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We warmly welcome our new feminno coordinator!

Dr. Ute Budliger who was coordinating the feminno program is
taking a new challenge at Syngenta Crop Protection in Stein. We deeply thank Ute for her passion and engagement building up this vibrant career program.

From October 2020, Dr. Daniela Gunz will take over. Daniela Gunz holds a PhD in biochemistry from the ETH in Zurich. She has 15 years of experience in clinical research and drug development in big pharma with an extensive network in the Swiss clinical research environment. She has been working in a start-up in digital health for the last 6 years, with broad knowledge of the Swiss (health) start-up scene. She now works as student counselor and project manager at the Career Services and at the Student Advisory Services of University of Zurich. She co-founded hermelin gmbh in
2016 and consults in clinical research, digital health and organizational development. Additional assignments include board membership at Women in Digital Health Switzerland, advisory board membership of EUPATI Switzerland and co-lead at MyData Zurich hub.

New Publication

Successful Innovation. A Guideline for Female Scientists in the Life Sciences at Swiss Universities. Ute Budliger and Melanie Paschke (eds.). With contributions by: Ute Budliger, Manuela Dahinden, Carl Emerson, Roger Gfroerer, Daniela Gunz, Christiane Löwe, Tanja Neve-Seyfarth, Melanie Paschke, Isabelle Siegrist, Carolin Strobl. Zurich-Basel Plant Science Center, 2020.


The 4th round of feminno is funded

The program is supported by the Career Services, the office for Gender Equality and Diversity, the Graduate Campus of University of Zurich, the Life Sciences of University of Zurich and ETH Zurich and the Zurich-Basel Plant Science Center.

The Faculty of Medicine at University of Zurich and the Department of Environmental System Sciences at ETH Zurich are contributing to the program.

Funding is also coming from Roche, Lonza and Actelion.