General information Archive


GEN retreat 2022 in Les Diablerets

The Génopode Retreat in 2022 was held September 8 & 9 (Thursday & Friday) in Les Diablerets (Eurotel Victoria).

Please note: next GEN Retreat on 24-25 August 2023 in Leysin

Best posters prizes:

1st prize Natalia González Gaarslev for poster 29: “Exploring the genetics underlying inflorescence complexity in tomato”

2nd prize Nina Dukanovic for poster 23: “Acot11 links lipid metabolism and the NREM sleep homeostasis”

Congratulations to both of them!


New page on the CIG intranet (wiki) – CIG PICTURES!

Finding easily all pictures of CIG events at the same place and being able to share yours too would be great, wouldn’t it ?

It’s now possible via the new page “Pictures of the events” on the CIG’s intranet (wiki) : (UNIL login)

Remember there is also a slack at your disposal to chat with other members and look for a shared room / company for a coffee / running partner… etc


SAC visit : June 30 and July 1, 2022

The CIG’s Scientific Advisory Committee will be visiting the department on Thursday and Friday, June 30 and July 1, 2022

Please take good note that there is a poster session and aperitif, Thursday at 4:30 p.m. Posters can remain in the building hall between the CIG symposium’s poster session and the SAC poster session.

For PAT and assistants, discussions with members of the SAC are planned just before at 3:30 pm in room 3027 and 5022, respectively.
If you have questions, ask your representatives or the CIG Direction.


what’s the Scientific Advisory Committee?

The CIG Scientific Advisory Committee (SAC) is a consultative commission of external experts widely recognized for their contribution in the fields of activity of the CIG. Its principal responsibilities are:

  • To advise on scientific objectives and priorities
  • To evaluate the outcomes
  • To propose means of improving outcomes and visibility
  • To propose the acquisition of new technologies or the development of new research and educational activities or services
Prof. Mariann BIENZ MRC Laboratory of Molecular BiologyCambridge, UK
Prof. Andrea BRAND Gurdon Institute of Cancer and Developmental BiologyCambridge, UK
Prof. Vincent COLOT Ecole Normale Supérieure (IBENS) CNRSParis, FR
Prof. Robert EISENMAN Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research CenterSeattle, USA
Prof. Ben LEHNER Centre for Genomic Regulation (CRG)Barcelona, ES
Prof. Joachim LINGNER Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL)Lausanne, CH
Prof. Irene MIGUEL-ALIAGA MRC, Imperial CollegeLondon, UK
Prof. Erin SCHUMAN Goethe University FrankfurtMUNICH, DE
Prof. Amalio TELENTI Scripps Research InstitutesLa Jolla, USA

GEN retreat 2023 in Leysin

The Génopode Retreat in 2023 is scheduled August 24 & 25 (Thursday & Friday) in Leysin (Hotel Alpine Classic).


Congratulations to Nuria, new representative of the Post-doctoral fellows!

Nuria Bosch Guiteras was elected representative of the post doctoral fellows last week. Congratulations to her, and thank you for your commitment to the department!

Who are all the representatives at the CIG and what are their tasks?
Find out all the information you need on the CIG intranet!


Seminars of candidates for Professorship at the CIG, May 17-18, 2022 in Aud. A