Young Scientists Activities

Young Scientist Pre-conference Workshop: The registration for the Young Scientists pre-conference workshop on the morning of May 17, 2017, is now open: "Training for scientific writing: Tips and Tricks" by Prof. Martin Stoddart, Scientific Editor eCM Journal. Limited places available. Registration form

Lab & Networking Events

The best way to know a lab is to see it for yourself! The YS @ SSB+RM organize trips to labs and companies in the biomedical field in Switzerland. An opportunity to:

  • Discover a new field
  • Collaborate and network with people of your field
  • Visit lab’s facilities and feel the atmosphere
  • Discover Switzerland

The last Lab & Networking event took place on the 31st of January, 2017, at the RMS Foundation in Bettlach (SO), in collaboration with Mathys AG Bettlach. The RMS welcomed us royally with an interesting program organized by Christoph Stähli. We thank him once again!

Lab & Networking Event 2017


The YS @ SSB+RM aims at organizing trainings during the SSB+RM Annual Meeting. During those, invited experts will get in depth in selected themes relevant to the biomedical field in a friendly and open environment to questions and tones of discussions.

The next training is on the topic of publishing in biomedical journals, tips and tricks will be uncovered! It will be held during the 2017 SSB+RM Annual Meeting, on May 17-18, 2017, in Empa St. Gallen. Registration form

Meet the Mentors

The main role of the mentors during the SSB+RM meetings is to be open for discussion with young scientists, especially during breaks and apero.

They are easily recognizable during the meeting, wearing a sticker with blue and green hands.

They are willing to provide useful inputs to presenting students, in particular by filling feedback forms with their appreciation and comments. This is however anonymous and non-mandatory. That is why in addition to mentors, a few other senior scientists are also asked to contribute.

During the diner, they are distributed on different tables, such that students can also self-spread on different tables according to their interests.

The Young Scientists Representative introduces them and their role at the beginning of the meeting.

Are you willing to be a mentor?

If you would like to be a mentor during the next SSB+RM annual conference or even throughout the year, please contact laetitia.galea at




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