News

April 2022

We congratulate Alfonso Gomez-Gonzalez for securing the Best Oral Presentation Award at the International Conference ‘Viruses 2022, At the Leading Edge of Virology Research’ April 5-8, held in online format.

 

 

December 2021

Two new cell surface receptors for mouse Adenovirus type 1 and 3 identified! Congratulations to Silvio Hemmi and the team for a compelling study.
PLoS Pathogens doi.org/10.1371/journal.ppat.1010083


https://journals.plos.org/plospathogens/article?id=10.1371/journal.ppat.1010083

 

August 2021

Congratulations to Otto Haller and an international team from China and Germany uncovering genetic links between the interferon stimulated gene MX1 and suceptibility of humans to avian influenza virus. 

Science 2021, 373: 918-922.  doi: 10.1126/science.abg5953

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/34413236/

 

July 2021

PhD Defense Luca Murer, July 23
Congratulations to Luca - beautiful new insights into the evolution of rhinovirus under chemical pressure

 

On-chip transporting arresting and characterizing individual nano-objects in biological ionic liquids’: a publication with the Poulikakos laboratory at ETH in the area of applied science and engineering.

Sci Adv. 2021 Jul 2;7(27):eabd8758. doi: 10.1126/sciadv.abd8758. Print 2021 Jul.
PMID: 34215575
https://advances.sciencemag.org/content/7/27/eabd8758
PubMed:
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/34215575

 

May 2021

Congratulations to Anthony Petkidis and Daniela Sequeira for winning two poster prizes at the 14th International Adenovirus meeting in Toledo, Spain, in digital format.

Anthony discussed the concept of infection variability ‘Profiling transcriptomic single-cell heterogeneity in adenovirus-infected cells’, while Daniela presented her data on viral persistence ‘Towards understanding persistent human adenovirus infections’.

 

Welcome to a new PhD student. Cornelia Bircher joins the Greber lab with an Msc from the University of Bern in Molecular Life Sciences / Biochemistry/Chemical Biology. 

 

Herpesvirus replication compartments and phase separation of a viral transcription factor: contribution to a study from M. Seyffert and colleagues in the Fraefel lab at UZH. 

https://www.mdpi.com/1422-0067/22/9/4447

April 2021

 

Welcome to a new PhD student in the lab. Alessandro Savi will explore rhinoviruses and coronaviruses, and their infections of human airway cells. 
 

March 2021

 

A collaboration with the laboratories of Plueckthun (UZH) and Zippelius (U-Basel) provides a versatile platform for the generation and assessment of high capacity gene therapy adenovirus vectors, so called helper-dependent or gutless vectors. 
 

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2329050121000024?via%3Dihub

 

December 2020

 

A Swiss National Science Foundation grant awarded to the Greber lab (UZH) on Coronavirus, a collaboration with the Turcatti lab (EPFL) and with support from the Thiel lab (U-Bern). Congratulations.

'Anti-CoV: Full-cycle high-throughput infection screen to identify clinical compounds with high repurposing potential against COVID-19'

https://data.snf.ch/covid-19/snsf/196177

 

November 2020

 

An all atoms molecular dynamics simulation reveals bending of double-stranded RNA at AUAU tracts. Congrats to the UZH team with Maarit and Abhilash and the collaborators at University Autonoma Madrid!

https://academic.oup.com/nar/advance-article/doi/10.1093/nar/gkaa1128/6007656


 

October 2020

 

Great collaboration with research groups at University of Bristol UK, in particular the Yamauchi lab in the School of Cellular & Molecular Medicine, and the Greber lab at UZH. Congrats! https://science.sciencemag.org/content/early/2020/10/19/science.abd3072?rss=1

 


 

August 2020

 

Well done Fanny and colleagues! New publication doi: https://doi.org/10.1038/s41597-020-00604-0

 


 

June 2020

 

Fanny Georgi, Defense
19st of June, Fanny successfully defended her PhD. Congratulations Dr. Georgi!

Congratulations to Georgi et al. for their publication. doi: https://doi.org/10.1128/AAC.01002-20

 


 

March 2020

 

Congratulations to Michael and Dominik for their publication with Lang et al. DOI: 10.1038/s41467-020-15072-8

 


 

December 2019

 

Congratulation to Bauer et al. for their publication.
doi: 10.1016/j.celrep.2019.11.064

 

The FEBS letter Special Issue “Adenoviruses Biology, Disease and Therapy” edited by Urs is published. Fanny’s representation of adenovirus spread makes it on the cover.


 

October / November 2019

 

Romain Volle, block course teaching
For our future Masters and PhD`s, Romain gave the lecture and was responsible for the student management at the UZH Virology Bio blocks (Bio322 and Bio 615) in October/November 2019

Romain Volle, LS2 Meeting assessment
Evaluation of application for the “PI of tomorrow” co

 

Vardan’s manuscript ‘Deep learning of virus infections reveals mechanics of lytic cells’ was published on bioRxiv. Thank you to the co-authors Artur, Fanny, Anthony, Robert, Daniel and Urs!


 

September 2019

 

Dominik Olszewski, speaker EMBO
Selected as a speaker, Dominik gave a talk at EMBO Workshop Lipids in Health and Disease in Dresden in September 2019  

 


 

August 2019

 

Anthony Petkidis and Dominik Olszewski, DMLS retreat planning
In August, Anthony and Dominik were responsible for the co-organisation of the scientific retreat of the MIM PhD program in Grindelwald

Michael Bauer, Defense
21st of August, Michael successfully defended his PhD. Congratulations Dr. Bauer!

 


 

March 2019

 

Romain Volle, poster presentation
In March 2019 Romain showed his poster during the retreat at the Comprehensive Cancer Center Zurich.

 

Romain Volle, talk Virology
Also, Romain gave an oral presentation to the Société Française de Virologie (French Virology Society) in March 2019

 

Fanny presented her work at the EMBO workshop Visualizing Biological Data in Heidelberg.


 

February 2019

 

Dominik Olszewski, speaker of the Flash talk
At the LS2 Meeting in February 2019, Dominik gave a Flash talk.