Symposium in Honor of Ruth Chiquet-Ehrismann – April 22, 2016 – Basel, Germany


The extracellular matrix and beyond
Friday, April 22, 2016 | 12:30- 18:00

Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research
Maulbeerstrasse 66 | Basel | Switzerland

Josephine C. Adams | University of Bristol, UK
Maria Asparuhova | FMI Basel, Switzerland
Martin Degen | University of Bern, Switzerland
Ismaïl Hendaoui | FMI Basel, Switzerland
Nancy Hynes | FMI and University of Basel, Switzerland
Eleanor Mackie | University of Melbourne, Australia
Ken Ichi Matsumoto | Shimane University, Japan
Kim S. Midwood | University of Oxford, UK
Gertraud Orend | INSERM, Strasbourg, France
Arnaud Scherberich | University of Basel, Switzerland
Richard Tucker | University of California at Davis, USA

Dear Colleague,
We would like to invite you the Symposium in Honor of Ruth Chiquet-Ehrismann on April 22, 2016 at the Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research in Basel. The symposium will bring to the FMI excellent speakers, long-term collaborators and former lab members of Ruth’s. It will provide ample opportunity to commemorate Ruth and her scientific contribution to the extracellular matrix field. The symposium will be followed by an apéro at the FMI to which you are cordially invited. Participation at the symposium and the apéro is free of charge but seats are limited and we ask you to register early through Please refer also to for more information about the program and the speakers. In addition, may we ask you to pass the invitation on to your colleagues who may be interested in this symposium as well. We are looking forward to welcoming you at the FMI on this special occasion.

For the organizing committee,
Sandra Ziegler Handschin