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DNA double helix
Genetics and genomics graphic concept { © Gregory Spencer - iStockphoto }
Genome exhibition at the Geneva University Medical School { UNIGE - Jacques Erard }
Mitosis phases (+ cytokinesis) of the eukaryotic cell { Mariana Ruiz Villarreal - Wikimedia }
Protein synthesis through mRNA translation { Mariana Ruiz Villarreal - Wikimedia }
Sciences III main entrance
Karyotype of human male Klinefelter syndrome { Darryl Leja - NHGRI }
4 different Jmol display modes for the DNA polymerase III alpha-subunit (PDB ID 3e0d)
Geneva University Hospital esplanade { UNIGE - Jacques Erard }
Genomics keyword cloud
Drosophila ovariole (confocal microscopy - 400x) { Ting Xie - Small World Nikon }
Sciences II main hall { UNIGE - Jacques Erard }

Welcome to the iGE3 website !

iGE3, the Institute of Genetics and Genomics of Geneva, is a dynamic structure of the University of Geneva to promote research and teaching related to the human and other genomes. Our ambition is to understand life in the light of the structure, variation and function of genomes, and to contribute to the promotion of health based on the studies of the various human genomes.

Stylianos E. Antonarakis, Director


  1. 5th iGE3 PhD salary awards

    For graduate students working in the laboratories of iGE3 faculty members. We are happy to announce the 5th round of the iGE3 PhD Salary Awards. Similar to the past four years, these stipends will be given competitively to graduate students working in the laboratories of iGE3 members,...

Symposium in Honor of iGE3 Director

Stylianos E. Antonarakis portrait
  1. Symposium in honor of Prof. Stylianos Antonarakis

    A one-day symposium This symposium is organized at the Campus Biotech in Geneva in honour of Prof. Stylianos Antonarakis, iGE3 director, who will be retiring from his position of chair of the Department of Genetic Medicine and Development...


  1. Latsis Symposium 2017

    Transgenerational epigenetic inheritance: impact for biology and society The Latsis Symposium 2017 will be held on August 28 to 30, 2017 at the ETH Zurich. The main aim of that symposium is to discuss the breadth of biological phenomena involving epigenetics and their importance for transgenerational inheritance....


  1. 10es Journées de Microbiologie – Virus et bactéries, le cocktail santé !

    Conférences Grand Public Les micro-organismes, les êtres vivants les plus répandus sur terre, sont partout, et certains de ces microbes sont des alliés indispensables à notre santé et notre bien-être. Vous découvrirez comment des cellules d’un millième de millimètre sont capables de moduler votre comportement, jusqu’à vos sentiments les plus intimes....