PostDoc Day

Program

WELCOME TO THE 5th UNIGE

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Booklet: Booklet_5thPDD_2022.docx.pdf


PostDoc Day 2022 •  Program

When: June 9th 2022 

Where: Science III- Room A150, University of Geneva

 

 8:30-9:10    Registration  

9h10-9h20

    

Welcome and Opening Remarks

 

 

 

 Part I - Who are your colleagues?

 

9h20-10h

 

 Postdoc contributed talks

Quentin Vagne: “A Theoretical framework to understand the physics of rotating cell doublets”

Juan Manuel Garcia Arcos: “Advected percolation in the actomyosin cortex drives amoeboid cell motility” 

 

 

10h-10h45

 

Biology Keynote speaker:  Rashmi Priya  (Group Leader, The Crick Institute, London, UK)

About her work: click here.

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10h45-11h

 

 

 

11h-11h20

 

APDU presentation: Nirvana Caballero (President) and Manuela Leonardineli (Vice-President)

 

Coffee break

 

11h20-11h40

 

Postdoc contributed talk

Aurélie Diman: “Mechanism of preferential binding of SMC5/6 to extrachromosomal DNA in mammalian cells”

 

 

11h40-12h25

 

Chemistry- Keynote speaker: Monica Carril (Research Associate, Biophysics Institute, Bilbao, Spain) 

About her work: click here.

"Synthesis and Uses of Fluorinated Nanoparticles"

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12h25-13h35

 

Lunch break

 

13h35-14h15 

 

Postdoc contributed talks

Claire Dessalles: “Forces in a microvessel-on-chip, from system development to cellular response”

Lionel Di Santo: “Genome-wide sequencing to understand the evolutionary history of Torrey pine (Pinus torreyana) with implications for species conservation”

 

 

 

14h15-15h

 

Physics - Keynote speaker:  Sahand Rahi (Assistant Professor, EPFL, Laussane, Switzerland)

About his work: click here.

"How Checkpoints Fail Optimally"

 

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15h-15h15

 

Coffee break

 

 

 

Part II - Focus on your career:

 

15h15-15h30 

 

Neringa Mannerheim, Life Sciences Switzerland (LS2) 

 

15h30-17h30

 

CAREER SESSION

Let's talk about different career paths.

Caterina Tomba (former PostDoc UNIGE - CNRS researcher, Lyon, France)

Massimo Caine (Lecturer and Communication Officer at UNIGE)

Daniel Couto (Application Scientist at Creoptix)

Rachel Aronoff  (Association President Hackuarium, Lausanne)

 

 

 

17h30

 

 

 Closing remarks

 Best talk and image competition prize

 

Apero

 

 

 

 

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