Save the date! Public event in honor of Professor Christoph Gerber 

At 5 pm on February 26, a public event will be held in the Oris cinema in Liestal in honor of Professor Christoph Gerber, winner of the Kavli Prize. Professor Gerber and some of his colleagues will give short talks explaining how the atomic force microscope came to be developed, how it has evolved, and the ways in which it can be used today. Registration is now possible.



Nano-Tech Event

On February 15, 2018, the SNI and the Hightech Zentrum Aargau organize a Nano-Tech Event, that informs about projects within the Nano Argovia program. The event will take place at Brugg Flex from 4.00 – 6.30 pm and will be followed by an apéro that offers excellent opportunities for networking.
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Save the date! SNI/Biozentrum lecture with Professor Jacques Dubochet

On the afternoon of April 11, 2018, Nobel Laureate Professor Jacques Dubochet will give a SNI/Biozentrum lecture. As part of a mini-symposium, he will join Professor Andreas Engel and Professor Ueli Aebi to report on the pioneering developments and achievements in electron microscopy. You won’t want to miss this!





Advice for current and aspiring young entrepreneurs Do you have an idea for a start-up company?

SNI members can obtain advice from a range of sources:

  • Take part in the Swiss Startup Challenge and benefit from numerous forms of support. More information
  • The Hightech Zentrum Aargau offers consultations for SNI members who are thinking about setting up a company.
  • University of Basel employees can contact the Innovation Office with questions about setting up or collaborating with companies.


Next call for antelope

You can now apply for antelope, the successful career program for female doctoral students and postdoctoral researchers.  More information


SNI on LinkedIn

The SNI has a LinkedIn page with news about the SNI and its members. If you want to follow us, please visit the LinkedIn page


Did you ever listen to molecules or watch them dancing?

Scientists of the NCCR MSE and the argovia philharmonic have teamed up for the project “Art of Molecule” and created a short video to stimulate the debate about ethical challenges of synthetic biology. Video

If you want to know more about the project and the sound of molecules please visit the NCCR MSE website.