Master

List of Master's projects

Dr. Andreas Bruder (SUPSI, Tessin): Biodiversity of aquatic hyphomycetes

Dr. Andreas Ensslin  (Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques de Genève): Ex situ plant conservation and plant translocations

Dr. Aurélie Boissezon (HEPIA) & Prof. Yamama Naciri (Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques de Genève): Genetic and ecological diversity of macrophytes in the Rhône Bassin

Prof. Bastiaan Ibelings (Forel Institute): Ecology of changing alpline lakes (pressures: climate change, eutrophication, invasive species)
Dr. Camille Christe (Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques de Genève): Genetic diversity of local plant species 
Dr. Charles Pouchon (Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques de Genève): Plant population genomics with applications to conservation and phylogenomics of evolutionary radiations

Dr. Emmanuel Toussaint (Museum d'Histoire Naturelle): Phylogeography, Phylogenomics and Evolution of Coleoptera

Dr. Isabel Blasco-Costa (Museum d'Histoire Naturelle): Diversity, ecology and evolution of parasites

Dr. Juan Carlos Zamora (Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques de Genève): Integrative taxonomy and phylogenetics of Fungi and Myxomycetes

Dr. Louis Nusbaumer (Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques de Genève): Connectivity of the forest fragments of northern Madagascar to complete the network of protected areas

Dr. Mathieu Perret (Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques de Genève): phylogenomics, biogeography and macroevolution of plants

Dr. Michelle Price (Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques de Genève): Research on bryophytes : specimens, microscopy and imaging

Prof. Yamama Naciri (Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques de Genève): Plant population genomics with applications to conservation and phylogenomics of evolutionary radiations

Dre Estella S. Poloni (Dpt. of Gen. & Evolution) : Evolution of detoxyfying metabolism in human and other primate populations

Prof. Ivan Rodriguez (Dpt. of Gen. & Evolution): Evolution of chemoreceptors

Dr Kostas Kampourakis (Section of Biology) : Human DNA diversity and the concept of race

Dr Mathias Currat  (Dpt. of Gen. & Evolution) :  Computational simulation in population genetics

Dr. Andreas Bruder (SUPSI, Tessin): Biodiversity of aquatic hyphomycetes

Dr. Arnaud Blouin, Dr Olivier Schumpp (Agroscope in Nyon): A region, a vineyard and a plant, three scales to study the genetic diversity of the grapevine fanleaf virus, a major pathogen of our vineyards.

Dr. Christophe Debonneville, Dr. Olivier Schumpp (Agroscope in Nyon): Analysis of Flavescence Dorée effectors

Dr. Florian Freimoser (Agroscope in Nyon): Fundamental and applied aspects of biocontrol yeasts

Dr. Karl Perron (Dpt. of Plant Sciences): Co-regulation of metal and antibiotic resistance in bacteria

Prof. Kimberly Kline (CMU): Pathogenesis of biofilm-associated infections

Prof. Martina Valentini (CMU): RNA metabolism and Pseudomonas aeruginosa pathogenesis

Dr. Nicola Storelli (SUPSI, Tessin): Ecology of anaoxigenic phototrophic microorganisms

Prof. Patrick Viollier (CMU): Function & biotechnology of a new glycosyltransferase for O-protein glycosylation

Prof. Sophie Martin (Dpt. of Mol. & Cell. Biology): Sexual reproduction and cell polarization in yeasts

Prof. Thierry Soldati (Dpt of Biochemistry): Cell-autonomous mechanisms of sensing and defence against Mycobacteria infection

Section of Biology

Prof. Alessandro De Simone (Dpt. of Gen. & Evolution): Physical principles of vertebrate regeneration

Prof. Andreas Boland (Dpt. of Mol. & Cell. Biology): Structural studies of proteins involved in cell division and cell signalling

Prof. Emi Nagoshi  (Dpt. of Gen. & Evolution):  Neurodegeneration; Circadian rhythms and sleep

