< Research  Seminars

Past seminars (2009-2008)

Dpt of Plant Sciences

Adriana Giongo

University of Florida, Gainesville

Bacteria Correlated with the Development of Auto-immunity in Children

1069, Sciences III

Host: William Broughton

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BioPhD

Mireille Tittel Elmer

Laboratory of Plant Genetics, Unige

Stress-induced Genomic Response in Arabidopsis thaliana and Saccharomyces cerevisiae

1S059, Sciences III

Host: Jerzy Paszkowski

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Dpt of Biochemistry

Ana Garcia Saez

Biotechnology Center, TU-Dresden

Quantitative microscopy for the study of biomembranes. A single molecule approach to the Bcl-2 proteins

352, Sciences II

Host: Howard Riezman

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Dpt of Biochemistry

Aurélien Roux

Institut Curie, Paris

How dynamin bends and breaks lipid membranes

352, Sciences II

Host: Howard Riezman

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Dpt of Biochemistry

David Miguez

Dpt of Systems Biology, Harvard University, Boston

Nonlinear dynamics of cancer pathways

352, Sciences II

Host: Howard Riezman

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Dpt of Genetics & Evolution

François Xavier Boittin

Jean-Louis Beny? s laboratory

Signalisation calcique dans les muscles lisses et lendothélium

1S081, Sciences III

Host: Francois Karch

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Dpt of Biochemistry

Pavel Tomancak

Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics, Dresden

Molecular anatomy of the fly embryo

352, Sciences II

Host: M. Gonzalez Gaitan

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Dpt of Genetics & Evolution

Evelyn Houliston

University Pierre & Marie Curie, Zoological Station Villefranche/mer, France

Establishment of embryo polarity in the cnidarian, Clytia hemisphaerica

1S081, Sciences III

Host: Brigitte Galliot

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BioPhD

Manon Quiquand

Brigitte Galliot's lab

Tracing back the early evolution of ParaHox genes and the ancestral neurogenic function of Gsx/Anthox2 in the developing sea anemone, Nematostella vectensis

1S081, Sciences III

Host: Brigitte Galliot

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Dpt of Genetics & Evolution

Jean Stephane Joly

Center for National Scientific Research (CNRS), Gif sur Yvette, France

A cis-regulatory signature for chordate anterior neurectodermal genes

1S081, Sciences III

Host: Brigitte Galliot

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Dpt of Genetics & Evolution

Stéphane Rivi?re

Ivan Rodriguez laboratory

a novel family of chemosensors

1S081, Sciences III

Host: Francois Karch

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Dpt of Biochemistry

Izabela Sumara

Institut de Biochimie, ETH, Zurich

Cul3-based E3-ligase: a master regulator of mitosis in mammalian cells

352, Sciences II

Host: Howard Riezman

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BioPhD

Beatrice Lecroq

Jan Pawlowski's lab

New Insights into the Diversity of Deep-Sea Benthic Foraminifera

1S059, Sciences III

Host: Jan Pawlowski

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Dpt of Biochemistry

Benoît Kornmann

Lab of Biochemistry & Biophysics, University of California, San Francisco, U.S.A

The molecular hug between the ER and the mitochondria

352, Sciences II

Host: Howard Riezman

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Geneva Biology Club

Thierry Soldati

Department of Biochemistry, University of Geneva

Motility, membrane traffic, and cell-intrinsic immunity. What do we learn from the amoeba ?

