"Institutions like SIB play a key role in supporting our country's leading position"

At the occasion of SIB's 20th birthday, we asked Mauro Dell'Ambrogio, State Secretary for Education, Research and Innovation (SERI) what has made SIB eligible for federal funding over the past years, and how was Switzerland positioned internationally regarding its bioinformatics infrastructure.

The Swiss Data Science Center and SIB are joining forces to build a secure data processing environment for personalized health research in Switzerland

The Swiss Data Science Center (SDSC) and SIB are teaming up on developing software platforms, services and best practices for privacy-conscious data-driven science in the context of SPHN.

Latest Protein Spotlight: It's a thin line

One cell. One organism. One fate: male, or female. The way Nature designs things, you would expect traits as fundamental as those that make a boy a boy or a girl a girl, for instance, to be inscribed in their respective DNA from the very start.

SIB 20 years on the cover of SERI NEWS

The cover of the SERI News' March issue (the State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation's magazine) is dedicated to SIB, a research infrastructure of national importance, at the occasion of its 20th anniversary.

February Virtual Seminar by Jérôme Goudet: an interview

Simulating past demography: can it be done?
Is it possible to infer the ancestral demography of a species from genetic data, based on its current genetic composition? "Yes," answers Jérôme Goudet, SIB Group Leader and associate professor in Population Genetics at the Department of Ecology and Evolution of the University of Lausanne.

Join us at SIB's bioinformatics hackathon for kids

Children aged 9 to 14 are invited to take part in the second edition of SIB's public bioinformatics hackathon in Geneva on Saturday 14 April.

Cells are able to detect more shades of information than previously thought

Hacking a cell’s communication system is a common feat of information diseases, such as cancer. Understanding how information is conveyed at the molecular level is therefore crucial. So far, one of the most common cell receptors was thought to function only...

Congratulations to the first generation of SIB PhD fellows!

With the recent graduation of a first promotion of SIB PhD fellows, a special event place took place on 6 March in Zurich to celebrate their work.