Excursion EnginZyme

S.V. LIFE is organizing an online excursion to EnginZyme on September 22th. EnginZyme is a biotechnology company specializing in bio catalysis. It creates products for a simple and cost-efficient implementation of bio-catalytic processes and helps the chemical industry in the transition to a sustainable way of working. The excursion will take place from 13:00-14:00 on Microsoft Teams (https://tinyurl.com/y6olgkst). The excursion consists of a presentation followed by a Q&A and a tour of the labs. Are you interested? Then register via this google form!: https://forms.gle/am4ku32BNSzzng9o7
The ExcurCie ’20-’21

Dies pubquiz

Heeeeyy lieve LST’ers,

Op vrijdag 11 september van 20:00-22:00 wordt de eerste rona DIES-Pubquiz georganiseerd ter viering van het bestaan van S.V. LIFE 🥳. Uiteraard wil je daar bij zijn, want samen met jouw teamgenoten maken jullie kans op het winnen van een super vet uitje 😎! Stel een leuk team samen van 4 LST-breinen voor deze fantastische pubquiz die live gestreamd wordt vanaf youtube. Je kan je vanaf vandaag opgeven via deze google forms: https://forms.gle/oumsk2zfCm9BudxE8 (1 lid geeft zich op). Doe dit voor 9 september 23:55. Mocht het vinden van teamgenoten niet baten? Wees niet getreurd, om een cel te vormen heb je bouwstenen nodig. Je kan je ook als individu opgeven zodat je ingedeeld kan worden met andere bouwstenen en wie weet is jullie interactie fenomenaal en zijn jullie niet te stoppen, net als HeLa! Op 11 september ontvangen jullie een mail met de youtube link en verdere instructies. Tot dan! 💃🏽


BrAcCoLI ‘19-‘20🥕

Lecture Vaccines Launch Facility of Janssen Biologics

Are you curious about the Vaccines Launch Facility of Janssen Biologics & Janssen Vaccines and how to get a corona (or HIV, or RSV, or Ebola, etc.) vaccine into production and how the production process works? Then join us at the online zoom lunch lecture on May 20th! The lecture will take place from 12:30 until 13:45. There will be a possibility for questions during/after the lecture.

Janssen is a Pharmaceutical Company of Johnson & Johnson, working tirelessly to fight sickness with science, improving access with ingenuity, and healing hopelessness with heart. They focus on areas of medicine where they can make the biggest difference: Cardiovascular & Metabolism, Immunology, Infectious Diseases & Vaccines, Neuroscience, Oncology and Pulmonary Hypertension.

Janssen is one of the most innovative pharmaceutical companies in the world, with over 36.000 employees and more than 80 medicines. Within the Netherlands over 2100 people work at Janssen in R&D, production and the commercial organization.

Two of the Janssen companies are in Leiden:

– Janssen Vaccines develops vaccines against, amongst others, Ebola, Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV), Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and influenza. 700 Employees work at Janssen Vaccines, of which a substantial amount have a PhD-title. Many different nationalities are represented within the company.

– Janssen Biologics is a worldwide player of emerging importance in health care. They are exploring new paths in developing medicines. Janssen Biologics creates, acquires and brings unique biopharmaceutical medicines to the market. They build on their leadership position in the development of monoclonal antibodies. The innovative products of Janssen Biologics aim on three important areas: infectious diseases, immunological diseases and cancer.

Topic: Guest Lecture Janssen

Time: May 20, 2020 12:30 PM Amsterdam, Berlin, Rome, Stockholm, Vienna

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Corona virus

Due to the measures imposed by the government regarding the corona virus, the Board of S.A. LIFE is already in urgent consultation with each other, supervisory institutions and universities. After thorough consultations with different institutions, the Board has made some decisions regarding the corona virus.

First of all, S.A. LIFE works conform to the measures and guide lines imposed by the government, RIVM, TU Delft and Leiden University. As a result, due to the current state of affairs, the Board is unfortunately forced to cancel/reschedule upcoming events of S.A. LIFE until March the 31st of 2020, until further notice. These events include:

– All drinks in March in both Bar het Lab and the Science Club
– Science Gala (13-03-2020)
– Science Career Event (18-03-2020)
– Lustrum Cantus (18-03-2020)
– Labcoat Party (18-03-2020)
– Family day (21-03-2020)
– Anthura lunch lecture (23-03-2020)
– Open Mic Night (30-03-2020)
– First year after exam lunch (31-03-2020)

Despite the fact that both offices in Leiden and Delft will be closed until March the 31st of 2020, the Board will remain operative.

In addition, the Board refers to the web pages below that contain official statements and current updates from the TU Delft and Leiden University, regarding the corona virus:

TU Delft

Leiden University

At this time the Board cannot make any concrete statements about other upcoming events. In early April, the Board will evaluate the status of future events, based on the situation at that time.

For any questions regarding the policy of S.A. LIFE concerning the corona virus, reach out to bestuur@svlife.nl.

ProPharma Case Evening

ProPharma Group is a single source provider for regulatory compliance, pharmacovigilance, medical information and life science consulting services throughout the full development life cycle for pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device companies.

On the 10th of March, LST students will become consultants for an evening from 17:30 h in the Beijerinck lecture room!

We will start with a brief introduction about ProPharma Group and the Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) world. After free dinner, there will be a case study of medicine production. The case study will be performed in teams, and the conclusions will be shared at the end with the group.

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Gupta Case Evening

LIFE and CDL organize a case study evening where the company Gupta Strategists will present a case. During this night we will solve a problem of the health care sector. The walk in will be at 17:30 h and there will be Chinese food which you can eat with us. Around 18:00 h we will start with the presentation and case study.
Don’t forget to sign up here!