Whether you are a new colleague or an external partner looking for assistance in a particular domain, the list of key contacts below might help you get in touch with the right person.
Note that your contact may vary if you are a UNIL or CHUV employee or depending on the site to which your query relates (Biopôle or AGORA).
Nicolas Gestermann, PhD
BIO1-01-DB72 CH-1066 Epalinges
Nicolas is the biosafety (BSO) and the radiation protection officer for the oncology department. He provides expert technical consultation and is responsible for developing, implementing, coordinating, and maintaining a comprehensive biosafety, biocontainment, and biosecurity management program in our department.
He investigates the circumstances of any accidents or untoward incidents involving biological agents, in liaison with UNIL and CHUV safety services, and ensure that appropriate action is taken.
He is responsible for theoretical P1/P2 biosafety training, biosafety management at the DO and ECOGEN notifications to Federal Biotechnology Office (DKK). Additional dedicated trainings are given when radioisotopes are used.
Nicolas is also in charge of chemical safety, chemical waste management, animal necropsy room and P2 room for production of experimental microorganisms in BIO3.
Teresa is responsible for:
Teresa assists also Professor Ping-Chih Ho, full Professor and LICR member.
Natasa is responsible for:
Maria is responsible for:
Philippe is responsible for:
Olivier is responsible for:
Olivier also :
Caterina is responsible for:
UNIL personnel life cycle, from recruitment procedures to departure procedures, as well as the management of holiday allowances and access badges.
She also supports Natasa (Finances/UNIL).
Loris is specifically responsible for the HR needs of colleagues within the following units : LRO (Laboratoires de recherche d'oncologie CHUV), CTE (Center of experimental therapeutics) and ION (Service of immuno-oncology).
Loris is in charge of all administrative processes related to the personnel life cycle, from recruitment procedures to departure procedures.
Vincent is responsible for introducing UNIL IT services to newcomers, IT services (accounts, network), purchases (hardware and software) and general support (installation, troubleshooting).
Vincent is also in charge of IT support to the UNIL community of the department.
If Vincent is absent, you can contact the central FBM help desk (Monday to Friday 8am to 5pm) on 021 692 50 94 or by Email.
FBM IT Service
As a member of the IT program of the FBM, the Department of oncology benefits from the full services of the FBM IT Service. This includes :
A full description of these is available on the FBM IT Service’s website. Read more...
The FBM IT leaflet contains a description of all the FBM IT services. Read more...
Rosalinda Fiorella Guerra
Jean supervises and coordinates the smooth running of DO laboratories in the agora building.
He is responsible for:
Fiorella is the Adjunct of Jean Halbert. She ensures the smooth running of DO laboratories in the Agora building, under the supervision of the lab manager.
She is also responsible for:
Nicolas Gestermann, PhD
Laboratory Manager Adjunct
021 692 59 98 / 0795545998
Elsa Ferreira Moreira
Medical-technical aid support
021 692 59 68
Nicolas oversees the operations of various types of labs to ensure that safety protocols are followed, and all equipment is supplied and maintained.
Kevin is the Adjunct of Nicolas Gestermann. He oversees:
Elsa is responsible for glass and plastic stock management, sterilization of solution, tips and small instruments and washing station room (glass, buckets for centrifuge, etc.)
Mirjana is responsible for ordering consumables and delivery of orders, keeping the department's ordering system up to date, and entering new providers. Mirjana is also in charge of the preparation of common culture media.