissue-specific circadian transcriptional regulation"
By Jake YEUNG
01FEB
  18:00 AI 1153

Thesis director : Prof. C. Brisken Molecular Life Sciences doctoral program. Thesis 9165 Read more about "Adamts18 Function in Mammary Gland Development"
By Dalya ATACA

Exhibitions

07MAR
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  12:15-13:00 Artlab - Pavillon B

EPFL ArtLab invites you, over a lunch break, to a guided tour of the exhibition Thinking Machines. Ramon Llull and the ars combinatoria. Thursday February 7 - guided tour in French Thursday February 28 - guided tour in English Thursday March 7 - guided tour in French "Thinking Machines" explores a bold approach to acquiring ... Read more about "Visit-Lunch ArtLab exhibition - THINKING MACHINES"
By EPFL Artlab

Call for proposal

18JAN
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Rising Tide supports innovative and unique patient-centered clinical trials that have the potential to immediately impact the lives of cancer patients. The foundation supports early stages clinical studies focused on prevention, detection, treatments and aftercare, and translational research. does NOT support basic research or phase IV trials. Who can apply: new and established clinical investigators. ... Read more about "[Rising Tide Foundation for Clinical Research | Research funding]"
24JAN
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The Cure Parkinson’s Trust (CPT) supports laboratory and clinical research projects with the potential to delay, slow, stop, reverse or prevent the progression of Parkinson’s disease. CPT only accepts research applications that meet the following criteria: Disease modifying (slow, stop, reverse) Translate into clinic (Phase 2b trial) within 5 years CPT does NOT accept symptomatic ... Read more about "[ The Cure Parkinson’s Trust | Research funding ]"
31JAN
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The Congressi Stefano Franscini (CSF) is ETH Zurich’s conference platform located at Monte Verità, a beautiful hilltop overlooking Ascona and Lake Maggiore in Southern Switzerland (Ticino). The CSF gives researchers and university professors the opportunity to organize a 3-5 day international conference for 50-100 senior and junior researchers or a 3-day workshop for 25-30 participants ... Read more about "[ Extended deadline: Congressi Stefano Franscini | Funding for conference, workshop, short courses]"
31JAN
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The Swiss Cancer League and the Swiss Cancer Research foundation present a bursary programme to secure high-level research in clinical oncology in Switzerland by offering young investigators the possibility to visit a leading research centre abroad in order to acquire and return with advanced training and further education. The Call does NOT support basic research ... Read more about "[ Swiss Cancer League | Outgoing Mobility funding for PostDoc in medical oncology ]"
31JAN
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The Swiss Cancer League and the Swiss Cancer Research foundation call for Basic, clinical, epidemiological and psychosocial research projects with distinct cancer relevance, contributing to new observations or knowledge on the causes, prevention or treatment of cancer. Priority is given to patient-oriented research projects. Industry-related projects are NOT supported. Who can apply: principle investigator with ... Read more about "[ Swiss Cancer League - Cancer research Grant | Research funding ]"
31JAN
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The Swiss National Science Foundation has announced the third edition of its competition for images and short videos from the world of science. The best entries will be showcased in various exhibitions, including the Biel/Bienne Festival of Photography, Musée de l'Elysée in Lausanne, the Zurich Film Festival as well as in Martigny, Paris and San ... Read more about "[ SNSF image competition 2019 | Scientific dissemination ]"
01FEB
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The purpose of the Novartis Foundation for Medical-Biological Research is to foster medical-biological science by means of financial support for research projects conducted at Swiss universities or research institutions in the field of medicine and medically oriented biology/biochemistry. Projects with a Novartis drug as a research focus are NOT eligible. Who can apply: Only Senior ... Read more about "[ Novartis Foundation for Medical-Biological Research | Research Projects ]"
01FEB
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Aim: Health Canada has launched a challenge to improve on drug checking technology to allow the community of people who use drugs and those who support them to make more informed decisions based on the composition of a drug and to reduce harm. The challenge is to create a rapid, accurate, easy to use, and ... Read more about "[ HEALTH CANADA - Drug Checking Technology Challenge | Research funding ]"
01FEB
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Bayer’s Global Ophthalmology Awards Program (GOAP) helps clinical investigators and basic researchers from around the world: Make significant contributions to research in ophthalmology Complete further investigations/experiments Contribute to tangible benefits for patients with retinal disorders Improve patient access to high-quality eye care Increase disease understanding and dissemination of scientific knowledge through publications Each year, a ... Read more about "[ Global Ophthalmology Awards Program | Research funding ]"
