Philippe Conus elected Vice President of IEPA

Philippe Conus IEPA

Philippe Conus, ordinary professor at the FBM-UNIL and head of the General Psychiatry Department of the CHUV, has been elected vice-president for Europe of the IEPA-Early Intervention in Mental Health, an international scientific society that aims to promote early intervention Read more…


Carmen Sandi appointed President of FENS

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The Federation of European Neuroscience Societies has appointed EPFL Professor Carmen Sandi as its President. FENS has appointed EPFL Professor Carmen Sandi as its new President. Professor Sandi directs the Laboratory of Behavioral Genetics at EPFL’s Brain Mind Institute. Her Read more…


Kim Do Cuénod – Leçon inaugurale à l’UNIL

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Neurobiologist, Kim Do Cuénod has specialized in the etiology and pathophysiology of schizophrenia. She is Head of the Schizophrenia Research Unit and Head of the Center for Psychiatric Neuroscience at the CHUV Department of Psychiatry, Prilly. She was nominated UNIL Professor on Read more…


François Ansermet appointed Honorary Professor

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François Ansermet has been appointed Honorary Professor at the University of Lausanne. Whole speech by Prof. Jacques Gasser, Chef du Département de psychiatrie du CHUV. UNIL News (FR)> < Back to NEWS & AWARDS page


Fellows of the American Mathematical Society 2017

Kathryn Hess

Kathryn Hess Bellwald -professor at the BMI at EPFL– is among the 65 mathematical scientist from around the world who have been named Fellows of the American Mathematical Society (AMS) for 2017. She has been elected for her contributions to Read more…


Prof. Carmen Sandi nominated President-elect of the FENS

Carmen Sandi FENS nomination

  On July 2, 2016, Prof. Carmen Sandi, Director of the Brain Mind Institute at the School of Life Sciences, EPFL, was elected President-elect (term as President starting in 2018) of the Federation of European Neuroscience Societies (FENS) in the Read more…


Claudia Bagni, new UNIL-DNF Director

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Claudia Bagni has been nominated full Professor at the University of Lausanne on the first of July. She is officially Head of the Department of Fundamental Neurosciences (DNF >). UNIL News < Back to NEWS & AWARDS page


Michael Herzog nominated Full Professor of Life Sciences at EPFL

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The Board of the Swiss Federal Institutes of Technology has announced the appointment of eight professors at EPFL. Michael Herzog is a world-renowned expert on the processes of visual perception in the human brain. He works in the traditional research Read more…


Christian Lüscher becomes a member of the SAMS

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Professor Christian Lüscher from the University of Geneva (UNIGE) and a NCCR Synapsy member joins the Swiss Academy of Medical Sciences (SAMS) The senate of the Swiss Academy of Medical Sciences has appointed Professor Lüscher as individual member of the Read more…