CIG minisymposium: SNSF Starting grant candidates

Dec. 13 & 14, GENOPODE & AMPHIMAX

December 13

GENOPODE Auditorium A

8:30 Babatunde Ekundayo Accessing DNA in condensed chromatin: Fundamental mechanisms and implications for gene therapy

9:10 Akanksha Jain TBD

AMPHIMAX 414

10:20 Ehsan Habibi Deciphering the Principles of Embryo Development Across Space and Time  

11:00 Yoav Voichek Transcriptional Regulation in Plants – Unique Properties and Principles

December 14

GENOPODE Auditorium B

8:00 Ricardo Bocchi Molecular mechanisms underlying astrocyte origins and diversity

8:40 Irene Beusch Exploring functions of spliceosomal proteins through CRISPR-Cas9 base editing screens

9:20 Alessandra Brambati DNA Double-Strand Breaks: Drivers of Disease and Evolution

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.