01FEB
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The European Foundation for the Study of Diabetes (EFSD) and the healthcare company Novo Nordisk call for applications for the A/S Programme for Diabetes Research in Europe. Applications from all fields of diabetes research including both basic and clinical research are accepted. Who can apply: Applicants based at non-profit institutions in the EU and Associated ... Read more about "[ European Foundation For the Study of Diabetes (EFSD) and Novo Nordisk I Research funding on diabetes ]"
15FEB
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TaNeDS (Take a New Challenge for Drug diScovery) is Daiichi Sankyo's call for projects aiming at generating breakthrough pharmaceutical drugs for human health in one of Daiichi Sankyo's research interests: oncology, pain / neuroscience, cardiovascular and renal diseases, rare diseases, other diseases, cell therapy, technology and related research. Who can apply: partnerships between scientists in ... Read more about "[ TaNeDS (Take a New Challenge for Drug diScovery) | Research funding ]"
15FEB
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The goal of the FAMAE Foundation is to seek pragmatic, efficient, durable, universal and money-saving solutions to make life easier for urban citizens while reducing their environmental footprint. The Foundation launches annual international competitions to enable brilliant and innovative inventors to make their ideas come true or to effectively launch their product. The 2019 competition ... Read more about "[ FAMAE Foundation - PRECIOUS WATER! | Proof of Concept & Seed funding ]"
15FEB
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The objective of the EFSD/Lilly Young Investigator Research Awards is to encourage innovative research in the fields of diabetes and its complications, and to promote excellence in medical education. Who can apply: Scientists and clinicians: they must hold a PhD, MD, DMD, DVM, or equivalent for no more than 5 years (for basic scientists) or ... Read more about "[ European Foundation For the Study of Diabetes (EFSD) and Lilly | Young Investigator Research Award ]"
15FEB
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European Joint Programme on Rare Diseases (EJP RD) Call for Proposals 2019: "Transnational research projects to accelerate diagnosis and/or explore disease progression and mechanisms of rare diseases” The aim of the call is to enable scientists in different countries to build an effective collaboration on a common interdisciplinary research project based on complementarities and sharing ... Read more about "[ European Joint Programme on Rare Diseases (EJP RD) Call for Proposals 2019 - Research funding ]"
18FEB
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BRIDGE is a joint programme conducted by the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) and the Commission for Technology and Innovation (CTI). It offers new funding opportunities at the intersection of basic research and science-based innovation, thereby supplementing the funding activities of the two organisations. BRIDGE Discovery is aimed at experienced researchers who wish to realise ... Read more about "[ BRIDGE DISCOVERY – 3rd CALL | Research funding ]"
28FEB
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The Swiss-based Fondation Botnar launches a call for research projects that aim at: better understanding the determinants, mechanisms and status of the health and wellbeing of adolescents in rapidly growing secondary cities in low- and middle-income countries. and/or validating new solutions and services addressing unmet adolescent health or wellbeing needs or challenges at the individual, ... Read more about "[ Fondation Botnar | Research funding on Adolescent Health and Wellbeing ]"
28FEB
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The Swiss Cancer League / Swiss Cancer Research foundation can provide financial support for the organization of international scientific conferences for cancer related research conducted in Switzerland. Funding: max. CHF 10’000 This threshold can be exceeded in well justified cases. Eligible costs: costs incurred by the invited speakers’ travel and accommodation expenses. Rolling call: submit ... Read more about "[ Swiss Cancer League | Funding for scientific conference ]"
28FEB
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The Swiss Academy of Medical Sciences (SAMS) supports scientific events with a thematic link with the activities of the SAMS. Eligible events must promote the transfer of knowledge towards the next generation of scientists or the exchange between experts and patients and must be held in Switzerland. Events with an overall budget of over CHF ... Read more about "[ Swiss Academy of Medical Sciences | Scientific events ]"
01MAR
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Aim: MDA Venture Philanthropy (MVP) is the Muscular Dystrophy Association's drug development program, which operates within MDA's Translational Research program. MVP is exclusively focused on funding the discovery and clinical application of treatments and cures for neuromuscular diseases. Adapting elements of the venture capital model, the MVP business plan is characterized by an emphasis on ... Read more about "[ MUSCULAR DYSTROPHY ASSOCIATION - MDA Venture Philanthropy | Research funding ]"
