Thu Feb 13-Fri Feb 14, 2014 – Lausanne Genomics Days 2014

Lausanne Genomics Days (Download the program)

is an annual event sponsored by the University of Lausanne and the Conférence Universitaire de Suisse Occidentale (CUSO). This 2-day event will bring to Lausanne investigators from Europe and the United States to present and discuss the newest developments in genomics and genomic technologies and their impact on biological research.

Génopode, Aud. C

February 13
09:00 Mike Grbic, Western University : Whole genome sequencing of spider mites : from genome evolution to biotechnology and new biomaterials
09:45 Johannes Krause, Universität Tübingen : Ancient Pathogen Genomics: What we learn from ancient pandemics
11:00 Klaus Mayer, Helmholtz Zentrum München : Seeing triple: the wheat genome and the transcriptional interplay in a hexaploid genome
11:45 Patricia Beldade, Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência : The genetics of variation and diversification
14:00 Jack Gilbert, University of Chicago : Mapping and Modeling the Microbiome
14:45 Jeroen Raes , Vrije Universiteit Brussels : The human microbiome in health and disease

February 14
09:00 Lars Steinmetz , European Molecular Biology Laboratory : System Genetics
09:45 Lidia Vasiljeva, Oxford University : Spliceosome-mediated-mRNA-decay (SMD) regulates expression of protein-coding genes
11:00 Stanislas Lyonnet, Université Paris-Descartes : Non-coding genomic alterations in human malformations
11:45 Paul de Bakker, University Medical Center Utrecht : Whole-genome sequence variation, population structure and demographic history of the Netherlands
14:00 Eric Miska, Cambridge University : Transgenerational epigenetic effects mediated by small RNAs
14:45 Daniel Wegmann, University of Fribourg : What GWAS data sets tell us beyond disease