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  • WELCOME TO SWITZERLAND WELCOME TO THE CIG

    Information for new CIG members 1

  • Organisation chart

    Information for new CIG members 2

    University of Lausanne

    Faculty of Biology and Medicine

    (FBM)

    CIG

    Faculty of Business and Economics

    7 Faculties

    DEE

    Fondamental Sciences Clinical Sciences

    11 Departments

    CHUV

    Doct.School

  • Information for new CIG members 3

    CIGS MISSIONS Teaching

    For CIG PhD students: - Mentoring - Doctoral programs:

    IECB, StarOmics,

    For Masters students: MLS Molecular and Life Sciences - Participation of assistants: in principle all participate (TP: travaux pratiques), organized at the CIG level (by W.Herr) Academic secretary: Corinne Dentan 4th floor

    Research At the DEE: C. Dessimoz 2nd floor: (admin.: J. Papet) Andrzej Stasiak 3rd floor: (admin.: Annick Crevoisier) Richard Benton Paul Franken Alexandre Reymond 4th floor: (admin.: Nathalie Clerc) Vincent Dion Christian Fankhauser Nouria Hernandez Winship Herr 5th floor: (admin.: Carine Dovat & Danielle Canepa Batrice Desvergne Lluis Fajas David Gatfield Fisun Hamaratoglu-Dion Liliane Michalik Bernard Thorens

    Core facilities 1st floor: Genomic Technologies Facility: Keith Harshman Cellular Imaging Facility: Jean-Yves Chatton Mouse Metabolic Evaluation Facility: Frdric Preitner Protein Analysis Facility: Manfredo Quadroni VITAL IT: Ioannis Xenarios

  • Organization

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    Scientific Advisory Committee

    Direction committee:

    Director: A. Reymond

    Faculty members Assistants representatives

    PAT representatives COO

    Group members: Group leader

    Assistants PAT

    4 meetings/year 1 visit every other year

  • @CIG: ask what to whom? IT CIG IT services: Laurian Walpen, [email protected], tel 4029 UNIL IT Helpdesk: [email protected], tel 2211 Mentoring/doctoral programs/teaching Corinne Dentan: [email protected], tel 3930 Administration Group secretary Central administration General: Julie Papet: [email protected], tel 3900 Finances: Fabienne Sauvain: [email protected], tel 3902 CIG administrator:Nicole Vouilloz: [email protected], tel 3903 Ordering and stocks: Marlyne Berger: [email protected], tel 3950 and Noura Egger : [email protected], tel 3951

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  • @CIG: ask what to whom? Advice for special orders, special mail: Christiane Freymond : [email protected], tel 4138 Technical equipment and Safety : Gilles Boss : [email protected], tel 3952 Genotyping: Armelle Bauduret: Arm[email protected], tel 3952 Katharina Hausherr: [email protected], tel 4136 Phenotyping: Catherine Morel: [email protected], tel 4132 Washing facility, solutions: Joan Justiniano : [email protected], tel 3954 Iraida Villar Yanez : [email protected], tel 3954 Animal facility: Patrick Gouait: [email protected] tel 3912

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  • Support services

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    Central administration & IT services

    2nd floor:

    1st floor:

    Genotyping, phenotyping & shared equipment laboratory Washing facility &

    solutions/petris

    Animal facility

    Workshop & Safety coordination

    Central stocks & ordering

  • Where do I find useful info?

    On the CIG blog: www.genomyx.ch and on the weekly newsletter :

    Publications Events/seminars People Funding Job openings

    On the CIG FAQ web page: www.unil.ch/cig/home/menuguid/faq

    Central Services Cleaning & waste disposal Working rules Safety

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    The assistants blog: connectomyx.ch What?

    Find people with similar research profiles at the CIG Ask questions in the forums if you have trouble with your research

    projects Overview of seminars at the CIG and events for PhDs and Postdocs Why? To be aware of what is going on and to connect within the CIG How to sign in? Create user profile following connectomyx.ch, we will activate it then

    asap Whom to contact? Franziska ([email protected], Vital-IT) Davide ([email protected], Thorens group) Simone Mumbauer ([email protected], Hamaratoglu group)

  • CIG Events

    CIG seminars (Mondays 12:15pm, Genopode, Aud. B) BIG seminars (1st Monday of the month 16:15pm, Biophore) Yearly CIG symposium: 2017: June 15 & 16, Innovations in

    Biology, Genopode Yearly CIG Retreat: Sept. 1 & 2, 2016 and Sept. 7 & 8, 2017 Events for the public: Mystres de lUNIL, Passeport vacances Skiing Day, CIGs got talent

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  • Can I propose something, can I participate in decisions?

    At the CIG level: anytime with your PI, or contact the director, or the COO (Nicole

    Vouilloz) Your representatives at the Comit de Direction Scientific Advisory Committee visit (June 2018)

    At the FBM level: representatives at the Conseil de Facult participate in the different associations (ADAS)

    At the UNIL level: representatives at the Conseil de lUNIL participate in the different associations (FAE, ACIDUL)

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  • Organisation chart

    Information for new CIG members 12

    University of Lausanne

    Faculty of Biology and Medicine

    (FBM)

    CIG

    Faculty of Business and Economics

    7 Faculties

    DEE

    Fondamental Sciences Clinical Sciences

    11 Departments

    CHUV

    Doct.School

  • PAT representative:

    Pascal Cousin Corinne Dentan

    4thd floor, room 4006 [email protected]

    4th floor, room 4030 [email protected]

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  • Assistant Representatives PhD students:

    Franziska Gruhl & Marieke Hoekstra

    [email protected] [email protected]

