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Silas Kieser

Embedded Bioinformatician and PhD candidate

University of Geneva

Biography

I’m studying the link between alterations in the gut microbiota and the glucose homeostasis in mice using metagenomics and other omics-approaches. An internship at Nestlé research center allowed me to learn from experts about children gut microbiota and to realize my first publications. Now, I’m doing a PhD at University of Geneva in the lab of Prof. Mirko Trajkovski and are co-supervised by Prof. Evgeny Zdobnov. I like to cook with my wife and to dance Salsa, but not both on the same time.

Interests

  • Metagenomics
  • Human gut microbiota
  • Apologetics

Education

  • Bioengineer, 2017

    École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne

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