Life Sciences Switzerland

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Life Sciences Switzerland
Abbreviation LS2
Formation 1969
Type Scientific society
President Françoise Gisou van der Goot
Affiliations Swiss Academy of Natural Sciences
Website www.ls2.ch
Formerly called Union of the Swiss Societies for Experimental Biology (USGEB)[1]

Life Sciences Switzerland (LS2) is the Swiss federation of scientific societies for life sciences. It was formerly know as the Union of the Swiss Societies for Experimental Biology (USGEB[2]).

Life Sciences Switzerland is a member of the Swiss Academy of Natural Sciences (SCNAT).

Member societies[edit]

Its members are:[3]

  • Swiss Society of Anatomy, Histology and Embryology (SSAHE)
  • Swiss Society of Molecular and Cellular Biosciences (SSMCB)[4]
  • Swiss Society of Pharmacology and Toxicology (SSPT)
    • Swiss Society of Experimental Pharmacology (SSEP)
    • Swiss Society of Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology (SSCPT)
    • Swiss Society of Toxicology (SST)
    • Swiss Society of Pharmaceutical Medicine (SGPM)
  • Swiss Society of Physiology (SSP)

Affiliated societies[edit]

  • Swiss Society of Microbiology (SGM)
  • Swiss Society of Pathology (SSPath)
  • Swiss Society of Plant Physiology (SGPf)
  • Swiss Laboratory Animal Science Association (SGV-SSEAL)
  • Swiss Society of Proteomics (SPS)
  • Società Ticinese delle Scienze Biomediche e Chimiche (STSBC)

Annual meetings[edit]

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ French: Union des sociétés suisses de biologie expérimentale (USSBE), German: Union Schweizerischer Gesellschaften für experimentelle Biologie (USGEB), English: Union of the Swiss Societies for Experimental Biology (USSEB).
  2. ^ Abbreviation of Union Schweizerischer Gesellschaften für Experimentelle Biologie.
  3. ^ Life Sciences Switzerland member societies, www.ls2.ch (page visited on 4 June 2013).
  4. ^ Fusion of the Swiss Society for Biochemistry (SSB) and the Swiss Society for Cell Biology, Molecular Biology and Genetics (ZMG) in 2013.

See also[edit]

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