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About: michel.milinkovitch

Biography:
Michel Milinkovitch is Full Professor in the Department of Genetics & Evolution at the University of Geneva (Switzerland). He is also a member of the Institute of Genetics and Genomics in Geneva (iGE3) since its foundation (2011) and a Group leader of the Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics (SIB) since 2014. As an evolutionary geneticist, he contributed to quantitative analysis and modelling in Molecular Phylogenomics and Applied Evolutionary Genetics. He has developed concepts, analytical tools, and algorithms/models for multiple sequence alignments, phylogeny inference and haplotypic network building. His recent focus is on Evolutionary Developmental Genetics (Evo-Devo) and the Physics of Biology. He has published about 100 papers in international peer-reviewed journals for a cumulate impact factor of over 850. He has also published 7 book chapters. He has given over 160 talks all around the world. He has been reviewer for over 30 peer-reviewed international journals and for academic promotions, grant proposals, and PhD committees in Europe and the USA. He has served, and is still serving, on the Editorial Board of scientific journals and has supervised more than 15 Ph.D. theses. He is a member of the ERC (European Research Council) evaluation panel since 2015. Michel Milinkovitch obtained several prizes and awards both for his academic and popularisation work. He is co-founder of the spin-off Delphi Genetics (www.delphigenetics.com).
Website:
http://www.lanevol.org

Posts by michel.milinkovitch:

Development & Evolution of structural colours in vertebrates

Posted by on March 3rd, 2017

  PhD position opened in Switzerland for a developmental or cell biologist Development & Evolution of structural colours in vertebrates In the context of a multidisciplinary study combining cell biology, evolutionary developmental biology and physics, we offer one PhD student position for an outstanding, highly motivated, and creative experimental wet-lab biologist with strong skills in[…]

PhD position opened in Switzerland for a developmental / cell biologist

Posted by on March 11th, 2016

Evolutionary developmental genetics of reptile skin colour In the context of evolutionary developmental biology analyses of reptilian skin colours and colour patterns, we offer one PhD position for an outstanding, highly motivated, and creative experimental wet-lab biologist with strong skills in developmental biology and cell biology. Michel Milinkovitch’s group at the University of Geneva (UNIGE)[…]