All Genomics and Health Informatics Group News

Idiap is looking for its next director
institute — Jan 14, 2022

Idiap Research Institute and the School of Engineering at EPFL invite applications for the directorship of Idiap. The successful candidate will also hold a faculty position as full professor at EPFL School of Engineering.

Classifying neurons for a better understanding of Stephen Hawking's disease
research — Dec 01, 2021

Results from our Genomics & health informatics research group, in collaboration with the Francis Crick Institute in London, describe the use of a computational analysis method to classify images of healthy and affected by amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) motor neurons. This new technological breakthrough allows a better understanding of the disease and provides guidance for lab research.

The first paper in Brain Pathology
research — last modified Feb 15, 2021

The first paper of the Genomics and Health Informatics group, co-lead with Rickie Patani and Andrea Serio from the Francis Crick Institute (London, UK) is live in Brain Pathology. We propose a method to automatically identify ALS pathological motor neurons at single-cell resolution from histopathological tissue sections.