The MEF staff is glad to celebrate 10 years of interaction with users from UNIL-CHUV and beyond, and takes this opportunity to thank users for their renewed trust.
An apéro will be held in the main hall of the Genopode building on January 18 at 11:15.
In 2014, several important events are happening at MEF. Marianne Carrard, who was in charge of the blood assay platform, retired in mid April 2014. She is replaced by Gilles Willemin (MSc).
Gilles will also be heavily involved in the implementation of a whole new panel of techniques to study lipid metabolism, a new asset for the MEF.
In first semester of 2013, an anonymous survey was sent to researchers that had used MEF’s services over the period 2007-2013. Among the +50 users contacted, 31 replied while most nonresponders had actually moved by the time of the survey. Results of the survey (independently collected and processed by the Centre de Soutien à l’Enseignement (CSE) of UNIL) are summarized under Summary of User Survey. In brief:
Overall asessment: Services offered by the MEF seem to very well meet users expectations (over 90% of agreement on specific questions). Continue reading