National Committees of the Platform Biology

Die Landeskomitees pflegen im Auftrag der Plattform Biologie den Kontakt zu internationalen wissenschaftlichen Unionen im Themenbereich Biologie. Die internationalen wissenschaftlichen Unionen sind Mitglieder des International Council of Science (ICSU). Die Landeskomitees treffen sich gemeinsam mit den Mitgliedgesellschaften und dem Präsidium an der alljährlichen Plattformversammlung.


NC IUBMB
c/o Prof. Dr. Marcus Thelen
Università della Svizzera italiana USI
Institute for Research in Biomedicine
Via Vincenzo Vela 6
6500 Bellinzona


+41 91 820 03 17
marcus.thelen@irb.usi.ch


National Committee of the International Union of Biological Sciences (IUBS)

represents the biological community of Switzerland in the IUBS.

IUBS is the only international body that covers all disciplines of Biological Sciences. As an umbrella organisation for international scientific associations, IUBS is developing approaches how scientific disciplines can more successfully interact. The National Committee on the one hand coordinates and forsters activities and the communication with IUBS and on the other hand assigns representatives for the institutional responsibilities within IUBS.

President: Prof. Dr. Christoph Scheidegger

Contact

NC IUBS
c/o Prof. Dr. Christoph Scheidegger
WSL Eidgenössische Forschungsanstalt
Zürcherstrasse 111
8903 Birmensdorf


+41 44 739 24 39
christoph.scheidegger@wsl.ch


National Committee of the International Union of Food Science and Technology (IUFoST)

represents interests of Swiss field associations working in the field of food research.

This national committee comprises four representatives, each stemming from one field association. Those include the Swiss Association of Food-Science and Technology (SGLWT), the Swiss Association of Food Hygiene (SGLH), the Swiss Society for Food Chemistry (SSFC) and the Swiss Association of Nutrition (SGE).

Founding year: 1972

President: Prof. Dr. Felix Escher

Contact

NC IUFoST
c/o Prof. Dr. Felix Escher
Robänkli 9
8607 Aathal-Seegräben


+41 44 932 31 00
escher@ethz.ch


National Committee of the International Union of Nutritional Sciences (IUNS)

represents Switzerland’s interests within the IUNS and acts as a coordination and exchange platform for all Swiss institutions, which are involved in the nutritional field.

As a non-governmental umbrella organisation, the IUNS promotes the nutritional sciences, supports the exchange of research results and forms task forces to tackle current challenges on a worldwide basis. The NC IUNS is the link between the IUNS and the Swiss institutions. The NC IUNS holds regular meetings to guarantee a flawless information exchange and the national committee represents Switzerland at the IUNS conferences.

President: Dr. Hans-Peter Bachmann

Contact

NC IUNS
c/o Isabelle Herter-Aeberli
ETH Zürich
D-HEST
LFV D 22
Schmelzbergstrasse 7
8092 Zürich

+41 44 632 74 81
isabelle.herter@hest.ethz.ch


National Committee of the International Union for Pure and Applied Biophysics (IUPAB)

is the Swiss representative within IUPAB, the international organisation supporting research and teaching in biophysics worldwide.

President: Dr. Horst Vogel

Contact

NC IUPAB
c/o Dr. Horst Vogel
EPF Lausanne
EPFL SB ISIC LCPPM
CH B3 494
Station 6
1015 Lausanne


+41 21 693 31 55
horst.vogel@epfl.ch


International Organisations

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