01MAR
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EUROGIA2020 is launching a new project call in collaboration with the European Strategic Energy Technology (SET) Plan to encourage companies to participate in transnational collaborations to develop innovative industrial RD&D projects for low carbon energy technologies. The first call will be launched in September 2018 in five low carbon sector areas of common interest to ... Read more about "[ EUROGIA 2020 | Research funding ]"
04MAR
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The LEO Foundation is one of Denmark’s largest commercial foundations. Established in 1984, its main objective is to ensure the long-term independence and success of the global, research-based pharmaceutical company LEO Pharma. LEO Foundation Open competition grants support the best dermatology research projects worldwide that: Improve the understanding of the underlying medicinal, biological, chemical, or ... Read more about "[ LEO Foundation – Open Competition Grants | Research funding in dermatology ]"
11MAR
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BRIDGE is a joint programme conducted by the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) and the Commission for Technology and Innovation (CTI). It offers new funding opportunities at the intersection of basic research and science-based innovation, thereby supplementing the funding activities of the two organisations. BRIDGE Proof of Concept projects support young researchers (see eligibility criteria ... Read more about "[ BRIDGE PROOF OF CONCEPT – 10th CALL | Research funding ]"
14MAR
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The Foundation Promobilia supports: research and development of technical aids so that disabled persons could benefit of a more active life. The foundation’s support aims also at ensuring that these products get into production and reach those in need. research about the comprehension of reading and writing difficulties. research around diseases that could lead to ... Read more about "[ Foundation PROMOBILIA | Research and development funding ]"
14MAR
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In the context of the Korean-Swiss Science and Technology Programme, the SNSF and the National Research Foundation (NRF) of South Korea launch another call for Joint Research Projects (JRPs). Joint Research Projects (JRPs) enable researchers in Switzerland to conduct a joint project together with a Korean partner. The projects will have a duration of four ... Read more about "[ SNSF - Korean-Swiss Science and Technology Programme | Research funding ]"
15MAR
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The Zeno Karl Schindler Foundation offers Doctoral Exchange Grants to PhD students to carry out a research stay of max. 1 year at a host institution (university or research institute) anywhere in the world. Please note that either the home institution or the host institution should be based in Switzerland. The ultimate aim of the ... Read more about "[ Zeno Karl Schindler Foundation | Doctoral Exchange Grant ]"
15MAR
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Are you applying to one of the Company of Biologists’ journals – Development, Journal of Cell Science, Journal of Experimental Biology and Disease Models & Mechanisms? Are you an excellent graduate student or post-doctoral researcher of any nationality, working in the field of the journal to which you apply? Do you wish to make collaborative ... Read more about "[ The Company of Biologists – fellowship to visit laboratories | Scientific exchange ]"
15MAR
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The Disease Models & Mechanisms (DMM) Conference Travel Grants are aimed at early career scientists wanting to attend scientific meetings, conferences, workshops and courses relating to the areas of research covered by the journal around the world. Who can apply: PhD students and early career post-doctoral researchers (please join a support letter from the head ... Read more about "[ The Company of Biologists – grant to attend conference | Scientific exchange ]"
15MAR
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EFSD and Sanofi have established a new programme called the EFSD/Sanofi European Pilot Research Grants for Innovative Measurement of Diabetes Outcomes to encourage new projects aimed at advancing current knowledge in this field. HbA1c might not be the only “metric” of relevance to assess the possibility for a treatment strategy to provide long term benefit ... Read more about "[ European Foundation For the Study of Diabetes (EFSD) and Sanofi I Research funding for measurement of diabetes outcomes ]"
15MAR
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EFSD and Sanofi have established a new programme called the EFSD/Sanofi European Diabetes Research Programme in Macrovascular Complications to encourage new projects aimed at advancing current knowledge in this field. Grants are offered for basic or clinical mechanistic studies. Innovative studies including use of advanced stem cell approaches will be particularly welcome. Studies involving classical ... Read more about "[ European Foundation For the Study of Diabetes (EFSD) and Sanofi I Research funding in macrovascular complications of diabetes ]"
25MAR
