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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.

Stem cells organize themselves into pseudo-embryos

  • news
  • 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

  • news
  • 14-05-2018

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

A meeting framework for inclusive and sustainable science.

  • publication

. Nat Ecol Evol 2020 Apr;():. 10.1038/s41559-020-1190-x. 10.1038/s41559-020-1190-x.

  • event
  • Conference
  • 05.06.2020 09:00, 1S081 (Sciences III)

Alessandro Blasimme/Andrew Janowczyk (ETH Zurich / University of Lausanne).
hosted by: Emi Nagoshi Florian Steiner .

  • event
  • Geneva Plant Seminars
  • 13.05.2020 12:15, 1S059 (Sciences III)

Sebastian Soyk (Center for Intergrative Genomics, University of Lausanne).
hosted by: Roman Ulm .