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SCS Symposium 2019 on Environmental Science


09:00 - 17:30


University of Bern
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
Freiestrasse 3
3012 Bern

The Symposium addresses the Station’s international scientific role and also its remarkable historic background through the example of Max Perutz (Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1962) and his early research work on the High Altitude Research Station.

Bild: High Altitude Research Station Jungfraujoch


09.00 Welcome coffee

09.30 Opening, welcome
Prof. André Schneider, Head of Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Bern
Prof. Markus Leuenberger and Prof. Silvio Decurtins, HFSJG

09.45 Prof. Urs Baltensperger, PSI/ETH-Zürich, Switzerland«The Jungfraujoch: An ideal site to study aerosol processes in the lower free troposphere»

10.30 Dr. Lukas Emmenegger, Empa, Switzerland«Top-down emission estimation – measurements and modelling at Jungfraujoch»

11.15 Prof. John A. Pyle, University of Cambridge, UK«Understanding atmospheric composition: a modelling and observation problem»

12.00 Lunch (catering at DCB)

13.15 Prof. Christian George, University of Lyon, France«Particles are in the air: from molecules to global change»

14.00 Prof. Stefan Klotz, Sorbonne University, Paris, France«High pressure ices»

14.45 Coffee break

15.15 Prof. Sine Larsen, University of Copenhagen, Denmark; European Max Perutz Prize winner 2018
«Protein crystallography from myoglobin to free electron lasers»

16.00 Prof. Robin Perutz, University of York, UK
«The Jungfraujoch and Max Perutz: expeditions that shaped understanding of glaciers»

16.30 A short Chemical Landmark Ceremony and Closing

The symposium will be closed with a networking aperitif.


Online registration deadline (onsite registration is possible): 10.04.2019

Free of charge
Sprachen: Englisch