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How elephants use their trunk

  • news
  • 31-08-2021

Milinkovitch's lab quantitative analysis of the biomechanical and functional morphology of the elephant trunk is published today in Current Biology.

How the lizard gets its pattern

  • news
  • 26-04-2021

LANE lab's 3D numerical simulations of the ocellated lizard skin colour patterning are published today in Nature Communications.

The snake in the white suit

  • news
  • 24-02-2021

Michel Milinkovitch-Tzika Lab sequences the Texas Rat Snake genome and suggest that a regulatory mutation of MITF causes the leucistic phenotype.

Snakes reveal the origin of skin colours

  • news
  • 06-10-2020

A mutation of the lavender variant of corn snake allows the Milinkovitch lab to understand the mechanisms responsible for the extraordinary variety of skin colours in vertebrates.

Hoxb13 in mouse tail allometry

  • news
  • 31-08-2020

Jozsef Zakany will host a last seminar before his retirement on September 24 at 4 pm in the A300 audience (Sciences II).

The secrets of the iridescent egg sac revealed

  • news
  • 20-02-2020

Milinkovitch Lab an international researchers identify that a 3D photonics structure in the egg-sac envelope of Hida salamanders causes visible iridescence is water and UV iridescence in air.

The origins and spread of domestic horses from the Western Eurasian steppes.

  • publication

. Nature 2021 Oct;598(7882):634-640. 10.1038/s41586-021-04018-9. 10.1038/s41586-021-04018-9.

  • event
  • Geneva Biology Club
  • 21.03.2022 12:15, 1S059 (Sciences III)

Andrea Moretti (Michael Hothorn (BiVeg)).
hosted by: APDU .

  • event
  • Life Science Seminar Series
  • 15.03.2022 11:00, A150 (Sciences II)

Sara Buonomo (University of EdinburghUniversity of Edinburgh).
hosted by: PhD Association .

  • event
  • Geneva Biology Club
  • 17.01.2022 12:15, 1S059 (Sciences III)

Ivana Gasic (Cell Biology).
hosted by: APDU .