Melanie Blokesch

EPFL SV GHI UPBLO
SV 3529 (Bâtiment SV)
Station 19
CH-1015 Lausanne

Web site: Web site: https://blokesch-lab.epfl.ch/

EPFL SV SSV-GE
SV 3529 (Bâtiment SV)
Station 19
CH-1015 Lausanne

Web site: Web site: https://sv.epfl.ch/education

EPFL AVP-PGE EDMS-ENS
SV 2515 (Bâtiment SV)
Station 19
CH-1015 Lausanne

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EPFL VPRHO DSPS COSEC-SV
SV 3529 (Bâtiment SV)
Station 19
CH-1015 Lausanne

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Professional course

Full Professor

Laboratory of Molecular Microbiology

School of Life Sciences - EPFL

2021-

Associate Professor

Laboratory of Molecular Microbiology

School of Life Sciences - EPFL

2016-2021

Tenure-track Assistant Professor

Laboratory of Molecular Microbiology (head: Prof. Dr. Melanie Blokesch)

School of Life Sciences - EPFL

2009-2016


Education

Doctor rerum naturalium (Dr. rer. nat.)

Microbiology

Ludwig-Maximilians-University, Munich, Germany

2004

Diplom Biologin Univ. (Dipl. Biol.)

Biology

Ludwig-Maximilians-University, Munich, Germany

2000


Awards

DFG Research Fellowship

SNSF grant

Novartis Foundation for Medical and Biological Research Grant

SNSF grant

ERC Starting grant

Research Award

VAAM

2015

Publications

Infoscience publications

Teaching & PhD

Teaching

Life Sciences Engineering

PhD Programs

Doctoral Program in Biotechnology and Bioengineering

Doctoral Program in Molecular Life Sciences

Contributing teacher to Landmark Papers in Cancer

Contributing teacher to doctoral course Landmark Papers in Cancer and Infection


Courses

Infection biology

Infectious diseases (ID) are still a major problem to human health. But how do pathogens make us sick? How do they evolve and spread? The discovery and use of antibiotics and vaccination has changed the outcome of some IDs. But resistance mechanisms have evolved and are of major concern.

Practical - Blokesch Lab

How to look at tiny things: visualizing protein localization in bacteria using epifluorescence microscopy.