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Young investigators face a major challenge in the transition from postdoctoral/clinical fellow to their first tenured faculty position. It is hard to gain significant and truly independent funding at this career stage, yet such support is critical to advance up the academic ladder, especially in Europe. Action is needed now to avoid a generation gap ... Read more about "[ European Foundation for the Study of Diabetes (EFSD) and Novo Nordisk Foundation I Funding for postdocs pursuing an academic career ]"
27MAR
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The Call for 2020 EIT Health Business Plan Proposals is now open. EPFL is an Associate Partner in EIT Health and can participate in all projects, although the total funding available for EPFL is capped. Final proposals are due by 27 March 2019. Please note that, for Innovation Projects, a pre-proposal must be submitted to ... Read more about "[ EIT Health Business Plan 2020 - Calls for Proposals | Research funding ]"
30MAR
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The Sophie and Karl Binding Foundation supports applied research projects in the fields of landscape conservation and spatial planning and conservation of cultural heritage in Switzerland. The foundation does NOT support basic research. Funding & Duration: no upper or lower limit. Applicants are invited to present a detailed budget, indicating the funding already secured and ... Read more about "[ Sophie und Karl Binding Stiftung | Research funding ]"
31MAR
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The OPO Foundation supports basic and applied research projects within or linked to the disciplines of pharmacy and medicine. Restrictions: The Foundation supports concrete, self-contained and broad-based projects that are not taken into account by the public sector. Projects must be based in Switzerland. Smaller projects abroad with a connection to Switzerland may also be ... Read more about "[ The OPO Foundation | Research Funding ]"
31MAR
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The Swiss State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation (SERI) commissioned the University of Applied Sciences and Arts Western Switzerland (HES-SO) as the Leading House for the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. This call allows funding of approx. 26 mobility grants. Partner countries: Egypt, Lebanon, Morocco, Palestine, Qatar, Tunisia and the United Arab ... Read more about "[SERI - Seed Money Grants with MENA Countries | Research Funding]"
31MAR
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The Wings for Life Spinal Cord Research Foundation (WfL) performs and promotes basic, pre-clinical and clinical research related to spinal cord injury worldwide. To support translational clinical trials of high calibre and promising therapies, the foundation runs the ACCELERATED TRANSLATIONAL PROGRAM. Besides funding, WfL offers a network of clinicians, scientists, and other professionals with expertise ... Read more about "[ Wings for Life - Funding for clinical trials on spinal cord injury | Research funding ]"
31MAR
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The Cancer Aid Foundation supports basic research, clinical research and proof of concepts leading to a clear clinical benefit for cancer patients. Supported research aims at finding innovative ways of improving prognosis, cure and therapy and focuses on treatments with minimal side effects and a high quality of life. Who can apply: scientists from universities ... Read more about "[Cancer Aid Foundation | Research funding]"
31MAR
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Fondation pour la lutte contre le cancer aims at promoting and supporting projects, works or organizations in Switzerland related to the combat, prevention, research, treatment or alleviation of cancer diseases in general and leukæmia in particular. Who can apply: companies and individuals. Funding: the foundation has an annual budget of approximately CHF 280'000 for donations. ... Read more about "[Fondation pour la lutte contre le cancer | Research funding]"
31MAR
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The Wyss Center is a translational research center that accelerates the development of neurotechnology research into clinical solutions for human benefit. The Wyss Center welcomes informal inquiries, from anywhere in the world, about projects that could complement its existing programs and make full use of the Wyss center’s research platforms and human resources (e.g. neuroscientists, ... Read more about "[ Wyss Center for Bio and Neuroengineering | Research funding ]"
31MAR
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The State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation (SERI) has commissioned the Zurich University of Applied Sciences (ZHAW) as Leading House for bilateral research collaboration with partner institutions in South Asia and Iran, namely Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Iran, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka. Mobility Grants enable the young generation of scientists to take ... Read more about "[ ZHAW - Call for Mobility Grants with South Asia and Iran | Mobility funding ]"
31MAR
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The UK-based charity, Wellcome Trust, launched the Innovator Awards to support researchers who are transforming great ideas into healthcare innovations that could have a significant and measurable impact on human health. You can work in any discipline on any type of technology: Priority focus areas: diagnostics, drug repurposing, mental health, but also neglected tropical diseases, ... Read more about "[ Wellcome Trust - Innovator awards | Research funding ]"
