How will Swiss researchers retrieve nationwide clinical data in the near future?

Thanks to the national initiative Swiss Personalized Health Network (SPHN), Switzerland is currently shifting from a fragmented health data landscape to a coordinated infrastructure enabling personalized health research. But how does this translate for the scientists themselves?

April publications

Take a tour of SIB members' latest peer-reviewed articles and conference proceedings

Meet the past SIB Awards Laureates – Shameer Khader

In 2019, the SIB Bioinformatics Awards will be presented for the 10th time, providing a great occasion to reach out to past laureates and ask them where they are now in their career. In this interview, we met with Shameer Khader, recipient of the 2017 SIB Bioinformatics Resource Innovation Award. 

Latest Protein Spotlight: Another kind of harmony

Would Nature not tend instinctively towards symmetry? In our eyes, symmetry often spells equilibrium, a source of beauty. Consider the work of architects, or engineers. Houses, skyscrapers, bridges and dams are usually symmetric which is not only, and in a mysterious way, emotionally reassuring but also in keeping with the laws of physics....

Meet the past SIB Awards Laureates – José Aguilar-Rodríguez

In 2019, the SIB Bioinformatics Awards will be presented for the 10th time, providing a great occasion to reach out to past laureates and ask them where they are now in their career. In this interview, we met with José Aguilar-Rodríguez, recipient of the 2017 SIB Best Swiss Bioinformatics Graduate Paper Award.

The SIB Profile 2019 is out: bioinformatics projects, scientists and good times!

Our activity report for the past year is hot from the press

SIB Group Leader Michel Milinkovitch receives ERC Advanced Grant to study life’s morphological complexity and diversity

An ERC Advanced Grant has been awarded to SIB Group Leader Michel Milinkovitch for his research project entitled "Identifying how Evolution exploits physical properties of tissues to generate the complexity and diversity of Life (EVOMORPHYS)”.

A major boost for insect biodiversity studies with the sequencing of the milkweed bug genome

How does this insect, which is an important model species, feed on poisonous milkweed seeds and use the acquired toxins for its own protection and bright red warning colouration? To explore these phenomena, an international study including SIB Researchers at the Universities of Lausanne and of Geneva sequenced the milkweed bug genome...

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