Thursday, May 16th

09:30 Welcome coffee
10:00 Opening address by Peter Meister & Boris Egger
Career Session (Chair: Magali Nanchen & Cyril Jäggi)
10:15 Natacha Berger
High school teacher in Bulle (FR)
10:30 Nadine Villareal
Key Account Manager at Infors-HT
10:45 Jankele Radek
Sales Manager - Zeiss Microscopy
11:00 Thomas Bise
Research and development project manager at Grifols
11:15 Omaya Dudin
Ambizione Fellow School of Life Sciences EPFL
11:30 Panel discussion and question time
12:15 Lunch
13:45 Social programme
Group challenges (Alessandro Puoti, Nikita Komarov & friends)
16.30 Research Talk (Chair: Peter Meister)
Omaya Dudin, School of Life Sciences, EPFL
Multicellular developmental diversity at the root of animals
17:15 Plenary lecture (Chair: Boris Egger)
Sebastian Jessberger, Brain Research Institute, University of Zürich
How to make neurons in the adult mammalian brain
18:30 Welcome drink and dinner
20:30 Poster Session A

Friday, May 17th

08:30 Breakfast
09:30 Poster Session B
10:40 Melanie Brunner (Dengjel Group)
Understanding the role of GSK-3 in autophagy
11:00 Parvathi Sushama Gopinath (Glauser Group)
The role of cAMP-dependent Protein Kinase A signaling in C. elegans nociception and nociceptive plasticity
11:20 Coffee Break
12:10 Virginie Roland (Osterwalder Group)
Functional architecture of cardiac TF regulatory landscapes in control of mammalian heart development
12:30 Vincent Hisler (Jazwinska Group)
Skeletal muscle regeneration after extensive cryoinjury of caudal myomeres in adult zebrafish
12:50 Peter Meister (Meister Group)
3D genome structure and gene regulation by chromatin fountains
13:10 Future directions and closing remarks by Peter Meister & Boris Egger
13:15 END
Sandwich Takeaway & Optional Hikingtrip