Andreas Zumbühl is a Professeur Boursier in the Department of Chemistry at the University of Fribourg. His main research interests are the synthesis of artificial phospholipids and their applications in biology and medicine.
Jérôme Waser is an assistant professor at EPFL and head of the Laboratory of Catalysis and Organic Synthesis (LCSO). His research is focused on the discovery of new catalytic reactions and their application to the synthesis of bioactive compounds.
Gisou van der Goot is a professor at the Global Health Institute of EPFL. Her research interests are focused on protein folding, protein-membrane interactions and signaling which her lab investigates through the study of bacterial toxins and their receptors on target cells.
Gerardo Turcatti, M.E.R., directs the screening platform at the EPFL that will be further developed to host the Academic Chemical Screening platform of Switzerland (ACCESS). His main scientific interests are in Chemical Biology-related methodologies and multidisciplinary research for life sciences.
Aurélien Roux is an assistant professor in the department of Biochemistry, University of Geneva. His main interest is to study the role of lipid membrane mechanical properties in several cell processes, from endocytosis to cytokinesis.
Kaori Sugihara is an assistant professor in the Department of Physical Chemistry at the University of Geneva. Her lab studies the mechanism of lipid self-assembly and develops applications with the formed lipid nanostructures toward biomedical engineering and electronics.