Lausanne Genomics Days 2019

February 7 & 8, 2019
University of Lausanne
Genopode Building, Auditorium C

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Thursday February 7, 2019

09:00  Anja Spang (Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research, Texel, Netherlands)
Archaea - Their expanding diversity and role in key evolutionary events

09:45 Richard Neher (Biozentrum, Basel, Switzerland)
Tracking infectious disease and drug resistance using whole genome sequencing

10:30 Coffee Break

11:00 Laura Florez (Johannes Gutenberg-Universität, Mainz, Germany)
Genomic clues to chemical defense in bacterial symbionts of a beetle

11:45 Malik Harmit (Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, USA)
Genetic conflicts during meiosis shape centromeres and species

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

14:00 Marc Robinson-Rechavi (DEE, University of Lausanne, Switzerland)
Duplication, cause or consequence of gene function?

14:45 Catherine Peichel (University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland)
Genomics of adaptation and speciation in sticklebacks

15:30 Apéro


Friday February 8, 2019

09:00 Youssef Belkhadir (Gregor Mendel Institute of Molecular Plant Biology, Vienna, Austria)
Molecular logic in large-scale receptor-receptor interaction networks
09:45 Ute Kraemer (Ruhr-Universität, Bochum, Germany)
Plant adaptation to local soil composition

10:30 Coffee Break

11:00 Andrea Superti-Furga (University of Lausanne + CHUV, Lausanne, Switzerland)
Artificial intelligence and genetic diagnosis

11:45 Anita Rauch (University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland)
Tracing the missing heritability in neurodevelopmental disorders

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

14:00 Quitterie Venot (Institut Necker Enfants Malades, Paris, France)
Molecular targeted therapy in PIK3CA related overgrowth syndrome (PROS)

14:45 Elvire Gouze (Institut de Biologie Valrose, Nice, France)
Development of a biotherapy for achondroplasia