1S059, Sciences III

Host: Luis Lopez Molina

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Dpt of Genetics & Evolution

Suzanne Saenko

Paul Brakefield? lab (Institute of Biology, Leiden University, The Netherlands

Evo-devo of novel traits: unravelling the genetic basis of butterfly wing patterns

4059, Sciences III

Host: Michel Milinkovitch

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Dpt of Genetics & Evolution

Mikhail Matz

University of Texas, Austin, US

Genomics of non-model organisms

4059, Sciences III

Host: Jan Pawlowski

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Dpt of Genetics & Evolution

Wanda Buzgariu

Brigitte Galliot's lab

Autophagy activation in hydra: from survival to regeneration strategies

1S081, Sciences III

Host: Francois Karch

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Dpt of Biochemistry

Hiroaki Suga

Department of Chemistry and Biotechnology, The University of Tokyo, Japan

Genetic Code Reprogramming and its Application to the Rapid Discovery of a New Class of Peptidyl Drugs

A150, Sciences II

Host: Howard Riezman

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Dpt of Genetics & Evolution

Welcome Bender

Harvard Medical School

Building the segmental domain in the Drosophila bithorax complex

1S081, Sciences III

Host: Francois Karch

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BioPhD

Carole Iampietro

François Karchlaboratory

In-situ analysis of the cis-regulatory region of the Bithorax Complex in Drosophila melanogaster

1S081, Sciences III

Host: Francois Karch

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Dpt of Genetics & Evolution

Maheshwar Gummalla

François Karchlaboratory

Revisiting cross-regulatory interactions between Ubx, abd-A and Abd-B

1S081, Sciences III

Host: Francois Karch

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Dpt of Genetics & Evolution

Craig Hart

University of Louisian, Bâton Rouge (US)

BEAF-dependent chromatin domain insulators: Linking chromatin structure and gene regulation

3079, Sciences III

Host: Francois Karch

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Dpt of Biochemistry

Vladimir Vargas

Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics in Dresden (D)

How does budding yeast kinesin-8 depolymerize microtubules?

352, Sciences II

Host: Howard Riezman

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Dpt of Genetics & Evolution

Patrick Tschopp

Denis Duboule's lab

Walk the line - collinear Hox gene regulation in the mouse primary body axis

1S081, Sciences III

Host: Francois Karch

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Dpt of Plant Sciences

Joachim Frey

Institut für Veterinär Bakteriologie, Universität Bern

Type III secretion system and AexT a bifunctional protein targeting the host cytoskeleton: main virulence attributes of Aeromonas salmonicida in furunculosis of Salmonidae fish

1069, Sciences III

Host: William Broughton

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Geneva Plant Seminars

John Doebley

Department of Genetics, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Darwin and Domestication

1069, Sciences III

Host: Jerzy Paszkowski

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BioPhD

Denis Basquin

Daniel Pauli's laboratory

The transcription elongation factor P-TEFb in Drosophila melanogaster : characterization of a mutation of the Cdk9 kinase and of the different activities of two cofactors

A150, Sciences II

Host: Daniel Pauli

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Dpt of Genetics & Evolution

Urszula Brykczynska

Antoine Peters lab, Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research,Basel

Transmission of methylated histones with modification-specific genomic localization by human spermatozoa

4059, Sciences III

Host: Michel Milinkovitch

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Dpt of Genetics & Evolution

Michel Milinkovitch

Dpt of Zoology and animal biology

Very large phylogeny inference (under Maximum Likelihood) for dummies: launching the beta release of MetaPIGA v2

1S081, Sciences III

Host: Francois Karch

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BioPhD

Fabien Burki

Jan Pawlowski's lab

A phylogenomic contribution to the eukaryotic tree of life

A150, Sciences II

Host: Jan Pawlowski

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Dpt of Genetics & Evolution

John Archibald

Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada

Bonsai genomics: the remnant nuclear genomes of cryptophyte and chlorarachniophyte algae

