The Scientific Committee (SC), composed of 2 session chairs per session, is selected by the Scientific Committee Core Team (SCCT). The session chairs are responsible for selecting the presentations in their session and ensuring consistency in the scientific quality of the presentations.

It is our great pleasure to announce the name of the selected session chairs:

  • Dynamics of immune processes: from responses to pathogens to immunotherapy
    • Marija Buljan (Empa - Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology
      St. Gallen )
    • Adrian Egli (Institute of Medical Microbiology, University of Zurich)
    • Session coordinator: Katja Bärenfaller

  • Ecology and evolution: the impact of massive sequencing efforts 
    • Roman Arguello (Department of Ecology and Evolution, University of Lausanne)
    • Claudia Bank (Institute of Ecology and Evolution, Unibe, Bern)
    • Session Coordinator: Zoltán Kutalik

  • ML algorithms for advancing spatial biology 
    • Maria Brbic (Assistant Professor in computer science at EPFL, Lausanne)
    • Raphael Gottardo  (Translational Data Science, CHUV, Lausanne)
    • Session Coordinator: Zoltán Kutalik

  • Precision medicine: harnessing big data for cancer and other complex diseases 
    • Valentina Boeva (Computational Epigenetics of Cancer, ETH, Zurich)
    • Charlotte Ng (Oncogenomics, University of Bern)
    • Session Coordinator: David Gfeller

  • Proteins in 3D: the dynamics of protein structures and their interactions
    • Xavier Deupi (Paul Scherrer Institute, Villigen)
    • Torsten Schwede (Computational Structural Biology Group, University of Basel)
    • Session Coordinator: Katja Bärenfaller

  • Single-cell approaches: dissecting cellular heterogeneity across multiple modalities
    • Santiago Carmona (Ludwig Centre for Cancer Research, UNIL, Epalinges)
    • Marianna Rapsomaniki (AI for single-cell research group, IBM Research Zurich)
    • Session Coordinator: David Gfeller
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