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1st iGE3 PhD Salary Awards

For graduate students working in the laboratories of iGE3 faculty members

The iGE3 (Institute of Genetics and Genomics of Geneva) with the generous help of the Rector’s office and the encouragement of the Deans of the Faculties of Medicine and Sciences is proud to announce the iGE3 graduate students salary awards.

These stipends will be given competitively to graduate students working in the laboratories of iGE3 faculty members, for projects with a strong genetics or genomics component. The graduate students should be in the 2nd or 3rd year of their studies, and these salaries will be provided for 2 years, non-renewable. The amount will be set according to the current regulations of the University of Geneva. The final selection will be made by an external (non-UNIGE) advisory board. The stipends should be acknowledged as iGE3 graduate student awards.

Please note:

  • up to 6 PhD awards could be given in the first phase of this doctoral training support;
  • no more than one application per laboratory will be accepted per call;
  • the 5 members of the Executive Board will not compete for the salary awards in this first call.

The application must be completed online. Please follow this link:

PhD Awards website

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Application deadline: Thursday, October 17, 2013

Further information: Nema.Bliggenstorfer@unige.ch (disabled)

The iGE3 Executive Board (S.E. Antonarakis, E.T. Dermitzakis, D. Duboule, D. Picard, W. Reith)

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iGE3 inauguration

Wednesday, February 8, 2012 • 13 h 30
CMU - Auditorium A250
Free admission

13 h 30 - Official addresses

Prof. Jérôme LACOUR, vice-dean of the Sciences Faculty
Prof. Dominique SOLDATI-FAVRE, vice-dean of the Medicine Faculty
Prof. Jean-Dominique VASSALLI, rector of the University of Geneva
M. Charles BEER, member of the State Council in charge of the DIP

14 h 00 - Presentation of iGE3

Prof. Stylianos E. ANTONARAKIS, director of iGE3

14 h 30 - Conferences

Prof. Arnold MUNNICH, Hôpital Necker, Paris
   The (r)evolution of medicine through the human genome
Prof. Rudolf JAENISCH, MIT, Boston
   Stem cells in human health; myth or reality?

16 h 00 - Cocktail