Science Speed Talk

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Wednesday, November 18th 17:15 - 18:00 (Swiss time)


The Science Speed Talk is organised by Geneva Health Forum in collaboration with the Swiss School of Public Health (SSPH+). During this competition, three doctoral students presentes their research work in front of the public in three minutes in the most interesting and clear way possible. At the end of the presentations, the public voted for the most outstanding presentation.

This year the presentations took place by videoconference due to the Covid 19 pandemic.

The Jet d’Or of the Science Speed Talk has been attributed to Georgy Mishurovskiy, from the University of Sechenov, Moscow, for the presentation entitled: “The Future Burden of Cancer in Russia: Incidence and Mortality Trends up to 2035”.


Antoine Flahault

Co-President of Geneva Health Forum

The 3 Candidates

Dhafer Al Salah

University of Geneva

Nationality: Saudi Arabian

Title of presentation: Clinically Relevant Antibiotic Resistant Pathogens from Hospital effluent and their Accumulation in Vegetable Fresh Produce under Tropical Conditions

Maria Lazo-Porras

University of Geneva

Nationality : Peruvian

Title of presentation : Lessons learned about co-creation: Developing a complex intervention in rural Peru

Georgy Mishurovskiy

Sechenov University in Moscow

Nationality: Russian

Title of presentation: The Future Burden of Cancer in Russia: Incidence and Mortality Trends up to 2035

The Panel Of Experts

Murielle Bochud

Head of the Epidemiology and Systems Department

Unisanté, University of Lausanne

Pascale Vonaesch

Scientific Project Leader, Human and Animal Health Unit

Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute

Blaise Genton

Professor of tropical and travel medicine

Vaud University Hospital Center (CHUV)