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Biozentrum Discovery Seminars

Biozentrum Discovery (BZD) is a seminar series, which alternates between talks by renowned guest speakers and seminars given by graduate students and postdocs from the Biozentrum.

The seminars usually take place on Fridays at 11:15 - 12:15

October 6, 2023 (lecture hall U1.131)
"How does the tumour suppressor p53 protect us from cancer?"
Guest speaker: Prof. Andreas Strasser
University of Melbourne, Australia
Host: Michael N. Hall

October 20, 2023 (lecture hall U1.131)
“Exploring the role of alternative splicing in neuronal plasticity and learning”
Oriane Mauger (group Peter Scheiffele) 

"10 years into super-resolution microscopy - Upgrade to structured illumination microscopy 2.0"
Oliver Biehlmaier (IMCF)

October 27, 2023 (Maurice E. Müller lecture hall)
"Discovery and characterization of splicing regulatory networks implicated in brain disorders"

Guest speaker: Prof. Benjamin Blencowe
University of Toronto, Canada
Host: Peter Scheiffele

November 3, 2023 (lecture hall U1.131)
"Design principles of tissue organization: how single cells cross biological scales"

Guest speaker: Prof. Prisca Liberali
Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biochemical Research
Host: Fiona Doetsch

November 10, 2023 (lecture hall U1.131)
"mTORC1 phosphorylation stabilizes LST2 to negatively regulate EGFR"
Stefania Battaglioni (group Michael Hall)

Manon Demulder (group Ben Engel)

November 17, 2023 (lecture hall U1.131)
"Machine-learning guided sequence design for mRNA and gene therapy applications"

Guest speaker: Prof. Georg Seelig 
University of Washington, Seattle, USA
Host: Alex Schier

December 1, 2023 (lecture hall U1.131)

Guest speaker: Prof. Laura Eme
University of Paris-Saclay, Paris, France
Host: Ben Engel

December 8, 2023 (lecture hall U1.131)
Anna Leder (group Sebastian Hiller)

Madalena Pinto (group Alex Schier)

January 29, 2024  (Maurice E. Müller lecture hall) 
"Eukaryotic Cell Cycle Control"

Guest speaker: Sir Paul Nurse
Francis Crick Institute, London, UK
Host: Alex Schier

January 31, 2024  (lecture hall U1.131)

Guest speaker: Prof. Denis Duboule
University of Geneva, Switzerland 
Host: Alex Schier

February 1, 2024 (lecture hall U1.131)

Guest speaker: Prof. Ned Wingreen
Princeton University, USA
Host: Richard Neher

February 9, 2024 
"Intrinsic and extrinsic regulators of choanoflagellate cell biology"

Guest speaker: Prof. Nicole King
University of California, Berkeley, and Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI), USA 
Host: Jean Pieters

March 8, 2024 (lecture hall U1.131)

Guest speaker: Prof. Pierre Léopold
Institut Curie and French National Institute for Health and Medical Research (Inserm), Paris
Host: Médéric Diard

March 15, 2024 (lecture hall U1.131)

Guest speaker: Prof. Jodi Nunnari
University of California, Davis, and Altos, California, USA
Host: Anne Spang

April 19, 2024 (lecture hall U1.131)

Guest speaker: Prof. Mounia Lagha
University of Montpellier, France
Host: Alex Schier

April 26, 2024 (lecture hall U1.131)

Guest speaker: Prof. Johannes Gräff
EPFL, Lausanne
Host: Flavio Donato

May 17, 2024 (lecture hall U1.131)

Guest speaker: Prof. Michael Laub
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, USA
Host: Urs Jenal