Thu Feb 16-Fri Feb 17, 2012 – Lausanne Genomics Days 2012

Lausanne Genomics Days

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.

Detailed information about the course

Title Lausanne Genomics Days
Dates 16.02-17.02.2012
Speakers Download program
Thursday February 16 (09h20 starting time)9:30 – 10:15 John Moran – University of Michigan
Studies of a Human Retrotransposon
10:15 – 11:00 Nicholas Katsanis – Duke University
Modeling the morbid human genome
11:00 – 11:30 COFFEE BREAK11:30 – 12:15 Julian Parkhill – Sanger Institute
Understanding transmission and evolution of bacterial pathogens through large-scale sequencing

12:15 – 13:00 Jeffrey Jensen – École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL)
What has genomics taught us about adaptation?

13:00 LUNCH (sandwiches and drinks provided in Exhibition Hall)

14:30 – 15:15 Han Brunner – Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre
How next generation sequencing changes medicine

15:15 – 16:00 Carole Charlier- University of Liège
Serial translocation via circular intermediates underlies colour sidedness in cattle

Friday February 17 (09h20 starting time)

9:30 – 10:15 Nicolas Galtier – Université Montpellier II
Species life-history traits and genome evolution

10:15 – 11:00 Chris Bowler – Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris
The Tara Oceans Expedition – A holistic approach for marine eco-systems biology

11:00 – 11:30 COFFEE BREAK

11:30 – 12:15 Chris Jiggins – University of Cambridge
A butterfly genome offers insights into adaptation and speciation

12:15 – 13:00 Maarten Koornneef – Max-Planck Institute, Köln
Exploiting natural variation in Arabidopsis thaliana

13:00 LUNCH (sandwiches and drinks provided in Exhibition Hall)

14:30 – 15:15 Sophien Kamoun – The Sainsbury Laboratory
Genome evolution in the Irish potato famine pathogen lineage

15:15 – 16:00 Marc Robinson-Rechavi – University of Lausanne and Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics
Evolution and gene expression in vertebrates

Jacques Beckmann (Department of Medical Genetics, University of Lausanne)
David Gatfield
(Center for Integrative Genomics, University of Lausanne)
Keith Harshman
(Center for Integrative Genomics, University of Lausanne)
Felix Naef
(School of Life Sciences, EPFL)
Alexandre Reymond
(Center for Integrative Genomics, University of Lausanne)
Christian Fankhauser
(Center for Integrative Genomics, University of Lausanne)
Christian Hardtke
(Department of Plant Molecular Biology, University of Lausanne)
Tadeusz Kawecki
(Department of Ecology and Evolution, University of Lausanne)
Location UNIL, Le Génopode, Auditorium C
Registration No need to register, but don’t forget to sign the participation list!
Places 150
Deadline 16.02.2012