The Day of BioMedical Research 2020


Location: Zoom (Link in the PDF Program)

Wednesday, November 4, 2020

Poster Exhibition

Presenting authors will be online for your questions. Each poster has its own link, available on abstract list 2020 (coming soon).
11.00 – 12.00 h Posters with even numbers
12.00 – 13.00 h Posters with odd numbers

13.00 - 14.00 h Unitectra and the Grants Office of the University of Bern will answer your questions.

15:30 h Welcome Address

by Prof. Dr. Mark A. Rubin, Director DBMR

15:35 h Keynote Lecture followed by a Q&A

Prof. Dr. Caroline Dive
CRUK Manchester Institute University of Manchester, UK
“Circulating tumour cells in lung cancer, biomarkers and biology”

16:30 h COVID-19 Session

Accelerated implementation of DBMR resources for translational research on SARS-CoV-2
Department of Visceral Surgery and Medicine, Inselspital
Prof. Dr. Guido Beldi
“Facing a new pandemic in a University Hospital Clinic through emergent ethical permission and rapid reorganization of resources for clinical research”
Prof. Dr. Stephanie Ganal-Vonarburg “SARS- CoV-2 – snap establishment of a scalable testing pipeline in the face of very limited commercial supplies”
Dr. Tim Rollenske
“Antibody responses to SARS-CoV-2”
Session and Q&A moderated by Prof. Dr. Deborah Keogh-Stroka

17.35 h JDB-DBMR Award Ceremony

Johanna Dürmüller-Bol DBMR Research Award 2020 Welcome and presentation of the Fondation Johanna Dürmüller-Bol by Mr. Marc Stucki, Managing Director of the Fondation (10’ talk) Presentation by the recipient of the Johanna Dürmüller-Bol DBMR Research Award 2020

17.50 h Awards Ceremony

Poster Prizes of the DBMR

  • the best pre-clinical project
  • the best clinical project
  • the best project by a medical student
  • the best publication of 2018

Research Prize Best Stem Cell Project
awarded by the Platform for Stem Cell Research in Regenerative Medicine

Research Prize Alumni MedBern
best collaboration bridging the gap between university and non-university partners, between basic and clinical research and between Faculties of the University of Bern