Conference – Biobased polymers

Hello everybody!

The NGB is inviting you to its next event, a conference by Luc Avéroux about:

“Biobased polymers: from different biomass to a large range of macromolecular architectures and applications”

Luc Avéroux is a group leader (BioTeam), Head of Polymer Research Department at ICPEES (University of Strasbourg), former Lab Director and also full professor at the ECPM.

The conference will be in French but the slides will be in english. It will take place at 7pm the 16th of April, in room A302 in the ESBS, Pôle API, Illkirch-Graffenstaden.
We hope to see you there!

YEBN newsletter

The NGB is happy to inform you that the Young European Biotech Network (YEBN) is back! It has been a long time since they shared their latest news. The waiting has finally come to an end, and it was worthwhile! You can subscribe for their newsletter and read about the activities of YEBN, upcoming events of their partners (including the NGB!), and the inspiring project of Liridon Hoxha who helped building up an education project in Kosovo. Just send a short message entitled “SUBSCRIBE” to newsletter@yebn-ev.eu! They are looking forward to hearing from you!

Conférence du mois : The mind after midnight : where do you go when you go to sleep?

Hello everybody!

Our next event will be the projection of a video-conference of the World Science Festival :

“The mind after midnight : where do you go when you go to sleep?”

This conference will talk about the following subjects :
– Human sleep VS Animal sleep
– The limits of the dreams
– What happens in our brain when we dream
– The need to sleep.

It will be presented by Carl Zimmer, Carlos H. Schenk, Matthew Wilson and Niels Rattenborg.
Carl Zimmer is a popular science writer and americain blogger specialized in the evolution. Niels Rattenborg is a neurophysiologist at the Max Planck Institute for Ornithology in Germany. Matthew Wilson is a neuroscientist at the MIT (America). Carlos Schenck is a professor and researcher at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, and a member of Minnesota Regional Sleep Disorders Center (MRSDC).

The projection (in english) will take place on the 14th of December at 12h30am in room A302 in the Pôle API (Illkirch).

We hope to see you for our last event before Christmas!