01APR
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Young investigators face a major challenge in the transition from postdoctoral/clinical fellow to their first tenured faculty position. It is hard to gain significant and truly independent funding at this career stage, yet such support is critical to advance up the academic ladder, especially in Europe. Action is needed now to avoid a generation gap ... Read more about "[ European Foundation for the Study of Diabetes (EFSD) and Novo Nordisk Foundation - Full deadline I Funding for postdocs pursuing an academic career ]"
15APR
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The Albert Renold Travel Fellowships enable scientists and clinicians to travel and stay at other institutions abroad in order to learn specific techniques or clinical skills required for the advancement of their diabetes research project and not available at their home institution. Who can apply: Scientists and clinicians: either PhD students or having obtained a ... Read more about "[ European Foundation For the Study of Diabetes (EFSD) I Travel fellowships ]"
24APR
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The Cure Parkinson’s Trust (CPT) supports laboratory and clinical research projects with the potential to delay, slow, stop, reverse or prevent the progression of Parkinson’s disease. CPT only accepts research applications that meet the following criteria: Disease modifying (slow, stop, reverse) Translate into clinic (Phase 2b trial) within 5 years CPT does NOT accept symptomatic ... Read more about "[ The Cure Parkinson’s Trust | Research funding ]"
30APR
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The Holcim Stiftung offers grants to outstanding young scientists to carry out excellent research (fundamental, applied, PoC, market-oriented) in any discipline and field in Switzerland. Priority is given to projects: with a positive social impact, exploring innovative methods, new perspectives or novel lines of questioning crucial to the advancement of science, already underway. Who can ... Read more about "[ Holcim Stiftung - Advanced Postdoctoral Fellowship/Assistant Professorship in any discipline | Fellowship funding ]"
30APR
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The Alpro Foundation is calling for applications for innovative research projects related to plant-based diets impact on human health and/or biodiversity. Projects should be based on human studies (animal studies and in vitro studies are not eligible), and should focus on whole foods or plant-based food patterns (not supplements nor one particular bioactive plant compound). ... Read more about "[ Alpro Foundation | Research Funding on Plant-Based Nutrition ]"
01MAY
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The goal of the Cogito Foundation is to encourage the dialogue between science and technology on one hand and humanities and the social sciences, on the other. The Foundation supports research that helps bridge this gap. It does not fund the mere application of a method from one discipline to another: all disciplines involved must ... Read more about "[ THE COGITO FOUNDATION | Research Grants, Postdoctoral Fellowships, Scientific Visits, Congresses, Dissemination ]"
15MAY
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The purpose of the Novartis Foundation for Medical-Biological Research is to foster medical-biological science by means of financial support for research projects conducted at Swiss universities or research institutions in the field of medicine and medically oriented biology/biochemistry. Projects with a Novartis drug as a research focus are NOT eligible. Who can apply: Only Senior ... Read more about "[ Novartis Foundation for Medical-Biological Research | Research Projects ]"
15MAY
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Bayer’s Global Ophthalmology Awards Program (GOAP) helps clinical investigators and basic researchers from around the world: Make significant contributions to research in ophthalmology Complete further investigations/experiments Contribute to tangible benefits for patients with retinal disorders Improve patient access to high-quality eye care Increase disease understanding and dissemination of scientific knowledge through publications Each year, a ... Read more about "[ Global Ophthalmology Awards Program - Full proposal deadline | Research funding ]"
31MAY
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One day, Parkinson's disease must be treatable or - better still - be prevented. To pursue this goal, the association Parkinson Suisse offers partial or complete funding of current or planned Parkinson-related projects, studies and training stays. Consideration is given to work in the fields of basic research, clinical medicine, nursing and other health professions, ... Read more about "[ Parkinson Suisse | Research funding on Parkinson’s disease ]"
31MAY
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Are you applying to one of the Company of Biologists’ journals – Development, Journal of Cell Science, Journal of Experimental Biology and Disease Models & Mechanisms? Are you an excellent graduate student or post-doctoral researcher of any nationality, working in the field of the journal to which you apply? Do you wish to make collaborative ... Read more about "[ The Company of Biologists – fellowship to visit laboratories | Scientific exchange ]"
