BIG seminars 2011-2012

BIG seminars 2011-2012

Biology and integrative genetics
Every first Monday of the month
17h, Auditorium Biophore Building
UniL-Sorge at Dorigny
BIG is an initiative of the Faculty of Biology and Medicine, University of Lausanne, and is organized by Uta Paszkowski, Laurent Keller, Henrik Kaessmann and Jan Roelof van der Meer.

16 September 2011 (Friday) Paul Nurse, Medical Research and Innovation Center, UK
Cell cycle control

3 October 2011 Oded Beja, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Israel
“Using metagenomics to understand viral photosynthesis“

7 November 2011 Evan Eichler, Washington University, USA
“Structural variation, disease and evolution of the human genome“

5 December 2011 Richard Benton, CIG, UNIL, Switzerland
“Flybook: The evolving social network of Drosophila“

9 January 2012 Elizabeth Wellington, University of Warwick, UK
“Environmental reservoirs of microbial pathogens: Implications for human and animal health“

6 February 2012 Gene Robinson, Illinois University, USA
“Genes and social behavior. Lessons from honey bees”

5 March 2012 Enrico Coen, John Innes Center, UK
“From genes to shapes”

2 April 2012 Ottoline Leyser, Sainsbury Laboratory Cambridge University, UK
“Hormonal control of shoot branching“

7 May 2012 Greg Hannon, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, USA
“Guarding germ cell genomes against mobile genetic elements“

4 June 2012 Dolph Schluter, University of Bristish Columbia, Canada
“Genetic signature of adaptive peak shift in stickleback“