What we do

Research in life sciences

Our department hosts 12 research laboratories gathering a total of 157 scientists, engineers and technical staff. Research expands over a large variety of domains, such as developmental genetics, regeneration, phylogenetics or anthropology.

Life sciences teaching

Life sciences’ teaching at the University of Geneva is one of the key activities of our professors and teachers. We also propose specific master and PhD specialization through various programs.

Organization of events

We are either directly organizing or associated in the organization of various scientific seminars and conferences. Here's the next one:

Publication of results

Some recent publications from the department:

Environ Microbiol. 2015 Jun 28. doi: 10.1111/1462-2920.12955. Pubmed

Marine protist diversity in European coastal waters and sediments as revealed by high-throughput sequencing.

Massana R, Gobet A, Audic S, Bass D, Bittner L, Boutte C, Chambouvet A, Christen R, Claverie J M, Decelle J, Dolan J R, Dunthorn M, Edvardsen B, Forn I, Forster D, Guillou L, Jaillon O, Kooistra W H, Logares R, Mahe F, Not F, Ogata H, Pawlowski J, Pernice M C, Probert I, Romac S, Richards T, Santini S, Shalchian-Tabrizi K, Siano R, Simon N, Stoeck T, Vaulot D, Zingone A, de Vargas C