Host laboratories in Biotechnology

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Departement of Fundamental Microbiology

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The Keel lab investigates molecular mechanisms used by root-colonizing beneficial bacteria to protect agricultural crop plants against pest insects and fungal pathogens.

Christoph Keel lab - Department of Fundamental Microbiology

Mitri2.jpg Our group is interested in understanding how ecosystems of  microbes evolve over time, and how they are shaped by the interactions taking place between individual microbial cells, strains and species.

Sara Mitri lab - Department of Fundamental Microbiology

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Our group applies synthetic biology tools to build gene regulatory networks. We then use them to study their mechanisms, properties and evolution.

Yolanda Schearli lab

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The Veening lab uses systems and synthetic biology approaches to study chromosome segregation, mechanisms of antibiotic resistance development, and noise in gene expression in the important opportunistic human pathogen Streptococcus pneumoniae.

Jan-Willem Veening lab

Other Departments

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My research laboratory is involved in understanding how the mucosal immune system discriminates between pathogens and commensal bacteria, with application to the design of mucosal vaccines targeting pathogens and allergy.

Blaise Corthésy lab - CHUV

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Our translational research activities are focused on the elucidation of the mechanisms that control gene expression in mammalian cells, to obtain reliable gene expression for medical use, for instance to express therapeutic proteins in the bioreactor or for gene and cell-based therapies.

Nicolas Mermod lab - Biotechnology Institute

 

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