PhD students

127 records
Lastname Firstname Social University E-Mail Theme of thesis Director of thesis Defence year
ABATE Maria valentina UNIGE E-Mail Differentiation dynamics and functional characterization of mouse pancreatic islet cell-types Pedro Louis Herrera
ABBOUD Ernest UNIGE E-Mail I am working on the metabolism of the phylum of Apicomplexa Dominique Soldati-Favre
Joachim Kloehn
2025
ABDELRAHMAN Ola UNIFR E-Mail Actinomycetes and their metabolites as fungicide alternatives Prof. Laure Weisskopf
ABDUL HAMEED Owais UNIFR E-Mail Design of antimicrobial lipid-protein complexes: From purification to delivery of cytotoxic peptides granulysin and granzyme B Prof. Michael Walch
Prof. Stefan Salentinig
2024
ANAND Abhishek UNIFR E-Mail Molecular mechanisms underlying the inhibition of Phytophthora infestans by Pseudomonas strains Prof. Laure Weisskopf, Department of BIology, University of Fribourg 2021/2022
ANTAR Hammam UNIL E-Mail Cell biology of the soil bacterium bacillus subtilis with a major focus on factors involved in chromosome maintenance and segregation Dr. Stephan Gruber
ANTOINE Torchiat UNIFR E-Mail Regulation of PER proteins phosphorylation and their interaction Pr. Urs Albrecht 2026
ASLAM Ibtisam UNIGE E-Mail Accelerated Cardiac and Renal MRI Pr. Jean-Paul VALLEE
AUBRY Christèle UNIL E-Mail Biology of chlamydia: Nanomotion and effectors Gilbert Greub
AVENDANO VEGA Roberto UNIL E-Mail Engineering bacterial self-organizing living materials Prof. Yolanda Schaerli
Prof. Stephan Gruber
AYADI Imen UNIGE E-Mail intracellular killing in phagocytic cells Pr Cosson
BARBIER Içvara UNIL E-Mail Gene regulatory network for pattern regulation Pr. Yolanda Schaerli
BARNOUD Coline UNIGE E-Mail Circadian rhythm and Immune system Prof. Christoph Scheiermann
BATSCH Maxime UNIL E-Mail Investigating microbial interactions and community assembly in soil communities using picoliter droplets cultivation Jan Roelof van der Meer
BELLAH Hadjer UNINE E-Mail The role of co-infection in the trajectory of plant disease. Dr. Daniel Croll 31.10.2022
BEN CHAABENE Rouaa UNIGE E-Mail Parasitology/ Toxoplsma gondii Dominique Soldati Favre
BENIGNO Valentina UNIL E-Mail Environmental cues controlling integrative and conjugative element transfer Jan Roelof van der Meer
BERCHTOLD Lena UNIGE E-Mail Développement d'outils diagnostiques et pronostiques en insuffisance rénale chronique et chez les greffés rénaux Pre Sophie de Seigneux
Pr Pierre-Yves Martin
BERWEILER Vincent UNIGE E-Mail The relationship between early gut colonization and development of adipose tissue browning Mirko Trajkovski 2023
BOMPADRE Olimpia UNIGE E-Mail Epigenetic engineering in development
BONI Emanuele UNIL E-Mail Synthetic gene regulatory networks for spatio-temporal pattern formation Yolanda Schaerli
BONINI Fabien UNIGE E-Mail Cryogel-assisted cell therapy for brain tissue reconstruction BRASCHLER THOMAS
BRANDT Ludivine UNIL E-Mail Dynamics of HIV latency and reactivation at population and single-cell level Angela Ciuffi
BREGNARD Danaé UNINE E-Mail Endobacteria in fungi Pr. Pilar Junier
BUFFI Matteo UNINE E-Mail Electrical signalling in filamentous fungi / Recovery of precious metals from sewage sludge Pilar Junier
Saskia Bindshelder
~2023
