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PhD Students Retreat 2022


Registration closed - PhD student retreat complete

DBMR Day of BioMedical Research


SCRM Poster Prize for best Stem Cell Project

Wednesday, July 6th , 2022
Foyer Auditorium Ettore Rossi, Kinderklinik, Freiburgstrasse 15

The poster presentation contains a category for Stem Cell Research (must choose). All posters from researchers with affiliations in Bern submitted within this category are eligible for the SCRM Poster Prize in addition to the DBMR Poster Prize. The award of CHF 1’000 is sponsored by the SCRM Platform and will be presented to the awardee at the Plenary Session of the DBMR Day of BioMedical Research.

Please go to the DBMR website to submit your abstract for the poster prize.


SCRM Research Programs

New Technical and Translational Research Programs in Stem Cell-based Applications for Therapy have been kicked-off and will be officially launched at our SCRM Annual Meeting, Nov 12, 2021 at the Haus der Universität in Bern. See program and registration below.

Goal of the programs is to establish a network for exchange of expertise and technical non-fee based support on a need-to-need basis. More to be announced at our SCRM Annual Meeting


  • Engineered Stem Cells; Leads: PD Amiq Gazdhar, Prof Andreina Schoeberlein
  • Tissue SCs & Specialized cells; Leads: Profs Volker Enzmann, Benjamin Gantenbein, Eliane J Müller; Deborah Stroka-Keogh

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19.08.2021 Kick-off Meeting - Summary

08.10.2021 Follow-up Meeting - Summary


BioBank Insel overview

BioBanking Insel / Application form Cryopreservation of cells

SCRM Lunchseminar


Zoom presentation available

Location: Murtenstrasse 35, Room H814 (top floor)

Happy Hour:  13.00-14.00 - to favor discussions and strengthen the network.

Sandwiches are generously provided by the DBMR

Open for all SCRM platform members and interested guests

Responsibles: Dr. Amiq Gazdhar & Rene Aeberhard



Next Lunchseminar:

Tuesday, August 9, 2022 from 12:15-13:00


Li Yuebing, PhD student

Opthamology, Bern University Hospital, Inselspital

Title: Rho-kinase involvement in subretinal fibrosis

Program 2022
2021 Annual Meeting


Keynote: Prof C. Abate-Shen, Columbia University, NY, USA


Deadline for registration Monday, November 8 2021 - 12:00

Registration closed - fully booked

Our special thanks goes to the invaluable support of the sponsors:






8th Annual PhD Student Retreat 2021

2021 PhD Retreat Booklet

Our thanks goes to the support of the sponsors:

biotechnet switzerland association

Graduate School for Cellular and Biomedical Science and the University of Bern

CSL Behring AG

BioTek Instruments GmbH

ThermoFisher Scientivic

CELLNTEC Advanced Cell Systems AG


PhD Specialization Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine (SCRM/GCB)

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SCRM Network Point - Network Seminars

for PIs and their teams

next seminar to be announced
Past invitations, networking info: here          


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               Emeritus Prof. André Haeberli (†)