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Winners of the 7th iGE3 PhD Salary Awards

7th iGE3 PhD Salary Awards - The final selection

We are proud to announce and congratulate the winners of the iGE3 PhD salary awards 2019 !

At the end of this 7th round of selection, 6 PhD awards could be given to graduate students working in the laboratories of iGE3 faculty members for the quality of their application.

The winners are:

The awardees have presented their project during the 8th iGE3 Annual Meeting on Monday, November 4, 2019, at the Auditorium HES of the Clinique La Colline in Geneva.

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8th Annual Meeting of iGE3

Monday, November 4, 2019 • 8:30 AM - 6:30 PM
Auditorium HES - Clinique La Colline - La Roseraie building
Geneva

The iGE3 Annual Meeting 2019 will feature keynote lectures by invited experts and talks by iGE3 members. This year’s main topics are precision medicine and RNA-gene expression pathway. The meeting will also be the opportunity for the winners of the 7th iGE3 PhD Salary Awards to present their research project.

Participation is free of charge, but registration is required.

Program, registration:

Meeting 2019 website

Event ID: meeting_2019
Extended registration deadline: Thursday, October 31, 2019

Organization:

Françoise Stutz and Patrick Meraldi

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7th iGE3 PhD Salary Awards

For graduate students working in the laboratories of iGE3 faculty members.

We are happy to announce the 7th round of the iGE3 PhD Salary Awards. Similar to the past years, these stipends will be given competitively to graduate students working in the laboratories of iGE3 members, for projects with a strong genetics or genomics component.

The graduate students have to be in the 2nd or 3rd year of their studies (on December 1, 2019), and the salary awards will be provided for 2 years, non-renewable. The final selection will be made by an external (non-UNIGE) advisory board. The stipends should be acknowledged in publications as iGE3 PhD Student Awards.

Please note:

  • up to 6 PhD awards should be given in this 7th round of the doctoral training support;
  • one application per laboratory will be accepted per call;
  • students from laboratories with awardees from 2018 are not eligible, i.e. lab of Profs F. Stutz, P. Meraldi and S. Nef, and Dre E. Poloni;
  • the announcement of the final selection will be made by Monday, September 30, 2019;
  • the successful applicants will present their project at the 8th iGE3 Annual Meeting on Monday, November 4, 2019;
  • the contracts will start on Sunday, December 1, 2019.

The application must be completed online. Please follow this address.

PhD Awards website

Application deadline: Sunday, September 1, 2019

Further information: Nadia.Fraefel@unige.ch

The iGE3 Executive Board (D. Shore, E.T. Dermitzakis, D. Duboule, E. Nagoshi, W. Reith)

! Registration is closed !

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New iGE3 member - Guillaume Andrey

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We are pleased to welcome Prof. Guillaume Andrey as a new faculty member of the iGE3.

Guillaume Andrey has recently joined the Department of Genetic Medicine and Development of the Faculty of Medicine as an assistant professor. His main research topic is the epigenetic control of developmental processes. More precisely his group aims to understand how epigenetic information, in particular the 3D organization of human and mouse genomes, instruct the development of organs and structures during embryogenesis.

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New iGE3 member - Ramesh Pillai

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We are pleased to welcome Prof. Ramesh Pillai as a new faculty member of the iGE3.

Ramesh Pillai is a professor at the Department of Molecular Biology of the Faculty of Science. His group is interested in studying mechanisms by which eukaryotic genomes control gene expression, in particular molecular mechanisms involved in gene regulation by small noncoding RNAs and RNA modifications. His research uses interdisciplinary approaches and different model systems, including flies and mice.

Winners of the 6th PhD Salary Awards

6th iGE3 PhD Salary Awards - The final selection

We are proud to announce and congratulate the winners of the iGE3 PhD salary awards 2018 !

At the end of this 6th round of selection, 4 PhD awards could be given to graduate students working in the laboratories of iGE3 faculty members for the quality of their application.

The winners are:

The awardees have presented their project during the 7th iGE3 Annual Meeting on Tuesday, November 13, 2018, at the CMU in Geneva.

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7th Annual Meeting of iGE3

Tuesday, November 13, 2018 • 8:30 AM - 6:00 PM
CMU - Room B04.2222 - Building B, 4th floor
Geneva

Participation is free of charge, but registration is required.

Program, registration:

Meeting 2018 website

Event ID: meeting_2018
New registration deadline: Monday, November 12, 2018 - Noon

Organization:

Emi Nagoshi and Denis Jabaudon

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6th iGE3 PhD Salary Awards

For graduate students working in the laboratories of iGE3 faculty members.

We are happy to announce the 6th round of the iGE3 PhD Salary Awards. Similar to the past five years, these stipends will be given competitively to graduate students working in the laboratories of iGE3 members, for projects with a strong genetics or genomics component.

The graduate students have to be in the 2nd or 3rd year of their studies, and the salary awards will be provided for 2 years, non-renewable. The final selection will be made by an external (non-UNIGE) advisory board. The stipends should be acknowledged in publications as iGE3 PhD Student Awards.

Please note:

  • up to 4 PhD awards should be given in this 6th round of the doctoral training support;
  • one application per laboratory will be accepted per call;
  • students from laboratories with awardees from 2017 are not eligible, i.e. lab of Dr Currat, Profs Gotta, Herrera, Martinou, Ulm and Zdobnov;
  • the announcement of the final selection will be made by Monday, October 15, 2018;
  • the successful applicants will present their project at the 7th iGE3 Annual Meeting on Tuesday, November 13, 2018;
  • the contracts will start on Saturday, December 1, 2018.

The application must be completed online. Please follow this address.

PhD Awards website

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Application deadline: Sunday, September 2, 2018

Further information: Nadia.Fraefel@unige.ch

The iGE3 Executive Board (D. Shore, E.T. Dermitzakis, D. Duboule, D. Picard, W. Reith)

! Registration is closed !

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New iGE3 member - Marc Abramowicz

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We are pleased to welcome Prof. Marc Abramowicz as a new faculty member of the iGE3.

Marc Abramowicz is a professor at the Department of Genetic Medicine and Development of the Faculty of Medicine, and head of the Genetic Medicine Division of the HUG. There are two axes to his research: identify causes and mechanisms of genetic disease, and identify and mitigate predisposition to common disease. His long-term goal is to identify and validate medical interventions based on patients’ genomic analysis, that improve health outcome.