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Group of Prof. J. Schrenzel
Service of Infectious Diseases
Geneva University Hospitals (HUG)
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Prof. Jacques SCHRENZEL
MD, Team Leader
+41 (0)22 372 73 08
  • Study the pathogenesis of S. aureus using genomic approaches.
  • Technology transfer to clinical microbiology (identification, susceptibility and typing).
  • Research field
Dr. Patrice FRANCOIS
PhD, Team Leader
+41 (0)22 379 41 18
  • Study the pathogenesis of S. aureus using genomic approaches.
  • Technology transfer to clinical microbiology (identification, susceptibility and typing).
  • 2007 Viollier Research Awards.
  • Sanofi-Aventis Prize 2006.
  • Pfizer Awards 2004,
    (development of qMRSA : a rapid procedure intended for the detection and identification of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus using immuno-qPCR ).
  • Merck Sharp & Dohme-Chibret Prize 2000.
  • Research field


Dr. Vladimir LAZAREVIC
PhD, Research Scientist
+41 (0)22 379 41 25
  • Development of metagenomic approaches.
  • Study of human flora in clinical samples
Dr. Yannick CHARRETIER
PhD, Research Scientist
+41(0)22 379 47 53
  • Study of antibiotic resistance mechanisms in Gram-negative bacteria
  • Development of molecular methods to detect bacteria and antibiotic resistance genes within clinical samples
Floriane Laumay
PhD student
+41(0)22 379 47 53
  • Role of prophages in host tropism and virulence of S. aureus strains belonging to the clonal complex 398
Eve-Julie BONETTI
Technician
+41 (0)22 379 47 53
 
Myriam GIRARD
Technician
+41 (0)22 379 47 53
 


Stefano LEO
Bioinformatician
+41 (0)22 379 47 53
  • Metagenomic and genomic projects
  • Gene expression analysis
  • Characterization of new bacterial species
Nadia GAÏA
Bioinformatician
+41 (0)22 379 47 53
  • Metagenomic and genomic projects
  • Gene expression analysis
  • Characterization of new bacterial species
Luke ANSON
Bioinformatician
+41 (0)22 379 41 25
  • Genomics
  • Nanopore sequencing
Miguel De Albuquerque
Computer Scientist
+41 (0)22 379 41 25
  • Software development
  • Data and Computing Infrastructure Design
  • Information Systems


Dr. Anna CORVAGLIA
PhD, Research Scientist
  • S. aureus genome plasticity. Genome integrity and transferability of mobile genetic elements
Dr. Stéphane DORSAZ
PhD, Molecular Biology
  • Metagenomics
Dr. Justine LOUIS
PhD, Mathematics
  • Metagenomic projects
  • Graphical User Interface development
Damien BAUD
Physicist
  • Transcriptomics, Genomics analysis
  • High-throughput sequencing-related analysis and developpment
  • Software developpment
  • IT
Etienne RUPPE
PharmD, PhD, Clinical microbiologist
  • Clinical microbiology
  • Antibiotic resistance
  • Metagenomics
Seydina DIENE
PhD, biology
  • Study fo Biofilm formation on UAMS-1 S. aureus strain.
  • Bacterial comparative genomics
  • Whole genome assembly and annotation
  • High-Throughput sequencing data analysis
  • Antibiotic resistance investigation through genomics
Adrien FISCHER
PhD, biology
  • Study fo Biofilm formation on UAMS-1 S. aureus strain.
Manuela BENTO-TANGOMO
Technician
Dr David HERNANDEZ
PhD, Bioinformatician
  • Bioinformatics coordination,
  • Developpement of the Edena de novo assembly software
  • High-throughput sequencing-related analysis and developpment,
  • Riotton Prize 2008.
Dr. Nadya MONINA
PhD, Research Scientist
  • Evolution of S. aureus genome: impact on metabolism
Cindy LAMAMY
Technician
Kumiko KAMBARA
PhD, Research Scientist
Yann GIZARD
Bioinformatician
  • High throughput sequencing-related analysis,
  • IT.
Marie BEAUME
PhD
  • S. aureus small RNAs.
Katrine WHITESON
PhD, Research Scientist
  • Development of metagenomic approaches.
  • Study of human flora in clinical samples
Ludwig STENZ
PhD
  • Study of secretome content in Biofilm forming S.aureus (UAMS-1 and S30 strains) using proteomics.
Claude MAYERAT
Technician
  • Inhibition of dental biofilm formation.
Carl-Orphée RELIGIEUX
Computer scientist
  • Vizualization tool for comparative genomics.
Dr Antoine HUYGHE
PhD, Bioinformatician
  • Study of the Gingival Flora of Noma patients,
  • Microarray design & analysis,
  • Databases.
Amandine CAMPAN
Student
  • High-troughput sequencing
Ioana POLICEANU
Student
  • Genes clustering
Yvan CHARBONNIER
Computer scientist
  • Microarray design & analysis,
  • Bioinformatics coordination.
Joseph ELSENER
Computer scientist
  • Analysis tools.
Francesca GALLE
Biologist
  • Development of a protocol for ESBL (Extended spectrum beta lactamases) identification.
Dr. Christian GARZONI
MD, Post-Doctorate
  • Study of the events following internalization of S.aureus in non-professional phagocytes: bacterial gene response investigated with microarray technology.
Sébastien HERZIG
MSc
  • Transcriptomic analysis of Daptomycin resistance in methicilin-resistant S.aureus isolates.
Thibaud KOSSLER
MD student
  • Genotyping of clinical MRSA strains using DNA microarray.
Karin Sofia SCHERRER
MD Student
  • Technician
  • Lab's Pastry chef
Bernard STALDER
Mathematician
  • LIMS and Analysis tools.
Ivan TOPOLSKI
MD student
  • Development of a Multi-locus VNTR Analysis protocol for S.aureus typing.
Leticia VAZQUEZ
Student
  • Study of the Staphylococcal cassette chromosome mec (SCCmec)

 


 
Genomic Research Laboratory
Group of Prof. J. Schrenzel
Service of Infectious Diseases
Geneva University Hospitals (HUG)
CH-1211 Geneva 4, Switzerland
 
 
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