PROJECTS & Events
The microbiology lab at the University of Geneva is currently working on a book in augmented reality about microbes. This will explain the different implications of microorganisms in our everyday lives, taking into account the latest scientific discoveries on microbiota. The augmented reality, which is a very promising technology, will offer a more fun and enjoyable experience for young children, who nowadays are less interested in simply reading. This project will contain useful responses to questions that have been wrongly answered by the media. It is also a pedagogical medium for professeurs in the Canton of Geneva, as the book will be given for free to public schools in Geneva . Moreover, it will be sold in kiosques, medical offices, on amazon, as well as being posted on a website. We were interested to contribute to this project, due to its link to the fields of STEM, and its interesting and largely undiscovered topic.
STEM Cells Geneva organises various events during the year, such as presentations, workshops but also bake sales to raise money for the projects we support. Moreover, we will also be present to numerous official events around Geneva or that have been organised by our school. Here is a list of the next events:
Events around Geneva:
January 31st 2019 - "La moitié oubliée du cerveau", public conference by Pierre Magistretti at Uni Dufour.
March 11-15th 2019 - "Brain Awareness Week".
March 14th 2019 - "Geneva Wealthtech Forum", at Campus Biotech
June 18-21st 2019 - "Salon International Leader de la Haute Precision", at Palexpo
September 14-15th 2019 - "EPFL 50 years open doors.", at EPFL
Events at Institut International de Lancy:
December 1st 2018 - IIL's Christmas Market
October 17th 2019 - IIL's Careers Fair (only for IIL students)
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