Alumni 50th: programme of the Life Sciences section


Dear Life Sciences alumni,

Not so long ago, a significant part of your life was spent on the EPFL campus. The 50th anniversary of EPFL is an opportunity to welcome you once again to meet your classmates, discover what is happening today in your section and share a lunch.



From 09:30: Welcome at the Rolex Learning Centre
10:30-10:45: Welcome and Introduction, Bart Deplancke
10:45-10:55: Teaching at SV – the History, William Pralong
10:55-11:05: Teaching at SV – the Future, Felix Naef
11:05-11:15: Presentation of Melanie Blokesch
11:15-11:45: Keynote Alumni

  • Samareh Azeredo da Silveira Lajaunias, PhD, Co-founder and Director Combioxin SA
  • Sakura Nussbaum, Alogrithm engineer, Gaitup

11:45-12:00: Presentation of Bart Deplancke
12:00-12:25: Group photo
12:25-14:00: Standing lunch and networking


As the number of places is limited, it is important to register in time to ensure your places.


We hope to see you all on November 9th!

The Direction of the Life Sciences Section