Other facets of biology

Vegetal bacteriophage

Like its microscopic counterpart, this several meters long vegetal bacteriophage is about to pierce a thick bulwark – in this case made of leaves – to continue its colonization.
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Picture taken by Lara Pizurki, Section of Biology

Bacterial logo of UNIGE

Develop colored bacteria to explain bacterial transformation. This is what is taught to future pharmacists by the team of Dr. Karl Perron during the practical work in microbiology. The experiments enable students to give free rein to their imagination to represent bacterial works of art.
© Akara Ong, Section of Biology.

This logo was created by Akara Ong, a student in Pharmaceutical Sciences.

Phylogenetic tatoo

The evolution of vertebrates. This is the subject of the master’s thesis of Céline Adam, a student in the laboratory of Dr Juan Montoya, at the Department of Genetics and Evolution. Phylogeny quickly became a passion, as evidenced by the Tree of Life that accompanies her everywhere.
© Céline Adam, Section of Biology.

Animal cell cake

Each year, the various courses offered by the University of Geneva are presented to high-school students. Some of them discovered on this occasion the flavors of biology, after the slicing of the largest of the cells.
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A cake made by Dr. Elisa Radosta, member of the Bioscope.