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Chapitres choisis


4 July 2019

Responsable de l'activité

Caroline Tapparel


Caroline Tapparel, UNIGE


Dr. Benjamin tenOever, Professor of Microbiology,
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, US


Research in fundamental virology represents an important interest within the CUSO network of research groups in microbial sciences. This chapitre choisi will cover current hot topics in basic virology and address the specific needs of our Ph.D. students in virology. A state-of-the art lecture will be given by leading international expert and cover the newest developments of important aspects of basic virology research. In an interactive session during the afternoon, students will ask questions and discuss key issues on the topic with the expert.


 4t of July at 10.30:

Students will discuss the following article during 2 hours:

Nature. 2017 Jul 6;547(7661):114-117. doi: 10.1038/nature22990. Epub 2017 Jun 28.

"RNase III nucleases from diverse kingdoms serve as antiviral effectors.

Aguado LC1, Schmid S1, May J2, Sabin LR3, Panis M1, Blanco-Melo D1, Shim JV4, Sachs D5, Cherry S3, Simon AE2, Levraud JP6, tenOever BR1.


 5th of July at 12:30:

Conference followed by a round table with the students and the invited speaker.

"The Evolution of Cellular Antiviral Systems"

by Dr. Benjamin tenOever,

Professor of Microbiology

Director, Virus Engineering Center for Therapeutics and Research (VECToR)

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

New York




Thursday: in dedicated small rooms and students will be divided in groups

Friday: in the CMU 1, rue Michel-Servet
CH-1211 Geneva 4, Auditoire A. Franceschetti (C150)



Deadline for registration 30.06.2019
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