From Vision 2020 to Future Perspectives

The topic of spring and fall semester 2022: Therapies of Tomorrow

 

March 17, 2022: The psychedelic revolution in neuroscience and medicine (JPG, 1 MB)

David Nutt, Professor of Neuropsychopharmacology and head of The Center for Psychedelic Research at Imperial College

Link to the recording

The event series "From Vision 2020 to Future Perspectives" is organized by a committee of PhD students of several PhD Programs of the Life Science Zurich Graduate School (LSZGS).

Vision 2020: Organisation committee
 
New organisation committee for 2022:

Dominika Brchnelova (Cancer Biology) (chair) | Tilde Andersson (Molecular Life Science) | Lisa Crone (BioMed) | Svenja Rotter (Cancer Biology) | Jeshua de Tenorio (Microbiology and Immunology)

Events and topics from 2013 to 2019

The topic of spring and fall semester 2019: Disease diagnostics and therapy

November 7, 2019: Nanomedicine for therapy and Diagnostics: New endocannabinoid modulators to treat CNS disorders: from basic research to translational science (PDF, 943 KB)
PD Dr. Andrea Chicca, Institute of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine, University of Bern / Co-Founder, CEO and CSO at Synendos Therapeutics AG, Allschwil

June 27, 2019: Nanomedicine for therapy and diagnostics : Ultrasound-enhanced drug delivery using nanoparticle-stabilized microbubbles (PDF, 541 KB)
Dr. Ruth Schmid, SINTEF Industry, Biotechnology and Nanomedicine, Polymer Particles and Surface Chemistry, Trondheim, Norway
17:00 h UZH Campus Irchel, lecture hall Y03 G91

June 6, 2019: Kiadis Pharma and ATIR101 in personalized leukemia therapy (PDF, 519 KB)
Dr. Janine Hähnlein, Kiadis Pharma, Amsterdam / NL
17:00 h UZH Campus Irchel, lecture hall Y03 G91

March 28, 2019: Impact of functional weight-bearing MRI on diagnosis and therapy (PDF, 707 KB)
Eugenio Biglieri, Esaote, Genoa / Italy
17:00 h UZH Campus Irchel, lecture hall Y03 G91

imMed alumni event 2019

February 21, 2019: Academia, industry and more (PDF, 673 KB)
Dr. Josua Jordi, EraCal Therapeutics, Zurich
Dr. Martin Stucki, Sanofi Genzyme, Baar
17:30 h UZH Campus Irchel, lecture hall Y16 G05

The topic of spring and fall semester 2018: Industrial biotechnology

December 13, 2018: Insights into Roche Diagnostics - How we drive innovation in biotechnology (PDF, 2 MB)
Dr. Lisanne Luks, Management Start up - Roche Diagnostics
17:00 h UZH Campus Irchel, lecture hall Y03 G91

November 22, 2018: PROTACs' past, present and future (PDF, 554 KB)
Dr. Francesca Morreale, IMP - Research Institute of Molecular Pathology, Vienna, Austria
17:00 h UZH Campus Irchel, lecture hall Y03 G91

September 6, 2018: Commercial biopharmaceutical manufacturing (PDF, 2 MB)
Dr. Marco Sonderegger, Head of Biotech Manufacturing Basel,  Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd, Basel
17:00 h UZH Campus Irchel, lecture hall Y03 G91

May 24, 2018: Biopharmaceutical contract development and manufacturing (PDF, 2 MB)
Dr. Martin Wellhöfer, Head of Production at Celonic AG, Basel
17:00 h UZH Campus Irchel, lecture hall Y03 G95

May 3, 2018: Spraying cells and fibers from a can - the future of regenerative medicine? (PDF, 2 MB)
Prof. Dr. Katharina Maniura, Head of Laboratory for Biointerfaces, Empa Dübendorf
17:00 h UZH Campus Irchel, lecture hall Y03 G91

