Faculty members

59 recordings - Alphabetical order of last names

A

Marc Abramowicz portrait

Mr Marc Joël Abramowicz

Full professor
Head of the Genetic Medicine Division (HUG)
Director of the Center for Genetic Medicine (HUG)

Affiliations

  • Department of Genetic Medicine and Development - Faculty of Medicine, University of Geneva
  • Division of Genetic Medicine - Geneva University Hospitals (HUG)
  • Center for Genetic Medicine (CGEM) - Geneva University Hospitals

Addresses

HUG

Division of Genetic Medicine
Geneva University Hospitals (HUG)
4, rue Gabrielle-Perret-Gentil
1211 Geneva 14
Switzerland

CMU

Department of Genetic Medicine and Development
University of Geneva Medical School (CMU)
Room E09.2758.A - Building E, 9th floor
1, rue Michel-Servet
1211 Geneva 4
Switzerland

Phones

  • Division & CGEM, office: +41 (0)22 372 18 61
  • Division & CGEM, secretariat: +41 (0)22 372 18 55
  • Department, office: +41 (0)22 379 59 22
  • Department, secretariat: +41 (0)22 379 41 53

Faxes

  • Division & CGEM: +41 (0)22 372 18 60
  • Department: +41 (0)22 379 57 06

Research topics

  • Identify and validate medical interventions based on patients’ genomic analysis.
  • Identify causes and mechanisms of genetic disease.
  • Identify and mitigate predisposition to common disease.
Guillaume Andrey portrait

Mr Guillaume Andrey

Assistant professor
iGE3 executive board member

Affiliation

  • Department of Genetic Medicine and Development - Faculty of Medicine, University of Geneva

Address

CMU

Department of Genetic Medicine and Development
University of Geneva Medical School (CMU)
Room E09.3359.A - Building E, 9th floor
1, rue Michel-Servet
1211 Geneva 4
Switzerland

Phones

  • Office: +41 (0)22 379 57 03
  • Secretariat: +41 (0)22 379 41 53
  • Laboratory: +41 (0)22 379 57 11

Fax

  • Department: +41 (0)22 379 57 06

Research topic

  • Understanding how epigenetic information, in particular the 3D organization of human and mouse genomes, instruct the development of organs and structures during embryogenesis.

B

Amos Bairoch portrait

Mr Amos Marc Bairoch

Full professor
Vice-president of the Basic Medical Science section

Affiliations

  • Department of Microbiology and Molecular Medicine - Faculty of Medicine, University of Geneva
  • Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics (SIB)

Address

CMU

Department of Microbiology and Molecular Medicine
Computer Analysis and Laboratory Investigation
of Proteins of Human Origin (CALIPHO)
University of Geneva Medical School (CMU)
Room C09.1542.A - Building C, 9th floor
1, rue Michel-Servet
1211 Geneva 4
Switzerland

Phones

  • Office: +41 (0)22 379 58 60
  • Secretariat: +41 (0)22 379 50 50

Faxes

  • Office: +41 (0)22 379 58 58
  • Department: +41 (0)22 379 57 02

Research topics

  • Combine bioinformatics and experimental methodologies to increase our knowledge of human proteins.
  • Discover the function of selected sets of uncharacterized proteins of human origin through laboratory experiments.
  • Develop neXtProt, a comprehensive human protein knowledge resource.

C

Marc Chanson portrait

Mr Marc Chanson

Full professor

Affiliations

  • Department of Pediatrics - Faculty of Medicine, University of Geneva
  • Department of Cell Physiology and Metabolism - Faculty of Medicine, University of Geneva

Address

CMU

Departments of Pediatrics
and of Cell Physiology and Metabolism
University of Geneva Medical School (CMU)
Room C05.1537.A - Building C, 5th floor
1, rue Michel-Servet
1211 Geneva 4
Switzerland

Phone

  • Office: +41 (0)22 379 52 06

Fax

  • PHYM department: +41 (0)22 379 52 60

Research topic

  • Molecular mechanisms underlying airway epithelial cell repair in the context of cystic fibrosis, an infectious and pro-inflammatory genetic lung disease.
Sandra Citi portrait

Ms Sandra Citi

Associate professor

Affiliation

  • Department of Cell Biology - Faculty of Science, University of Geneva

Address

Sciences III

Department of Cell Biology
Sciences III - University of Geneva
Room 2018B - 2nd floor
30, quai Ernest-Ansermet
1211 Geneva 4
Switzerland

Phones

  • Office: +41 (0)22 379 61 82
  • Secretariat: +41 (0)22 379 30 54

Fax

  • Office: +41 (0)22 379 69 28

Research topic

  • Molecular mechanisms of signaling through cell-cell junctions in epithelia.
Martine Collart portrait

