Laboratory of Neuroepigenetics
Tel: 044 635 33 48
Martin studied Biology, Bio- and Neuroinformatics before graduating in Neuroscience at the University of Zurich. He is now a doctoral student in the group of Isabelle Mansuy at the Brain Research Institute. His interest is to elucidate the influence of the environment on behavior, and how interacting environmental, genetic and epigenetic factors can modulate behavioral responses across generations. Besides AVETH he is also the event coordinator of reatch (research and technology in switzerland).
Institute of Molecular Systems Biology
Tel: 044 633 46 91
Betty did her Master's in Regenerative Biology and Medicine in Dresden, Germany. There she started focusing on bioinformatic data analysis. Subsequently, she started her PhD in the field of proteomics at the Institute of Molecular Systems Biology, where she mainly works on big data analysis to reveal new insights in cancer biology.
Betty is also active in the Department Association of the D-BIOL – AMB.
Department of Chemistry and applied Biosciences
Tel: 044 632 46 79
Fabian started studying chemistry at ETH Zurich in 2010 and completed his studies with a master’s degree in September 2015. During his studies he spent half a year at Uppsala University in Sweden within the Erasmus exchange program. After an 8-month internship at the Novartis Pharma AG in Basel he started his PhD in the group of Professor Antonio Togni in the field of organometallic chemistry. He likes spending his leisure time in the mountains or with travelling. Fabian joined the AVETH board as treasurer in February 2017.
Institute for Particle Physics
Tel: 044 633 41 30
David studied BSc ETH in Interdisciplinary Sciences and MSc ETH in Physics. After graduation, he spent one year at BMW Group for its Trainee-program before starting his PhD at ETH in Particle Physics. He is part of the CERN CMS Collaboration, working on the “heart” of CMS and performing data analysis contributing to the Neutrino Minimum Standard Model. He joined Telejob in 2016 and was elected as president in 2017.
Professur für Leistungshalbleiter
Tel: 044 632 89 32
Roger Stark studied electrical engineering and information technology at ETH Zurich. During his time as a student, he participated in the Erasmus student exchange program at the Imperial College London.
From November 2012 to November 2013, he was member of the VSETH board. Since April 2015, he has worked as a scientific assistant at the Advanced Power Semiconductor Laboratory focusing on the electrical characterization of power semiconductor devices. He joined Telejob in 2017 and was elected as treasurer.
Institut für Molecular Health Science
Tel: 044 633 40 96
Luca studied Biochemistry at ETH and received his Master’s degree in Biology in 2016. He then continued his research in the lab of Gerald Schwank to develop new, defined hydrogels for organoid 3D culture. He is also active in the Life Science Zürich Young Scientist Network, where he organizes Career events for students. In his spare time, he enjoys outdoor climbing.
Department of Environmental Systems Science
Tel: 044 632 46 99
Neringa is a PhD student in Department of Environmental Systems Science, Grassland sciences group. She studies carbon and nitrogen allocation in the tropical tree Ceiba pentandra. She did her Master's in Environmental Engineering and Cleaner Production, there she focused on soil bioremediation.
Department of Molecular Biology and Biophysics
Tel: 044 633 07 22
Nina studied Biochemistry at the Goethe University in Frankfurt, Germany with a focus in NMR and X-ray crystallography of macromolecular complexes. During her studies, she was a member of the Biochemistry student association for four years. She started her PhD in 2013 as a member of the Biomolecular Structure and Mechanism PhD program, working on a collaborative project between the ETH and Novartis Institute of Biomedical Research (NIBR) in Basel. After spending the first two years of her PhD at NIBR, she moved to the Department of Molecular Biology and Biophysics at the ETH.
Institut für Atmosphäre und Klima
Tel: 044 632 77 09
Iselin Medhaug did her Phd in Climate Dynamics at the University in Bergen in Norway. After a postdoc in Bergen and at Imperial College London she came to ETH Zurich as a postdoc in 2014, and is now a lecturer and a senior scientist in climate physics. She joined the AVETH board in September 2017.
