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Why do Hydra end up with just a single head?

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  • 18-01-2019

The ability of Hydra to regenerate or maintain a single head results from a subtle balance between activating and inhibiting activities. The latter has just been identified by a UNIGE group.

Stem cells organize themselves into pseudo-embryos

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  • 03-10-2018

Scientists have developed murine artificial pseudo- embryos capable of forming the three major axes of the body. An innovative tool to potentially replace mammalian embryos in many experimental conditions.

2 new open positions

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  • 14-05-2018

The Milinkovitch Lab offers two new positions for PhD or Post-Doc students.

Nature News & Views: 2017 in research

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  • 08-01-2018

An article reporting results from our Department is one of the 7 ‘News & Views’ selected from this year by the editors of the prestigious journal Nature.

In the skin of a reptile

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  • 20-12-2017

Check the movie and the touch-book Apps (for iPads and Android tablets) that illustrate our research on skin formation.

When teeth grow on the body

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  • 18-10-2017

The body of some catfish is completely covered with teeth, for defense and seduction purposes, imitating extinct species.

SystemsX.ch, the movie

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  • 12-09-2017

The program is now coming to an end and a movie illustrates some of the research funded by SystemsX.

The corn snake genome

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  • 31-08-2017

Athanasia Tzika, her PhD student Asier Ullate and their colleague Frank Chan (FML of the Max Planck Society, Tubingen, Germany) publish a step-by-step guide for de-novo assembly of a high-quality reptilian genome

Revisions to the Classification, Nomenclature, and Diversity of Eukaryotes.

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. J. Eukaryot. Microbiol. 2018 Sep;():. 10.1111/jeu.12691.

  • event
  • Geneva Plant Seminars
  • 15.05.2019 12:15, 1S059 (Sciences III)

Daniel Gibbs (University of Birmigham).
hosted by: Roman Ulm .

  • event
  • Dpt of Cell Biology
  • 29.11.2018 08:30, 3079 (Sciences III)

Mini-Sympsium (Mini-Symposium).
hosted by: Françoise Stutz .