17th Symposium of the Zurich Center for Integrative Human Physiology (ZIHP)


Tuesday, September 7th, 2021


Hörsaal HAH-E-11, Universität Zürich
Häldeliweg 2, 8044 Zürich


Train yor presentation skills and share your research project with the audience.
Use this opportunity to network with other researchers working in the field of itnegrative physiology in Zurich.


The Zurich Center for Integrative Human Physiology (ZIHP) proudly announces its 17th Symposium

Basic researchers and clinical scientists will get together to present and discuss their research in fields related to human physiology.

Oral presentations will give junior researchers the opportunity to present and discuss their cutting-edge results. Cash prizes will be awarded for the best presentation and the best posters.

There will also be an interactive quiz with attractive prizes!

Program (PDF, 327 KB)
Poster list (PDF, 187 KB)

Keynote Lectures

  • From molecules to medals: skeletal muscle plasticity in health and disease
    Prof. Dr. Christoph Handschin, Biozentrum, University of Basel, Switzerland
  • Clear cell renal cell carcinoma: from fundamental insights to new therapies
    Prof. Dr. Ian Frew, Department of Internal Medicine I, Hematology, Oncology and Stem Cell Transplantation, Medical Center, University of Freiburg, Germany
  • Clear A multi-faceted role in pannexin1 in atherosclerosis
    Prof. Dr. Brenda Kwak, Department of Pathology and Immunology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Geneva, Switzerland


Registration is now open

Deadline for abstract submission: Now closed

Registration deadline: Friday, August 27, 2021

COVID-19 Guidelines at the Symposium

In accordance to the regulations at the UZH, attendance at the ZIHP symposium is only possible with the official Covid-Zertifikat issued by the BAG: www.bag.admin.ch/covid-zertifikat
The Covid-Zertifikat documents state that you either have been vaccinated for COVID-19, have had the disease or have been tested in the last 48 hours. If you have any questions or concerns about this, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Furthermore, we will adhere to the current regulations and guidelines for meetings given by the UZH and the BAG. As these might change again until September, we will give you an update by the end of August.

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University of Zurich
Zurich Center for Integrative Human Physiology (ZIHP)
Winterthurerstrasse 190, 8057 Zurich
Tel. +41 44 635 50 88/47 , E-Mail