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LATVIAN

BIOMEDICAL

RESEARCH AND STUDY CENTRE


RESEARCH AND EDUCATION IN BIOMEDICINE FROM GENES TO HUMAN

BMC Student Council

BMC Student Council (BMC SC) is an independent student body created by BMC, which aims to provide a platform for the growth and involvement of BMC working / practicing students – young scientists – in the scientific, academic and cultural life of BMC as well as promoting overall educational and scientific development in Latvia.

BMC SP was founded on 25.04.2017 and is currently the only student council associated with a scientific institute in the Baltics.

Benefits of participating in BMC SP activities:

 – Being informed about what is happening in the BMC,

 – Broadening horizons and closer involvement in BMC activities,

 – Developing new contacts and cooperation, getting to know peers from other scientific groups,

 – Opportunity to realize cool ideas with aim to improve the working environment.

 

Board of BMC SC:

MSc.biol. Ilze Elbere – Chairman, Elected Representative of BMC SC in the BMC Scientific Council

MSc.biol. Jānis Stāvusis – Vice-President

BSc.biol. Ilze Izabella Dindune – Secretary

As of September 2019, BMC SP has 20 registered members and 8 associate members.

Cooperation is power! Our collaboration partners:

RSU Student Council

Contacts:

bmcsp@biomed.lu.lv

ilze.elbere@biomed.lu.lv

janis.stavusis@biomed.lu.lv

ilze.dindune@biomed.lu.lv

 

To sign up and receive info about BMC SC news or become our collaboration partner, write an e-mail to one of the contact details!

What have we already done?

09 08.09.2017. After a long break, sports games were organized for BMC employees.

29.09.2017. The BMC hosted a series of activities during the European Researchers’ Night with a total of more than 300 visitors.

01.03.2018. As part of the BMC’s 25th anniversary, the Student Council looked to the future to present both a serious and some amusing vision for the next 25 years.

28.09.2018. Organization of a European Researchers’ Night event under the Horizon 2020 project. The BMC accommodates more than 1,200 visitors.

17.-19.06.2019. We participated in the process of organizing FEBS3 + conference (Riga, Latvia).

27.09.2019. Organization of a European Researchers’ Night event under the Horizon 2020 project. The BMC accommodates more than 1000 visitors.

Various scientific seminars with guest lecturers and field experts from other institutions have also been organized (“Pharmacology-biology”, “New findings in cancer research”, “Aging and related diseases”).

Several BMC SP representatives regularly engage in organization of excursions in BMC (for schoolchildren, students and even teacher groups), as well as promoting science and BMC activities outside the BMC premises.

* Photo authors: Dita Kidere, Dita Gudrā, Marija Mihailova, Ilze Izabella Dindune