RESEARCH

Core facilities

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All the necessary tools for research projects in life sciences.

  • Technological platforms, analytical instruments and laboratory products
  • Providing high-quality specialist services supervised by scientists and managed by specialized technicians
  • With most reliable techniques and cutting-edge, state-of-the-art equipments

zootechnie

Animal production

Breeding and care of laboratory animals

  • Academic director: Serge Nef
  • Contact persons: Patrick Bonfils, Maëlle Le Pottier

Tel: 022 379 51 31, 022 379 52 24, 022 379 54 44
patrick.bonfils(at)unige.ch, ComAnimal-medecine(at)unige.ch
http://www.medecine.unige.ch/zootechnie

P2: Care of experimental animals with class 2 biological agents

  • Academic director: Serge Nef
  • Contact person: Doron Merkler

Doron.Merkler(at)unige.ch
http://www.medecine.unige.ch/zootechnieP2


bio-imagerie

Bioimaging

Photonic microscopy for the observation of live or fixed cells and tissues

  • Academic directors: Dr Bernhard Wehrle-Haller et Prof. Alexandre Dayer
  • Contact persons: François Prodon, Sergei Startchik, Olivier Brun 

Tel: 022 379 52 66
bioimaging(at)unige.ch
françois.prodon(at)unige.ch
https://www.unige.ch/medecine/bioimaging


CIBM

Biomedical imaging (CIBM)

Center for biomedical imaging (UNIGE, UNIL, EPFL, CHUV, HUG) Geneva modules

  • Academic director: Pr Christoph Michel
  • Contact person: Dr François Lazeyras

Tel: 022 372 52 14
francois.lazeyras(at)unige.ch
http://www.medecine.unige.ch/cibm


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BioStock

Sale of biological, chemical and plastic laboratory supplies at preferential prices

  • Academic director: Pr Nicolas Demaurex
  • Contact person: Dominique Ducrest-Gay

Tel: 022 379 50 44 / 47
biostock-medecine(at)unige.ch
dominique.ducrest-gay(at)unige.ch
 https://www.unige.ch/medecine/biostock


CRC
 

CRC

Center for Clinical Research of the Faculty of Medicine and the HUG

  • Academic director: Pr Jérôme Pugin
  • Contact person: Corinne Chaudet

Tel: 022 372 98 08 Monday / Thursday, 022 372 91 34 Tuesday / Friday
corinne.chaudet(at)hcuge.ch
http://crc.hug-ge.ch


PFMU

Electron Microscopy (PFMU)

Analysis of cells/tissues at the ultrastructural level by transmission electron microscopy

  • Academic director: Pr Pierre Cosson
  • Contact person: Pr Michelangelo Foti

Tel: 022 379 53 05
michelangelo.foti(at)unige.ch
 https://www.unige.ch/medecine/pfmu


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Flow cytometry

Flow cytometry service

  • Academic ditectors: Pr Daniel Pinschewer, Pre Stéphanie Hugues
  • Contact persons: Jean-Pierre Aubry, Suzanne Bissat, Cécile Gamero et Monique Eissler

Tel: 022 379 51 88
flowcytometry(at)unige.ch , Jean-Pierre.Aubry-Lachainaye(at)unige.ch
https://www.unige.ch/medecine/cytometrie/


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Genomics

Advice and access to the state-of-the-art methods in genomic technologies (Ultra High Throughtput Sequencing, DNA microarrays for transcriptomic and genotyping studies, nCounter, Real-time PCR)

  • Academic directors: Pr Stylianos Antonarakis, Pr Ueli Schibler
  • Contact persons: Mylène Docquier

Tel: 022 379 50 31
mylene.docquier(at)unige.ch
http://www.medecine.unige.ch/genomics


histologie

Histology

Dehydration, embedding, sectioning (cryostat, paraffin) and staining  of specimens for light microscopy

  • Academic director: Pr Pierre Cosson
  • Contact persons: Marie Ebrahim Malek, Laura de Luca, Priscilla Soulié

Tel: 022 379 52 96
histologie-medecine(at)unige.ch
http://www.medecine.unige.ch/histologie


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Institute of translational molecular imaging

Anatomical and fonctional phenotyping of small animal through non invasive in vivo imaging

  • Director: Pr. Osman Ratib
  • Contact Persons: Dr Laurent Vinet, Dr. Dider Colin (CIBM), Dr Yohan Van der Looij, Stéphane Germain (CIBM)

Tél: 022 372 40 64
Osman.Ratib(at)hcuge.ch

https://www.unige.ch/medecine/itmi


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Murine behaviour

Behavioural studies on mice

  • Academic director: Pr Christian Lüscher
  • Contact person: Mme Catherine Pham Ton That

Tel: 022.379.47.31 or 079.301.45.40
Catherine.Pham(at)unige.ch 
http://www.medecine.unige.ch/comportement


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Phenotyping of small animals

Phenotyping of small animals through physiological and metabolic analyses
Clamp glucose / insulin

  • Academic co-directors: Prof. Françoise Rohner-Jeanrenaud et Prof. Roberto Coppari
  • Contact persons: Dr Franck Bontems
  • Contact persons for clamp glucose / insulin:  Dr Christelle Veyrat-Durebex

Tel: 022 379 95 210
Francoise.Jeanrenaud(at)unige.ch
http://unige.ch/medecine/phenotypage/en


proteomique

Proteomics

Analysis of protein samples

  • Academic director: Pr Jean-Charles Sanchez
  • Contact persons: Patrizia Arboit, Carla Pasquarello Mosimann, Umut Oguz

Tel: 022 379 59 28
protplat-medecine(at)unige.ch, Carla.PasquarelloMosimann(at)unige.ch
http://www.medecine.unige.ch/proteomics


LAVIM

Radiology imaging (LAVIM)

Acquisition, archiving and analysis of radiological images.

  • Academic director: Pr Jean-Paul Vallée
  • Contact persons: Christian Girard

Tel: 022 372 62 66
christian.girard(at)hcuge.ch
http://www.medecine.unige.ch/lavim


 

R3

Under the responsibility of Prof. Pierre Cosson, the R3 Plateform joins together three research tools that fit, in the broad sense, within the framework of the 3R policy (Replace, Reduce, Refine), on animal testing : 
reads

R.E.A.D.S Unit: Readers, Assay development and screening unit

Tel: 022 379 41 36
https://www.unige.ch/medecine/reads

anticorps

Recombinant antibodies: Developpement and production of recombinant antibodies

Tel: 022 379 52 93
https://www.unige.ch/medecine/anticorps

zebrafishWeb

ZebRafish Core Facility: Access to the zebrafish model for local research groups

  • Academic director: Pr Nicolas Demaurex
  • Contact person: Richard Fish

Tel: 022 379 52 78
https://www.unige.ch/medecine/zebrafish


transgenese

Transgenesis

Production, decontamination and cryopreservation of transgenic mice; in vitro fertilisation

  • Academic director: Pr Pedro Herrera
  • Contact persons:Fabrizio Thorel,  Maëlle Le Pottier

Tel: 022 379 55 91
Fabrizio.Thorel(at)unige.ch
https://www.unige.ch/medecine/transgenese/