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Genetic adaptation and evolution

  • Phenotypic heterogeneity in ICEclc behaviour (Ryo Myazaki, Veronica Bellini)
  • Regulation of the transfer functions of the clc element of Pseudomonas sp. strain B13 (Nicolas Pradervand, Sandra Sulser)
  • Physiological conditions influencing genomic island transfer (François Delavat)
  • Plasmid metagenomics from wastewater treatment plants (Vladimir Sentchilo)

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Bacterial bioreporters and Pollution Effects

  • Arsenic bioreporters in microfluidics systems (Davide Merulla)
  • Pollutant stress on aquatic microbial communities (Siham Beggah)
  • Development of bioreporters based on periplasmatic binding proteins and chemotaxis (Artur Reimer, Shantanu Roy, Clémence Roggo)
  • Mechanisms of drought resistance and pollutant degradation in Sphingomonas (Silvia Moreno) 

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Collaborative Projects

MicroScapesX - A Swiss SystemsX.ch initiative between UNIL, EPFL, CHUV and ETHZ on synthetic ecology of microbial communities, coordinated by our group.

BRAAVOO - A new FP7 program coordinated by our group on engineering and integration of biosensors in marine monitoring systems.

Envirobot - A NanoTera initiative between UNIL, EPFL, Eawag and HES-SO on the integration of biosensors in an aquatic robot, coordinated by our group.

ST-FLOW - An FP7 supported programme focused on standardization in synthetic biology.

BIOMONAR - An FP7 supported research project (2010-2014) focused on the development of bioreporter platforms.

Arsenic Biosensors...>> Sinergia supported

BACSIN - A research consortium in FP7 coordinated by our group (2009-2012). 

FACEiT - A research project (2006-2009) supported by the Sixth EU Framework Programme.


Open sea analysis of oil contamination during the FACEiT project. Picture: Kamila Czechowska.

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