Alumni & Invited Speakers

Meet our alumni and invited speakers from over 30 fields during our special networking and career orientation session. Get a chance to have a chat with them, to discover their career and what they currently do, to ask them questions and receive precious advice from them!

Zone A
Animal Care
Charlotte JolléBiokema SA
Quality Specialist
veterinary pharmaceutics – compliance – quality management – communication
Amina EchchikiSmartGene
Quality Manager
genetic sequences – software solutions – product conception, implementation & monitorings
Annamaria KauzlaricSwiss Institute of Bioinformatics (SIB) / Swiss Biotech Association
Data Scientist / Startups Support
NGS-data analysis – molecular biology – bioengineering – business development
Machine Learning / User Behaviour
Emma GhadamiehLimoo Switzerland SA
Founder & CEO
machine data – AI – delivery models – life science engineer
Health / Machine Learning / Bioinformatics
Thomas VetterliHeldera Dx
Director of Machine Learning and Bioinformatics
biomedical engineering – data science – cancer treatment – project management
Training Management / Bioinformatics
Diana MarekSwiss Institute of Bioinformatics (SIB)
Scientist & Training Manager
courses development/coordination – communication – industries training – research
Sakshi Sharda
sustainability – evolutionary biology – diseases
Environment / Bioinformatics
Christian de GuttryBGE – ERGA / SIB
Scientific Project Manager
environmental bioinformatics – genomic science – biodiversity – project coordination
Environment / Public Service
Clémence DiracFederal Office for the Environment
Head of Section
forest ecosystem – national policy – data management – international negotiations
Environment / Public Service
Gijs PlompEtat de Fribourg
Scientific Collaborator – Climate Section
sustainability – data & modeling – psychology – neuroscience
Environment / Public Service
Peter KupferschmiedFederal Office for Agriculture
Head of the Plant Health Unit / Chief Plant Health Officer
plant health prevention – international exchange – federal legislation – risk management
Environment / NPO
Roxane AllemannSwiss Ornithological Institute
Research Assistant
nature – ornithology – field work coordination – wildlife conservation

3 representatives from DNDi will be present all day at one of the tables.

Stéphanie Braillard
Non-Clinical Development Leader

Craig Tipple
Medical Director

Clarisse Lamy
Pharmaceutical Development Manager

drug development – humanitarian action – neglected diseases – equitable access

1 representative from the Haute école pédagogique du canton de Vaud will be present in the afternoon at a low table (stands).

Sveva Grigioni Baur
Professeur Associé
Swiss education – life sciences – pedagogical training – didactics
Zone B
Laura Solanelles FarréCHUV
Molecular Diagnostic Biologist
molecular biology – neuroscience – genetics – research
Clinical Research
Samia AbedCHUV
Co-Director of Clinical Research Center / Chief Project Manager
oncology – intensive care – research coordination – regulatory affairs
Drug Development
Sébastien Del RizzoOM Pharma
Global Project Lead
strategy – commercial development – operational planning – risk management
Laboratory Data Management
Riad GacemDiData
CEO & Founder
software – innovation – business development – scientific data
Intellectual Property
Florian UdryAC Immune
Junior IP Associate
intellectual property – neuroscience – gene therapy – clinical research
Regulatory Affairs
Güliz Vanli JaccardSwiss Clinical Trial OrganisationCHUV
Coordinator of National Regulatory Affairs Platform
national regulations – project management – clinical research – vaccinology
Life Science
Anna SurowskaVWr, part of Avantor
Life Science Specialist
nutrition – metabolic diseases – business development – communication
Marketing / Sales
Anna AnchimiukSocorex Isba SA
Product Manager
laboratory products – animal health syringes – marketing – molecular biology
Alena Blank-Giwojna – Founding her startup
business development – project management – data science – healthcare
Virus Safety
Christoph ZürcherCSL Behring
Senior Scientist, Global Pathogen Safety Support
pathogen safety – R&D/manufacturing – stategy – virology research
Plant Cell Biology / Industry
Sarah Eubanks – KWS SAAT SE
Scientist Cell Biology
plant breeding – genome editing – research – molecular life sciences
Alice PannérecNestlé Research
R&D Project Manager
innovation – teams coordination – resources monitoring – coaching
High-Quality Products / R&D
Laure Crabbe-VertLVMH Recherche
Life Science Innovation Manager & Scientific Coordinator
innovation – team management – scientific research – cellular & molecular biology
Genomics Research & Development
NGS Scientist
gene regulation – molecular mechanisms – data-driven medicine – AI
Sandrine CharrièreMedisyn SA
Responsable FAMH
Swiss medical laboratories – laboratory norms – medical biology – medical analysis
Zone C
Michael Page (Recruitment Expertise in Healthcare & Life Sciences)

3 representatives from Michael Page will be at one of the tables during this session.

Fanny Sion
Manager Healthcare & Life Sciences

Olivier Broutin
Manager Finance & Accounting

Sidonie Newton
Associate Healthcare & Life Sciences

recruitment – life sciences market – NGOs – bridging skill gaps
Amanda LuraschiResistell
Clinical Microbiologist
nanomotion – CHUV – R&D – mycology
Medical Information
Guillaume PerriardNovartis
Medical Lead Medinfo & In-Market Brands
patient engagement – team management – strategy – product life cycle
MSAT Drug Product
Christoph BernoulliLonza
Associate Director – MSAT Drug Product
biotechnology – technology transfers – biologics manufacturing – technical oversight
Neuroscience / Movement Therapy
Vincent DelattreONWARD
VP Business Development & Co-founder
strategy – intellectual property – business development – market research
Neuroscience / Drug Development
Claudia BonardiRoche
Senior Scientist & Research Project Leader
dementia therapy – preclinical studies – drug development – brain disorders
Romain CardisMindMaze
Bio-Signal Researcher
brain recovery – digital therapeutics – bio-sensing – AI
Céline GuérinConscience21
Certified Peak States® Coach Therapist & Trainer
emotional/stress management – trauma therapy – mental health – wellbeing at work