PhD students

147 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
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
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
ARUANNO Marion UNIL E-Mail Study of Aspergillus fumigatus mecanisms of resistance to Azoles and Echinocandins Dominique Sanglard
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
BALESTRA Aurélia UNIGE E-Mail Calcium signalling in malaria parasites
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
BILLAULT-CHAUMARTIN Ingrid UNIL E-Mail Capping Protein Insulates Arp2/3-Assembled Actin Patches from Formins
BOCK Florian UNIL E-Mail SMC Biochemistry Dr. Stephan Gruber
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
BROCHET Silvia UNIL E-Mail The honey bee gut microbiota Philipp Engel
BUFFI Matteo UNINE E-Mail Electrical signalling in filamentous fungi / Recovery of precious metals from sewage sludge Pilar Junier
Saskia Bindshelder
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
COLAKOGLU Melis UNIGE E-Mail The effect of microbiota on obesity Prof.Mirko Trajkovski 2023
CORDEIRO FILIPE Ines UNIGE E-Mail The influence of microbiota on viral infections Prof. Caroline Tapparel
CORONA RAMIREZ Andrea UNINE E-Mail Spore biodiveristy in the environment Prof. Dr. Pilar Junier 2022
COSTAFROLAZ Jordan UNIGE E-Mail Interplay between beta-lactam antibiotics and the polarity of Caulobacter crescentus Professor Patrick Viollier. MIMOL department in CMU. Geneva
CRÉZÉ Margaux UNIL E-Mail Dynamic of the gut microbiota early in life in the context of infant and maternal malnutrition Prof. Pascale Vonaesch
CRISTINELLI Sara UNIL E-Mail Exploration of the Epitranscriptomic landscape of HIV infected cells Dre Angela Ciuffi
CUVILLIER Luana UNINE E-Mail Biocleaning of heritage metallic objects Edith Joseph
Stephan Von Reuss
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
DE RIDDER David UNIGE E-Mail Spatial epidemiology
DÉNÉRÉAZ Julien UNIL E-Mail Genetic interactions in Streptococcus pneumoniae Jan-Willem Veening 2024
DI MARTINO Rita UNIL E-Mail Disentangling the interactions within a four-species bacterial community Dr. Sara Mitri
Prof. Jan Willem Veening
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
DOS SANTOS PACHECO Nicolas UNIGE E-Mail Molecular mechanisms that control the actomyosin system in Toxoplasma gondii Dominique SOLDATI-FAVRE
DREIER Matthias UNINE E-Mail Quantitative characterization of the microbiota in raw milk cheese by high-throughput qPCR. Pilar Junier
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
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,
FRUND Mélissa UNIL E-Mail Cell division in Acinetobacter species. (provisional) Coralie Fumeaux
Coralie Fumeaux
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
GUEDES Mariana UNIGE E-Mail Unraveling the interplay between commensal bacteria and respiratory viruses Caroline Tapparel Vu 2023
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
HUMMEL Daniel UNIGE E-Mail The role of SH3 domains in yeast endocytosis Marko Kaksonen
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
JANDRASITS Damian UNIGE E-Mail Establishment of the CRISPR-CAS system for rapid diagnostics and the development of antiviral strategies Michael Hothorn
Mauro Tonolla
KABA Mayis UNIGE E-Mail Role of phosphatidylinositol transfer proteins during phagocytosis Prof. Nicolas Demaurex
Prof. Paula Nunes-Hasler
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
KRISHNAN Aarti UNIGE E-Mail Metabolic Networks governing Toxoplasma gondii Persistence and Transmission Prof. Dominique Soldati-Favre 2020
KÜHNEL Ronja marie UNIGE E-Mail Calcium signalling during Plasmodium gametogenesis Mathieu Brochet
LAMAS HERRERA Iker UNIL E-Mail Study of Cdc42 feedback regulation in the fission yeast by optogenetics Sophie G. Martin
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)
LEE Aaron UNIFR E-Mail Influence of mechanical properties on macrophage phagocytic activity Alke Fink
Barbara Rothen-Rutishauser
LEONI Sara UNIGE E-Mail Epidemiology of downy mildew Prof. Jérôme Kasparian
Dr Pierre-Henri Dubuis
LI Jizhou UNIL E-Mail Study of drug resistance in Candida auris
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
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
LUNGHI Matteo UNIGE E-Mail Biology of chronic toxoplasmosis Dominique Soldati-Favre 2021
LYKOSKOUFIS Nikolaos UNIGE E-Mail Identifying non-coding mutations in cancer Emmanouil Dermitzakis 2024
MAGALHÃES Bárbara UNIL E-Mail Evaluation of Next Generation Sequencing for the epidemiological investigation of nosocomial pathogens Dominique Blanc
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])
MARLE Pierre UNIGE E-Mail Title provisional "The role of hydrological connectivity in shaping the relationship between physico-chemistry, ecotoxicology and biological diversity in a large river floodplain" Emmanuel Castella
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
MAYOR Jennifer UNIL E-Mail Novel therapeutic strategies against highly pathogenic emerging viruses Prof. Stefan Kunz Dr. Olivier Engler 2021
MCHUGH Sarah UNIL E-Mail Causes and consequences of early life malnutrition in later life Pascale Vonaesch
Jan-Willem Veening
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
MORITZ Roxane UNIL E-Mail Environmental regulation of integrative and conjugative element (ICE) in Pseudomonas Jan Roelof van der Meer
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
PARK Jung hun UNIL E-Mail Optogenetics to study synthetic gene circuits producing spatiotemporal patterns (provisional) Yolanda Schaerli
PASSARETTI Arianna UNINE E-Mail Chemistry Edith Joseph
Stephan von Reuss
PEREZ FRANCES Marta UNIGE E-Mail Exploring the identity and plasticity potential of the elusive pancreatic polypeptide-producing γ-cells Pedro Luis Herrera
PICCARDI Philippe UNIL E-Mail Evolution of social interactions within a synthetic microbial community Sara Mitri
Jan van der Meer
PICHON Vivien UNIFR E-Mail Research of a probiotic cure to potato late blight. Laure Weisskopf
Laurent Falquet (unifr) brice Dupuis (Agroscope)
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
RAYKOV Lyudmil UNIGE E-Mail D. dictyostelium intrinsic immunity Thierry Soldati
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
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
SCHERZ Valentin UNIL E-Mail Individuals discrimination through metagenomic salivary analysis Prof Gilbert Greub, Institut de Microbiologie du CHUV, Rue du Bugnon 48 1011 Lausanne Novembre 2020
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
SYNEFIARIDOU Dimitra UNIL E-Mail Determining the minimal genome required for pneumococcal virulence Jan-Willem Veening
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
THÉROUDE Charlotte UNIL E-Mail ILCs in sepsis
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
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