Tag: christophe dessimoz group

  • Step in the shoes of scientists to solve ancient Greek mysteries

    Find out what can be learnt from studying ancient DNA.

  • Could the proteins essential to sex-cell fusion predate… sex?

    The protein responsible for the fusion between egg and sperm may have appeared long before the organisms that rely on it for their sexual reproduction (e.g., plants and animals).

  • "SIB's data science expertise is key to the digital transformation in biology and medicine"

    Meet Christophe Dessimoz, new Joint Executive Director

  • Christophe Dessimoz is appointed Joint Executive Director, succeeding Christine Durinx

    SIB announces the departure of Christine Durinx, its Joint Executive Director, at end of March 2022, after eight years at the institute. Christophe Dessimoz, SIB Group Leader at the University of Lausanne and a professor at University College...

  • Happy Evolution Day! And a new website to celebrate…

    Today marks the anniversary of the publication of Charles Darwin’s famous work ‘On the Origin of Species’, published on 24 November 1859. And how best to celebrate evolutionary biology than through stories showing some of the real-life implications...

  • SNSF’s Optimus Agora prize 2021 goes to “In the light of evolution”

    How to popularize evolution and phylogenetics? The new project “In the light of evolution” aims to foster greater public interest as well as a practical understanding of this fundamental but rather abstract theme.

  • How to track pandemic variants faster

    A global group of researchers is calling for better integration of viral genetics, bioinformatics, and public health to enable better pandemic response now and better pandemic preparedness in the future.

  • Answering biological questions with federated queries across databases

    Providing biologists with a single-entry-point to the wealth of information contained in complementary data resources.

  • SwissOrthology – Your one-stop shop for orthologs

    A new tool and web-platform bringing together leading orthology SIB resources to take the pain out of your evolutionary inference or functional annotation analyses

  • OMA standalone: resolving difficult phylogenies of non-model species by customizing your ortholog search

    A tool, derived from the SIB Resource OMA developed by the team of SIB Group Leader Christophe Dessimoz at the University of Lausanne, allows scientists to analyze their own custom genomes or transcriptomes in combination with publicly available...

  • Christophe Dessimoz is awarded the 2019 ISCB Overton Prize

    Each year with the Overton Prize, the International Society for Computational Biology (ISCB) recognizes the outstanding achievements of an early to mid-career scientist who has made a significant contribution to the field of computational biology....

  • Meet the past SIB Awards Laureates – Christophe Dessimoz

    In 2019, the SIB Bioinformatics Awards will be presented for the 10th time, providing a great occasion to reach out to past laureates and ask them where they are now in their career. In this interview, we met with Christophe Dessimoz, recipient of...

  • Christophe Dessimoz - Natasha Glover's group

    What we do At the interface of biology and computer science, we seek to better understand evolutionary and functional relationships between genes, genomes and species. Key underlying questions are: How can we extrapolate current biological...

  • SIB Resources

    Identifying and supporting SIB Resources Every four years, the Institute’s External Scientific Advisory Board (SAB) provides recommendations on the portfolio of SIB-supported Resources. By taking into account competitive criteria – such as the...