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«Afrique: 300'000 ans de diversité humaine»

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  • 14-06-2019

The geneticists and prehistorians of the Anthropology Unit of the University of Geneva tell you about human history on the African continent. An extraordinary exhibition not to be missed!

How bird feather patterns form

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  • 22-02-2019

How are feathers formed and what determines their number and distribution on the skin? Today, researchers at the University of Geneva (UNIGE) and the University of Edinburgh (Scotland) have demonstrated that genetic signaling between cells and mechanical processes combine in the bird skin to form a line of propagation, along which the feather buds develop.

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.

Characterization of paralogous transcription factor encoding genes in zebrafish.

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. Gene X 2019 Jun;2():100011. 10.1016/j.gene.2019.100011. S2590-1583(19)30008-7. 100011. PMC6543554.

Feather arrays are patterned by interacting signalling and cell density waves.

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. PLoS Biol. 2019 Feb;17(2):e3000132. 10.1371/journal.pbio.3000132. PBIOLOGY-D-18-00761.

Diatom diversity through HTS-metabarcoding in coastal European seas.

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. Sci Rep 2018 Dec;8(1):18059. 10.1038/s41598-018-36345-9. 10.1038/s41598-018-36345-9. PMC6305388.

  • event
  • Conference
  • 19.03.2020 11:00, 3079 (Sciences III)

Andres Jäschke (Universität Heidelberg).
hosted by: Ramesh Pillai .

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  • Geneva Plant Seminars
  • 22.01.2020 11:15, 1S059 (Sciences III)

Alistair Hetherington (University of Bristol).
hosted by: Theresa Fitzpatrick .

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  • Geneva Plant Seminars
  • 04.12.2019 11:15, 1S059 (Sciences III)

Emmanuelle Bayer (Laboratory of Membrane biogenesis, Bordeaux).
hosted by: Marie Barberon .

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  • Geneva Plant Seminars
  • 27.11.2019 11:15, 1S059 (Sciences III)

Sylvain Bischof (University of Zürich).
hosted by: Theresa Fitzpatrick .

  • event
  • Geneva Plant Seminars
  • 13.11.2019 11:15, 1S059 (Sciences III)

Gary Loake (University of Edinburgh).
hosted by: Theresa Fitzpatrick .

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  • iGE3 Seminar Series
  • 04.11.2019 09:00, unknown (unknown)

P. Meraldi and F. Stutz (UNIGE).
hosted by: Françoise Stutz .

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  • Geneva Plant Seminars
  • 30.10.2019 11:15, 1S059 (Sciences III)

Corné Pieterse (Utrecht University).
hosted by: Marie Barberon .

  • event
  • Geneva Plant Seminars
  • 17.09.2019 11:15, 1S059 (Sciences III)

Matthieu Joosten (Wageningen University).
hosted by: Michael Hothorn .

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  • Conference
  • 22.05.2019 16:00, 3079 (Sciences III)

Sarantis Gagos (Institute of the Academy of Athens).
hosted by: Thanos Halazonetis .