Suliana Manley

BSP 427 (Cubotron UNIL)
Rte de la Sorge
CH-1015 Lausanne

Web site:  Web site:

Administrative data

Teaching & PhD



PhD Programs

Doctoral Program in Physics

Doctoral Program in Biotechnology and Bioengineering

Doctoral Program in Photonics

Doctoral Program in Computational and Quantitative Biology


Let's experiment

Before you step into the lab to do an experiment, you have a long list of questions: How do I design an experiment that will give a clear answer to my question? What model system should I use? What are my controls? What's an ideal sample size? How can I tell if the experiment worked?

Sharing your research

Giving a research talk (say, at a conference, to your department or in your research group meeting) is a really important part of a scientist's career. This course is designed for anyone who will be giving research-based scientific talks in the future.

Writing for science

The goal of the course is to develop effective writing skills for academic and professional contexts.

Planning your scientific journey (EDBB)

Planning Your Scientific Journey: Being successful as a scientist requires more than acquiring knowledge and developing experimental skills. It also requires: (1) asking a good scientific question, (2) establishing a clear plan of action, and (3) seeking advice along the way.

General physics : mechanics (English)

Students will learn the principles of mechanics to enable a better understanding of physical phenomena, such as the kinematics and dyamics of point masses and solid bodies. Students will acquire the capacity to quantitatively analyze these effects with the appropriate theoretical tools.

Biophysics : physics of the cell

In this course we will study the cell (minimum unit of life) and its components. We will study several key cellular features: Membranes, genomes, channels and receptors. We will apply the laws of physics to develop models to make quantitative and predictive statements.