Faculty members

62 recordings - Alphabetical order of last names

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Jan Pawlowski portrait

Mr Jan Wojciech Pawlowski

Associate professor

Affiliation

  • Department of Genetics and Evolution - Faculty of Science, University of Geneva

Address

Sciences III

Department of Genetics and Evolution
Laboratory of Molecular Systematics
and Environmental Genomics
Sciences III - University of Geneva
Room 4077B - 4th floor
30, quai Ernest-Ansermet
1211 Geneva 4
Switzerland

Phones

  • Office: +41 (0)22 379 30 69
  • Secretariat: +41 (0)22 379 67 70

Fax

  • Office: +41 (0)22 379 31 07

Research topic

  • Molecular evolution and ecology of protists, using genomic data to reconstruct their phylogenetic relations and assess their diversity.
Xavier Perret portrait

Mr Xavier Perret

Senior lecturer

Affiliation

  • Department of Botany and Plant Biology, Microbiology Unit - Faculty of Science, University of Geneva

Address

Sciences III

Microbiology Unit
Laboratory of Microbial Genetics
Sciences III - University of Geneva
Room 0083B - Intermediate floor
30, quai Ernest-Ansermet
1211 Geneva 4
Switzerland

Phones

  • Office: +41 (0)22 379 31 17
  • Laboratory: +41 (0)22 379 31 19

Fax

  • Office: +41 (0)22 379 31 99

Research topic

  • Genetics of symbioses between Sinorhizobium fredii NGR234 and legumes.
Didier Picard portrait

Mr Didier Picard

Full professor

Affiliation

  • Department of Cell Biology - Faculty of Science, University of Geneva

Address

Sciences III

Department of Cell Biology
Sciences III - University of Geneva
Room 1013B - 1st floor
30, quai Ernest-Ansermet
1211 Geneva 4
Switzerland

Phones

  • Office: +41 (0)22 379 68 13
  • Secretariat: +41 (0)22 379 66 70

Faxes

  • Office: +41 (0)22 379 69 28
  • Department: +41 (0)22 379 64 42

Research topics

  • In vivo functions of the Hsp90 molecular chaperone complex both in yeast and in the mouse.
  • Molecular mechanisms of signal transduction and integration by the estrogen receptor alpha at the cellular level and its implications for breast cancer.
Ramesh Pillai portrait

Mr Ramesh S. Pillai

Full professor

Affiliation

  • Department of Molecular Biology - Faculty of Science, University of Geneva

Address

Sciences III

Department of Molecular Biology
Sciences III - University of Geneva
Room 3057B - 3rd floor
30, quai Ernest-Ansermet
1211 Geneva 4
Switzerland

Phones

  • Office: +41 (0)22 379 61 75
  • Laboratory: +41 (0)22 379 61 73

Fax

  • Department: +41 (0)22 379 68 68

Research topic

  • Mechanisms by which eukaryotic genomes control gene expression, in particular molecular mechanisms involved in gene regulation by small noncoding RNAs and RNA modifications.
Estella Poloni portrait

Ms Estella S. Poloni

Senior lecturer

Affiliation

  • Department of Genetics and Evolution, Anthropology Unit - Faculty of Science, University of Geneva

Address

Sciences II

Anthropology Unit
Laboratory of Anthropology, Population Genetics
and Pharmacogenomics
Sciences II - University of Geneva
Room 4-416 - 4th floor
30, quai Ernest-Ansermet
1211 Geneva 4
Switzerland

Phones

  • Office: +41 (0)22 379 69 77
  • Secretariat: +41 (0)22 379 69 67

Fax

  • Unit: +41 (0)22 379 31 94

Research topics

  • Origin and evolution of genetic diversity in human populations, structure of this diversity among them, and its links to the history of migrations and cultural differentiations.

