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SKMB Meeting 2017


6 September 2017

Lang EN Workshop language is English
Responsable de l'activité

Christian Fankhauser


Prof. Martine Collart, UniGe
Prof. Christian Fankhauser, UniL
Prof. Winship Herr, UniL
Prof. Thomas Schalch, UniGe
Prof. David Shore, UniGe


Vincent Colot, Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris, France
Gerard Evan
, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
Eileen Furlong, European Molecular Biology Laboratory, Heidelberg, Germany
Rachel Green
, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine , Baltimore, USA
Lori Passmore, MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge UK
Michelle Wang, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA


SKMB Gene Regulation workshop 2017 (click on the title to download the pdf)

Wednesday September 6, 2017


09h30 Welcome coffee

10h00 Rachel Green (Johns Hopkins, HHMI, Baltimore, USA)
The role of rescue in ribosome homeostasis

10h45 Michelle Wang (Cornell University, HHMI, Ithaca, USA)
Mechanical Biochemistry from DNA unzipping

11h30  Vincent Colot (ENS, Paris, France)
Epigenetic control of transposable elements and heritable phenotypic variation


12h15    Lunch


14h15 Lori Passmore (MRC, Cambridge, UK)
Mechanistic insights into mRNA polyadenylation

15h00 Eileen Furlong (EMBL, Heidelberg, Germany)
Genome regulation during developmental transitions: Generating robustness and precision

15h45  Gerard Evan (University of Cambridge, UK)
Toggling large scale genetic programmes with Myc and RAS

16h30    Apéro


UNIL, Génopode C




PhD students of StarOmics are eligible for reimbursement of incurred travel expenses by train (half-fare card, and 2nd class) and meals (up to 25 CHF). Please send the original tickets (no copies, except for the general abonnement) with the reimbursement form to Corinne Dentan (see:



Deadline for registration 30.08.2017
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