31MAY
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The Disease Models & Mechanisms (DMM) Conference Travel Grants are aimed at early career scientists wanting to attend scientific meetings, conferences, workshops and courses relating to the areas of research covered by the journal around the world. Who can apply: PhD students and early career post-doctoral researchers (please join a support letter from the head ... Read more about "[ The Company of Biologists – grant to attend conference | Scientific exchange ]"
01JUN
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Fondation Pierre Mercier pour la Science supports: Original scientific basic, applied or clinical biomedical research; Projects aiming at remedying the imbalance caused by industrialization on ecology and health. Preference is given to projects with applications in the short and medium term. Research must be conducted for the most part in Switzerland. Who can apply: researchers ... Read more about "[ Fondation Pierre Mercier pour la Science | Research Funding ]"
01JUN
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The Olga Mayenfisch Stiftung supports medical research in Switzerland. Note that grants cannot not be requested in the 2 years after obtaining one. Please mention in your application any parallel requests for funding. Who can apply: Researchers based at a Swiss university, hospital or other research institution. Applicants must be young group leaders / assistant ... Read more about "[ Olga Mayenfisch Stiftung - Funding for medical research | Research funding ]"
01JUN
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Aim: MDA Venture Philanthropy (MVP) is the Muscular Dystrophy Association's drug development program, which operates within MDA's Translational Research program. MVP is exclusively focused on funding the discovery and clinical application of treatments and cures for neuromuscular diseases. Adapting elements of the venture capital model, the MVP business plan is characterized by an emphasis on ... Read more about "[ MUSCULAR DYSTROPHY ASSOCIATION - MDA Venture Philanthropy | Research funding ]"
01JUN
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Sinergia promotes the interdisciplinary collaboration of two to four research groups that propose breakthrough research. Submission deadlines: 01.06.2019 01.12.2019 Funding: Up to CHF 3.2 million Duration: 1 to 4 years For more information and application: Please have a look at the SNSF's website. For Sinergia EPFL instructions and toolkit: Please have a look at the ... Read more about "[ SNSF Sinergia | Research funding ]"
03JUN
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BRIDGE is a joint programme conducted by the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) and the Commission for Technology and Innovation (CTI). It offers new funding opportunities at the intersection of basic research and science-based innovation, thereby supplementing the funding activities of the two organisations. BRIDGE Proof of Concept projects support young researchers (see eligibility criteria ... Read more about "[ BRIDGE PROOF OF CONCEPT – 11th CALL | Research funding ]"
14JUN
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The LEO Foundation is one of Denmark’s largest commercial foundations. Established in 1984, its main objective is to ensure the long-term independence and success of the global, research-based pharmaceutical company LEO Pharma. LEO Foundation Open competition grants support the best dermatology research projects worldwide that: Improve the understanding of the underlying medicinal, biological, chemical, or ... Read more about "[ LEO Foundation – Open Competition Grants | Research funding in dermatology ]"
21JUN
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Gebert Rüf Stiftung was established by entrepreneur Heinrich Gebert as a science and innovation foundation. Its objective is to promote «Switzerland as a top location for business and as a place to live». As a private funding agency guided by its mission statement «making science effective», it supports entrepreneurial projects which are committed to achieving ... Read more about "[ Gebert Rüf Stiftung - Microbials | Research funding ]"
30JUN
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The Swiss State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation (SERI) commissioned the University of Applied Sciences and Arts Western Switzerland (HES-SO) as the Leading House for the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. This call allows funding of approx. 26 mobility grants. Partner countries: Egypt, Lebanon, Morocco, Palestine, Qatar, Tunisia and the United Arab ... Read more about "[SERI - Seed Money Grants with MENA Countries | Research Funding]"
30JUN
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The Wings for Life Spinal Cord Research Foundation (WfL) performs and promotes basic, pre-clinical and clinical research related to spinal cord injury worldwide. To support translational clinical trials of high calibre and promising therapies, the foundation runs the ACCELERATED TRANSLATIONAL PROGRAM. Besides funding, WfL offers a network of clinicians, scientists, and other professionals with expertise ... Read more about "[ Wings for Life - Funding for clinical trials on spinal cord injury | Research funding ]"
