“Molecular Tomographer” algorithm maps gene expression in space
EPFL scientists have developed an algorithm that can work out the spatial pattern of gene expression inside the body without the need for microscopes and complicated equipment used currently.
A portable device for taking DNA measurements in the field
GenoRobotics is an interdisciplinary EPFL project to develop a portable, automated device for extracting and sequencing DNA in any type of environment. The project team hopes their invention will make it easier and faster to map our planet’s biodiversity.
“I give people concrete help with the problems they're facing”
Aurélie de Francesco, a mediator specialized in conflict management in the workplace, has been EPFL’s Person of Trust for the past five years. Her experience has been positive, and she’s looking forward to continuing to help EPFL implement concrete measures.
"Having freedom in your research process keeps you motivated"
Alexis Marchal joined the the doctoral program at EPFL in 2016 to pursue his studies and obtain his doctorate in Finance. He tells us about his experience so far.
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