BURNIER Jessica UNIL E-Mail Identification of virulence factors and cell cycle proteins in Staphylococcus aureus Jan-Willem Veening 2026
CASINI Laurent UNIL E-Mail Epigenetic cell-cycle regulator study in Caulobacter crescentus DrSc. Justine Collier MER1
CAUSEVIC Senka UNIL E-Mail Exploring microbial community engineering from the perspective of bioaugmentation. Jan Roelof van der Meer
CHEN Carmen UNIL E-Mail Microbiota and host response in Salmonella Typhimurium infection (MISTIC) Benoit Guery
CHIU Yen-chi UNIL E-Mail Ultrastructural analysis of host interactions and infection dynamics of Zika virus
CHOI Yangji UNIL E-Mail Metagenomics analysis of microbiota in COVID-19 patients
CHOUNG Mi Sun (Ruth) UNIL E-Mail Development of antisense oligonucleotide-based gene therapy for the treatment of Cohen syndrome retinal dystrophy Prof Thomas Wolfensberger and Dr Muhammad Ansar 2025
COLAKOGLU Melis UNIGE E-Mail The effect of microbiota on obesity Prof.Mirko Trajkovski 2023
CORONA RAMIREZ Andrea UNINE E-Mail Spore biodiveristy in the environment Prof. Dr. Pilar Junier 2022
CRÉZÉ Margaux UNIL E-Mail Dynamic of the gut microbiota early in life in the context of infant and maternal malnutrition Prof. Pascale Vonaesch
CUVILLIER Luana UNINE E-Mail Biocleaning of heritage metallic objects Edith Joseph
Stephan Von Reuss
2024
DAVERI Andrea UNIL E-Mail The conjugative machinery of the ICEclc element of P. nackmussii B13 Jan Roelof van der Meer
DE BAKKER Vincent UNIL E-Mail Systems biology approaches to unravel pathogenic bacterial phenotypes Jan-Willem Veening 2024
DÉNÉRÉAZ Julien UNIL E-Mail Genetic interactions in Streptococcus pneumoniae Jan-Willem Veening 2024
DI NEZIO Francesco UNIGE E-Mail Bioconvection-mediated microbial ecophysiology in aquatic systems: multi-scale dynamics in the chemocline of meromictic Lake Cadagno Prof. Michael Hothorn
Prof. Dr. Mauro Tonolla
DOLICKA Dobrochna UNIGE E-Mail RNA biology and liver cancer
DOS SANTOS Andrea Raquel UNIL E-Mail Controlling species embedded within a small microbial community Prof. Sara Mitri 2024
DUCKERT Clément UNINE E-Mail Protist taxonomy, evolution, biogeography and ecology Edward Mitchell 2021
EL CHAZLI Yassine UNIL E-Mail Microbial interactions in the honey bee gut Pr. Philipp Engel 2022
ESTERMANN Manuela UNIFR E-Mail Bioprinting a human omentum model to investigate ovarian cancer cell adhesion and invasion. Prof. Dr. Barbara Rothen
Prof. Dr. Alke Fink
2020/2021
ESTOPPEY Aislinn UNINE E-Mail Oxalotrophy as a biocontrol strategy Prof. Pilar Junier 2022
EWANY Jaspher UNINE E-Mail Soil–legacy effects of entomopathogenic nematodes and their symbionts on plant performance and resistance Ted Turlings
Ricardo Machado
FAIVRE Anna UNIGE E-Mail Role of tubular cell metabolism in chronic kidney disease progression
FATTON Mathilda UNINE E-Mail Kurthia gibsonii and evolution of sporulation Prof. Pilar Junier 2022
FREITAS MONTEIRO Marta UNIGE E-Mail Regulation of innate immune cell function by Fc-gamma receptor engagement Jörg D. Seebach
Gisella Puga Yung,
2020
FRUND Mélissa UNIL E-Mail Cell division in Acinetobacter species. (provisional) Coralie Fumeaux
Coralie Fumeaux
2026
GANGA Emma UNIGE E-Mail Signalling mechanisms of malaria parasites Pr Mathieu Brochet 2025