Ms Martine Collart

Full professor
Vice dean of the Medicine Faculty

Affiliations

  • Department of Microbiology and Molecular Medicine - Faculty of Medicine, University of Geneva
  • Deanship - Faculty of Medicine, University of Geneva

Address

CMU

Department of Microbiology and Molecular Medicine
University of Geneva Medical School (CMU)
Room C09.2132.A - Building C, 9th floor
1, rue Michel-Servet
1211 Geneva 4
Switzerland

Phones

  • Office: +41 (0)22 379 54 76
  • Secretariat: +41 (0)22 379 57 43
  • Laboratory: +41 (0)22 379 55 16

Fax

  • Department: +41 (0)22 379 57 02

Research topic

  • Regulation of gene expression by the Ccr4-Not complex in the yeast S.cerevisiae.
Pierre Cosson portrait

Mr Pierre Cosson

Full professor

Affiliation

  • Department of Cell Physiology and Metabolism - Faculty of Medicine, University of Geneva

Address

CMU

Department of Cell Physiology and Metabolism
University of Geneva Medical School (CMU)
Room C06.2141.A - Building C, 6th floor
1, rue Michel-Servet
1211 Geneva 4
Switzerland

Phones

  • Office: +41 (0)22 379 52 93
  • Secretariat: +41 (0)22 379 52 12

Faxes

  • Office: +41 (0)22 379 53 38
  • Department: +41 (0)22 379 52 60

Research topic

  • Dictyostelium amoebae: a genetic model to study phagocytosis and host-pathogen interactions.
Joseph Curran portrait

Mr Joseph Curran

Associate professor

Affiliation

  • Department of Microbiology and Molecular Medicine - Faculty of Medicine, University of Geneva

Address

CMU

Department of Microbiology and Molecular Medicine
University of Geneva Medical School (CMU)
Room D09.2146.B - Building D, 9th floor
1, rue Michel-Servet
1211 Geneva 4
Switzerland

Phones

  • Office: +41 (0)22 379 57 99
  • Secretariat: +41 (0)22 379 56 80
  • Laboratory: +41 (0)22 379 56 73

Fax

  • Department: +41 (0)22 379 57 02

Research topic

  • The impact of 5’UTR mRNA heterogeneity on the mammalian proteome.
Mathias Currat portrait

Mr Mathias Currat

Senior lecturer

Affiliation

  • Department of Genetics and Evolution, Anthropology Unit - Faculty of Science, University of Geneva

Address

Sciences II

Anthropology Unit
Laboratory of Anthropology, Population Genetics
and Evolutionary Simulations
Sciences II - University of Geneva
Room 4-418 - 4th floor
30, quai Ernest-Ansermet
1211 Geneva 4
Switzerland

Phones

  • Office: +41 (0)22 379 69 79
  • Secretariat: +41 (0)22 379 69 67

Fax

  • Unit: +41 (0)22 379 31 94

Research topics

  • Evolution of genetic diversity in human populations.
  • Development of computational methods to study the combined effects of various evolutionary forces on molecular diversity.

D

Emmanouil Dermitzakis portrait

Mr Emmanouil T. Dermitzakis

Full professor
Director of the Health 2030 Genome Center
Director of iGE3
iGE3 executive board member

Affiliations

  • Department of Genetic Medicine and Development - Faculty of Medicine, University of Geneva
  • Health 2030 Genome Center
  • Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics (SIB)
  • Translational Research Centre in Oncohaematology (CRTOH) - Faculty of Medicine, University of Geneva
  • Faculty Diabetes Centre - Faculty of Medicine, University of Geneva

Addresses

CMU

Department of Genetic Medicine and Development
Functional Population Genomics and Genetics
of Complex Traits Laboratory (FunPopGen)
University of Geneva Medical School (CMU)
Room E09.3352.A - Building E, 9th floor
1, rue Michel-Servet
1211 Geneva 4
Switzerland

Campus Biotech

Functional Population Genomics and Genetics
of Complex Traits Laboratory (FunPopGen)
and Health 2030 Genome Center
Campus Biotech, room 01.264.040
9, chemin des Mines
1202 Geneva
Switzerland

Phones

  • CMU, office: +41 (0)22 379 54 83
  • Campus Biotech, secretariat: +41 (0)22 379 55 51

Fax

  • CMU, department: +41 (0)22 379 57 06

Research topics

  • Population genomics and genetics of complex traits.
  • Use of various methodologies to understand the role of genetic variation in phenotypic variation.
  • What fraction of genetic variation is harbored within functional elements of the human genome, and development of methodologies for their efficient identification.