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New iGE3 member - Arnaud Didierlaurent

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We are pleased to welcome Pr Arnaud Didierlaurent as a new faculty member of the iGE3.

Arnaud Didierlaurent is an assistant professor at the Department of Pathology and Immunology and the Center of Vaccinology of the Faculty of Medicine. His research focuses on understanding the role of innate immunity in vaccine response. He is also interested in exploring the mechanism of action of various vaccines technologies in animal models, and is involved in clinical research studies on respiratory viral infections through an affiliation to the Center for Emerging Viral Diseases of the HUG.

PhD Salary Awards winners

9th iGE3 PhD Salary Awards - The final selection

We are proud to announce and congratulate the winners of the iGE3 PhD salary awards 2021 !

At the end of this 9th round of selection, 6 PhD awards could be given to graduate students working in the laboratories of iGE3 faculty members for the excellence of their application. It is interesting to note that all winners are female students, as in 2020.

The winners are:

The awardees will present their project during the 10th iGE3 Annual Meeting that will be held on Thursday, November 11, 2021 in Uni Mail, Geneva.

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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 iGE3 member - Georg Ehret

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We are pleased to welcome Pr Georg Ehret as a new faculty member of the iGE3.

Georg Ehret is an assistant professor at the Department of Medicine of the Faculty of Medicine, and an assistant physician at the Cardiology Division of the Geneva University Hospitals. His laboratory investigates cardiovascular traits and cardiovascular risk by genetic, clinical, and public-health approaches, with special attention paid on primary hypertension and blood lipids.

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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

The iGE3 Executive Board

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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.