March 22, 2018: Lactic acid bacteria as cell factories (PDF, 2 MB)
Prof. Dr. Enrica Pessione, University of Turin, Italy
17:00 h UZH Campus Irchel, lecture hall Y16 G05

imMed alumni event 2018

February 8, 2018: Raising a child while navigating a PhD (PDF, 717 KB)
Dr. Melanie Generali, Institute of Regenerative Medicine, UZH
Dr. Sergey Yakushev, Microcynth AG, St. Gallen
Dr. Ivana Pavik Mezzour, Alexion Pharma GmbH, Zurich
17:30 h UZH Campus Irchel, lecture hall Y03 G91

The topic of spring and fall semester 2017: The future of agriculture

February 15, 2018: Ecological approaches to sustain the yields of smallholding farmers (PDF, 1 MB)
Prof. Dr. Ansgar Kahmen, Department of Environmental Sciences, University of Basel
17:00 h UZH Campus Irchel, lecture hall Y03 G91

January 25, 2018: Plant mineral nutrition: The Yin and Yang of food safety (PDF, 1 MB)
Prof. Dr. Edgardo Fillipone, Department of Agriculture, University of Naples, Italy
17:00 h UZH Campus Irchel, lecture hall Y15 G19

December 14, 2017: Lessons learned in 22 years of GMO analysis (PDF, 1 MB)
Dr. Peter Brodmann, Deputy Head of the cantonal laboratory in Basel-Stadt
17:00 h, UZH Campus Irchel, lecture hall Y03 G91

December 7, 2017: Defeating devastating agricultural pests (PDF, 1 MB)
Prof. Dr. Matthias Erb, Institute of Plant Sciences, University of Bern
17:00 h, UZH Campus Irchel, lecture hall Y03 G91

November 30, 2017: Developing subsistence agriculture in West Africa - The Sahelian example (PDF, 1 MB)
PD Dr. Ludger Herrmann, Institute of Soil Science and Land Evaluation, University of Hohenheim, Stuttgart/Germany
17:00 h, UZH Campus Irchel, lecture hall Y03 G91

August 24, 2017: The future of agriculture in the age of genome editing (PDF, 1 MB)
Prof. Wilhelm Gruissem, Institute of Molecular Plant Biology, Plant Biotechnology Lab, ETHZ
17:00 h, UZH Campus Irchel, lecture hall Y03 G91

May 11, 2017: The Quest for Apomixis in Crops (PDF, 1 MB)
Prof. Ueli Grossniklaus, UZH
17:00 h, UZH Campus Irchel, lecture hall Y03 G91

April 20, 2017: Of GMOs and Men (PDF, 1 MB)
 Dr. Paul Christou, Applied Plant Biotechnology, University of Lleida, Spain
17:00 h, UZH Campus Irchel, lecture hall Y03 G91

The topic of fall semester 2016: Tissue engineering

February 16, 2017: imMed alumni - Exploring career paths (PDF, 715 KB)
Dr. Katja Drägert, Dr. Pascal Hänggi, Dr. Ekaterina Kurakevich
17:30 h, UZH Campus Irchel, lecture hall Y03 G91

January 19, 2017: Novel bio-engineered dermo-epidermal skin grafts: a report on new findings and Phase I clinical data (PDF, 1 MB)
Prof. Dr. Ernst Reichmann, Tissue Biology Research Unit, Children's University Hospital Zurich
17:00 h, UZH Campus Irchel, lecture hall Y03 G91

December 15, 2016: Biomimetic Materials in Tissue Regeneration (PDF, 1 MB)
Dr. Martin Ehrbar, Department of Obstetrics, University Hospital Zurich
17:00 h, UZH Campus Irchel, lecture hall Y03 G91

November 3, 2016: Biofabricating Living Tissues (PDF, 1 MB)
Prof. Dr. Marcy Zenobi-Wong, Cartilage Engineering & Regeneration, Dept Health Sciences & Technology, ETH Zurich
17:00 h, UZH Campus Irchel, lecture hall Y03 G91

September 29, 2016: Materials, cells or tissue for bone repair (PDF, 1 MB)
Dr. Arnaud Scherberich, Department of Biomedicine, University Hospital Basel
17:00 h, UZH Campus Irchel, lecture hall Y03 G91

