BIST Colloquium Series

2018/2019 year

Monthly lectures and discussions with international researchers, providing broad exposure to multidisciplinary research

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The BIST Colloquium Series consists of monthly lectures and discussion sessions with internationally recognized researchers, providing a broad exposure to multidisciplinary research in experimental sciences. The main aim of the Colloquia is to provide attendees direct contact with inspirational speakers and leaders, who will talk about cutting-edge challenges in contemporary research. Attendance is free and open for anyone who is interested.

The 2018/2019 edition of the BIST Colloquium Series will include the following prominent speakers:

Luis Liz-Marzán
CIC biomaGUNE – Center for Cooperative Research in Biomaterials
July 1st, 2019 at ICIQ
“Biomedical Applications of Nanoplasmonics”

Nicola Iovino
Max Planck Institute of Immunobiology and Epigenetics
June 3rd, 2019 at CRG
“Establishment of the zygotic epigenome in Drosophila”

Georgi Dvali
Ludwig Maximilians University
May 6, 2019 at IFAE
“Black holes and the Universe’s Quantum memories”

Ana Pego
Instituto de Engenharia Biomédica, Instituto de Investigação e
Inovação em Saúde
April 8, 2019 at IBEC
“A targeted journey towards (Neuro)Regenerative Engineering”

Andreas Hierlemann
ETH Zürich
March 4, 2019 at ICN2
“Highly Integrated CMOS Microsystems to Interface with Neurons at Subcellular Resolution”

Liedewij Laan
Kavli Institute of Nanoscience
February 25, 2019 at ICFO
“Evolutionary cell biophysics: lessons from the fungal polarity network”

Agneta Nordberg
Karolinska Institutet
January 11, 2019 at DCEXS
“Interactive pathological processes in Alzheimer’s disease and other proteinopathies as studied by PET imaging”

Shalev Itzkovitz
Weizmann Institute of Science
December 12, 2018 at IRB Barcelona
“Spatial transcriptomics of mammalian tissues”



The BIST Colloquium Series forms part of the curriculum of the BIST-UPF Master of Multidisciplinary Research in Experimental Sciences and is open to anyone interested in attending.

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