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Uni Mail building

10th Annual Meeting of iGE3

Thursday, November 11, 2021 • 8:30 AM - 6:30 PM
Uni Mail - Auditorium M S150 - Geneva
Online via Zoom

The iGE3 Annual Meeting 2021 will feature keynote lectures by invited experts and talks by iGE3 members. The meeting will also be the opportunity for the winners of the 9th iGE3 PhD Salary Awards to present their research project.

  • This year the meeting will be held on-site in Uni Mail, as well as transmitted live online via Zoom. The Zoom invitation will be communicated to the registered attendees by email in due time in November.
  • The covid certificate will be required to access the meeting. Please find here information about the sanitary measures that apply to events organized by the University of Geneva.
  • Participation is free of charge, but registration is mandatory.
  • Registration deadline is Sunday, November 7, 2021.
Program, registration:

Meeting 2021 website

Organization:

Mirko Trajkovski and Ramesh Pillai

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New director for iGE3 - Dominique Soldati-Favre

Dominique Soldati-Favre portrait

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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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

The iGE3 Executive Board

! Registration is closed !

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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

Emmanouil Dermitzakis portrait

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 !

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8th iGE3 PhD Salary Awards

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

We are happy to announce the 8th 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, 2020), 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 4 PhD awards should be given in this 8th round of the doctoral training support;
  • one application per laboratory will be accepted per call;
  • students from laboratories with awardees from 2019 are not eligible, i.e. lab of Profs B. Galliot, D. Soldati-Favre, E. Dermitzakis, D. Jabaudon, C. Lüscher and R. Pillai;
  • the announcement of the final selection will be made by Monday, September 28, 2020;
  • the successful applicants will present their project at the 9th iGE3 Annual Meeting on Monday, November 2, 2020;
  • the contracts will start on Sunday, December 1, 2020.

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

PhD Awards website

Application deadline: Sunday, August 30, 2020 - Midnight

Further information: Nadia.Fraefel@unige.ch

The iGE3 Executive Board (D. Shore, E.T. Dermitzakis, D. Duboule, E. Nagoshi, D. Soldati-Favre)

! Registration is closed !

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8th Annual Meeting of iGE3

Monday, November 4, 2019 • 8:30 AM - 6:30 PM
Auditorium HES - Clinique La Colline - La Roseraie building
Geneva

The iGE3 Annual Meeting 2019 will feature keynote lectures by invited experts and talks by iGE3 members. This year’s main topics are precision medicine and RNA-gene expression pathway. The meeting will also be the opportunity for the winners of the 7th iGE3 PhD Salary Awards to present their research project.

Participation is free of charge, but registration is required.

Program, registration:

Meeting 2019 website

Event ID: meeting_2019
Extended registration deadline: Thursday, October 31, 2019

Organization:

Françoise Stutz and Patrick Meraldi

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7th iGE3 PhD Salary Awards

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

We are happy to announce the 7th 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, 2019), 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 7th round of the doctoral training support;
  • one application per laboratory will be accepted per call;
  • students from laboratories with awardees from 2018 are not eligible, i.e. lab of Profs F. Stutz, P. Meraldi and S. Nef, and Dre E. Poloni;
  • the announcement of the final selection will be made by Monday, September 30, 2019;
  • the successful applicants will present their project at the 8th iGE3 Annual Meeting on Monday, November 4, 2019;
  • the contracts will start on Sunday, December 1, 2019.

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

PhD Awards website

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Application deadline: Sunday, September 1, 2019

Further information: Nadia.Fraefel@unige.ch

The iGE3 Executive Board (D. Shore, E.T. Dermitzakis, D. Duboule, E. Nagoshi, W. Reith)

! Registration is closed !

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7th Annual Meeting of iGE3

Tuesday, November 13, 2018 • 8:30 AM - 6:00 PM
CMU - Room B04.2222 - Building B, 4th floor
Geneva

Participation is free of charge, but registration is required.

Program, registration:

Meeting 2018 website

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Event ID: meeting_2018
New registration deadline: Monday, November 12, 2018 - Noon

Organization:

Emi Nagoshi and Denis Jabaudon

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6th iGE3 PhD Salary Awards

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

We are happy to announce the 6th round of the iGE3 PhD Salary Awards. Similar to the past five 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, 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 4 PhD awards should be given in this 6th round of the doctoral training support;
  • one application per laboratory will be accepted per call;
  • students from laboratories with awardees from 2017 are not eligible, i.e. lab of Dr Currat, Profs Gotta, Herrera, Martinou, Ulm and Zdobnov;
  • the announcement of the final selection will be made by Monday, October 15, 2018;
  • the successful applicants will present their project at the 7th iGE3 Annual Meeting on Tuesday, November 13, 2018;
  • the contracts will start on Saturday, December 1, 2018.

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

PhD Awards website

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Application deadline: Sunday, September 2, 2018

Further information: Nadia.Fraefel@unige.ch

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

! Registration is closed !