BIST Colloquium Series

2019/2020 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 2019/2020 edition of the BIST Colloquium Series will include the following prominent speakers:

Luis Liz-Marzán

CIC biomaGUNE – Center for Cooperative Research in Biomaterials
December 2, 2019 at ICIQ

Günther Dissertori
Institute for Particle Physics and Astrophysics, ETH Zürich
February 3, 2020 at IFAE

Maria José Alonso
CIMUS Research Institute
March 2, 2020 at ICN2

Viola Vogel
Laboratory of Applied Mechanobiology, ETH Zurich
March 31, 2020 [CANCELLED]

Andrés Hidalgo
Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Cardiovasculares (CNIC)
May 18, 2020 – ONLINE

Robert Schneider
Deutsches Forschungszentrum für Gesundheit und Umwelt (GmbH)
June 8, 2020 at CRG

Michaela Frye
Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum
July 3, 2020 at IRB Barcelona


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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