Institute of Microbiology
Tel: 044 632 25 86
Anna earned a PhD in Chemical-Biology at Johns Hopkins University before moving to Switzerland in February 2013 as a postdoctoral fellow in the Institute of Microbiology at ETH Zurich. Her current research focus is the enzymology of unusual post-translational modifications in peptide natural products. She joined AVETH in spring 2016 as communications coordinator.
Regular Board Members
Institute for Molecular Health Science
Tel: 044 633 21 15
Tanja studied Nutritional Sciences and Molecular Biology at University of Vienna. In January 2017, she started her PhD at the Institute of Molecular Health Sciences at ETH where she is focusing on metabolic pathways on an organellar level via various in vitro and in vivo assays. Additionally, Tanja is also active in AMB, the departments association of D-Biol.
Laboratory for Solid State Physics
Tel: 044 633 23 39
Arik studied Physics at ETH and received his master's there in 2014. During his studies, he spent one year at UPMC in Paris, followed by RnD internships at CERN and with the technology company OC Oerlikon. Currently, he is a doctoral student at the Laboratory for Solid State Physics, working on the development of next generation CMOS compatible sensors.
He joined the AVETH board in February 2015 and was president from March 2016 to September 2017.
Department: Biosystems Science and Engineering
Office phone: +41 61 387 31 92
Irena is currently doing her PhD at ETH in the field of systems biology. She works on modelling of biological systems and on development of novel parameter inference methods. She obtained her masters degree at ETH and bachelor degree at Jacobs University Bremen in Germany, both in the field of Computational Biology and Bioinformatics. In her free time Irena enjoys dancing salsa and lindy hop.
Computer Engineering and Networks Lab
Tel: 044 632 70 38
Romain is a PhD from the Computer Engineering and Networks Lab since October 2015. He is developping Real-Time Communication protocols for Wireless Sensor Networks. Before that, he studied Mechanical Engineering and Automation at the ENS Cachan, France. There, he was actively involved in students representation and university committees. Romain joined the AVETH board in March 2016, as member of the Politics Team. He also gives a hand to the Communication Team.
Tel: 044 633 84 96
Roelinda is currently doing her PhD in the Human Nutrition Laboratory. She works on biofortification of staple crops to improve child micronutrient status in low- and middle-income countries. She obtained her master’s degree in the Netherlands at Wageningen University, in the field of Nutritional Physiology and Public Health. Before starting her PhD, she worked at the Nestle Research Center in Lausanne. Roelinda joined the AVETH board in March 2017, as a member of the event team in which she mainly organizes her favorite sport activity, Skiing!
Ian de Albuquerque
Institut für Verfahrenstechnik
Tel: 044 632 84 80
Ian is from Brazil and received his BSc from New York University. Currently, he is pursuing a PhD at ETH Zurich while being a part of the exciting events team at AVETH.
Seminar für Angewandte Mathematik
Tel: 044 633 94 31
Diyora completed her Master’s degree in Applied Mathematics at ETH Zurich. Currently she is doing here PhD in the Department of Mathematics in the fields of analysis of stochastic differential equations and stochastic optimization algorithms. Diyora joined the AVETH board in September 2017, as a member of the events team.
Deepak Kumar Ravi
Tel: 044 633 91 81
Deepak comes to ETH Zurich after two years working at CSIR, a contemporary R&D organization in India. As a Swiss Federal Scholar, his interests lies in developing neuromuscular models towards the goal of fall prediction in older adults. He joined AVETH in September 2017, as member of communications team.
Tel 044 632 42 93
Fax 044 632 10 20
Michèle studied Sinology and East-Asian Art History at the University of Zurich and focused her studies on Tang-Dynasty textiles for her diploma paper. Since June 2001, she has taken care of the AVETH office with a 30% working contract. Her major tasks are administrating the AVETH member files, dealing with all kinds of correspondences, accounting, composing meeting records, organizing member assemblies, and the day-to-day office business.