GCB Symposium

As part of the doctoral training, the GCB organizes an annual symposium for all PhD candidates and their thesis committees. From the second year onwards, doctoral candidates are offered the opportunity to present their research projects in the form of posters or brief lectures.

GCB Symposium 2021

Organizer Graduate School for Cellular and Biomedical Sciences
Date Thursday, January 28, 2021
Time 08:30 - 17:00
17:00 Closing Remarks followed by Apéro Riche
Venues University of Bern - Depart. of Chemistry & Biochemistry
Venue for Coffee/Lunch
University of Bern - Mensa Bühlplatz
Keynote Speaker

Prof. Dr. Martin Bachmann – Department for BioMedical Research (DBMR)
University of Bern

Prof. Dr. Volker Thiel - Institute of Virology and Immunology
University of Bern

Dr. phil. nat. Caroline Tinguely
Interregionale Blutspende SRK AG
Keynote Lecture

SARS-CoV-2 - Details to follow at later date

Registration & Abstract Submission
via GCB Symposium Website

Deadline for Registration & Abstract Submission
Friday, November 6, 2020
Contact GCB Administration

For program details, please go to the GCB Symposium 2021 Website.

GCB Award for Best PhD Thesis 2019

On occasion of the «GCB Symposium 2020», held on January 30, 2020, at the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry and the Department of Physiology, University of Bern, the «GCB Award for Best PhD Thesis» for the year 2019 was conferred on Mariana Mota Castro Dias, PhD in Neuroscience, for her PhD thesis entitled «The role of the brain-barrier tight junctions in neuroinflammation».