Journal Clubs are in the program "Genomics and Digital Health" of the doctoral school in "Life Sciences from the Faculties of Medicine and Science" and are open to all programs of the PhD school of Life Science, and external participants. It is taught by PIs participating in the program and several external teachers. It will cover a wide range of selected topics in Digital Health and Data Science for Digital Health.

  • Digital Health (DH)
  • Genomics
  • Methodology in Research
  • Ethical and Security Issues in DH
  • Semantics and Interoperability
  • Computational biomedical sciences
  • Natural Language Processing in Health
  • Health Data Analytics
  • Machine Learning in Health
  • Health Data Representation
  • Biomedical Signal Processing
  • Public Health
  • Community Health

On Wednesdays from 11am to 12pm

Room usually H4-02-A (Biotech Campus), might be occasionally in G6-N02 or H8-01-E 

Zoom access


More info here

— September 22, 2021

Digital Health for Health Systems Strengthening

Caroline Perrin - PhD, PMP (Division of eHealth and Telemedicine, HUG - HI5lab, Department of Radiology and Medical Informatics, Unige)

— October 6, 2021

Some challenges and hints handling personal human data in data science (room G6-N02)

Christian Lovis, Professor and chairman, Division of Medical Information Sciences University Hospitals of Geneva (HUG)

— October 20, 2021

CoviDB, a SNOMED CT enabled database for COVID-19 related data

Christophe Gaudet-Blavignac, PhD, University Hospitals of Geneva - Division of Medical Information Sciences, University of Geneva

— November 3, 2021

Self-monitoring technologies and health recommender systems to promote healthy behavior change

Mirana Randriambelonoro, PhD

— November 17, 2021

Towards precision public health using spatial epidemiology and digital health tools

David de Ridder, PhD

— December 1, 2021

Graph-based machine learning in healthcare: examples from clinical trials and drug-discovery

Sohrab Ferdowsi, PhD, post-doctoral researcher with the DS4DH lab of the Department of Radiology and Health Informatics of the University of Geneva

— December 15, 2021

2 talks: CCSD + Suivi de patients COVID et de la vaccination (10:30 am !)

Dr. Guive Khan-Mohammad + Jean-Luc Falcone

— January 19, 2022

Information retrieval in an infodemic: the case of COVID-19 publications

Douglas Teodoro, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Radiology and Medical Informatics, Faculty of Medicine, UNIGE

— February 2, 2022

Introduction to comparative genomics

Prof Evgeny Zdobnov, Department of Genetic Medicine and Development, Computational Evolutionary Genomics Group, University of Geneva Medical School

— March 2, 2022

Development of a prediction model of Enterobacteriaceae colonization among patients using MIMIC III dataset

Racha Gouareb, DS4DH

— March 16, 2022

Cluster analysis of low-dimensional medical concept representations from Electronic Health Records

Fernando Jaume Santero, DS4DH

— March 30, 2022

Investigating techniques of artificial intelligence for the diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease with Dopamine SPECT imaging

Jérôme Schmid, HES

— May 11, 2022

What data should I use for my data-driven solution? a journal club about real, synthetic, and augmented datasets.

Mina Blejogrlic, SIMED, HUG

— May 25, 2022

The role of semantics and ontologies in interpretable machine learning

Janna Hastings