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publications

Risks associated with introduction of poeciliids for control of mosquito larvae: first record of the non-native Gambusia holbrooki in Argentina.

This study confirms the presence of two species of the non-native mosquitofish Gambusia in Argentina. The risks that they represent to native biota, their potential dispersal in the region, and their effectiveness in mosquito larvae control are discussed.

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Hunting microbes or smelling poison: a matter of evolution

Researchers at UNIGE demonstrate how some genes evolved from an immune function to an olfactory role in some mammals

events

“Tornado in a junkyard: LTR-driven evolution of genes and their expression”

21.08.2017 16:00, 3079 (Sciences III)

Dr. Petr SVOBODA (Institute of Molecular Genetics of ASCR, Prague, Czech Republic).
hosted by: Ramesh Pillai.

Research

Our department hosts 12 research laboratories gathering close to 200 scientists, engineers and technical staff. Research topics cover a large variety of topics, such as developmental genetics and neurogenetics, regeneration, evo-devo, physics of biology, phylogenetics or anthropology.

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Education

Teaching life sciences at the University of Geneva is an important duty for all staff scientists. In addition to the bachelor programme, we also propose specific masters and PhD specialisations through various programmes.

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Department of Genetics and Evolution
4, Boulevard d'Yvoy
1205 Geneva
Switzerland

office: 4002A
T: +41 22 379 67 85

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