Guillaume Lesage

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Contact Info

  • Guillaume Lesage
  • University of Zurich

     Institute of Molecular Biology / Hemmi Lab
     Winterthurerstrasse 190
     8057 Zurich
     Switzerland

Research interests

  • Virology
  • MicroRNAs

Current position

PhD Student in the Hemmi Lab, Institute of Molecular Biology, University of Zurich
Projects:

  • Engineering of Oncolytic CRAds for Melanoma Treatment
  • Study on Potential miRNAs Encoded by Human Adenoviruses

Previous labs

Supervisors: Dr. J. Stitz, Prof. M. Fussenegger
Projects: Light-inducible gene regulation system / Engineering and pseudotyping of the Duck Hepatitis B Virus (DHBV)

Supervisor: Dr. M.-Q. Xu
Project: Protein transduction assays on eukaryotic cells

Supervisor: Dr. M.-Q. Xu
Projects: Mutagenesis study of the Ssp DnaB mini-intein / Catalytic RNA in RNAi production

Education

  • Master Degree of Science in Biotechnology / Diplôme d’ingénieur en Biotechnologie / Diplôme d’Etude Approfondie (DEA) in Cellular and Molecular Biology

Ecole supérieure de Biotechnologie de Strasbourg (ESBS) (graduated September 2003 in Strasbourg, France)
Tri-lingual (French, English and German) Biotechnology Masters program emphasizing practical laboratory training

  • Diplôme d'études universitaires générales (DEUG) in Biology

Institut d'Ecologie Appliquée, Université catholique de l'Ouest (graduated August 2000 in Angers, France)

Publications

  1. Galgano A, Forrer M, Jaskiewicz L, Kanitz A, Zavolan M, and Gerber AP. . pmid:18776931. PubMed HubMed [Paper3]
  2. Fluri DA, Kelm JM, Lesage G, Baba MD, and Fussenegger M. . pmid:17461419. PubMed HubMed [Paper2]
  3. Ding Y, Xu MQ, Ghosh I, Chen X, Ferrandon S, Lesage G, and Rao Z. . pmid:12878593. PubMed HubMed [Paper1]
All Medline abstracts: PubMed HubMed

Activities

  • Former active member of the Swiss country board of YEBN (Young European Biotech Network): Part of the organizing team of the annual meeting 2004 in Zurich and part of the sponsor recruiting team from February 2005 to February 2006
  • Active participation in the ESBS Alumni Day 2005
  • Founding member of the MicroRNA Network Zurich (MiNZ)

Useful links

Ecole Sperieure de Biotechnologie de Strasbourg (ESBS)
Institute of Molecular Biology
Zurich Ph.D. Program in Molecular Life Sciences
New England Biolabs, Inc.
Young European Biotech Network

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