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The campus on the shores of Lac Léman with a view on the Alps (Credit: Mediacom EPFL; CC BY-SA 4.0)

Welcome Audran to the Majda Lab!

Audran is currently a third-year undergraduate student studying biology at the University of Lausanne. He is interning in the lab to gain practical experience in a laboratory.

Call for a PhD student in mechanobiology

We have an open PhD position in the lab. The position is open to everyone who holds a MSc degree or equivalent in biology or physics. The ideal candidate should have a strong background in plant cell and molecular biology,…

Welcome Bejoy to the Majda Lab!

Bejoy obtained his Bachelor’s degree in physics and Master’s in biology from the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research in Kerala, India. During his masters, he usedthe inducible CRISPR/Cas9 gene editing system to study shoot regeneration in Arabidopsis thaliana.…

Mat presented the stem mechanics project at UPSC

In September, Mat was invited to Umeå Plant Science Centre (UPSC) in Sweden where he gave a talk about the stem mechanics project in the lab. Mat also joined the “UPSC PhD and Postdoc Retreat” in Skeppsvik where he spoke…

Plant Biomechanics Conference in Lyon

In August, our lab joined the 10th International Plant Biomechanics Conference in Lyon, France. It was an exceptional meeting with a lot of inspirational and diverse talks and posters. Thank you Arezki Boudaoud, Olivier Hamant, Gwyneth Ingram and Sara Pujalon…

Our new lab

Here are some images of our new lab and the view outside on the shores of Lac Léman and the Alps. The lab was just reovated and we have a plenty of space to bring our equipment in. Very happy…

Thank you for applying with us

We would like to thank everyone who applied for the PhD position in our lab. We greatly appreciate your time and effort to apply with us. Now the PhD positions are closed and we will get in touch with two…

Are you interested in working with us?

Currently, we have two PhD positions in the lab. The positions are open to everyone who holds a MSc degree or equivalent with documented experience in plant cell and molecular biology, biophysics or engineering/computer science (open to all nationalities, no…

Welcome to Majda Lab!

The Majda Lab investigates the role of mechanical heterogeneities in plant development. We are a dynamic and interdisciplinary team of friendly and highly interactive people. The lab will start in August 2022. Please stay tuned for new openings coming!