Tag: GWAS

  • Daniel Wegmann's group

    What we do When observing nature, it is easy to be impressed by the huge diversity seen on any biological scale. Our primary aim is to better understand the underlying evolutionary and ecological processes that have been shaping this diversity...

  • Emmanouil Manolis Dermitzakis's group

    What we do Our group has a strong interest in population genomics and genetics of complex traits. We use various methodologies to understand the role of genetic variation in phenotypic variation and what fraction of genetic variation is harboured...

  • Hubert Rehrauer's group

    What we do We are dedicated to the processing, analysis and interpretation of Next-Generation Sequencing data. We interact closely with research groups, and provide tailored comprehensive bioinformatics solutions. Additionally, we provide standard...

  • Jacques Fellay's group

    What we do In the Host-Pathogen Genomics Group, we explore the genetic roots of inter-individual differences in response to infections, with a particular focus on the genomic interactions between pathogens and their human hosts. At the crossroads...

  • Jérôme Goudet's group

    What we do Our group's interest is focused on understanding how the interplay of population structure, trait architecture and selection can be disentangled. To this end, we use different approaches, from theory and the development of statistical...

  • Karsten Borgwardt's group

    What we do Our lab acts as the bridge between big data analysis and biomedical research. We develop novel data mining algorithms to detect patterns and statistical dependencies in large datasets from the fields of biology and medicine. Our major...

  • Matthew Robinson's group

    What we do We develop and apply statistical methodologies to large human phenotype-genotype datasets, to address long-standing questions in population and quantitative genetics. These have improved the prediction accuracy of disease risk in...

  • New discoveries on the impact of lifestyle factors & genetic markers on our lifespan

    "Longevity is of interest to us all" this is how Zoltán Kutalik, Group Leader at SIB and Biostatistician at the University Hospital of Lausanne (CHUV) and the University of Lausanne (UNIL) begins his publication in Nature Communications.

  • Sven Bergmann's group

    What we do In the Computational Biology Group, we develop concepts and algorithmic tools for the analysis of large-scale biological and clinical data. We participate in many genome-wide association studies (GWAS) for human traits and have a...

  • The 16 genetic markers that can cut a life story short

    The answer to how long each of us will live is partly encoded in our genome. Researchers have identified 16 genetic markers associated with a decreased lifespan, including 14 new to science.

  • Why am I shorter than you?

    The answer to that question lies to some extent in our diet and environment, but mostly in our DNA (80%). Combining genome-wide association methods and an unmatched dataset of more than 700,000 participants, a recent study narrowed down the set of...

  • Zoltán Kutalik's group

    What we do In the Statistical Genetics Group, we are interested in the development of statistical methodologies in order to decipher the genetic architecture of complex human traits related to obesity. To do this, we efficiently combine...