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June 2022


DBC News is a monthly publication that seeks to inform first and foremost faculty members, researchers and students. It also reaches out to a wider community - Department of Computational Biology partners, visiting faculty and friends.

Alongside the Department's website it is a complementary means of keeping abreast of the Department's rich and diversified scientific activities - visiting faculty, exceptional conferences, publications, awards, appointments, calls for papers and research, ...


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Two DBC members awarded prestigious international prizes!

SMBE Graduate Student Excellence to Diana Cruz Dávalos - Group Malaspinas - Read more Diana's research

Lodewijk Sandkuijl Award at ESHG 2022 to Sven Erik Ojavee - Group Kutalik. More about Sven's award

Congratulations for this much deserved honour!


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What follows is a small sampling of recently published research across the department — for a more complete list of publications, visit PubMed. If there is a paper you would like to see highlighted in the next issue of the newsletter, please email us.
Improving polygenic prediction with genetically inferred ancestry - With Zoltan Kutalik

ISMB 2022 proceedings - With Christophe Dessimoz

Possible association of 16p11.2 copy number variation with altered lymphocyte and neutrophil counts - With Chiara Auwerx, Marie C Sadler, Eleonora Porcu, Zoltan Kutalik

Using genetic variation to disentangle the complex relationship between food intake and health outcomes - With Ninon Mounier, Zoltan Kutalik

OMAMO: orthology-based alternative model organism selection - With Christophe Dessimoz, Sina Majidian

The Quest for Orthologs orthology benchmark service in 2022 - With Yannis Nevers, Paul D Thomas, Christophe Dessimoz


Postdoctoral researcher in Computational Biology - Location : Zurich, Switzerland

Postdoctoral Position in Cancer Genomics/ Computational Biology (100%) - Location : Basel, Switzerland

Postdoctoral studies in Bioinformatics to decipher the transcriptional landscape of the immune system - Location : Stockholm, Sweden


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