CIG NEWS Archive


PROWD — PROfessional Women with Doctorates: 2nd edition of the programme 2019-2020

The first edition of the PROWD — PROfessional Women with Doctorates programme just ended. It enabled some twenty female advanced PhD candidates and postdocs to benefit from workshops, mentoring and thematic meetings to develop their careers, whether they pursue them in or outside academia.

The UNIL Equal Opportunities Office is pleased to announce the launch of the second edition of the programme, which will run from October 2019 to May 2020.

Registration is now open and will close on June 30th. Up to 12 participants will be accepted in each track of the programme, Academic Career and Non-academic Career.

You will find detailed information about the content of the programme, the conditions of participation and the registration forms on our website.

For further information and questions, please contact the programme coordinator at or 021 692 67 86.

We look forward to receiving your registration !


Joanne Chassot
Project manager

Equal opportunities office
University of Lausanne
Quartier Centre-Dorigny
Le Vieux Pressoir
CH-1015 Lausanne
+ 41 21 692 67 86
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Flyer PROWD light


Sept 2, 2019 Gene Regulation Workshop

Dear all,

The 2019 Gene Regulation Workshop will take place on Monday September 2. As in previous years, we have a great lineup of speakers and attendance is free. However, YOU NEED TO REGISTER BY AUGUST 25 so that we can organize coffee and such. To do so, use the link below:

then click on “registration” on top of the page (click on “not a CUSO doctoral student”).

Hope to see you for a great meeting.


The organizers

Martine Collart, Christian Fankhauser, David Gatfield, Ramesh Pillai, Florian Steiner


CIG Symposium 2019: Registration is now open!

Link to the CIG Symposium website

Link to the online registration form (sign in after registration in order to submit your abstract by May 15, 2019!)

Link to the programme



Mon June 24, 2019 CIG Sem. M. Zavolan

CIG Seminars Spring 2019

Monday 12:15, Génopode, auditorium B, followed by sandwiches

Download the poster

Monday June 24, 2019
Mihaela Zavolan, Biozentrum, University of Basel, CH
«Regulation of RNA processing in relation to the cellular state»
Hosts: PhD students and Postdocs