Thur Feb 7-Fri Feb 8, 2019 – Lausanne Genomics Days 2019

Lausanne Genomics Days 2019

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.

Thursday & Friday February 7  & 8, 2019

Génopode, Aud. C

Registration

 

Thursday February 7, 2019

09:00  Anja Spang (Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research, Texel, Netherlands)
Archaea – Their expanding diversity and role in key evolutionary events

09:45 Richard Neher (Biozentrum, Basel, Switzerland)
Tracking infectious disease and drug resistance using whole genome sequencing

10:30 Coffee Break

11:00 Laura Florez (Johannes Gutenberg-Universität, Mainz, Germany)
Genomic clues to chemical defense in bacterial symbionts of a beetle

11:45 Malik Harmit (Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, USA)
Genetic conflicts during meiosis shape centromeres and species

12:30 LUNCH (sandwiches and drinks provided in Exhibition Hall)

14:00 Marc Robinson-Rechavi (DEE, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland)
Duplication, cause or consequence of gene function?

14:45 Catherine Peichel (University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland)
Genomics of adaptation and speciation in sticklebacks

15:30 Apéro

Friday February 8, 2019

09:00 Youssef Belkhadir (Gregor Mendel Institute of Molecular Plant Biology, Vienna, Austria)
Molecular logic in large-scale receptor-receptor interaction networks

09:45 Ute Kraemer (Ruhr-Universität, Bochum, Germany)
Plant adaptation to local soil composition

10:30 Coffee Break

11:00 Stefan Ameres (Institute of Molecular Biotechnology, Vienna, Austria)
Time resolved RNA sequencing provides insights into the molecular basis of gene regulation

11:45 Elvire Gouze (Institut de Biologie Valrose, Nice, France)
Development of a biotherapy for achondroplasia

12:30 LUNCH (sandwiches and drinks provided in Exhibition Hall)

14:00 Anita Rauch (University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland)
Tracing the missing heritability in neurodevelopmental disorders

14:45 Quitterie Venot (Institut Necker Enfants Malades, Paris, France)
Molecular targeted therapy in PIK3CA related overgrowth syndrome (PROS)

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