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Tuesday Dec. 11, 2018 PacBio Day Lausanne

Tuesday 11 December 2018, 13h30 – 17h

Génopode Aud. B

Registration: tim.hander@witec.ch




Téléthon at the CHUV (Lausanne), Dec. 8, 2018 from 1pm

Program: Programme Téléthon 2018


Further information: https://agenda.unil.ch/display?id=1542375453185


CIG End of the year’s celebrations : Dec. 13, 2018 from 5pm in the Genopode’s hall

Save the date: Thursday December 13, 2018

Guests: CIG members only


  • 17:00 – 18:45: aperitif in the hall
    • Cocktail contest: may the best lab win
    • Studio photo: for the record!
    • Dress code (contest): hideous Christmas clothes
  • 19:00 – 22:00: dinner at the Gina ristorante (EPFL tube stop)
    • “Murder” mystery game: collaborate to solve the inquiry
    • Secret Santa’s presents – delivered by Santa himself
    • No seating arrangement
  •  22:00 – 23:00: cash bar


Please enter your email address on the following doodle: https://doodle.com/poll/ezs8hant5ic9chpp to indicate whether you will participate in the Aperitif, Dinner and/or Secret Santa.

Deadline for registration to the Aperitif, Dinner and Secret Santa: Thursday November 22, 2018 at midnight!



Prof. Winship Herr’s farewell lecture – video now available



CIG HALLOWEEN EVENT 31.10.2018 starting from 6pm – room2020

Join US if you dare,
For our Halloween scare!

CIG Halloween 2018

Join our CIG Halloween event next week Wednesday, the 31st of October starting from 6pm at the CIG ground floor .

To help us with the planning, please indicate in the doodle, if you would like to join this spook-takular event:  https://doodle.com/poll/g8nzngihyph8nv3u

Further, we would appreciate it very much, if you would support our scary buffet with some finger food or desert and indicate it in the following doodle:


We will have a Costume Contest, so dress as your Best and win a horrific prize!

Plus we will organize a Cocktail Contest too. So team up with your colleagues to prepare the best Halloween Drink 2018 and win a prize!

For organizational Purposes, please sign up in the doodle, if you are taking part with your group in the Cocktail Contest.



We can’t wait to see you next Wednesday!


The Halloween Crew




Feb 7-8, 2019 biology19 UNIZH

download biology19 flyer

Dear colleagues

As most of you should know, the next biology19 shall take place on 7/8 February at the University of Zurich Irchel. The web site just went on line: (https://www.biology19.ch/). A corresponding flyer for distribution is attached. Please pass on this E-mail to all your interested colleagues for information and advertisement.

Abstract submission and registration will open in November and go until Christmas.

Best regards, and in the name of the organising committee,

Wolf Blanckenhorn

Evolutionary Biology & Environmental Studies

University of Zurich-Irchel
34 (building)-J (floor) – 26 (office)
Winterthurerstrasse 190
CH-8057 Zurich

Phone: +41 44 635.47.55
E-mail: wolf.blanckenhorn@ieu.uzh.ch