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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

iGE3 PhD Program

  1. 3rd iGE3 PhD salary awards – The final selection

    We are proud to announce and congratulate the winners of the iGE3 PhD salary awards 2015 ! At the end of this 3rd round of selection, 7 PhD awards could be given to graduate students working in the laboratories of iGE3 faculty members for the quality of their application....

Soirée publique

  1. Soirée publique: Découvrir les bactéries !

    Nouvelle soirée publique au Bioscope ! Une pièce de monnaie porte-t-elle plus de bactéries qu’un smartphone ? Ou que du savon? Combien de micro-organismes avons-nous dans le corps ? A quoi ressemblent ces êtres microscopiques ? Venez répondre à ces questions en observant des bactéries lors de la prochaine soirée publique au Bioscope, qui aura lieu le mardi 1er décembre 2015 entre 18 h et 20 h....


  1. Life Sciences Seminar Series

    How cells defend their cytosol against bacteria Dr Felix Randow MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology and Department of Medicine, University of Cambridge, Addenbrooke’s Hospital Cambridge, UK Tuesday, December 1, 2015 – 16 h 15 Sciences II – Auditorium A100...


  1. LS2 Annual Meeting 2016

    The 2016 edition the LS2 Annual Meeting will be held on the February 15 & 16, 2016, at the Amphipôle/Amphimax complex of the University of Lausanne. At this meeting, LS2 will bring together Swiss life scientists from academic backgrounds as well as our industry partners with researchers from all across Europe to explore the large spectrum of Interdisciplinary Sciences....