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...

“The network we are building to empower personalized health research will be here to last”

Personalized healthcare requires a solid foundation; establishing interoperability of biomedical information and building a national infrastructure provides such a basis. It is with this conviction that Katrin Crameri took over the reins of SIB’s Personalized Health Informatics Group (PHI) on 1 March...

Meet the past SIB Awards Laureates – Shijulal Nelson-Sathi

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 Shijulal Nelson-Sathi, recipient of the 2015 SIB Early Career Bioinformatician Award.

March publications

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