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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.

«Afrique: 300'000 ans de diversité humaine»

  • news
  • 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

  • news
  • 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?

  • news
  • 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.

Analysis of Polycerate Mutants Reveals the Evolutionary Co-option of HOXD1 for Horn Patterning in Bovidae.

  • publication

. Mol Biol Evol 2021 Feb;():. 6126410. 10.1093/molbev/msab021.

Expanding ecological assessment by integrating microorganisms into routine freshwater biomonitoring.

  • publication

. Water Res 2020 Dec;191():116767. S0043-1354(20)31300-2. 10.1016/j.watres.2020.116767.

  • event
  • Dpt of Genetics & Evolution
  • 10.12.2020 11:00, Virtual seminar (unknown)

Multiple speakers (-).
hosted by: Ivan Rodriguez .