1S059, Sciences III

Host: Jan Pawlowski

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Geneva Plant Seminars

Marja Timmermans

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, New York, USA

Pattern Formation in Leaves via Mobile Small RNAs

1069, Sciences III

Host: Jerzy Paszkowski

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BioPhD

Patrick Pfister

Ivan Rodriguez laboratory

"V1r receptors: from teleost to mammals

1S059, Sciences III

Host: Ivan Rodriguez

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Geneva Plant Seminars

Hidetoshi Saze

Department of Integrated Genetics, National Institute of Genetics, Japan

Control of Genic DNA Methylation by a jmjC Domain-Containing Gene in Arabidopsis

1069, Sciences III

Host: Jerzy Paszkowski

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Geneva Plant Seminars

Pascal Ratet

Institut des Sciences du Végétal , CNRS Gif-sur-Yvette (France)

Two Retroelements for one Mutagenesis: Insertion mutants in Medicago truncatula as tools to study plant microbes interactions

1069, Sciences III

Host: Christophe Belin

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Dpt of Genetics & Evolution

Jean Michel Gibert

François Karch's laboratory

Studying the evolution of a chromatin regulator network through structure function analysis

1S081, Sciences III

Host: Francois Karch

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Geneva Plant Seminars

Jürg Felix

University of Tübingen, Germany

Plant immunoreceptors for pathogen associated molecular patterns and other danger signals

1069, Sciences III

Host: Jerzy Paszkowski

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Geneva Plant Seminars

Tadeusz Kawecki

University of Lausanne, Ecology & Evolution Dept

Evolutionary biology of learning: Insights from Drosophila

1069, Sciences III

Host: Jerzy Paszkowski

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BioPhD

Flora Begeot

Pierre Spierer's lab

Targets of the drosophila melanogaster heterochromatic protein SU(VAR)3-7

A150, Sciences II

Host: Pierre Spierer

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Dpt of Genetics & Evolution

Stéphane Ronseray

Laboratoire Biologie du Développement, CNRS - Université Pierre et Marie Curie. Paris

P transposable element repression in Drosophila by an epigenetic telomeric trans-silencing

4059, Sciences III

Host: Marion Delattre

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Dpt of Genetics & Evolution

Maria Cristina Gambetta

EMBL, Heidelberg

Essential role of Sxc in Polycomb repression

1S081, Sciences III

Host: Francois Karch

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Geneva Plant Seminars

Arp Schnittger

Institut de Biologie Moléculaire des Plantes du CNRS, Strasbourg (F)

Dissecting cell cycle control during the reproductive life phase of flowering plants

1069, Sciences III

Host: Jerzy Paszkowski

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Dpt of Genetics & Evolution

Nicolas Navarro

Univesitat Autonoma de Barcelona & Evolutionary Biology, Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Manchester

Genetics basis of complex traits: insights from mandible shape, gene expressions and outbred designs

4059, Sciences III

Host: Michel Milinkovitch

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Geneva Plant Seminars

Niko Geldner

Université de Lausanne, Dept. of Plant Molecular Biology

Polar epithelia re-invented: How plants set up their cellular barrier to the soil

1069, Sciences III

Host: Jerzy Paszkowski

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Dpt of Genetics & Evolution

Lo?c Pillet

Jan Pawlowski's lab

Molecules, morphology and kleptoplastidy within Foraminifera

1S059, Sciences III

Host: Jan Pawlowski

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Dpt of Biochemistry

Claire Salzer

Department of Biology of the Indiana University, U.S.A

Retinal determination in Drosophila within the developing eye and abroad

352, Sciences II

Host: Marcos Gonzalez Gaitan

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Dpt of Biochemistry

Claire Wilheim

Unknown

Intracellular magnetic nanoparticles for biophysical and biomedical strategies

352, Sciences II

Host: Marcos Gonzalez Gaitan

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Dpt of Genetics & Evolution

Favia Nunes

Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego, USA

?Biodiversity and connectivity in corals of the Atlantic? and ? Genomic approaches to studying the effects of nitrogen limitation in diatoms?

