LS2 annual meeting in Zurich on February 2-3, 2017


2–3 FEBRUARY, 2017

Welcome to the LS2 Annual Meeting 2017!

Dear colleagues and friends
It is our pleasure to invite you to the LS² Annual Meeting 2017, held on the 2nd and 3rd of February, 2017 at the Irchel Campus of the University of Zurich. The LS² Annual Meeting brings together scientists from all nations and backgrounds to explore the large spectrum united under the umbrella of Life Sciences.


Alongside our scientific programme with internationally renowned speakers (see below), we also offer career development sessions, as well as numerous workshops and discussion rounds, a large industry exhibition and 100+ posters presented by promising young scientists.


Discover the latest, most exciting findings in the field, from Molecular and Cellular Biosciences to Proteomics and Physiology, or enjoy the Satellite Workshop on opportunities inacademic and non-academic careers. Scientists who are at the stage to start their own research group and who are interested in doing so in a Swiss research institution are welcome to enter thecontest “Tomorrow’s PI”, where the best future projects from diverse disciplines are being showcased.


For the youngest scientists (BSc/MSc students), we do not only offer an informative session onopportunities in and outside the academic world, but also offer the first 40 to register 50CHF to support their registration fee and travels to the meeting!
PhD students can meet their peers at the Poster and Apéro session and win one of the prestigious poster prizes (worth 500 CHF). In addition to the poster sessions, flash talks will be embedded in the scientific symposia.


As every year, the winner of the Friedrich-Miescher Award and the Lelio Orci Award will be honored in a special ceremony.


We are looking forward to welcome you at the LS2 Annual Meeting 2017 in Zurich!
A preliminary program will be online from August 2016, for more information, please contact Carolin von Schoultz (

The organizing committee:

Didier Picard (Chairman)

Jean Gruenberg (LS² President)

Urs Greber(LS² Vice-President )

Thierry Soldati (LS² Past President)
Carolin von Schoultz and Jacqueline Oberholzer (LS² management team)


Registration deadline    30.11.2016
Poster submission deadline    30.11.2016

How do I become a member of LS²? Register online here: