Johannes Larsch and Martina Legris got an SNSF starting grant

https://www.snf.ch/en/93E43Wi7LlXzhqTN/news/snsf-starting-grants-2023-67-projects-approved

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Johannes Larsch, an assistant Professor at the CIG, and Martina Legris, a postdoctoral fellow in Christian Fankhauser group, both got an SNSF starting grant. Martina will join the University of Neuchâtel, and Johannes will use this grant on his project at the CIG.

BIG SEMINARS 2023-2024

Every first Monday of the month 12h15,
Auditorium Biophore Building
UniL-Sorge at Dorigny

Free entrance

BIG is an interdepartmental seminar series, and is organized by Zoltan Kutalik, Julia Santiago, Yolanda Schaerli, Tanja Schwander and Nadine Vastenhouw

October 2, 2023
Stefan Mundlos, Max Planck Institute for Molecular Genetics, Berlin (DE)
Structural Variants in the Non-Coding Genome – Lessons from Development, Disease, and Evolution

November 6, 202
Tatiana Giraud, University of Paris Saclay (FR)
“A new theory for the evolution of sex chromosomes, based on deleterious mutations

December 4, 2023 Cancelled
Rong Fan, SEAS, University of Yale, New York (USA)
Title to be announced soon.

January 8, 2024
Ted Farmer, DBMV, University of Lausanne (CH)
Title to be announced soon.

February 5, 2024
Jochen Rink, Max Planck Institute for multidisciplinary sciences, Göttingen (DE)
Title to be announced soon.

March 4, 2024
Susana Coelho, Max Planck Institute for Biology, Tüebingen (DE)
Title to be announced soon.

April 8, 2024
Verena Ruprecht, Center for genomic regulation, Barcelona (ES)
Title to be announced soon.

May 6, 2024
Gosia Trynka, Open target & Wellcome Sanger institute, Cambridge (UK)
Title to be announced soon.

June 3, 2024
Nick Lane, University College London (UK)
Title to be announced soon.

CIG Seminars Fall 2023 Program

Monday 12:15, Génopode, auditorium B

Monday September 11, 2023
Ben Engel,
University of Basel, CH
«Exploring photosynthesis and carbon fixation across scales with cryo-electron tomography»
Host: Christian Fankhauser

Monday September 25, 2023
Laurent Le Cam,
INSERM, Montpellier, France
«Roles of the p53 pathway in metabolism: implications in aging, tissue homeostasis and carcinogenesis»
Host: Lluis Fajas Coll

Monday October 9, 2023
Melissa Harrison,
University of Wisconsin, Madison, USA
«Pioneering the developmental frontier»
Host: Nadine Vastenhouw

Monday October 16, 2023
Alexis A. Jourdain,
University of Lausanne, Dpt. of Immunology, CH
«Nucleotides and RNA as unconventional energy sources”
Host: David Gatfield

Monday October 23, 2023
Angela Taddei,
Institut Curie, Paris, France
«Dynamics of chromatin and transcription upon entry into quiescence and return to growth»
Hosts: PhD Students & Postdocs

Monday October 30, 2023
Félix Naef,
EPFL Lausanne, CH
«Synchronization of circadian and cell cycle oscillators in cells and tissues»
Host: Paul Franken

Monday November 13, 2023
Guillaume Thibault,
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
«The conserved endoplasmic reticulum stress role in
protein and lipid homeostasis»
Host: Aleksandar Vjestica

Monday November 20, 2023
Gunter Meister,
University of Regensburg, Germany
«Mechanisms of m6A- and miRNA-guided gene regulation and their links to cancer progression»
Host: Jean-Yves Roignant

Monday November 27, 2023
Paolo Giacobini,
INSERM, Lille, France
«A spatially resolved single-cell genomic atlas of the human fetal olfactory and neuroendocrine system»
Host: Sophie Croizier

Monday December 11, 2023
Kazuhiro Maeshima,
National Institute of Genetics Yata, Japan
«Chromatin organization and behavior during the cell cycle revealed by single-nucleosome imaging/tacking»
Host: Nadine Vastenhouw

Génopode retreat 2023: best poster prizes

The prizes for the best posters were given this year at the Génopode Retreat in Leysin (August 24 & 25, 2023) to:

1st prize:
Chiara Auwerx​ (Kutalik & Reymond lab)​
poster #4: “Copy-number variants as modulators of common disease susceptibility”

2nd prize:
Camille Schmidt (van Leeuwen lab)
poster #53: “Characterizing the mechanisms of cisplatin resistance in cell lines impaired for interstrand crosslink repair”​

Congratulations!

CIG Seminars Spring 2023 Program

Monday 12:15, Génopode, auditorium B

Free entrance

Monday January 9, 2023
Cécile Lebrand,
Publications and Open Research Data Management Support Service at FBM UNIL, Lausanne, CH
«Organize your research data for free of charge Long Term Storage (LTS) at UNIL»
Cécile Lebrand will Inform you on the process of reorganizing and describing your research data in the form of an explanatory documents called “readme file” for long term storage on the DCSR NAS at UNIL. She will also introduce you to new personalized services and a new tool that will be developed in 2023 for helping you to meet the FAIR data sharing principles (Findable, Accessible., Interoperable, Reusable).
References
Lebrand Cécile. (2022, October 17). FAIR Data sharing à la FBM : garantie d’une recherche plus transparente et reproductible. La publication scientifique face aux enjeux de l’ouverture et de la transparence, lausanne, suisse. Zenodo. https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.7217082

Host: Maria C. Gambetta

Monday January 23, 2023
Anissa Kempf,
University of Basel, CH
«Metabolic control of sleep»
Host: Richard Benton

Monday January 30, 2023
Wouter de Laat,
Hubrecht Institute, Utrecht, NL
«New insights in gene regulation and chromatin folding by enhancers and cohesin»
Host: Nadine Vastenhouw

Monday February 20, 2023
Peter Becker,
Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, DE
«Non-canonical function of a long, non-coding RNA involved in chromatin regulation»
Host: Maria C. Gambetta

Monday March 13, 2023
Danny Nedialkova,
MPI of Biochemistry, Martinsried, DE
«Regulation of protein biogenesis in eukaryotes»
Host: David Gatfield

Monday March 20, 2023
Yves Barral,
ETHZ, Zurich, CH
«Of sex, memory and aging»
Host: Aleksandar Vjestica

Monday March 27, 2023
Jolanda van Leeuwen,
University of Lausanne, CIG, CH
«Genetic suppression: The wiring of genetic resilience»
Host: Christian Fankhauser

Monday April 24, 2023
Aydan Bulut-Karslioglu,
Max Planck Institute for Molecular Genetics, Berlin, DE
«Controlling the timing of mammalian development»
Hosts: PhD students & Postdocs

Monday May 8, 2023
Sahand Jamal Rahi,
EPFL, Lausanne, CH
«How genetic and cellular networks make decisions under time pressure»
Host: Aleksandar Vjestica

Monday May 15, 2023
Maria Hondele,
University of Basel, CH
«DEAD-box ATPases are global regulators of RNA-containing membrane less organelles»
Host: Aleksandar Vjestica

Monday June 5, 2023
Benjamin Matthews,
The University of British Columbia, CA
«Thirsting for blood and hunting for water: Genetics and neurobiology of mosquito behavior»
Host: Richard Benton

Tuesday June 20, 2023 in GEN A at 14:00
Fisun Hamaratoglu,
Cardiff University, UK
«A non-neuronal role for Tau in epithelial homeostasis»
Host: Christian Fankhauser