Our lab is broadly interested in analysing the genetic signatures of evolutionary processes. Our research spans a number of plant and microbial (fungal pathogen) systems. See the Research page to learn more about ongoing projects.


More news from the lab can be found on our blog.


18 Sep 2018: Welcome Stéphanie Ruaud starting as a MSc student!


4 Sep 2018: Welcome Ophélie Gning starting as a lab technician in our lab!


23 Aug 2018: Welcome Camille Kessler starting as a MSc student!


10 July 2018: Jason Grant will become titulary professor. Congrats!


16 June 2018: The lab went on a hike down the Gorges de l'Areuse. Photos here.


2 May 2018. Welcome to Thomas Badet and Sabina Tralamazza who join us as postdocs.


29 January 2018. Big congrats to Emilie for receiving a Marie Curie postdoctoral fellowship to work with us!


3 January 2018: Welcome Emilie Chanclud! Emilie joins our lab as a postdoc transitioning from The Sainsbury Laboratory.


21 December 2017: Congrats Dr. Thomas Badet for successfully defending your PhD at the Université de Toulouse. Thomas stayed with us this summer for a research project.


13 December 2017: Big Fondue night with the lab and the occasion to say goodbye to Luzia Stalder who did a MSc research project with us.


8 Sep 2017: Our lab is organizing the Host-Microbes Genomics meeting in Neuchâtel


2 August 2017: Leen Abraham started as a new PhD student in our group.


3 July 2017: Thomas Badet from the INRA Toulouse joins us for a 3-month PhD mobility project.


2 April 2017: PhD student position available. See here (PDF).


2 March 2017: Nikhil Kumar Singh started as a new PhD student in our lab. He joins us from Jan Roelof van der Meer's lab at Uni Lausanne. Welcome Nikhil!


3 February 2017: Fanny and Daniel on Canalalpha talking about our recent work.


1 February 2017: Articles in ArcInfoRTN and Bauernzeitung.


31 January 2017: Press release about our work on a pathogen of wheat.


3 January 2017: Ursula Oggenfuss started as a new PhD student in our lab. She joins us from the WSL / ETH Zurich. Welcome!