Group Leaders


Richard Benton, Center for Integrative Genomics
Genetic, neural and evolutionary basis of how organisms detect chemical signals, process them in the brain, and respond with the appropriate behaviour

Sven Bergmann, Department of Medical Genetics

Mauro Delorenzi, Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics
Application of statistical and bioinformatic methods for discovery and validation in molecular and medical research

Béatrice Desvergne, Center for Integrative Genomics

Vincent Dion, Center for Integrative Genomics
How chromatin structure and dynamics impact DNA repair and trinucleotide repeat instability

Christian Fankhauser, Center for Integrative Genomics
Effect of the environment on plant growth and development

Nicolas Fasel, Department of Biochemistry
Characterization of virulence factors in the human protozoan parasite Leishmania

Paul Franken, Center for Integrative Genomics
Measuring and modeling the interaction between sleep homeostasis and circadian rhythms in mice at the behavioral (sleep, activity), neuronal (EEG), and molecular (genetic, genomic) levels

David Gatfield, Center for Integrative Genomics
The regulation of circadian rhythms on the level of gene expression, metabolism and behaviour, using cellular systems and mouse models

David Gfeller, Ludwig Center for Cancer Research
Computational analysis and modeling of the interactions between immune and cancer cells

Jérôme Goudet, Department of Ecology and Evolution

Gilbert Greub, Institute of Microbiology - CHUV

Fisun Hamaratoglu, Center for Integrative Genomics
Cell-cell signalling during development

Christian Hardtke, Department of Plant Molecular Biology

Keith Harshman, Center for Integrative Genomics

Laurent Keller, Department of Ecology and Evolution
Genomics of social behaviour using ants as model organisms

Sophie Martin, Department of Fundamental Microbiology
Acquisition and maintenance of cell polarity and how this process is linked with cell proliferation

Andreas Mayer, Department of Biochemistry
Membrane trafficking and organelle dynamics

Nicolas Mermod, Biotechnology Institute

Liliane Michalik, Center for Integrative Genomics
Molecular control of skin vascular functions, repair and carcinogenesis

Olivier Michielin, Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics/ Ludwig Institute of Cancer Research
Molecular modeling of protein-protein and protein-small molecules interactions for the development of new therapeutic agents for cancer therapy

Manfredo Quadroni, Center for Integrative Genomics

Alexandre Reymond, Center for Integrative Genomics

Carlo Rivolta, Department of Medical Genetics
Dissecting the genetic basis of human diseases, focusing on Mendelian and/or rare conditions, using large-scale genomic tools

Ioannis Xenarios, Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics


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