B.Desvergne Archive


Mon Feb 13th, 2012 – Thesis defense He Fu – GEN

Monsieur He FU, biologiste diplômé de l’Université de Bruxelles, soutiendra en vue de l’obtention du grade de Docteur ès sciences de la vie de l’UNIL, sa thèse intitulée :

Nuclear Receptor PPARs Function in Stem Cell Differentiation and Bone Physiology

Directeur de thèse : Prof Béatrice Desvergne

Cette soutenance aura lieu le lundi 13 février 2012 à 17h00 à l’auditoire A du Génopode, CIG, Quartier UNIL-Sorge


Welcome to Solange Kharoubi Hess

Solange Kharoubi Hess is joining the CIG in Prof. Béatrice Desvergne’s lab in January 2012. She is standing in for Carine Winkler during her maternity leave until the end of August.

We are very happy to welcome her.



Tue Nov 29, 2011 Seminar Lionel Apetoh

Dr Lionel Apetoh 


7bd Jeanne d’Arc

21000 Dijon, France

 Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) inhibits Th17 cell differentiation and tumor growth in vivo

Tuesday November 29th, 2011
12h00 – 13h00

Room 5022, 5th floor

Génopode Building

Host : Prof. Béatrice Desvergne


Nov 7, 5PM GEN Aud B: Public thesis defence of Sajit Thottathil Oomen

Sajit Thottathil Oomen will defend his PhD thesis entitled “Role of PPARβ in irradiation mediated intestinal damage”, directed by Prof. Béatrice Desvergne, on November 7th, 2011 at 17h00 in the auditorium B, Génopode building.




Welcome to Greta Giordano

Greta Giordano is joining the CIG on October 1st, 2011 as a postdoc in Prof. Béatrice Desvergne‘s lab. She will be working on the project entitled: “In vivo approaches of PPARb-driven molecular network”.


Welcome to Barbara Toffoli

Barbara Toffoli joined the CIG on September 5th, 2011 as a postdoc in Prof. Béatrice Desvergne‘s lab. She will be working on an interdisciplinary project on the role of PPAR in sexual dimorphism in liver diseases.