IPhD Projects 2014

Interdisciplinary Post-Doctoral Studies Approved in 2014:

  1. Functional organization of the plant nucleus
    PhD Student: Mariamawit Ashenafi (UZH)
    Supervisors: Dr. Célia Baroux (UZH), Prof. Ueli Grossniklaus (UZH), Dr. Peter Majer (Bitplane AG)

  2. Systematic characterization of the cell biological and mechanical properties of asymmetrically dividing drosophila neuroblasts
    PhD Student: Arnaud Monnard (UniBas)
    Supervisors: Prof. Clemens Cabernard (UniBas), Prof. Daniel Jobst Mueller (ETHZ)

  3. Integrating genomic and physiological data to unravel the functioning of key hub nodes in mammalian regulatory networks: the case of the peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor γ co-activator 1α (PGC-1α)
    PhD Student: Anne Krämer (UniBas)
    Prof. Christoph Handschin (UniBas),  Prof. Erik Van Nimwegen (UniBas)

  4. Prediction error processing in neural networks of the mammalian brain
    PhD Student: Maria Chernysheva (UZH)
    Supervisors: Prof. Fritjof Helmchen (UZH), Klaas Enno Stephan (ETHZ, UZH)

  5. Systems biology of vision: online identification of visual coding properties of retinal ganglion cells
    PhD Student: Roland Diggelmann (ETHZ)
    Supervisors: Prof. Andreas Hierlemann (ETHZ), Prof. Botond Roska (FMI)

  6. Towards in silico organogenesis: inferring and simulating regulatory network dynamics on growing embryonic 3D limb bud domains
    PhD Student: Diana Barac (ETHZ)
    Supervisors: Prof. Dagmar Iber (ETHZ), Prof. Rolf Zeller (UniBas)

  7. Spectral deconvolution of SWATH data for peptide identification and deciphering HIV-1 antiviral response mechanisms
    PhD Student: Aivett Bilbao (UniGE)
    Supervisors: Dr. Frédérique Lisacek (SIB), Prof. Gérard Hopfgartner (UniGE)

  8. Comprehensive analysis of transcription factor – promoter interaction in vitro and in vivo
    PhD Student: Ivan Istomin (EPFL)
    Supervisors: Prof. Sebastian Josef Maerkl (EPFL), Prof. David Shore (UniGE)

  9. Quantification of growth-controlled gene transcription dynamics by live, single-cell imaging
    PhD Student: Viktoria Wosika (UniL)
    Supervisors: Prof. Serge Pelet (UniL), Prof. David Shore (UniGE)

  10. Computational modeling of pluripotent stem cell transcription factor networks
    PhD Student: Oliver Hilsenbeck (ETHZ)
    Supervisors: Prof. Timm Schroeder (ETHZ), Prof. Joerg Stelling (ETHZ)

  11. Metabolic network governing toxoplasma gondii persistence and transmission
    PhD Student: Aarti Krishnan (UniGE)
    Supervisors: Prof. Dominique Soldati-Favre (UniGE), Prof. Vassily Hatzimanikatis (EPFL), Prof. Adrian Hehl (UniZH)

  12. Systems analysis of the impact of IFN-lambda signaling on vaccine response
    PhD Student: Jana Esther Linnik (ETHZ)
    Supervisors: Prof. Jörg Stelling (ETHZ), Dr. Adrian Egli (UniBas)

  13. Input-output relationships underlying transcriptional bursting at the genome-wide level
    PhD Student: Onur Tidin (EPFL)
    Supervisors: Prof. David Suter (EPFL), Prof. Felix Naef (EPFL)

  14. Micro2X: micropatterning of microbial communities – tailoring cooperation versus competition
    PhD Student: Maximilian Mittelviefhaus (ETHZ)
    Supervisors: Prof. Julia Vorholt (ETHZ), Dr. Tomaso Zambelli (ETHZ)

  15. Model based inference of age related changes in circadian oscillators
    PhD Student: Sara Fonseca (UniFR)
    Supervisors: Prof. Daniel Wegmann (UniFR), Dr. Jürgen Ripperger (UniFR)

  16. A computational framework for systems pathology of prostate cancer
    PhD Student: Malamati (Elina) Koletou (UZH)
    Supervisors: Prof. Peter Wild (USZ), Dr. Maria Rodriguez Martinez (IBM Research Laboratory Zurich)

  17. Establishment of in vivo verified molecular networks that control T cell function in chronic infection
    PhD Student: Patrick Roelli (UniL)
    Supervisors: Prof. Dietmar Zehn (CHUV), Dr. Mauro Delorenzi (SIB)



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