4059, Sciences III

Host: Michel Milinkovitch

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Dpt of Genetics & Evolution

Jean Maurice Dura

Institut de Génétique humaine, Montpellier, France

Developmental axon pruning and memory in Drosophila

1S081, Sciences III

Host: Francois Karch

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Dpt of Genetics & Evolution

Thomas Miconi

University of Birmingham, UK

Adaptation, complexity and progress in artificial evolution

4059, Sciences III

Host: Michel Milinkovitch

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Dpt of Genetics & Evolution

Roland Dosch

Dosch laboratory

Soufflé and vitellogenesis: On ne fait pas domelette sans casser des oeufs

1S081, Sciences III

Host: Roland Dosch

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Dpt of Biochemistry

Uenal Coskun

Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics in Dresden

Dimeric FAPP2 in membrane organization

352, Sciences II

Host: Ben Brankatschk

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Dpt of Genetics & Evolution

Joost Maarten Woltering

Duboule's laboratory

From lizards to snakes: behind the evolution of an extreme body plan

1S081, Sciences III

Host: Denis Duboule

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Dpt of Biochemistry

Michael Overduin

CRUK Institute for Cancer Studies, University of Birmingham

Exploring the membrane:protein interface: prediction, validation and structures of proteins that bind and fold on membrane surfaces

352, Sciences II

Host: Jean Gruenberg

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BioPhD

Gwendal Le Martelot

Ueli Schiblerslab, Department of Molecular Biology, University of Geneva

REV-ERBa Links Circadian Liver Oscillators to Fatty Acid Synthesis and Bile Acid Homeostasis

1S081, Sciences III

Host: Ueli Schibler

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Dpt of Genetics & Evolution

Daan Noordermeer

Dept of Cell Biology and Genetics, Erasmus medical Centre, Rotterdam

Nuclear and chromatin organization of a gene-dense region containing an integrated beta-globin locus control region

0013, Sciences III

Host: Denis Duboule

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Dpt of Biochemistry

Philippe Chavrier

Laboratoire de la Dynamique du Cytosquelette et de la Membrane, Institut Curie - Paris - France

Mechanism of invadopodia formation by tumor cells

352, Sciences II

Host: Thierry Soldati

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Dpt of Genetics & Evolution

Giovanna Zacchetti

Duboule's laboratory

Thesis defense: Related Genetic Mechanisms of Hox Function in Mammalian Limb and Gut Development

A100, Sciences II

Host: Jozsef Zakany

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Geneva Plant Seminars

Thomas Brutnell

Brutnell Maize Genetics Lab, Boyce Thomson Institute ? Cornell University N.Y. - USA

A systems approach to understanding the shade Avoidance syndrome in maize

1069, Sciences III

Host: Jerzy Paszkowski

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BioPhD

Luiza Ghila

Marie Gomez laboratory, Dept. of Zoology and Animal Biology; NCCR Frontiers in Genetics

Analysis of LNP-1 involvement in synaptic vesicle trafficking and neurotransmission

1S081, Sciences III

Host: Denis Duboule

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Dpt of Genetics & Evolution

Yikang Rong

Laboratory of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, National Cancer Institute, NIH, Bethesda

SIRT: accelerating targeted mutagenesis in Drosophila

1S081, Sciences III

Host: Francois Karch

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Dpt of Genetics & Evolution

Ernesto Sanchez Herrero

Autonomous University of Madrid, Spain

The more you give the less you get: Ultrabithorax Hox gene overexpression and Polycomb silencing

4059, Sciences III

Host: Francois Karch

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BioPhD

Anna Kicheva

Gonzalez-Gaitan lab, Department of Biochemistry

Kinetics and interpretation of the Dpp morphogen gradient in Drosophila wing development

1S059, Sciences III

Host: Marcos Gonzalez Gaitan

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BioPhD

Natsuko Kinoshita

Luis Lopez-Molinalab,, Department of Plant Biology, University of Geneva

Identification of GIA3, a novel locus mediating ABA-dependent growth arrest responses during seed germination in Arabidopsis thaliana

A100, Sciences II

Host: Luis Lopez Molina

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