Don’t miss the LS² Annual Meeting on February 2-3, 2017

The LS² Annual Meeting will take place from February 2-3, 2017 at the Irchel Campus of the University of Zurich. It will bring together Swiss and international scientists from diverse backgrounds to explore the wide spectrum of research topics in the life sciences. will be present at the event and is supporting the lecture by Andrew Macpherson from the University of Bern on Thursday at 9.15 am. The meeting is organized by Life Sciences Switzerland (LS²) in collaboration with the University of Zurich and is sponsored by 
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Using microfluidics to improve genetics research

Scientists at EPFL have developed a technique that can be a game-changer for genetics by making the characterization of DNA-binding proteins much faster, more accurate, and efficient. (Image: A. Isakova/EPFL). This research was supported by a Special Opportunities Project. Read the article published by EPFL »


Wichtiges Protein in der Entstehung und Behandlung von Brustkrebs identifiziert

Wie entsteht Brustkrebs und warum sind manche Patientinnen resistent gegen etablierte Therapien? Forschende der Universität Basel haben neue Erkenntnisse zu den molekularen Prozessen im Brustgewebe gewonnen. Sie identifizierten den Tumorsuppressor LATS als zentralen Akteur in der Entwicklung und Behandlung von Brustkrebs. Diese Forschungsarbeit wurde von untertützt (MRD Projekt MetastasiX).
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Ascona Workshop 2017: Statistical Challenges in Single-Cell Biology

This interdisciplinary workshop is intended to be a forum for the dissemination of cutting-edge biotechnological and computational developments and the identification of open data analysis problems and solutions. Targeted areas for the workshop include: novel experimental techniques for single-cell analysis, statistical models of cell-to-cell variation, data integration, and applications of single-cell genomics to somatic variation in development and disease. The workshop will take place from April 30 to May 5, 2017 in Ascona, Switzerland. Application deadline is January 15, 2017.
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