GERMANIER Fanny UNIFR E-Mail Plant-microbe interactions Prof. Laure Weisskopf
GESLAIN Sandra UNIGE E-Mail RNA decay in Pseudomonas aeruginosa Pr. Martina Valentini 2026
GHAZISOLTANI Giti UNIL E-Mail Regulation of developmental cycle in Chlamydia and Waddlia Gilbert Greub
GOSSELIN Ophélie UNIL E-Mail How does the SMC motor work? Identifying different states and how it binds to DNA Prof. Stephan Gruber
HEIMAN Clara Margot UNIL E-Mail Towards building microbial consortia for pest control: exploring adaptation to insect hosts and intraspecific diversity of pathogenicity and competition traits in insecticidal pseudomonads Dr. Christoph Keel
HENRY Christopher UNIGE E-Mail Calcium fluxes at ER-PM membrane contact sites
HOUMEL Maya UNIL E-Mail
IDRIS Tahir UNIGE E-Mail Differentiation and innate defense of the respiratory epithelium Professeur Marc CHANSON
IGLESIAS Laura UNIGE E-Mail Sp5, a newly identified evolutionarily conserved repressor of Wnt signaling Brigitte Galliot
JACCARD Augustine UNIL E-Mail Mycoviruses _ impact of human activity on fungal and viral communities of crops and forests Dominique Sanglard
Olivier schumpp
2023
JANDRASITS Damian UNIGE E-Mail Establishment of the CRISPR-CAS system for rapid diagnostics and the development of antiviral strategies Michael Hothorn
Mauro Tonolla
2025
KABA Mayis UNIGE E-Mail Role of phosphatidylinositol transfer proteins during phagocytosis Prof. Nicolas Demaurex
Prof. Paula Nunes-Hasler
2022
KOWALSKI Camille UNIGE E-Mail Role of lymphatic endothelial cells in autoimmunity
KOZUSNIK Thomas UNIL E-Mail Investigation the the mecanisms and regulations of the formation of aberrant bodies in Chlamydia trachomatis and Waddlia chondrophila Prof. Gilbert Greub
KRIACH Amane UNIGE E-Mail Sciences biomédicales - Transcriptional regulators of development in free living and obligate intra-cellular alpha-proteobacteria Patrick Viollier
Gael Panis
2025
KÜHNEL Ronja marie UNIGE E-Mail Calcium signalling during Plasmodium gametogenesis Mathieu Brochet
LÄNGST Emmanuel UNIL E-Mail Biochemical pathways in stored red blood cells PD Dr Michel Prudent
Pr Jean-Daniel Tissot
LAUMAY Floriane UNIGE E-Mail Functional analysis of acquired phagic genes involved in the pathogenesis and the virulence of ST398 Staphylococcus aureus strains Patrice François (PhD, PD)
Jacques Schrenzel (MD, Prof)
LE BISSONNAIS Sandra UNINE E-Mail Interactions between mosquitoes and their associated mocrobiota Jacob Koella
LEE Aaron UNIFR E-Mail Influence of mechanical properties on macrophage phagocytic activity Alke Fink
Barbara Rothen-Rutishauser
2021
LEONI Sara UNIGE E-Mail Epidemiology of downy mildew Prof. Jérôme Kasparian
Dr Pierre-Henri Dubuis
2025
LI Xiaoyun UNIL E-Mail target glutamine to reprogram tumor associated macrophages
LINDNER Karina UNIGE E-Mail Targeting the APRIL molecule by antibody-based therapeutic approaches for the treatment of B lymphomas Thomas Matthes
Bertrand Huard
2020
LOCATELLI Manon UNIGE E-Mail Tissue engineering Prof. Krause
Prof. Martinou
LOHBERGER Andrea UNINE E-Mail --- Prof. Pilar Junier
LOPES João UNIGE E-Mail Effects of Imprinting of Influenza A infections in adult microbiota Mirco Schmolke 2023
LORETAN Morgane UNIFR E-Mail Fabrication of Optical Antennas for Sensing and development of a point-of-care device based on smartphone-based fluorescence microscope for diagnostic purpose. Prof. Guillermo Acuna 2023
