Schibler Lab

Ueli SCHIBLER, PhD
Professeur ordinaire
University of Geneva
Department of Molecular Biology, Sc3 3057b
30, quai Ernest-Ansermet
CH-1211, Geneva 4, Switzerland
Tel: +41 22 37 96175
Fax: +41 22 379 68 68
E-mail: Ueli.Schibler@unige.ch

Gene expression and circadian rythms

In mammals, most vital processes are subject to circadian variations. Thus sleep-wake cycles, locomotor activity, heartbeat, blood pressure, renal plasma flow, body temperature, sensorial perception, and the secretion of many hormones fluctuate during the day in an orderly fashion.