The topic of spring semester 2016: Genetic testing

September 1, 2016: Towards Data Driven Medicine (PDF, 534 KB)
Dr. Gioia Althoff, Sophia Genetics, Switzerland & France
17:00 h, UZH Campus Irchel, lecture hall Y03 G91

July 28, 2016: Genetic testing in humans - the hype of precision medicine (PDF, 1011 KB)
Prof. Dr. Sabina Gallati, University of Bern
17:00 h, UZH Campus Irchel, lecture hall Y03 G91

June 30, 2016: Genetic testing in domestic animals – how champions are bred (PDF, 981 KB)
Prof. Dr. Tosso Leeb, University of Berne
17:00 h, UZH Campus Irchel, lecture hall Y03 G91

June 16, 2016: Human Genome at Bargain Price (PDF, 946 KB)
Prof. Dr. Karl Heinimann, University Hospital Basel
17:00 h, UZH Campus Irchel, lecture hall Y03 G91

The topic of autumn and spring semester 2015/2016: A trillion Microbes & Me

January 14, 2016:  imMed Alumni - female perspectives
Charlotte Maag, Federica Storti, Susanna Sluka, Magdalena Herová, Jeannine Winkler
17:30 h, UZH Irchel Campus, Lecture Hall Y03 G95

December 3, 2015:  Back to the Future of Human Milk Oligosaccharides
Lars Bode, School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Diego
17:00 h, UZH Irchel Campus, Lecture Hall Y03 G91

July 16, 2015:  Gut Microbiota confers protection against Malaria
Miguel Soares,  Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência Oeiras, Portugal
17:00 h UZH Irchel Campus, lecture hall Y03 G91

July 2, 2015: Probiotics: from myth to molecular modes of action
Dr. Patrick Veiga, Senior Scientist - Danone Nutricia Research, Life Science Department, Visiting Scientist - Harvard School of Public Health, Dept. of Immunology and Infectious Diseases
17:00 h UZH Irchel Campus, lecture hall Y16 G05

The topic of autum semester 2014/2015: Synthetic Biology

February 5, 2015: Alumni imMed PhD Program
Christian Caprara, Swiss Stem Cell Foundation, Gentilino/TI and Micha Häuptle, GlycoVaxyn AG, Schlieren
17:15 h, UZH Irchel Campus, lecture hall Y16 G05

January 22, 2015: Synthetic biology and smart therapeutic nanosystems
Guillermo de la Cueva Méndez, Andalusian Centre for Nanomedicine and Biotechnology (BIONAND), Málaga, Spain
17:30 h, UZH Irchel Campus, lecture hall Y16 G05

December 11, 2014: Integration of environmental signals at cell-matrix adhesion sites
Prof. Dr. Benjamin Geiger, Weizman Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel
17:15 h, UZH Irchel Campus, lecture hall Y16 G05

October 23, 2014: The biological machine? Synthetic biology and the engineering of biology
Prof. Dr. Sven Panke, Bioprocess Laboratory, ETH Basel
17:00 h, UZH Irchel, Lecture Hall Y23 G04

The topic of spring semester 2014: Regenerative Medicine

May 15, 2014: Endogenous tissue growth: the new concept in cardiovascular tissue repair and beyond
Dr. Andreas Emmendörffer, V.P. Operations, Xeltis, Zurich, Switzerland
17:00 h, UZH Irchel, Lecture Hall Y16 G05

May 22, 2014: Biofabrication to create 3D scaffolds: how to design and build complex elastic structures for regenerative medicine
Prof. Dr. Günter Tovar, Institute of Interfacial Process Engineering and Plasma Technology, University of Stuttgart, Germany
17:00 h, UZH Irchel, Lecture Hall Y16 G05

June 5, 2014: New ways to rewire the injured CNS
Prof. Martin Schwab, Brain Research Institut, University and ETH Zurich, Switzerland
17:00 h, UZH Irchel, Lecture Hall Y16 G05

