Monica Gotta

Monica Gotta

Prof. Monica Gotta


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Monica Gotta did her undergraduate studies in Turin, Italy. She then moved to Switzerland and performed her doctoral studies on chromatin organization in the laboratory of Susan Gasser at the Swiss Institute for Experimental Cancer Research (ISREC). She received her PhD from the University of Lausanne in 1997.  In 1998 she joined the group of Dr Julie Ahringer at the Welcome CR/UK Gurdon Institute to study the mechanisms of cell polarization and mitotic spindle positioning during asymmetric cell division of the C. elegans embryo. In 2002 she went back to Switzerland as a Swiss National Science Foundation Assistant Professor at the Institute of Biochemistry, ETH, Zurich. In 2008 she became Associate Professor at the Medical Faculty of the University of Geneva. She was promoted to Full Professor in 2014.


Women lunches

She coordinates monthly lunches between PI women of the Faculties of Medecine and Science since 2018.

The programme of the 2019-2020 year is:

  October 1st (Monica Gotta) March 3rd (Carole Bourquin)
  November 5th (Charlotte Aumeier) April 7th (Miriam Stoeber)
  December 3rd (Sophie de Seigneux)          May 5th (Sascha Hoogendoorn)
  January 7th (Marie Barberon) June 2nd (Perrine Castets)
  February 4th (Charna Dibner) July 7th (Muriel Cuendet)

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