Tag: marc robinson-rechavi group

  • Marc Robinson-Rechavi's group

    What we do In the Evolutionary Bioinformatics Group, we are mainly concerned with determining the role of evolutionary innovation and constraint in animals. For this, we develop methods and databases to extract reliable information from genome and...

  • SIB core resources

    A stringent selection process SIB's External Scientific Advisory Board (SAB) is in charge of providing recommendations on the selection of SIB’s core resources every four years. Assessing competitive criteria, including the scientific impact and...

  • SIB is leveraging its biocuration expertise for health projects

    Last week, we announced a series of communications highlighting SIB’s development axes for the years to come. Leveraging the biocuration expertise of the Institute in the context of personalized health is one of them...

  • 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.

  • The genome of a 234-year-old oak tree, young as ever

    A study carried out by researchers at the University of Lausanne (UNIL) and the SIB Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics has revealed that the genome of an emblematic tree of the University campus, the Napoleon oak, has changed little during its first...