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Karsten Kruse

Karsten Kruse joined the University of Geneva as Full Professor in August 2016. His lab studies the formation of spatial and temporal structures in individual biological cells and cell assemblies.

Andreas Zumbühl

Andreas Zumbühl is a Professeur Boursier in the Department of Chemistry at the University of Fribourg. His main research interests are the synthesis of artificial phospholipids and their applications in biology and medicine.

Jérôme Waser

Jérôme Waser is an assistant professor at EPFL and head of the Laboratory of Catalysis and Organic Synthesis (LCSO). His research is focused on the discovery of new catalytic reactions and their application to the synthesis of bioactive compounds.

Gisou van der Goot

Gisou van der Goot is a professor at the Global Health Institute of EPFL. Her research interests are focused on protein folding, protein-membrane interactions and signaling which her lab investigates through the study of bacterial toxins and their receptors on target cells.

Gerardo Turcatti

Gerardo Turcatti, M.E.R., directs the screening platform at the EPFL that will be further developed to host the Academic Chemical Screening platform of Switzerland (ACCESS). His main scientific interests are in Chemical Biology-related methodologies and multidisciplinary research for life sciences.

Aurélien Roux

Aurélien Roux is an assistant professor in the department of Biochemistry, University of Geneva. His main interest is to study the role of lipid membrane mechanical properties in several cell processes, from endocytosis to cytokinesis.

Kaori Sugihara

Kaori Sugihara is an assistant professor in the Department of Physical Chemistry at the University of Geneva. Her lab studies the mechanism of lipid self-assembly and develops applications with the formed lipid nanostructures toward biomedical engineering and electronics.

Howard Riezman

Howard Riezman and his group are interested in the biogenesis, trafficking, properties, and physiological roles of biological membranes, with a focus on the membrane lipids.

Suliana Manley

Suliana Manley is an assistant professor of physics at the EPFL. Her primary research area is biophysics.

Marko Kaksonen

Marko Kaksonen is a professor in the Department of Biochemistry at the University of Geneva. His lab studies the molecular mechanisms of clathrin-mediated endocytosis.