SCRM Platform

Lunch Seminar 2022

When: Every 2nd Tuesday of each month at 12:15 - 13:00
Happy Hour: 13:00 – 14:00 - To favor discussions and strengthen the network
(Sandwiches are generously provided by the DBMR)
Where: DBMR, Murtenstrasse 35, Room H810 (top floor)
Presenters: PhD, Postdocs and group leaders of SCRM Platform and partner groups
Attendees: Open for all SCRM Platform members and interested guests

  • 35 - 40 min. presentation (overview of the field and results, methods)
  • 10 - 20 min. of discussion on roadblocks, issues, help-requests

ECTS-Credits: 1 point per presentation at 80% participation (no midterm and defense)
Supported by: Department for BioMedical Research (DBMR)

Date Presenter Title of presentation
February 8, 2022 Prof Paola Luciani
Department of Chemistry, Biochemistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences
Bioinspired and bioderived drug delivery systems to treat fibrosis
March 8, 2022 Fatemeh Safari, PhD student
Bone and Joints Research Group, DBMR
The Inositol Phosphatase SHIP1 Regulates Skeletal Development
April 12, 2022 Siavash Rahimi, MD
Molecular Dermatology & Stem Cell Research, DBMR
RNA-sequencing in pemphigus vulgaris: shedding new light on an old disease
May 10, 2022 Federica Pilotto, PhD student
Neurology Research Group
ER stress adaptive response is impaired by toxic proteins in neurodegeneration
June 14, 2022 Martina Radic, PhD postdoc
Urology Research Group, DBMR
Master Regulators in Bladder Cancer
July 12, 2022 Ass. Prof. Marco Osterwalder, PhD 
Cardiovascular Diseases, DBMR
Functional dissection of the genomic enhancer landscapes controlling pleiotropic gene expression and mammalian heart development
August 9, 2022 Li Yuebing, PhD student 
Ophthalmology, University Hospital Bern, Inselspital
Rho-kinase involvement in ocular fibrosis
September 13, 2022 Daniel Sanchez-Taltavull, PhD
Department of Visceral Surgery and Medicine
Novel player identification in liver regeneration by single cell sequencing and in vivo imaging
October 11, 2022 Postponed
November 8, 2022 Myra Noemi Chavez Rosas, PhD
Institute of Anatomy
The zebrafish as a model to study autophagy and lysosomal processing in heart and valve development
December 13, 2022 Paola Bermudez, PhD mid term
Tissue Engineering for Orthopaedie & Mechanobiologie (TOM)
Modulating IVD catabolism in in vitro and ex vivo systems

Legal notice: The Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine Platform (SCRM) organizes monthly lunch seminars as well as yearly member meetings and PhD student retreat. For the benefit of all our presenters we kindly ask all participants (students, post-docs, technical staff) to fully respect our general policy and to keep all data presented at SCRM events confidential. This helps to assure those who wish to present unpublished data including data that might be used for future patents.


Responsible: Dr. med. Amiq Gazdhar and René Aeberhard