    1st floor, room 1014 & 3rd floor, room 3009

    Postdocs: Mieke de Wit

    [email protected] 4th floor, room 4016

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  • Associations

    Association des Doctorants et Assistants en Sciences de la Facult de biologie et mdecine (ADAS) Web: www.unil.ch/adas Email: [email protected]

    Association for Postdocs in Science at UNIL. Web: http://www.asso-unil.ch/apns/ Email: [email protected]

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  • Ombudsman for CIG postdocs

    Ombudsman for CIG postdocs : Jacques Dubochet [email protected] http://www.unil.ch/dee/home/menuinst/people/honorary-professors/prof-jacques-dubochet.html

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  • WELCOME TO THE CAMPUS

    u Restaurants: UNIL: Amphimax, Unithque (banane), Gopolis EPFL: food truck, restaurants and fast-foods. Show your campuscard to get discounts!

    u Sport: To access the sport centre you have to pay for a membership card. Infos under http://sport.unil.ch/

    u Language Center: Infos under http://www.unil.ch/cdl/home.html

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  • WELCOME TO THE CAMPUS

    u Library: The Cantonal and University Library in Lausanne has 5 libraries, 2 are situated on the campus

    u Medical Center / Pharmacy / Dentist / Shops Arcades, EPFL

    u Post office Mailbox in front of the dispatch service, or post office @ EPFL

    u Bank BCV @ Internef, PostFinance @ EPFL, Crdit Suisse @ Arcades

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  • Useful websites at UNIL

    UNIL Welcome Center www.unil.ch/welcomecentre

    UNIL Human Resources www.unil.ch/srh

    UNIL School of Biology www.unil.ch/ecoledebiologie

    UNIL FBM Doctoral School www.unil.ch/ecoledoctoralefbm

    UNIL Admissions Service www.unil.ch/immat

    UNIL CIG www.unil.ch/cig

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  • A few administrative steps

    REGISTRATION When : Within 8-14 days of your arrival

    Where : Contrle des habitants of your municilapity List of municipalities under : www.communal.ch

    What to bring: Valid passport or ID card + photocopy/ 2 passport pictures Visa autorisation (for non-EU nationals), birth certificate and money (CHF 60-90) 1st permit application refunded: give the receipt to your group secretary

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  • A few administrative steps

    BANK ACCOUNT When : ASAP: you need to provide your bank details to your group secretary before the 15th of your 1st working month Where : At a Bank or Post office (bring a copy of your work contract, proof of registration at the council, passport, proof of address)

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  • A few administrative steps

    Health insurance When: Within 3 months of your arrival

    Where: Many insurance companies to choose from. Make comparison of health insurance providers by checking - http://www.priminfo.ch/praemien/index.php?sprache=f - https://en.comparis.ch/krankenkassen/default.aspx

    Note: Health insurance is compulsory in Switzerland

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  • A few administrative steps Accident insurance

    All employees having a contract with the UNIL (>20%) are covered for professional and non-professional accidents. UNIL accident insurance : La Bloise Note: Remember to inform your group secretary in case of accident !

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  • A few administrative steps Liability insurance = RC

    Covers any damage caused by you to a third party. This insurance covers both property and personal damage but does not include driving related accidents. The liability insurance is not mandatory in Switzerland. However, highly recommended. You may need a proof of insurance in order to rent an appartment. Comparison under https://en.comparis.ch/hausrat-versicherung/default.aspx

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  • A few administrative steps

    Household insurance A household insurance covers everything that you have in your home (content) in the event of fire, water damages, glass breakage or theft. Household insurance is not mandatory but highly recommended.

    Fire insurance The ECA insurance is an obligatory insurance in the Vaud Canton that covers damage from fire and natural disasters. More info under : http://www.eca-vaud.ch/

    Mobile phone Numerous operators: Swisscom, Salt, Sunrise, Coop, Yallo, M-budget, Aldi (ID, proof of address, work permit + account details if pay monthly contract )

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  • Other infos Accommodation

    Finding a place online: - www.comparis.ch - www.immoscout24.ch - www.homegate.ch - www.immostreet.ch - www.anibis.ch - www.easywg.ch (shared flat)

    Finding a place with real estate agencies : List of letting agents under : http://www.unil.ch/sasme/en/home/menuinst/logement/trouver-un-logement/liste-des-gerances.html

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  • Other infos Accommodation

    How to apply for a flat: A copy of your:

    work contract residence permit passport

    A recent salary certificate (

  • Other infos Means of transportation

    Train All infos under : http://www.sbb.ch/en/home.html With the CFF half-fare travel card, you can travel half price on all CFF routes and more (special disounts/offers).

    Public Transport System of the Lausanne Region (TL) Check under www.t-l.ch for timetables, monthly/yearly tickets, etc.

    Parking at UNIL-Dorigny Campus You need to buy a parking permit. Application online : www.unil.ch/parcunil

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  • Other infos Means of transportation

    Mobility Car Sharing Various types of cars to choose from. The CIG card is at the direction secretary. Ask Julie or Fabienne to book a slot for you. www.unil.ch/mobilite/fr/home/menuinst/ecomobilite/mobility-car-sharing.html

    Publibikes Once registered: free 90mn EPFL/UNIL, Flon, Ouchy, Renens station 30mn free on the other stations. Overtime:CHF 2/h http://www.unil.ch/mobilite/publibike

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  • Other info Websites to answer many of your questions:

    Living in Switzerland: www.ch.ch & www.vd.ch/themes/vie-privee/population-etrangere/entree-et-sejour/

    Learning french: www2.unil.ch/cajoue/unites.html & https://www.unil.ch/welcomecentre/home/menuguid/vivre-a-lausanne.html

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