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New iGE3 member - Simon Braun

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We are pleased to welcome Pr Simon Braun as a new faculty member of the iGE3.

Simon Braun is an assistant professor at the Department of Genetic Medicine and Development of the Faculty of Medicine. The goal of his group is to understand what drives brain cell diversity during development, and its aim is to gain novel insights into neurodevelopmental disorders like autism.

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New iGE3 member - Camilla Jandus

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We are pleased to welcome Pre Camilla Jandus as a new faculty member of the iGE3.

Camilla Jandus is a tenure-track assistant professor at the Department of Pathology and Immunology of the Faculty of Medicine. Her group’s research focuses on investigating the role of innate lymphoid cells (ILCs) and tumor-specific CD4 T cells in anti-tumor immunity, in order to optimize current strategies in immunotherapy.

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New director for iGE3 - Dominique Soldati-Favre

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We are pleased to welcome Pre Dominique Soldati-Favre as the new director of iGE3.

Dominique Soldati-Favre is a professor at the Department of Microbiology and Molecular Medicine of the Faculty of Medicine, and director of that department. She has been appointed by the UNIGE rectorate to his position of iGE3 director as of August 16, 2021. She replaces Prof. Emmanouil Dermitzakis who left the Department of Genetic Medicine and Development of the Medicine Faculty to join GlaxoSmithKline as Vice President for Computational Biology.

We would like to express to Dominique Soldati-Favre our best wishes for success in her new assignment within iGE3.

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New iGE3 member - Marie Barberon

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We are pleased to welcome Pre Marie Barberon as a new faculty member of the iGE3.

Marie Barberon is an assistant professor at the Department of Botany and Plant Biology of the Faculty of Science. Her group works on plant nutrition and development, and her research focuses particularly on nutrient transport in roots and plant adaptation to abiotic stresses.

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9th iGE3 PhD Salary Awards

For graduate students working in the laboratories of iGE3 faculty members.

We are happy to announce the 9th round of the iGE3 PhD Salary Awards. Similar to the past years, these stipends will be given competitively to graduate students working in the laboratories of iGE3 members, for projects with a strong genetics or genomics component.

The graduate students have to be in the 2nd or 3rd year of their studies (on December 1, 2021), and the salary awards will be provided for 2 years, non-renewable. The final selection will be made by an external (non-UNIGE) advisory board. The stipends should be acknowledged in publications as iGE3 PhD Student Awards.

Please note:

  • up to 6 PhD awards should be given in this 9th round of the doctoral training support;
  • one application per laboratory will be accepted per call;
  • students from laboratories with awardees from 2020 are not eligible, i.e. lab of Profs F. Stutz, G. Andrey, L. Lopez-Molina and P. Viollier;
  • the announcement of the final selection will be made by Monday, October 4, 2021;
  • the successful applicants will present their project at the 10th iGE3 Annual Meeting on Thursday, November 11, 2021;
  • the contracts will start on Wednesday, December 1, 2021.

The application must be completed online. Please follow this address.

PhD Awards website

Application deadline: Sunday, August 29, 2021 - Midnight

Further information: Nadia.Fraefel@unige.ch

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New iGE3 member - Perrine Castets

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We are pleased to welcome Pre Perrine Castets as a new faculty member of the iGE3.

Perrine Castets is an assistant professor at the Department of Cell Physiology and Metabolism of the Faculty of Medicine. Her overall goal is to better understand the mechanisms underlying muscle homeostasis and to identify pathological changes triggering muscle decline in neuromuscular diseases and aging.

Winners of the 8th iGE3 PhD Salary Awards

8th iGE3 PhD Salary Awards - The final selection

We are proud to announce and congratulate the winners of the iGE3 PhD salary awards 2020 !

At the end of this 8th round of selection, 4 PhD awards could be given to graduate students working in the laboratories of iGE3 faculty members for the quality of their application.

The winners are:

The awardees have presented their project during the 9th iGE3 Annual Meeting that was held online on Monday, November 2, 2020.

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9th Annual Meeting of iGE3

Monday, November 2, 2020 • 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Online webinar via Zoom

The iGE3 Annual Meeting 2020 will feature keynote lectures by invited experts and talks by iGE3 members. The meeting will also be the opportunity for the winners of the 8th iGE3 PhD Salary Awards to present their research project.

This year the meeting will be held online as a webinar via Zoom. The connection information will be communicated to the participants through an email invite in due time. Participation is free of charge, but registration is required.

Program, registration:

Meeting 2020 website

  • Event ID: meeting_2020
  • Registration deadline: Thursday, October 29, 2020
Organization:

Guillaume Andrey and Florian Steiner

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New director for iGE3 - Emmanouil Dermitzakis

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We are pleased to welcome Prof. Emmanouil Dermitzakis as the new director of iGE3.

Emmanouil T. Dermitzakis is a professor at the Department of Genetic Medicine and Development of the Faculty of Medicine, and director of the Health 2030 Genome Center at the Campus Biotech. He has been appointed by the UNIGE rectorate to his position of iGE3 director as of October 1, 2020, in replacement of Prof. David Shore who retired from the Department of Molecular Biology of the Faculty of Science.

We wish Emmanouil Dermitzakis every success in his new responsibilities within iGE3, and David Shore a long and happy retirement !