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Lausanne Genomics Days 2018


5-6 February 2018

Lang EN Workshop language is English

Dr Keith Harshman, UNIL
Prof. Vincent Dion, UNIL
Prof. Philipp Engel, UNIL
Prof. Julia Santiago Cuellar, UNIL
Prof. Tanja Schwander, UNIL


Sara Buonomo
, University of Edinburgh, UK
Hernán A. Burbano
, Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology, DE
Giacomo Cavalli
, Institute of Human Genetics, Montpellier, FR
Magnus Nordborg
, Gregor Mendel Institute for Plant Biology, AT
Philippe Pasero
, Institute of Human Genetics, Montpellier, FR
Korbinian Schneeberger
, Max Planck Institute for Plant Breeding Research, DE
Siv Andersson
, Uppsala University, SENicolas Galtier, University of Montpellier, FR
Romain Koszul
, Institut Pasteur, FR
Walter Salzburger
, University of Basel, CH
Sarah Schaack
, Reed College, Portland, USA
Tim van Opijnen
, Boston College, US


Series of seminars from international speakers. Common lunches students-speakers will be organized to promote networking discussions and exchanges between the participants and the experts in the field.


University of Lausanne, Génopode, Auditorium C




Lausanne Genomics Days 2018

February 5 & 6, 2018
University of Lausanne

Genopode Building, Auditorium C
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Monday February 5, 2018

09:00 Hernán A. Burbano - Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology (Germany)
Reinforcing plant evolutionary genomics using ancient DNA

09:45 Philippe Pasero - Institute of Human Genetics/CNRS (France)
Cellular responses to replication stress in yeast and in human cells

10:30 Coffee Break

11:00 Korbinian Schneeberger - Max Planck Institute for Plant Breeding Research (Germany)
Phylogenetic association mapping reveals the adaptive basis of between-species trait variation

11:45 Sara Buonomo - University of Edinburgh (UK)
Rif1 a hub connecting nuclear architecture and replication timing

12:30 Lunch (sandwiches and drinks provided in Exhibition Hall)

14:00 Magnus Nordborg - Gregor Mendel Institute for Plant Biology (Austria)
Epigenetic variation in Arabidopsis

14:45 Giacomo Cavalli – Institute of Human Genetics/CNRS (France)
The role of 3D genome organization in epigenetic regulation of development Tuesday February 6, 2018

09:00 Romain Koszul - Institut Pasteur (France)
Probing virus/host interactions in complex microbial communities using DNA 3D contacts

09:45 Tim van Opijnen - Boston College (USA)
Phenotypic, metabolic and transcriptional analyses combined with topological network modeling predicts survival success of pathogenic bacteria

10:30 Coffee Break

11:00 Siv Andersson - Uppsala University (Sweden)
The evolution of intracellular membranes and the challenges of integrating two genomes in one cell

11:45 Sarah Schaack, Reed College (USA)
Direct Genome-wide Estimates of Mutation Rate and Spectra

12:30 Lunch (sandwiches and drinks provided in Exhibition Hall)

14:00 Walter Salzburger, University of Basel (Switzerland)
The genomic substrate for adaptive radiation in Lake Tanganyika cichlid fishes

14:45 Nicolas Galtier - University of Montpellier (France)
Comparative population genomics in animals: genetic diversity, adaptive rate, species barrier


PhD students of StarOmics are eligible for reimbursement of occurred travel expenses by train (half-fare card, and 2nd class). Please send the original tickets (no copies, except for the general abonnement) with the reimbursement form to Corinne Dentan (see:



Deadline for registration 08.11.2018
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