Biotech Chat

Biotech Chat – Start-ups in Life Sciences, July 11th 2017, CE1 100 at EPFL

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Dear colleagues,

Are you interested to learn more about career opportunities for Life Scientists in Start-ups? Or are you even interested to found your own Start-up?

If so, you should join our upcoming Biotech Chat dedicated to Start-ups in Life Sciences – an event organized by the BioScience Network Lausanne (BSNL)!

>>> Register here

BSNL Biotech Chats are career and networking events where experts and peers can exchange their ideas and experiences in an informal setting. They offer a unique opportunity to get first-hand insights into various professions in Life Sciences, which may help to discover your own prospective career paths.

During this Biotech Chat on Start-ups you will have the opportunity to listen to the talks and network with the following two outstanding young entrepreneurs:

Yann Cotte, CEO and co-founder of Nanolive

Yann Cotte has obtained his PhD in Physics at the EPFL and co-founded Nanolive in 2013 as a Spin-off of EPFL. Nanolive pioneered the development of high resolution 3D microscopes for imaging of living cells, a technology which is used in many labs and companies worldwide. Nanolive won various prestigious prices including the “Swisscom Start-up Challenge 2016” and the “Industrial Design Award 2016” and is currently competing for the “Top100 Swiss Startup Award 2017”.

Ata Tuna Ciftlik, CEO and founder of Lunaphore

Ata Tuna Ciftlik has obtained his PhD in Biomedical Microsystemsat the EPFL and founded Lunaphore in 2014. Lunaphore is a Start-up company that is focused on personalized cancer medicine and successfully developed a tumor analysis platform for tissue diagnostics based on microfluids, which allows for faster and more precise immunohistochemistry assays. Lunaphore was awarded with the Venture Kick price 2015 and was invited to the Investor Summit 2017.

The event will take place on Tuesday, July 11 2017 from 18.30-20.00 in room CE1 100 at EPFL. Each Biotech Chat is followed by an apéro to give you a chance to discuss and network with the speakers and the participants.

For organizational reasons, please register here to attend the event.

We are looking forward to meeting you there!

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Biotech Chat – Business development in the Pharma Industry, February 28th, CE1 101 EPFL

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Dear colleagues,

Are you interested to learn about career opportunities in the field of Business development in the Pharma Industry?

For our upcoming BSNL Biotech Chat we will have two outstanding professionals who will tell us more about their hands-on experience in this exciting sector!

Dr. Maximilien Murone, Chief Operating Officer at Cellestia Biotech AG, Basel.
Maximilien is a Scientific Executive with 20+ years of professional achievements in project management, business development, and research and development within pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry, specializing in oncology and inflammation. He holds a Ph.D. in Cancer Research and an executive MBA from HEC Lausanne.

MD. Marco Rüedi, CTI startup coach and CEO/CMO at Alveonix, Zug.
Marco is a passionate and engaging Executive, with 15+ years of international experience in strategic and operational roles across Life Science Industry, Public-Private Sector and Humanitarian Relief Operations.
He holds a M.D. from University of Bern and an executive MBA from University of Applied Sciences, PHW Bern.

The event will take place on February 28th, 18:30-20:00, room CE 1100 at EPFL.

Places are limited, so please fill in the registration form with your name and email address.

http://bit.ly/2lOnc7L

Every Biotech chat is organized in a round-table format and after the talks there will be the chance to chat with the speakers over a drink and some snacks. It is a great opportunity to learn from experienced people and network!

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Biotech Chat – Non Profit Organizations, November 24th, room CE1 101 EPFL

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Dear colleagues,

Are you interested to learn about career opportunities in the non profit organizations? So come and join us on the next BSNL Biotech Chat!

Our guests and talks for the upcoming event are:

  • Dr. Laura Symul, Program specialist, World Economic Forum

a Swiss nonprofit foundation based in Geneva, founded in 1971. Recognized by the Swiss authorities as the international institution for public-private cooperation. One of the main activities includes Health and Healthcare.

“What does it take to feed CEOs with Science?”

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  • Dr. Mark Ambühl, Materials Specialist, Swiss Integrative Center for Human Health

SICHH was jointly launched in 2012 by Fribourg University (UNIFR) and the Fribourg Hospital (HFR). The proposed public-private partnership aims to provide companies, scientists and clinicians with advanced equipment and highly specialized skills in the areas of medical technology (MedTech), biotechnology (BioTech), food technology (FoodTech), pharmaceuticals and all areas related to human health.

“Swiss Integrative Center for Human Health: catalyzing innovation across academia and industries”

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The event will take place on November 24th at 19h, room CE1 101 at EPFL.

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Every Biotech chat is organized in a round-table format and after the talks there will be the chance to chat with the speakers over a drink and some snacks. It is a great opportunity to learn from experienced people and network!

Places are limited so please fill in the google forms with your name and email address.

Cheers,

BSNL team

Biotech Chat – Personalized Medicine, October 25th, room AI 1153 EPFL

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Are you interested to learn about career opportunities in the exciting field of Personalized Medicine? So come and join us on the next BSNL Biotech Chat!

Our guests and talks for the upcoming event are:

– Prof. Vincent Mooser, Head of Lab Department and Head of Biomedicine at CHUV

“Genomic Medicine: an opportunity for the Lemanic Area”

– Dr. Armand Valsesia, Project Leader at Nestlé Institute of Health Science

“Towards personalized nutritional approaches to tackle obesity”

The conference will take place on October 25th at 18:30, room AI 1153 at EPFL. There will be signs for orientation in the building.

Every Biotech chat is organized in a round-table format and after the talks there will be the chance to chat with the speakers over a drink and some snacks. It is a great opportunity to learn from experienced people and network!

Places are limited so please fill in the doodle below with your name or e-mail address (the poll is hidden and your name or e-mail will only be visible to seminar organizers; we kindly ask to write your e-mail address should you want to participate after the seminar in a survey evaluating the organization of the Biotech Chat).

http://doodle.com/poll/42xtxrpzymhaua2w

Biotech Chat – Science Communication and Public Outreach

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19 00, June 16th 2016, UNIL Genopode

For the theme Science communication and public outreach our guests are:

– Adria Le Boeuf, postdoctoral researcher at University of Lausanne, founder and director of The Catalyst Science-Theater Collective, and Curator/emcee for TEDxLausanne.

– Yann Bernardinelli, freelancer in the field of science journalism and writing.

– Massimo Caine, science communication officer from the University of Geneva for BiOutils (http://bioutils.ch/), and founder and director of TheScienceBreaker (http://thesciencebreaker.com/).

 

Biotech Chat – Consulting in Life Sciences

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19 00, April 27th 2016, Unil/Biophore 2917.2

For the theme Consulting in Life Sciences and our guests are:

Carine Delattre, Market Access Consultant at InnoPeritus.

Nicolas Beuchat, Consultant at Deloitte.

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19 00, February 18th 2016, Unil/Biophore 2917.2

Ksenia Tugay, Chief Operations Officer at Mass Challenge Switzerland.

Yan Agalarov, Market Access Analyst at ARIAD Pharmaceuticals, Inc.