Research staff - Alumni






Nicola Bedoni
Graduate Assistant, Group Rivolta


Research project: Study of Inherited Retinal Degenerations using whole genome sequencing and autozygome-based analysis

Keywords: Next generation sequencing, bioinformatics, molecular biology, inheritance, human genetics

Personal link: Linkedin


Tugce Bilgin Sonay
Research Associate, Group Dessimoz


Research project: Evolution of gene regulation through long non-coding RNA

Keywords: lincRNA, evolution, gene expression, cis-regulation, positive selection

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Sarvenaz Choobdar
Postdoctoral position, Group Bergmann



Leonardo De Oliveira Martins
Postdoctoral Researcher SNSF, Group Dessimoz


Research project: Clustering and visualisation models for comparing gene families

Keywords: Phylogenomics, species trees, clustering, genomics, visualisation

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David Dylus
Postdoctoral position, Group Dessimoz


Research projects:
- Fast phylogenomic data generation from reads by sidestepping assembly, annotation and orthology prediction
- Tree visualisation and side by side tree comparison using
- Benchmarking of NGS pipelinesfor outbreak detection within hospitals in Switzerland

Keywords: Phylogenomics, benchmarking, visualisation, evolution, orthology

Personal links:
- Linkedin


Ikram El Zaoui
Postdoctoral position, Group Rivolta


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Arnaud Gaigher
Postdoctoral position, Group Salamin


Oriane Loiseau
Graduate Assistant, Group Salamin


Tarcisio Mendes De Farias
Postdoctoral position, Group Dessimoz


Research project: BioSODA: An intuitive search function for bioinformatics databases

Keywords: Natural language processing, semantic web, data integration, biological ontolgies, heterogeneous databases

Personal link: Linkedin


Frédéric Michaud
Postdoctoral position, Group Malaspinas


Virginie Peter
Doctoral Student, Group Rivolta


Research project: Genomics of retinal degenerations and the clinical and molecular characterization of a cohort of patients in Portugal with inherited retinal degeneration

Keywords: Inherited Retinal Degenerations, NGS, mendelian, bioinformatics, functional studies


Mathieu Quinodoz
Graduate Assistant, Group Rivolta


Research project: Using computer-based OMICS such as whole exome or genome sequencing, RNA-Seq, ChIP-Seq or long-reads sequencing to analyze human Mendelian disorders

Keywords: Sequencing, disease, machine-learning, retinal degeneration, molecular biology


Franck Raynaud
Postdoctoral position, Group Ciriello

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Yihong Jennifer Tan
Postdoctoral position, Group Marques


Research project: An unexpected contribution of lincRNA splicing to enhancer-associated gene regulation in cis

Keywords: Enhancer, intergenic lon noncoding RNA, splicing, transcription, cis gene regulation


Clément Train
Doctoral Student SNSF, Group Dessimoz


Research project: Inferring hierarchical orthologous groups

Keywords: Phylogenetic, evolution, orthology, visualisation, clustering

Personal link: Linkedin




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