Basar Molekular: The Talk

Let’s TALK about Molecular Systems Engineering and other topics

  • Andrea Schenker-Wicki, rector of the University of Basel.
    Andrea Schenker-Wicki, rector of the University of Basel.
  • Henryk M. Broder, author and publicist.
    Henryk M. Broder, author and publicist.
  • Verena A. Briner recently retired as head physician at the "Luzerner Kantonsspital" and as board member of Novartis.
    Verena A. Briner recently retired as head physician at the "Luzerner Kantonsspital" and as board member of Novartis.
  • Viola Vogel of ETH Zürich is biophysicist and project leader of the NCCR Molecular Systems Engineering.
    Viola Vogel of ETH Zürich is biophysicist and project leader of the NCCR Molecular Systems Engineering.
  • Musical intermissions by Pink Pedrazzi.
    Musical intermissions by Pink Pedrazzi.
  • Basar Molekular on 25 February 2016 at Sud. Guest were Sai Reddy, Permi Jhooti, Eric Guyer and Thomas R. Ward. Middle: Host Ralf Stutzki.
    Basar Molekular on 25 February 2016 at Sud. Guest were Sai Reddy, Permi Jhooti, Eric Guyer and Thomas R. Ward. Middle: Host Ralf Stutzki.
  • From right: Moritz Leuenberger, Karin Müller, Ralf Stutzki (host), Sven Panke and
Wolfgang Meier (both from the NCCR Molecular Systems Engineering) were the guests at the premiere of "Basar Molekular. Der Wissens Talk" on 12 February 2015.
    From right: Moritz Leuenberger, Karin Müller, Ralf Stutzki (host), Sven Panke and Wolfgang Meier (both from the NCCR Molecular Systems Engineering) were the guests at the premiere of "Basar Molekular. Der Wissens Talk" on 12 February 2015.
  • Anita Fetz, Ralf Stutzki (host), Stefan Gubser, Daniel J. Müller (NCCR) and Felix Gmür were the guests at the talk on 22 October 2015.
    Anita Fetz, Ralf Stutzki (host), Stefan Gubser, Daniel J. Müller (NCCR) and Felix Gmür were the guests at the talk on 22 October 2015.

The purpose of this 2-hour live-program is to stimulate an interdisciplinary discourse between the scientific community and society. The next Basar Molekular will take place in Basel on 27 October. Join us at Sud for the live talk or tune in to hear Basar Molekular on your favourite radio station.

Leading members of the NCCR Molecular Systems Engineering team discuss (non-) scientific issues with opinion leaders, public figures and personalities from the arts, sports, the private sector, politics, and with the live-audience for this radio production. "Basar Molekular. Der Wissens Talk" is an NCCR-Ethics event and takes place twice a year. 

27 October 2016, 7.20 pm, at Sud in Basel

Be our guest on 27 October 2016 for the next talk at Sud in Basel at 7.20pm with the following guests: 

  • Andrea Schenker-Wicki, rector of the University of Basel.
  • Henryk M. Broder, author and publicist for “Der Spiegel” and “Die Welt”. Among other topics, he writes controversial columns on Islam and islamist terrorism.
  • Verena A. Briner recently retired as head physician at the "Luzerner Kantonsspital" and as board member of Novartis.
  • Viola Vogel of ETH Zürich is a biophysicist and project leader of the NCCR Molecular Systems Engineering.

With musical intermissions by Pink Pedrazzi. The host of this evening is Ralf Stutzki, Head Ethics of the NCCR Molecular Systems Engineering.

After the talk, we invite you to an Apéro!

NEW: In 2016, we welcome you to Sudour new venue for Basar Molekular. The talk on 27 Ocotber 2016 will start - as always - at 7.20 pm (Sud, Burgstrasse 7, Basel, near "Wettsteinplatz"/tram No. 2).

Basar Molekular on your radio: 3, 4, 5 & 11 November 2016

“Basar Molekular. Der Wissens Talk” on Molecular Systems Engineering is broad-casted on the following stations and frequencies:

  • 3 Nov., 4pm, Radio RaBe, Bern: 
    FM 95,6 MHZ, Cabel or Livestream.
  • 4 & 11 Nov., 8 pm, Kanal K, Aarau: 
    FM 94.9 - 103.4 - 92.2 MHZ or Cabel or Livestream.
  • 5 Nov. 2016, 2pm, Radio X, Basel: 
    FM 94.5 - 93.6 - 88.3 MHZ, Cabel, DAB+ or Livestream.

Hear the podcast of the last Basar Molekular (Feb. 2016).

Basar Molekular Archives

Alt Bundesrat Moritz Leuengerger.

25 February 2016

Guests at the first Basar Molekular at the new venue Sud in Basel were Permi Jhooti (first female soccer professional and inspiration for the movie “Bend it like Beckham”), Eric Gujer (editor-in-chief of Neue Zürcher Zeitung, Thomas R. Ward and Sai Reddy (both are researchers and project leaders of the NCCR Molecular Systems Engineering). With musical intermissions by Roli Frei. Hear the podcast.

25 October 2015

Anita Fetz (Council of States member representing Basel-Stadt since 2003), Felix Gmür (who, as the bishop of Basel, leads the largest Swiss diocese since 2011), Stefan Gubser (TV- and theater-actor, aka "Kommissar Reto Flückiger in the Swiss episodes of the Sunday-night favourite "Tatort") and our own Daniel Müller (Professor of Biophysics at ETH Zurich/D-BSSE and Co-Driector of this NCCR. The “Surprise Strassenchor” provided the musical intermissions. Hear the podcast.

12 February 2015

Moritz Leuenberger (former politician), Karin Müller (journalist) and Sven Panke and Wolfgang Meier (both NCCR Molecular Systems Engineering) discussed, while Basel's "The Dennerclan" laid the soundtrack. 

Read more here about the previous talks.

Podcasts

Basar Molekular - listen to the talk at Sud on 25 February 2016 here. You can also down-load previous talks.

Media on Basar Molekular

Read articles on Basar Molekular events here. Media-releases are available for download here.

Contact for “Basar Molekular. Der Wissens Talk.”

Ralf Stutzki, Head Ethics