LYKOSKOUFIS Nikolaos UNIGE E-Mail Identifying non-coding mutations in cancer Emmanouil Dermitzakis 2024
MANDELLI Léa UNIL E-Mail Dynamics of Flavescence dorée in the canton of Vaud: Molecular identification and dissemination of strains, influence of environmental factors and varietal susceptibility Phillipe Reymond
Olivier Schumpp
fin 2024/début 2025
MANTZOUKI EVANTHIA UNIGE E-Mail Cyanobacteria dynamics under eutrophication and climate change Bastiaan Ibelings ([email protected])
MARTIN Sandra UNIL E-Mail Epigenetics in Agrobacterium tumefaciens Justine Collier
MARTISCHANG Romain UNIGE E-Mail Infection control and prevention Stephan Harbarth
Jacques Schrenzel
MATHEZ Grégory UNIL E-Mail Innovative approaches to broad spectrum antivirals Angela Ciuffi
Valeria Cagno
MCHUGH Sarah UNIL E-Mail Causes and consequences of early life malnutrition in later life Pascale Vonaesch
Jan-Willem Veening
2025-2026
MEIER Caroline UNIL E-Mail Expression and functional analyses of the major surface antigens of the human pathogenic fungus Pneumocystis jirovecii Philippe Hauser
MERSINOGLU Beril UNIL E-Mail Characterization of novel candidate factors impacting HIV life cycle Prof. Angela Ciuffi 2024
MIGUEL TRABAJO Tania UNIL E-Mail Studying pairwise bacterial species interactions to predict the composition and dynamics of synthetic soil microbial communities. Jan Roelof van der Meer 2024
MIHAJLOVIC Ljiljana UNIL E-Mail Evolution of duplicated genes Prof. Yolanda Schaerli DMF, UNIL
Prof. Jan Roelof van der Meer DMF, UNIL
MONACHON Mathilde UNINE E-Mail Analyses and characterization of the treatment - Artificial degradation of wood samples to study biological treatment to extract iron and sulfur from waterlogged wood Edith Joseph
MOTTET Manon UNIGE E-Mail Single-cell dynamics of host pathogen interactions Thierry Soldati
PANDEY Shashank UNIL E-Mail Single-cell studies of filamenting cells in S. cerevisiae to observe the dynamics of switch from vegetative to filamentous growth Dr. Serge Pelet
PARK Jung hun UNIL E-Mail Optogenetics to study synthetic gene circuits producing spatiotemporal patterns (provisional) Yolanda Schaerli 2027
PASSARETTI Arianna UNINE E-Mail Chemistry Edith Joseph
Stephan von Reuss
2024
PEREZ FRANCES Marta UNIGE E-Mail Exploring the identity and plasticity potential of the elusive pancreatic polypeptide-producing γ-cells Pedro Luis Herrera
PICHON Vivien UNIFR E-Mail Research of a probiotic cure to potato late blight. Laure Weisskopf
Laurent Falquet (unifr) brice Dupuis (Agroscope)
2022
PIGNON Estelle UNIL E-Mail Spatial pattern formation in microbial communities
PUCCETTI Guido UNINE E-Mail Space-temporal azole resistance of a major plant pathogen in Europe Daniel Croll 2023
RAMOS PÉREZ Saray UNIL E-Mail NINJURIN 1 ROLE IN CELL DEATH Petr Broz 2024
REAL Aline UNIGE E-Mail Functional characterization of non coding mutations in chronic lymphocytic leukemia Prof Emmanouil Dermitzakis
Prof Joerg Seebach
RIVERA Camilo Armando UNINE E-Mail evolutionary entomology
ROBATEL Steve UNIBE E-Mail Highly multiplexed, spatially resolved immunophenotyping of pancreatic cancer for biomarker discovery and identification of therapeutic targets.
