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)

Life Sciences Switzerland (LS2) – Deadline for abstract submission: Nov. 8, 2023

  • Deadline for abstract submission (posters and talks)8 November 2023
  • General registration: 10 January 2024

Register here:

The program of this edition gathers an amazing panel of keynote speakersPr. Nicole King from the University of California, Berkeley (US), Dr. Samer Hattar from the National Institute of Mental Health (US), and Dr. Pavel Tomancakfrom the Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics (DE) and Dr. Melina Schuh from the Max Planck Institute for Multidisciplinary Sciences (DE), who will give a keynote lecture at the Young Scientists’ Satellite.

But that’s not all, the 2024 edition of the LS2 Annual Meeting has many interesting things to offer:

Look at details of the program here and general information about abstracts, 3R Accreditation, Venue and more here.

Vienna BioCenter PhD Symposium – registration deadline Sep. 11, 2023

The Vienna Biocenter PhD Symposium, has become a hallmark of scientific exchange, collaboration and networking for the last 19 years, bringing together diverse audiences and excellent speakers from across Europe and beyond. 

For this special, 20th anniversary edition, “A Mixtape of Science”, the organizers aim to build on this experience to foster a dynamic and cooperative atmosphere, combining the best minds, techniques, organisms, disciplines and approaches to research into an inspiring Mixtape of Science. 

Registration with a poster abstract submission will end on 11 September 2023.

They will also be offering travel grants (covering flight/train and accommodation for three days in Vienna) to a selected number of students that wish to present a poster. 

Further details are available on the website:

PIs of tomorrow: Life Sciences Switzerland (LS2) – Deadline Oct. 15, 2023

PIs of tomorrow is the Future of Swiss Research‘ session at the next LS2 Annual Meeting 2024 which will be held in Lausanne, 14-15. February 2024

This session offers to postdocs interested in an academic career an opportunity to present a plenary talk similar in format to a professorship interview seminar. A knowledgeable jury panel of professors will evaluate the presentations.

The best presentation will be awarded a prize. However, everyone is a winner, as all presenters in the session will receive feedback from the jury in a one-on-one private session afterwards. Moreover, as a participant in the LS2 Annual Meeting 2024, you will have the opportunity to expand or refresh your network in Switzerland via interaction with scientists in and outside your field.

Only applicants having ties to Switzerland will be considered (i.e. Swiss citizenship, Swiss residency, past or on-going affiliation with a Swiss institution of at least two years by the 2024meeting). Independent position holders are not eligible.

Find the full list of eligibility and selection criteria and details to apply :

Deadline: 15th October, 2023

Questions to the session should be addressed to
General questions can be sent to

Gene Regulation Workshop, Sep. 4, 2023 at the Biophore, Amphitheater

This year, the Gene regulation workshop will be hosting Magda Bienko, Julius Brennecke, Luca Giorgetti, Tineke Lenstra, Marieke Oudelaar and Peter Scheiffele in the Biophore building (Amphitheater) at UNIL.

Our PIs, Maria C. Gambetta, D. Gatfield and N. Vastenhouw are among the organizers.

Further information & registration: