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 PhD Students who are required to participate in 2023 - all students who have a GCB application date (Apr 15, Aug 15, or Dec 15) prior to and including April 15, 2022. The next GCB Symposium is scheduled take place on Thursday June 29, 2023. Details continue to be added to the website and announced as they become available.

GCB Symposium 2023

Organizer Graduate School for Cellular and Biomedical Sciences (GCB)
Date Thursday, June 29, 2023
Time All Day
Venue(s) Fabrikstr. 6 & 8
Keynote Speaker

Prof. Dr. Francesca Peri
Department of Molecular Life Sciences
University of Zurich

Keynote Lecture

To Be Announced

Abstract Submission - Registration for Abstracts required
New: Registration required GCB PhD Student Registration for Symposium CTS/KSL Root Nr. 478686-FS2023
Call for Abstracts
January/February 2023
FINAL Deadline for Registration & Abstract Submission
Thursday, March 9, 2023 by midnight
Contact info@gcb.unibe.ch

We will open and continuously update the GCB Symposium 2023 Website when more detailed information becomes available. We suggest you bookmark this site when it opens in January 2023.

GCB Awards for Best PhD Theses 2021

The prize is awarded to

Michel Fasnacht

Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

for his work

Functional Gharacterization of the Dynamic Post-Transcriptional 23S rRNA Modification ho6 C25Ol in Escherichia coli

Supervisor:   Norbert Polacek
Co-Advisor:   Torsten Ochsenreiter
Mentor:   Isabel Roditi

Julia Bruggisser

Institute of Animal Pathology

for her work

Clostridium Perfringens β-Toxin Receptor Identification and Oligomer Structure 

Supervisor:   Horst Posthaus
Co-Advisor:   Britta Engelhardt
Mentor:   Andrea de Gottardi

Kathrin Zürcher

Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine (ISPM)

for her work

Tuberculosis among people living with and without HIV in lower-income countries: Transmission, Resistance, Mortality

Supervisor:   Lukas Fenner, Matthias Egger
Co-Advisor:   Otto Schoch
Mentor:   Gertraud Schüpbach