June 26, 2014: Induced pluripotency: challenges and opportunities for regenerative medicine
Dr. Paul Fairchild, Co-Director of the Oxford Stem Cell Institute, Oxford, UK
17:00 h, UZH Irchel, Lecture Hall Y16 G05   

Report on the events of this topic:
Emergence of regenerative medicine from bench research to bed side therapy (ZIHP News September 2014)

The topic of autumn semester 2013/14: Aging

October 10, 2013: Yeast as a relevant model for aging
Prof. Dr. Yves Barral, Institute of Biochemistry, ETH Zurich
17:00 h, UZH Irchel, Lecture Hall Y16 G05

October 17, 2013: Life Length and Telomeres, a Key Biomarker for Aging and Health
Stephen J. Matlin, CEO of Life Length, Madrid, Spain
17:00 h, UZH Irchel, Lecture Hall Y16 G05

November 21, 2013: Nutrigenomic approaches to slowing the aging process
Dr. Jamie L. Barger, LifeGen Technologies, Madison, WI / USA
17:00 h, UZH Irchel, Lecture Hall Y16 G05

January 22, 2014: From cancer metabolism to aging: Sirtuins provide some clues
Prof. Raul Mostoslavsky, Harvard Medical School, Boston / USA
17:00 h, UZH Irchel, Lecture Hall Y16 G05

February 6, 2014: Novel approaches towards healthy aging: Enhancement of protein quality control
Prof. Adam Antebi, Max Planck Institute for Biology of Ageing, Cologne / Germany
17:00 h, UZH Irchel, Lecture Hall Y16 G05

Report on the events of this topic:
Aging research: promises and realities (ZIHP News, March 2014)

The topic of spring semester 2013: Functional Food - Food and Health

April 29, 2013: Food, functions, health claims and consumers
Prof. Liisa Lähteenmäki, Department of Business Administration, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark
17:00 h, UZH Irchel, Lecture Hall Y16 G15

June 5, 2013: The concept of biofortification and the state-of-the-art with «Golden Rice»
Prof. emerit. Ingo Potrykus, Chairman of the Golden Rice Humanitarian Board, ETH Zurich
17:00 h, UZH Irchel, Lecture Hall Y03 G95

June 12, 2013: The concept of probiotics - On the path to the Holy Grail
Prof. Dr. Christophe Lacroix, Institute of Food, Nutrition and Health, ETH Zurich
17:00 h, UZH Irchel, Lecture Hall Y03 G91

Report on the events of this topic:
Functional food and health: another fascinating topic of the Vision 2020 series (ZIHP News, October 2013)

The topic of autumn semester 2012/13: Personalized medicine

November 8, 2012: Advanced therapy medicinal products and personalized medicine: state-of-the-art and future perspectives
Dr. Maria Cristina Galli, Department of Cell Biology and Neurosciences, Instituto Superiore di Sanitá, Roma, Italy
17:00 h, UZH Irchel, Lecture Hall Y03 G85

CANCELLED - November 22, 2012: deCODE your genome – about the identification of disease related genes and their influence on personalized medicine
Dr. Kári Stefánsson, Founder of deCODE Genetics Reykjavik, Iceland
17:00 h, UZH Irchel, Lecture Hall Y03 G95

November 27, 2012: Evolutionary and population genetics in personalized medicine
Dr. Lluis Quintana-Murci, Unit of Human Evolutionary Genetics, Institut Pasteur, Paris, France
17:00 h, UZH Irchel, Lecture Hall Y16 G05

January 31, 2013: Genetic testing and personalized medicine: An overview
Dr. Thomas Binz, Federal Office of Public Health, Head of Biosafety and Human Genetics, Bern
17:00 h, UZH Irchel, Lecture Hall Y16 G05

February 28, 2013: Therapeutic antibodies and personalized medicine: Fiction or reality?
Prof. Dario Neri, Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, ETH Zürich
17:00 h, UZH Irchel, Lecture Hall Y16 G05

Report on the events of this topic:
Walking a fine line: personalized medicine between potential and threat (ZIHP News, April 2013)