Christoph Merten

MED 1 2815 (Bâtiment MED)
Station 9
CH-1015 Lausanne

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Teaching & PhD


Life Sciences Engineering


Scientific literature analysis in bioengineering

Students are given the means to dig effectively into modern scientific literature in the multidisciplinary field of bioengineering. The method relies on granting sufficient time to become familiar with the background and hypotheses, on effective support during the analysis and on oral assessment.

Entrepreneurship in life sciences

Based on real-world examples, hypothetical or own inventions, students are provided with a skill set for translating scientific innovation into a convincing investor pitch (including a comprehensive slide deck on all relevant aspects) and applications for funding of a startup project

Basics in bioinstrumentation

This combined practical and theoretical course will provide the basics in bioinstrumentation, including the construction of a droplet-microfluidic workstation for high-throughput, single-cell analysis. Many of the learned concepts are equally applicable to other widely used lab instruments.