Prizes given to Chiara Auwerx and Francesca Mattioli (May 2024)

Chiara Auwerx and Francesca Mattioli (Reymond group) were awarded the best and the runners-up awards for best presentation at the Swiss Society of Medical Genetics annual meeting (May 16-17, 2024, Bern) for their “Rare copy-number variants as modulators of common disease susceptibility” and “Bi-allelic variants in BRF2 are associated with perinatal death and craniofacial anomalies” talks, respectively.

Welcome Lise!

Hello everyone,

My name is Lise Rolée and I recently started as an Administrative Assistant. I will be in charge of the groups of Alexandre Reymond, Richard Benton, Johannes Larsch and Jean-Yves Roignant.

I worked for 6 years in the Department of Fundamental Neurosciences in the same position, where I learned a lot. I’m happy to be able to share it with you!

I’m looking forward to meeting you all,

Welcome to Melinda

Melinda Mischler is joining the CIG and DBC Admin Team!

Previously, Melinda worked at EPFL for different laboratories.

I’m very excited to get started and join the department!



Welcome Melinda!

Thu Feb 22 – Fri Feb 23, 2024 – Lausanne Omics Days 2024

This year, the scope of the Lausanne Genomics Days has broadened since it becomes the Lausanne Omics Days. It is still a 2-days international conference meant to share advances in genomics and their impact on biological research, applied to a wide range of topics(it does involve 5 UNIL departments CIGDBCDBMVDEE, and DMF).

It will take at UNIL / Genopode on February Thursday 22nd and Friday 23rd.

The conference offers 4 sessions:

  • Deep learning in Biology and Medicine (Chair: Prof. Sven Bergmann)
  • Variation in genome structure and organization (Chair: Prof. Sebastian Soyk)
  • Metabolomics – Towards understanding biological interaction (Chair: Prof. Philipp Engel)
  • Single cell and spatial transcriptomics (Chair: Prof. Tanja Schwander)

For detailed program and more information, please visit the event webpage

Registration is FREE of charge. Still, it is mandatory for organization purpose, in particular ensuring that there will not be food wasted (coffee breaks, lunch and apero are offered).

HERE is the direct link for registration

Attendance is worth 0.5 ECTS

Best regards

Julien Marquis, on behalf of the L0D2024 organization team
Head of Lausanne Genomics Technologies Facility (GTF)