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Howard Riezman portrait

Mr Howard Riezman

Full professor
Director of the NCCR Chemical Biology

Affiliations

  • Department of Biochemistry - Faculty of Science, University of Geneva
  • Faculty Diabetes Centre - Faculty of Medicine, University of Geneva

Address

Sciences II

Department of Biochemistry
Sciences II - University of Geneva
Room 3-310 - 3rd floor
30, quai Ernest-Ansermet
1211 Geneva 4
Switzerland

Phones

  • Office: +41 (0)22 379 64 69
  • Secretariat: +41 (0)22 379 32 36

Fax

  • Department: +41 (0)22 379 64 70

Research topic

  • Functions of membrane lipids in cell biology and physiology.
Ivan Rodriguez portrait

Mr Ivan Rodriguez

Full professor
Director of the Genetics and Evolution Department

Affiliations

  • Department of Genetics and Evolution - Faculty of Science, University of Geneva
  • Geneva University Neurocenter

Address

Sciences III

Department of Genetics and Evolution
Laboratory of Neurogenetics
Sciences III - University of Geneva
Room 4037B - 4th floor
30, quai Ernest-Ansermet
1211 Geneva 4
Switzerland

Phones

  • Office: +41 (0)22 379 31 01
  • Secretariat: +41 (0)22 379 67 85

Fax

  • Department: +41 (0)22 379 67 95

Research topics

  • How do mammals extract socially relevant information from the outside world ?
  • How is this information translated into an adequate behavior ?
Ariel Ruiz i Altaba portrait

Mr Ariel Ruiz i Altaba

Full professor

Affiliation

  • Department of Genetic Medicine and Development - Faculty of Medicine, University of Geneva

Address

CMU

Department of Genetic Medicine and Development
University of Geneva Medical School (CMU)
Room C08.2134.C - Building C, 8th floor
1, rue Michel-Servet
1211 Geneva 4
Switzerland

Phones

  • Office: +41 (0)22 379 56 46
  • Secretariat: +41 (0)22 379 54 48
  • Laboratory: +41 (0)22 379 54 54

Fax

  • Office: +41 (0)22 379 59 62

Research topics

  • Mechanisms of patterning and stemness in normal development and in disease.
  • Role and evolution of cancer stem cells leading to metastatic and highly invasive states.

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Alicia Sanchez-Mazas portrait

Ms Alicia Sanchez-Mazas

Full professor

Affiliation

  • Department of Genetics and Evolution, Anthropology Unit - Faculty of Science, University of Geneva

Address

Sciences II

Anthropology Unit
Laboratory of Anthropology, Population Genetics
and Immunogenetics
Sciences II - University of Geneva
Room 4-401A - 4th floor
30, quai Ernest-Ansermet
1211 Geneva 4
Switzerland

Phones

  • Office: +41 (0)22 379 69 84
  • Secretariat: +41 (0)22 379 69 67

Fax

  • Unit: +41 (0)22 379 31 94

Research topic

  • Genetic history and evolution of human populations through the molecular and statistical analysis of various genetic markers.
Jacques Schrenzel portrait

Mr Jacques Schrenzel

Associate professor
Head of the Bacteriology Laboratory (HUG)

Affiliations

  • Department of Medicine - Faculty of Medicine, University of Geneva
  • Division of Infectious Diseases - Geneva University Hospitals (HUG)
  • Centre of Excellence in Bacteriology of the University of Geneva (CEBUG)

Address

HUG

Bacteriology Laboratory
Division of Infectious Diseases
Geneva University Hospitals (HUG)
4, rue Gabrielle-Perret-Gentil
1211 Geneva 14
Switzerland

Phones

  • Genomic Research Laboratory: +41 (0)22 372 73 08
  • Bacteriology laboratory: +41 (0)22 372 73 01

Faxes

  • Genomic Research Laboratory: +41 (0)22 372 98 30
  • Bacteriology laboratory: +41 (0)22 372 73 04

Research topic

  • Staphylococcus aureus, a micro-organism causing acute and chronic infections in humans.