- 13-14 May 2017, Campus Biotech Geneva
Open Geneva Hackathons: Bioinformaticians@SIB meet people
As part of the Open Geneva Hackathons, SIB invites the general public to meet with bioinformaticians to get some insights into how computer programming can be applied to life science problems. Two tracks are offered: one introduces programming to kids and their parents whereas the second one is addressed to experienced programmers and structural biologists.
- 17 May 2017 - 26 August 2018
Images de science
Musée d'Histoire des Sciences, Perle du Lac, Geneva
Exhibition opening (public): Tuesday 16 May, 18h - more info
Explore the world of bioinformatics with some stunning visuals generated by SIB's groups and the explanations of Marie-Claude Blatter, SIB Outreach.
Full program (in FR)
- 20 May 2017, 18h-24h
Nuit des Musées 2017
Musée d’Histoire des Sciences, Perle du Lac, Geneva
Together with the BioScope, the SIB will present the metagenomic analysis of a mysterious birthday cake. Vanilla, cocoa, nuts... Visitors will be asked to find out the different species that are hidden in a birthday cake thanks to their DNA and the help of bioinformatics tools.
- 20-21 May 2017, 10h-17h
University of Lausanne’s open house: Les Mystères de l’UNIL
The 2017 edition of “Les Mystères de l’UNIL » will be on “Memory”. SIB will conduct bioinformatics and pen & pencil activities coined ‘Draw me a new drug’. Participants will discover the concepts behind drug design, how bioinformatics is used to design a drug today and why we need computer memory to carry out such activities.
- 1 June 2017
Les gènes sans gêne - 12h30-13h15
Musée d'Ethnographie de Genève (MEG)
Join this Café scientifique to discover how culture and biology interact, using the history of human migrations as guiding thread, with SIB Group Leader Laurent Excoffier. This event is organised in connection with the science-theater 'Genome Odyssey' led by SIB Group Leader Anna-Sapfo Malaspinas (more information available soon)
- 18 November 2017
"Expanding your Horizons - Geneva" (EYH), UniMail, Geneva
"Expanding your Horizons - Geneva" (EYH) will hold its fifth biennial/every 2 years event for young girls, to encourage girls to study science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).