40th anniversary of the IMB

In 2007 the Institute of Molecular Biology (I) has celebrated its 40th anniversary. Various activities took place from October 25 to 27, 2007.

Program overview

Thursday, 25. Oct. 2007

Friday, 26. Oct. 2007

Saturday, 27. Oct. 2007

Satellite Meeting
"Frontiers of Virology and Gene Therapy"

9h00 -12h00

Scientific Symposium

"From DNA to Behavior: 40 years of molecular biology at UZH" 

08h25 - 16h30

Alumni Day


Roundtrip to Mt. Pilatus/Lucerne

13h30 (as part of the MLS Ph.D. program):

The Power of Procrastination

Lecture and Book signing with Jorge Cham, (creator of the comic strip “Piled higher and deeper”)
Lecture room 19 (15-G-19)

Evening Event

Visit of the Masoala Hall, Zurich Zoo
('Madagaskar Mini-
National Park')/
Old City St. Peter

Keynote Lecture

16h00 Charles Weissmann
 (Scripps Florida)

17h30 Apéro

We thank the following companies for supporting this event:

Belimed Sauter AG, Sulgen
Beckman Coulter International S.A. BMR Division
Metrohm Ltd., Herisau
Applied Biosystems, Rotkreuz
PanGas, Dagmersellen
Thermo Fischer Scientific (Zürich) AG, Zürich
Life Systems Design AG, Merenschwand
Witec AG, Littau
P.H.Stehelin & CIE AG
ROTH AG, Reinach BL
Chemie Brunschwig AG Supplies for Laboratory and Production, Basel