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 Computational Biology

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

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

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

Christian Hardtke, Department of Plant Molecular Biology

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

Andreas Mayer, Department of Biochemistry
Membrane trafficking and organelle dynamics

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


Former PIs participating:

Béatrice Desvergne, Center for Integrative Genomics
Vincent Dion, Center for Integrative Genomics
Nicolas Fasel, Department of Biochemistry
Fisun Hamaratoglu, Center for Integrative Genomics
Keith Harshman, Center for Integrative Genomics
Sophie Martin, Department of Fundamental Microbiology
Nicolas Mermod, Biotechnology Institute
Ioannis Xenarios, Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics


Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics (SIB)