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Company Visit: Nestlé Research Center (NRC), 23rd of August, Lausanne

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Dear colleagues,

Are you interested to learn more about career opportunities for Life Scientists at Nestlé? If so, you should join our upcoming company visit at the Nestlé Research Center.

Nestlé Research Center (NRC) was inaugurated in June 1987. Today NRC employs 600 people including over 250 scientists from 50 nationalities driving science and technology, from basic nutrition and health research to applied research for product development and application.

The aim of this visit is to promote interactions among researchers in industry and PhD students and postdocs from EPFL and UNIL. Participants will have the opportunity to get to know the research performed at Nestlé, visit the laboratories, and discuss their scientific research and career opportunities at Nestlé.

When: 23rd of August 2017, 13h-18h

Where: Nestec Centre De Recherches Nestlé, Route du Jorat 57, 1000 Lausanne

 Tentative program:

  • 13h15 Arrival at the NRC
  • 13h30-14h15 NRC introduction by Jörg Spieldenner.
  • 14h20-15h30 Visit of the Nestlé laboratories
  • 15h30-16h00 Career opportunities at Nestlé
  • 16h00-16h30 Presentation of the research performed at Nestlé
  • 16h30-18h00 Poster session presented by PhD students and postdocs (EPFL/UNIL). Apero offered by Nestlé and informal discussions with Nestlé scientists and a recruiter.

Registration: Register here, poster abstract is required. Places are limited to 20 participants.

NB: The organizing committee will select participants based on their poster abstracts, priority will be given to abstract topics relevant to the research performed at the NRC (see the registration form). The results of the selection will be communicated by 14th of August.

Yours faithfully,

BSNL team – Ekaterina and Elena

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4th Novartis-EPFL-UNIL Meeting. December 5, Basel.

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The SV postdoc association and the BioScience Network Lausanne are gladly continuing our collaboration with the Novartis Institute for Biomedical Research (NIBR) in Basel: the Novartis-EPFL-UNIL (NEU) Meeting. The 4th NEU meeting will take place on the 5th of December 2016 (Monday) in Basel.

The aim of this meeting is to promote interactions among researchers conducting similar types of research in academia and in industry. PhD students and postdocs will have the opportunity to present their work and learn about research at NIBR. Besides, participants will attend exclusive lab visits at NIBR. Please note that this meeting is not meant to be a job fair.

The tentative layout of the day is as follows:

  • arrival in Basel at 9 AM (costs of transportation are on the participants)
  • 2 presentations by NIBR scientists
  • poster presentations by EPFL/UNIL scientists
  •  lunch break
  • NIBR lab visits
  • departure to Lausanne around 6 PM

We are looking for PhD students and postdocs from EPFL and UNIL performing research in life science. You will have the opportunity to present a poster and we kindly ask you to submit an abstract (300 words max, no figures) following registration.

The registration will start on the 7th of October and the deadline is the 21st of October 2016. Abstracts have to be submitted by latest 28th of October 2016. Your abstracts will be treated confidential and the organizing committee will select participants based on their abstracts. The results of the selection will be communicated by 5th of November 2016. After registration we will send you a link for abstract submission.

Click here for registration. 

In case you have any questions, don’t hesitate to contact us.

The organizing committee,
Marianna and Sina / on behalf of the SV Postdoc Association

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Roche Visit – 19th of October, Basel

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The BioScience Network Lausanne and the SV postdoc association are organizing a company visit at Roche on the 19th of October (Wednesday) 2016 in Basel. The aim of this visit is to promote interactions among researchers in industry and PhD students and postdocs from EPFL and UNIL. Participants will have the opportunity to attend exclusive lab and production site visits at Roche.

The tentative layout of the day is as follows

  • Arrival in Basel at 2 PM (costs of transportation are on the participants
  • Welcoming talk by researchers
  • Lab visits
  • Exclusive production site visit
  • Apéro
  • Departure to Lausanne around 6 PM

The registration is now open and the deadline is the 23rd of September 201612:00.  Places are limited to 20 participants,  so register early! The organizing committee will select participants based on their CV and a small paragraph about their motivation. The results of the selection will be communicated by September 27th, 2016.

To register, please send an email to bsnl.lausanne@gmail.com with your CV and your motivation paragraph

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Company Visit: Syngenta, 7th October, Basel

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The BioScience Network Lausanne and the SV postdoc association are organizing a company visit at Syngenta on the 7th of October (Friday) 2016 in Basel. The aim of this visit is to promote interactions among researchers in industry and PhD students and postdocs from EPFL and UNIL. Participants will have the opportunity to attend exclusive lab and production site visits at Roche.

The tentative layout of the day is as follows:

  • arrival in Basel at 11:30 PM (we provide a bus: fee 60 CHF per participant)
  • lunch provide by Syngenta
  • welcoming talk by research
  • lab visits (chemistry lab, biology support and disease control)
  • departure to Lausanne around 6 PM

Since the Syngenta company is not well connected with public transportations, a bus will be provided and the cost is 60 CHF per person. The registration is now open and the deadline is the 27th of September 2016, 12:00.   Places are limited to 20 participants,  so register early! The organising committee will select participants based on their CV and a small paragraph about their motivation. The results of the selection will be communicated by September 30th, 2016.

To register, please send an email to bsnl.lausanne@gmail.com with your CV and your motivation paragraph.

For the payment:

1.     Transfer 60 CHF to the official BSNL bank account:
IBAN: CH50 0900 0000 8946 8243 2
BIC: POFICHBEXXX
PostFinance AG BERN
BSNL- BioScience Network Lausanne
P.a. EPFL AA DAF
Station 1
CH-1015 Lausanne
Make sure to include the following line as the reason for payment: “Syngenta visit”
2.     Send an email to bsnl.lausanne@gmail.com with the proof of payment.
Include “YourName Syngenta visit” in the subject line

! Registration opens now and closes on the 27th of September 2016 at noon!

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