Prof. Florian Steiner (Dpt. of Mol. & Cell. Biology): Epigenetic inheritance of chromatin states

Prof. Ivan Rodriguez (Dpt. of Gen. & Evolution): Neurogenetics

Prof. Orsolya Barabas (Dpt. of Mol. & Cell. Biology): Mechanisms, regulation and application of mobile DNA

Prof. Paul Guichard & Dr. Virginie Hamel (Dpt. of Mol. & Cell. Biology): Structural cell biology: centriole architecture and assembly

Prof.  Ramesh Pillai (Dpt. of Mol. & Cell. Biology): Role of RNA modifications in gene regulation (Carmen Fernandez); Germline small RNAs in genome defense (Nicole Raad)

Prof. Robbie Loewith (Dpt. of Mol. & Cell. Biology): Growth control by TOR signaling pathways

Dr. Robert Maeda (Dpt. of Gen. & Evolution): Development, evolution and functions within the male reproductive system

Prof. Sophie Martin (Dpt. of Mol. & Cell. Biology): Mechanisms of Cell Polarization and Cell Fusion

CMU / HUG

Prof. Anne-Claude Gavin (CMU): Lipid metabolism

Dr. Benjamin Meyer (CMU): The role of Fc-mediated antibody functions in protection from influenza virus infections

Prof. Bernhard Wehrle-Haller (CMU): Cell adhesion, migration and extracellular matrix remodeling

Dr. Christophe Lamy (CMU): Neural circuit bases of neurodegeneration and psychiatric disorders in humans

Prof. Dominique Soldati-Favre (CMU): Conoid ultra structure and function in apicomplexan parasite  invasion

Dr. Ekaterine Berishvili (CMU): Tissue Engineering and Organ Regeneration

Prof. Gabrielle Thumann (CMU&HUG): Development of animal-free models and therapy approaches for neuro-retinal degeneration

Prof. Guillaume Andrey (CMU): Epigenetic control of developmental processes

Prof. Joerg Seebach (HUG): Translational immunology

Prof. Julien Bertrand (CMU): Using Zebrafish to understand Blood Stem Cells

Prof. Marc Ansari (HUG): 5 Projects Description at CANSEARCH Research Platform in Pediatric Oncology and Hematology

Prof. Maud Frieden (CMU): Skeletal muscle regeneration

Prof. Monica Gotta (CMU): Cell division and development

Prof. Pei-Hsuan Wu (CMU): What do sperm piRNAs do?

Prof. Perrine Castets (CMU): Pathomechanisms underlying muscle disease

Prof. Serge Nef (CMU): Sex determination, testis development and functions

Prof. Simon Braun (CMU): Chromatin regulation in brain development and disease

Dr. Thomas Laumonier (CMU): Study the single cell energy of human muscle stem cell

Prof. Wolf-Henning Boehncke (HUG): Mechanotransduction in skin inflammation

Dr. Emilie Demarsy (Dpt. of Plant Sciences) : Photoprotection and photosynthesis

Prof. Luis Lopez Molina (Dpt. of Plant Sciences) : Seed germination control (Arabidopsis thaliana)

Prof. Marie Barberon (Dpt. of Plant Sciences) : Plant nutrition and root development

Prof. Michael Hothorn (Dpt. of Plant Sciences) : Nutrient messengers in plant development

Prof. Roman Ulm  (Dpt. of Plant Sciences) : UV-B perception and signalling in plants

Prof. Teresa Fitzpatrick (Dpt. of Plant Sciences) : Studying the regulation of vitamin B1 or vitamin B6 homeostasis in plants

Prof. Alessandro De Simone (Dpt. of Gen. & Evolution): Physical principles of vertebrate regeneration

Prof. Luigi Bonacina (Section of Physics): Bioimaging and nanotechonology

This list is not exhaustive. You can also contact the research groups of other Faculties or Institutions, and in particular: