Johan Auwerx wins the 2016 Marcel Benoist Prize
Johan Auwerx, Professor at the EPFL School of Life Sciences, has been awarded this year’s Marcel Benoist Prize for his work on mitochondria and their role in the metabolism.
Link to the EPFL news web page: HERE
LIMNA SYMPOSIUM "MUSCLE STEM CELLS,...
Prof. Bernard Thorens, received a second «ERC Advanced Grant»
For more information consult the Unil News webpage.
Bernard Thorens will manage the RHAPSODY project
The stated goal of RHAPSODY is to define a molecular taxonomy of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2D) that will support patient segmentation, inform clinical trial design, and the establishment of regulatory paths for the adoption of novel strategies for diabetes prevention and treatment.
The Prof. Bernard Thorens from the Center of Integrative Genomics of the University of Lausanne, Switzerland and Member of LIMNA board of director will manage the project.
More information on RHAPSODY available HERE.
DOCTORAL COURSE TRENDS IN METABOLISM AND PHYSIOLOGY - SPRING 2017
Metabolism and physiology are two closely related topics affecting multiple organismal processes. This doctoral course offered during the Spring semester 2017, will be focused on the metabolic and physiological aspects of nutrient utilization in health and disease. Capitalizing on the recent LIMNA - Lausanne Integrative Metabolism and Nutrition Alliance initiative by FBM-UNIL, EPFL, CHUV and NIHS, the course will bring together PhD students and renowed speakers in the field of metabolism, nutrition, aging, and associated metabolic pathologies, to expose students to the current trends and topics in this field and improve education in the area of metabolism and nutrition.
Registration is open.
Only 24 students (EPFL and Unil students) will be accepted and the registration is based on a first-come-first served procedure.
PhD students can register the course by writing to the EPFL EDMS doctoral school administrator: Ms. Tatiana Dubi (email@example.com).
Please indicate the course number in your request : BIO-682.
Important: Please note that the credits indicated in the webpage are for EPFL students.
For Unil students, the evaluation in number of ECTS is be done by the Doctoral School: here 2ECTs.