30JUN
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The Cancer Aid Foundation supports basic research, clinical research and proof of concepts leading to a clear clinical benefit for cancer patients. Supported research aims at finding innovative ways of improving prognosis, cure and therapy and focuses on treatments with minimal side effects and a high quality of life. Who can apply: scientists from universities ... Read more about "[Cancer Aid Foundation | Research funding]"
30JUN
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Fondation pour la lutte contre le cancer aims at promoting and supporting projects, works or organizations in Switzerland related to the combat, prevention, research, treatment or alleviation of cancer diseases in general and leukæmia in particular. Who can apply: companies and individuals. Funding: the foundation has an annual budget of approximately CHF 280'000 for donations. ... Read more about "[Fondation pour la lutte contre le cancer | Research funding]"
30JUN
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The Wyss Center is a translational research center that accelerates the development of neurotechnology research into clinical solutions for human benefit. The Wyss Center welcomes informal inquiries, from anywhere in the world, about projects that could complement its existing programs and make full use of the Wyss center’s research platforms and human resources (e.g. neuroscientists, ... Read more about "[ Wyss Center for Bio and Neuroengineering | Research funding ]"
30JUN
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The Sophie and Karl Binding Foundation supports applied research projects in the fields of landscape conservation and spatial planning and conservation of cultural heritage in Switzerland. The foundation does NOT support basic research. Funding & Duration: no upper or lower limit. Applicants are invited to present a detailed budget, indicating the funding already secured and ... Read more about "[ Sophie und Karl Binding Stiftung | Research funding ]"
30JUN
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The Swiss Heart Foundation supports research on cardiovascular and cerebrovascular diseases by granting financial contributions for research projects conducted in Switzerland. Field of research: atherosclerotic diseases, cardiac arrhythmias, heart failure, cerebrovascular diseases, other. Funding: up to CHF 100’000 per year. Grants exceeding this amount can be considered for multicentre projects. Eligible costs: salaries (according to ... Read more about "[ Swiss Cardiology Foundation | Research grants ]"
30JUN
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With the «Young Talents in Clinical Research» program, the Swiss Academy of Medical Sciences (SAMS) and the Gottfried and Julia Bangerter-Rhyner Foundation aim at encouraging young medical doctors to venture into clinical research by funding «protected time for research» and «project grants» at a clinic in Switzerland. Research fields eligible for support: patient-oriented research, epidemiological ... Read more about "[ Swiss Academy of Medical Sciences - Young Talents in Clinical Research | Research funding ]"
30JUN
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The UK-based charity, Wellcome Trust, launched the Innovator Awards to support researchers who are transforming great ideas into healthcare innovations that could have a significant and measurable impact on human health. You can work in any discipline on any type of technology: Priority focus areas: diagnostics, drug repurposing, mental health, but also neglected tropical diseases, ... Read more about "[ Wellcome Trust - Innovator awards | Research funding ]"
04JUL
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Launched in November 2017, this new initiative by the Volkswagen Stiftung supports novel project constellations and interdisciplinary cooperations in the social sciences and the engineering sciences; the integration of the humanities is welcome. Against the background of the current and emerging developments in the field of Artificial Intelligence, the Foundation wishes to support projects dealing ... Read more about "[VOLKSWAGEN STIFTUNG | Artificial Intelligence and the Society of the Future]"
15JUL
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The Peter and Traudl Engelhorn Foundation was established in 1993 in Germany to promote young scientists in the field of life sciences. The Foundation offers, every year, around seven junior postdoctoral fellowships in the field of life sciences (e.g. biochemistry, molecular biology, cell biology, biotechnology, biochemistry, genetics, proteomics, molecular biology, systems biology, microbiology, bio-medical technology, ... Read more about "[ Peter and Traudl Engelhorn Foundation - Postdoctoral fellowships in the life sciences | Fellowship funding ]"
15JUL
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The Albert Renold Travel Fellowships enable scientists and clinicians to travel and stay at other institutions abroad in order to learn specific techniques or clinical skills required for the advancement of their diabetes research project and not available at their home institution. Who can apply: Scientists and clinicians: either PhD students or having obtained a ... Read more about "[ European Foundation For the Study of Diabetes (EFSD) I Travel fellowships ]"

