The next General Assembly of the Swiss Metabolomics Society will be held on 14th November 2018 in Bern, please save the date!

Please send us a short notice by email (
if you will attend the meeting.
The meeting is free of charge.

Lunch will not be provided, however there are numerous places for food in the local area including cafeteria and restaurants from Inselspital. Further information will be communicated during the meeting.


The final program is now available below:
TIME Room: Dermatologie Hörsaal B113
10:00-10:15 Welcome (Serge Rudaz)
10:15-10:45 Invited Speaker: Prof. Peter Vermathen, University of Bern
NMR in Metabolomics - Potential and Limitations: The Bernese Experience
10:45-11:00 Santiago Codesido, University of Geneva
Introducing SUPreMe: a fast and user-friendly tool for data pretreatment in metabolomics
11:00-11:15 Eugenio Zoni, University of Bern
Non-targeted metabolic profiling of plasma from patient with high prostate cancer risk
11:15-11:30 Kapil Singh, University Children’s Hospital Basel
Real-time Breath Analysis of Antiepileptic Drugs
11:30-12:00 Invited Speaker: Prof. Kristina Schoonjans, EPFL
Genetic and Environmental Determinants of Bile Acid Signalling
12:00-13:00 Lunch
13:00-14:00 General Assembly
14:00-14:30 Invited Speaker: Prof. Nicola Zamboni, ETH Zurich
Opportunities and Challenges for High-throughput, Non-targeted Metabolomics
14:30-14:45 Hector Gallart-Ayala, University of Lausanne
High- throughput targeted quantitative lipidomics of human plasma
14:45-15:15 Break
15:15-15:30 Juan Zhang, Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research, Basel
Metabolomics in pharmaceutical research
15:30-16:00 Invited Speaker: Prof. Jean-Luc Wolfender, University of Geneva
Bioactive Natural Products Prioritization using Massive Multi-informational Molecular Mass Spectrometry Networks
16:00-16:05 Conclusion (Serge Rudaz)
16:05-18:00 Apéro

The meeting will be held at Inselspital in Bern,
in the “Dermatologie” building, room B113 (entrance 14b, see map below).
From the main station, take bus 11 direction Inselspital,
until bus stop Inselspital (3-5 min from the main station).