Contact request

Please choose the topic of your request in the list below.

  • Can I be admitted as a PhD student at SIB?
    SIB is not a higher education institution but a federation of bioinformatics research and service groups and cannot admit PhD students under its direct supervision. To start a PhD in bioinformatics, you can contact one of the SIB Group Leaders affiliated with a Swiss University in one of the field of your interest from this list.
  • I am a PhD student in a Swiss university, can I join the SIB PhD Training Network?
    Find out about the different options to join the network.
  • Am I eligible to take part in SIB training courses?
    Unless specified otherwise, our courses are opened to everyone. We recommend you to check the course's description for details on applicable fees.

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  • Where can I find the list of job vacancies at SIB?
    All our vacancies are advertised on our Careers page.
  • Where can I send my spontaneous application?
    If none of the open positions advertised here match your profile, but you believe you would be a great fit for the institute, contact us and subscribe to our job mailing list
  • Can I do an internship at SIB?
    If you are interested in doing an internship in one of our Groups affiliated with a Swiss University, we suggest you send your application directly to those matching your interest. 
  • Does your institute offer postdoc positions?
    Postdoc positions in our Groups affiliated with a Swiss university are regularly advertised as part of our vacancies. And subscribe to our job mailing list to stay tuned about new opportunities. Finally, you can directly contact one of our Group Leaders affiliated with a Swiss university in one of the field of your interest.

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  • What resources are developed at SIB?
    Nearly 200 software tools and databases are developed by the SIB community and openly available on Expasy, the Swiss Bioinformatics Resource Portal. Among them, 14 are designated as SIB Resources, and are selected and supported by the institute.
  • I am having trouble with one of the resources developed by an SIB Group, who should I contact?
    Please contact the resource's support team indicated on the resource's webpage directly. You can find a list of all resources with a direct link to their website here. If you need to contact a resource supported by the ExPASy Team and cannot reach the resource directly, you can reach out to the ExPASy support.

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  • What sort of collaborative support do you propose, and for which type of biological or biomedical data?
    Explore our service pages and tell us about the biological or biomedical data challenge you need to solve!

Contact us about general enquiries:

How to find us?

Several of our SIB Hub groups, including the Management and Support teams, are located on the ground floor of the Amphipôle building, University of Lausanne (UNIL).

SIB Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics
Quartier Sorge - Bâtiment Amphipôle
1015 Lausanne

Tel : +41 21 692 40 50

Map with SIB offices location

By plane, to Geneva, Basel or Zurich
By train, to Lausanne or Renens (see official website of the Swiss railway company, CFF).
By metro, to Unil-Sorge (see official website of the Lausanne public transports, T-L)

  • From Renens railway station: take metro M1 to the "Unil-Sorge" stop.
  • From Lausanne railway station: take the metro M2 going to "Les Croisettes" to the "Flon" stop, then the M1 metro going to "Renens CFF". Get off at "UNIL-Sorge".

By car, highway direction Lausanne-Sud, exit "Université-EPFL".

Visitor parking spaces are available in the car park next to our building.