Continuous education for animal experimentation - accredited by the Geneva and Vaud cantonal authorities.


Nom Affiliation Lab
Roberto Coppari Department of Cell physiology and metabolism, University of Geneva
Marcus Clauss Clinic for Zoo Animals, Exotic Pets and Wildlife, University of Zurich
María José Duque-Correa Clinic for Zoo Animals, Exotic Pets and Wildlife, University of Zurich
Julijana Ivanisevic Metabolomics Platform (MEP), University of Lausanne
Mutian Niu Institute of Agricultural Sciences, ETH Zürich
Daniel Oropeza Genetic Medicine and Development, University of Geneva
Fabian Schmidt Basel Zoo
Sylvain Tuller SAFE® Complete Care Competence
Filipe de Vadder Integrative physiology of host/intestinal bacteria interactions, Institut de Génomique Fonctionnelle de Lyon


All talks will take place at the University of Geneva, Sciences III, Auditorium 1S059.

Morning session
9:00 - 9:10 Welcome
9:10 - 9:50 Roberto Coppari
Life without insulin
9:50 - 10:30 Daniel Oropeza
Multi-omics analysis of whole-body responses to decremental Beta-cell loss
10:30 - 10:45 Coffee break
10:45 - 11:25 Julijana Ivanisevic
Metabolomics along with lipidomics – a powerful phenotyping tool(s) from model organisms to human population studies
11:25 - 12:05 Filipe de Vadder
Modeling malnutrition in juvenile mice: sex matters
12:05 - 13:20 Lunch
Afternoon session
13:20 - 14:00 Marcus Clauss
Teeth and the gastrointestinal tract in mammals: evolutionary trajectories
14:00 - 14:40 Mutian Niu (online)
Challenges and opportunities in understanding ruminal fermentation and mitigating methane emissions in dairy cows
14:40 - 15:20 María José Duque-Correa (online)
Gut matters: differences in intestinal length among spiny mammals
15:20 - 15:35 Coffee break
15:35 - 16:15 Fabian Schmidt
Pancake tortoises metabolism rate
16:15 - 16:55 Sylvain Tuller (online)
Diet interaction with experiments
16:55 - 17:00 Conclusions


The meeting will take place at:
University of Geneva • Auditorium 1S059 • Quai Ernest-Ansermet 30 • 1205 Geneva


Registration is mandatory in order to optimize the organization of the symposium. Thank you for your understanding!

Register until February 8, at 12h00.

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