ROMANENS Lou UNIGE E-Mail Impact of menopause on triple negative breast cancer in BRCA1 mutation carriers Intidhar Labidi Galy
Patrick Meraldi
RUSIECKA Olga UNIGE E-Mail Panx1 role in ischemia/reperfusion syndrome Brenda Kwak
RUSSO Silvia UNINE E-Mail Analysis and assessment of degradation of polychrome metal artworks Prof. Edith Joseph
Dr. Laura Brambilla
SARTORI Ambra UNIGE E-Mail Human genomics/bioinformatics
SAVE Jonathan UNIBE E-Mail Treatment of S. aureus infective endocarditis in a rat model by phage therapy Pr Yok Ai Que
Dr Grégory Resch
2022
SEPIOL Aleksandra UNIGE E-Mail The role of NOX4 in the wound healing process
SEWGOOLAM Bevika UNIL E-Mail Antibiotic stress signatures in Streptococcus pneumoniae Prof Jan-Willem Veening 2024
SILVESTRI Ennio UNIGE E-Mail Cellular mechanisms to achieve a symmetric cell division Prof. Patrick Meraldi 2023
SOMERVILLE Vincent UNIL E-Mail Compositional and functional characterisation of cheese starter cultures Philipp Engel 2021
SPIAGGIA Giovanni UNIFR E-Mail Substrate for evaluating cell culture mechanics Alke Fink
Barbara Rothen
2022
TABONI Anna UNIGE E-Mail Arterial baroreflexes in dynamic conditions in humans
TERRETTAZ Céline UNIL E-Mail from January 2014, general field: supression of plant diseases by beneficial soil bacteria (precised thesis topic to be defined) currently: Justine Collier from January 2014: Christoph Keel
TINGUELY Camille UNINE E-Mail Horizontal gene transfer in environmental bacteria Diego Gonzalez
Pilar Junier
TOLLANCE Axel UNIGE E-Mail Physiology of muscle stem cells Maud Frieden
TRACHSEL Emilie UNIGE E-Mail Imbalance of envelope biosynthesis pathways promotes drug resistance in Pseudomonas aeruginosa Patrick Viollier
Yves Mattenberger
2023
VALLET Simon UNIGE E-Mail Bacteriology and antibiotics
VUCICEVIC Andrea UNIL E-Mail Transfer competence, a bistable process induced by integrative and conjugative elements in bacteria
Prof. Dr. Jan Roelof van der Meer
WANG Chen UNIGE E-Mail Circadian and cancer Christoph Scheiermann
WENGER Alexander UNIFR E-Mail Influence of naturally occurring Pediococcus ssp. on the quality of fermented foods Prof. Laure Weisskopf, University Freiburg & Dr. Stefan Irmler, Agroscope, Liebefeld 2022
YE Shu UNIGE E-Mail Dynamics of bradyzoite cysts dissemination during chronic infection by Toxoplasma gondii
YERSIN Simon UNIL E-Mail Characterization of children gut microbiota by 16S rRNA sequencing and metagenomic, and assembly of a small intestin bacterial synthetic community
YESODHA SUBRAMANIAN Bibin UNIFR E-Mail Extracellular vesicles in the regulation of host-pathogen interactions during malaria pathogenesis. Pierre-Yves Mantel 2023
ZHIOUA Sami UNINE E-Mail Predicting and preventing the development of toxin-producing benthic cyanobacteria Prof. Pilar Junier 2026
ZHOU Yan UNIGE E-Mail The investigation of Glutamate dehydrogenase metabolic regulation and its online flux model development Pierre Maechler