news

latest publications

latest news

next events

When teeth grow on the body

  • news
  • 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

  • news
  • 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

  • news
  • 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

The LANE has a new website

  • news
  • 15-06-2017

Michel Milinkovitch's lab has a new website, with more contents and offers a more modern experience.

How to color a lizard: from biology to mathematics

  • news
  • 13-04-2017

Researchers at the University of Geneva (UNIGE), Switzerland, and SIB Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics report in the journal Nature that a southwestern European lizard slowly acquires its intricate adult skin colour by changing the colour of individual skin scales using an esoteric computational system invented in 1948 by another mathematician: John von Neumann.

Track down water pollution through DNA of algae

  • news
  • 13-04-2017

Biologists from the University of Geneva (UNIGE), Switzerland, have succeeded in establishing a water quality index based solely on the DNA sequences of the diatoms present in the samples, without needing to identify each species visually.

How mammary glands appeared in the course of evolution

  • news
  • 15-11-2016

Elements of the regulatory networks controlling Hox gene expression were hijacked, enabling some of these genes to be reused to form mammary buds. This study, published during the week of November 14, 2016 in PNAS, was led by Leonardo Beccari, from the team of Denis Duboule.

Africa's Noon

  • news
  • 26-10-2016

On November 7, at 12:15 room M2170, Anne Mayor and Michel Milinkovitch will present their work. Conference proposed by the International Affairs.

Colloque Wright 2016

  • news
  • 12-10-2016

This year, we will hear from specialists, including a Nobel Prize, in areas that are profoundly transformed by the advent of genomics.

Guidelines for Genome-Scale Analysis of Biological Rhythms.

  • publication

. J. Biol. Rhythms 2017 Nov;():748730417728663. 10.1177/0748730417728663.

  • event
  • Life Science Seminar Series
  • 17.04.2018 16:15, A100 (Sciences II)

Suzanne Eaton (Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics, Dresden, Germany).
hosted by: M. Gonzalez Gaitan .

  • event
  • Life Science Seminar Series
  • 10.04.2018 16:15, A100 (Sciences II)

Vivian Siegel (Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN, USA).
hosted by: Didier Picard .

  • event
  • Museum of Natural History
  • 09.03.2018 11:55, Salle de conférence (Museum of Natural History)

Lionel Cavin (Muséum, Genève).
hosted by: Nadir Alvarez .

  • event
  • Life Science Seminar Series
  • 30.01.2018 16:15, A100 (Sciences II)

Sue Biggins ( Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA, USA.).
hosted by: Florian Steiner .

  • event
  • Museum of Natural History
  • 26.01.2018 11:55, Salle de conférence (Museum of Natural History)

Jean Mariaux (Muséum, genève).
hosted by: Nadir Alvarez .

  • event
  • Geneva Plant Seminars
  • 24.01.2018 11:15, 1S059 (Sciences III)

Antony Dodd (University of Bristol).
hosted by: Theresa Fitzpatrick .

  • event
  • NCCR Chemical Biology
  • 10.01.2018 09:00, Auditorium (Camps Biotech)

International Symposium on Chemical Biology (List: http://symposium.nccr-chembio.ch/speakers/).
hosted by: Howard Riezman Robbie Loewith Aurélien Roux .

  • event
  • Conference
  • 07.11.2017 17:15, A150 (Sciences II)

Patrick Cramer (Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry Göttingen Germany).
hosted by: Thomas Schalch .

  • event
  • Dpt of Biochemistry
  • 24.10.2017 13:00, 352 (Sciences II)

Dvir Gur (Dept. of Molecular cell biology and Dept. of Physics of Complex Systems, Weizmann Institute, Israel).
hosted by: Jean Gruenberg .

  • event
  • Life Science Seminar Series
  • 17.10.2017 16:15, A100 (Sciences II)

Silvia Vignolini (University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK).
hosted by: PhD Association .

  • event
  • Faculty of Sciences
  • 29.09.2017 11:00, 352 (Sciences II)

Dr. Benoit Ladoux (Institut Jacques Monod, Paris, France Mechanobiology Institute, National University of Singapore).
hosted by: Aurélien Roux .