News Archive

May 17, 2017


Sad news. So sad: Our beloved Primulae died despite daily watering. Nevertheless, they have survived for 3 months.




April, 3, 2017


Tahsin quickly adopted the yeast crew clothing style. Btw, Vale’s shirt was white, too, when he started his PhD…

April 1, 2017

We welcome our new lab member Tahsin Kuzdere! Today is the official start of his PhD (no joke). Good luck!

February 15, 2017

Our latest additions… Survival estimates range from 2 days to 5 years. What is your guess? Post it at the bottom of this page.


January 2, 2017

Today, Lucas Kaaij started his postdoc in the lab. Welcome and all the best!

December 22, 2016


New lab paper providing mechanistic insights into small RNA mediated gene silencing was published today in Genes & Development! Have a look.

November 16, 2016

New paper on the mechanisms that shape piRNA 3’ends appeared today. Check it out!

November 9, 2016

Apply now for the FMI PhD program!

Deadline is November 20, 2016. Use the following link to get to the offical online application page:

September 5, 2016

Both Buehler lab teams finished among the top 3 FMI teams in the Global Coorporate Challange (GCC). Over the past 100 days we have accomplished over 14’100 km!

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August 30, 2016

The Bühler Lab Knife was on tour again . This time with Claudi in the Swiss alps. Click here for more pics.

July 17, 2016


Matyas Flemr has successfully conquered the 101 km Eiger Ultra

Trail within 17 hours 36 minutes and 47 seconds. Amazing. Congrats!





June 1, 2016

Lea Dümpelmann started her PhD in our lab. Welcome and good luck !

May 17, 2016

Recently, somewhere in Nepal: Rodrigo, a former PhD student, is looking for a suitable spot for an outstation of the lab.


May, 13, 2016

Research section updated. Have a look!

April 1, 2016

We welcome Tahsin Kuzdere, who will do his Masters Thesis in our lab.

March 31, 2016

Today was Rodrigo’s last day in the lab. Enjoy the vacation and all the best for the new position in Zürich!

February 9, 2016

Alex was just awarded the Benchling Gold status! Congrats! (Irrespective of this mind blowing honor, Benchling indeed is a great tool for sequence managing, manipulation, alignment, in silico cloning, etc.)

February 2, 2016

TALEN design and cloning protocol online now!

February 1, 2016

Check out the pics from our lab ski trip in Flims!

December 18, 2015

Alice Wenger finished her Masters thesis! We will miss your enthusiasm and excitement :). All the best!

December 15, 2015

Marc Bühler has been awarded an ERC Consolidator grant!

December 9, 2015

Today, Rodrigo defended his PhD. Congrats Dr. Villasenor Mollino!

November 30, 2015

After successfully finishing her PhD, Kasia Kowalik left us and took up a new challenge. All the best!

October 30, 2015

Silke Lochs successfully finished her Master Internship. We wish her all the best for the future!

October 5, 2015

New group paper on the role of HP1/Swi6 in delimiting H3K9me spreading into euchromatic regions adjacent to constitutive hereochromatin. (H3K9 methylation extends across natural boundaries of heterochromatin in the absence of an HP1 protein. Stunnenberg et al, ).

September 16 – 18, 2015

We are at the annual meeting in Grindelwald (see pics).

August 31- September 2, 2015

Bühler lab retreat in La Neuveville (see pics).

July 16, 2015

New paper describing a simple and efficient method to generate knock-out and knock-in embryonic stem cells published in Cell Reports (Flemr and Bühler, Single step generation of conditional knock out mouse embryonic stem cells. Cell Rep., 2015 Jul; 12(4):709-16).