Internal trainings

04FEB
08FEB
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Why take this course? The Harvard Business School calls data science the sexiest job of the 21st century, and McKinsey projects that AI could deliver an additional $13 trillion GDP to the global economy by 2030. Currently we see a revolution in data-driven business models, automation, and analysis by the fastest growing companies. Why has ... Read more about "Data Science for Managers"
By Prof. Kenneth Younge, Head of the Technology and Innovation Strategy ...
25FEB
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  13:00-16:30 CO 120

What are good reasons to flip a class? What do students and teachers actually do in a flipped class? This workshop will introduce the participants to the various forms of flipped classroom designs and to the different instructional techniques that can be used. Hands-on activities will allow the participants to work on the design of ... Read more about "Flipping a Class from 0 to 180"
07MAR
08MAR
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  09:00-17:00 EPFL

This workshop is opened to both women and men Description and objectives How could you feel more competent, worthy, valuable, and capable of doing things? What would enable you to address adversity with calm and resolve? How could you create conditions around you that would foster your ideas and projects? How could you develop courage ... Read more about "REGARD Workshop: Self-empowerment: discover how to build your power to act"
By Nir Zalts, expert for leadership and professional development
18MAR
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The Fix the Leaky Pipeline program offers young female scientists (doctoral students, postdocs and other young scientists) the opportunity to reflect on their professional situations, to develop a strategy for embarking on or continuing their career paths, to receive targeted further training, and to extend their personal and scientific networks. The aim, actively supported by ... Read more about "FLP: 2019 Program, kick off event"
By Guests: Prof. Miriam Langer, EAWAG
Prof. Clémence Corminboeuf, EPFL
Dr ...
19MAR
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  09:00-17:00 EPFL

Description In the business world as well as in universities, strategies for power games and assertiveness become increasingly important with each career step. For women, the “likability” requirement often represents an additional challenge. Have you ever experienced “games” being played withunspoken rules, not knowing how to act or play along? This workshop reveals and decodes ... Read more about "REGARD Workshop: Increase your assertiveness in institutional power games"
By Lic.phil. Sibyl Schädeli, lecturer, coach ICF PCC, and consultant
19MAR
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  13:00-17:00 BS190

This 4 hours course is compulsory for all the collaborators, visitors or master students at EPFL accessing a P2 or P3 laboratory. Content: Risk assessment – Functioning of the various Biosafety cabinets – donning and doffing equipment – Treating a biological spill – Inactivation and disinfection - Waste Registrations : formations.dsps@epfl.ch Read more about "FOBS 3 – BIOLOGICAL RISKS « Working in a P2 & P3 environment »"
By Camille Freyssenet
11APR
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  13:00-17:00 BS190

This 4 hours course is compulsory for all the collaborators, visitors or master students at EPFL accessing a P2 or P3 laboratory. Content: Risk assessment – Functioning of the various Biosafety cabinets – donning and doffing equipment – Treating a biological spill – Inactivation and disinfection - Waste Registrations : formations.dsps@epfl.ch Read more about "FOBS 3 – BIOLOGICAL RISKS « Working in a P2 & P3 environment »"
By Camille Freyssenet
21MAY
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  09:00-17:00 EPFL

OBJECTIVES You identify your current professional strengths and weaknesses and can create opportunities to polish and develop your skills in your current position.You identify your own values, needs and priorities for your professional life and can formulate a clear statement which will help you connect with like-minded people. You know the similarities and differences between ... Read more about "FLP: Career Planning for Scientists (May 21 & May 28)"
19JUN
20JUN
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  09:00-17:00 EPFL

Description et objectifs This workshop for senior postdoctoral researchers and junior group leaders focuses on personal factors such as personality, self-awareness and self-confidence to help you become more comfortable in the way you communicate and interact. In addition, we will give an insight into the complexity of conflicts and how to manage them so as ... Read more about "REGARD Workshop: Interpersonal communication for women scientists"
By Stéphanie Ruder Schoof, coach
Melissa Davies, coach and negotiation expert

Miscellaneous

11FEB
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Project description February 11 is the International Day of Women and Girls in Science. For this occasion, CERN, the UNIGE Scienscope and EPFL are offering schools the opportunity to bring women scientists and engineers to talk to students about their jobs (in mixed classes). They are invited to tell their story, unveil some mysteries of ... Read more about "International Day of Women and Girls in Science"