The winners of the 4th iGE3 PhD salary awards

Claire Chevalier

Affiliation

Mirko Trajkovski Group – Department of Cell Physiology and Metabolism, Faculty of Medicine

Nationality

France

Academic degrees

  • Magistère of Biotechnologies, Université Paris Sud UFR des Sciences d’Orsay, France, 2009
  • Master of Science in Genetics, Genomics and Biotechnologies, Université de Bretagne Occidentale, Brest, France, 2009
  • Diploma in Biology, Université Paris Sud UFR des Sciences d’Orsay, France, 2007

Title of PhD project

Role of gut microbiota in regulation of energy homeostasis

Claire Chevalier portrait

I am very grateful and honoured to be one of the recipients of the 2016 IGE3 PhD salary award. I would like to thank the committee for their interest in my project and my thesis director Prof. Mirko Trajkovski for giving me the opportunity to work on it. My gratitude also goes to all my lab members and collaborators for their help and support, with a special thanks to Dr. Ozren Stojanovic. This award will help me to keep on pursuing my research on the importance of the gut microbiota.

Claire Chevalier

Department of Cell Physiology and Metabolism
University of Geneva Medical School
Room D06.1549.A - 6th floor
1, rue Michel-Servet
CH – 1211 Geneva 4

Phone: +41 (0)22 379 52 42
Fax: +41 (0)22 379 52 60
Claire.Chevalier@unige.ch

Trajkovski Group web pages

Kamila Delaney

Affiliation

Florian Steiner Group – Department of Molecular Biology, Faculty of Science

Nationality

Poland

Academic degrees

  • Master of Science in Medical Biotechnology, University of Warsaw, Poland, 2015
  • Visiting Graduate Research Scholarship, University of Chicago, USA, 2014
  • Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology, University of Warsaw, Poland, 2012

Title of PhD project

Identity and function of the variant histone H3.3 in C. elegans

Kamila Delaney portrait

I am extremely honored and grateful that the iGE3 Committee has selected me for a PhD Salary Award. I’d like to thank Professor Florian Steiner for his help and enthusiasm as we developed the project, and everyone in the Steiner lab for being great colleagues that inspire me every day. Receiving this award is extremely motivating and I will work hard to translate my research into meaningful results.

Kamila Delaney

Department of Molecular Biology
Sciences III – University of Geneva
Room 3027B – 3rd floor
30, quai Ernest-Ansermet
CH - 1211 Geneva 4

Phone: +41 (0)22 379 65 90
Fax: +41 (0)22 379 68 68
Kamila.Delaney@unige.ch

Steiner Group web pages

Polina Oberst

Affiliation

Denis Jabaudon Group – Department of Basic Neurosciences, Faculty of Medicine

Nationality

Germany

Academic degrees

  • Master of Science in Biomedicine, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden, 2015
  • Bachelor of Science in Biology, Leibniz University of Hanover, Germany, 2013

Title of PhD project

Transcriptional controls over cortical progenitor plasticity

Polina Oberst portrait

I am very grateful for being selected for the iGE3 PhD salary award 2016. I think that the PhD salary awards help and encourage PhD students a lot to pursue their research projects and I am honoured to be part of this program. I would also like to thank my supervisor and all the members of the Jabaudon Lab for their support.

Polina Oberst

Department of Basic Neurosciences
University of Geneva Medical School
Room C07.2136.A - 7th floor
1, rue Michel-Servet
CH - 1211 Geneva 4

Phone: +41 (0)22 379 41 67
Fax: +41 (0)22 379 54 02
Polina.Oberst@unige.ch

Jabaudon Group web pages

Nenad Suknovic

Affiliation

Brigitte Galliot Group - Department of Genetics and Evolution, Faculty of Science

Nationality

Serbia

Academic degrees

  • Master of Science in Biochemistry, University of Novi Sad, Serbia, 2014
  • Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry, University of Novi Sad, Serbia, 2012

Title of PhD project

Translating injury into regeneration: the role of Reactive Oxygen Species (ROS)

Nenad Suknovic portrait

It is an honour to be a recipient of iGE3 PhD salary award. Genetic tools are essential to unravel and understand the basic mechanism of wound healing and regeneration, and thanks to the support of iGE3 organisation, quality of my research will be even further improved.

Nenad Suknovic

Department of Genetics and Evolution
Sciences III – University of Geneva
Room 4055A – 4th floor
30, quai Ernest-Ansermet
CH - 1211 Geneva 4

Phone: +41 (0)22 379 67 99
Fax: +41 (0)22 379 33 40
Nenad.Suknovic@unige.ch

Galliot Group web pages