Welcome to Diego

Diego López León received his Master’s degree in Biomedical Sciences from the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Berne in 2013. In his Master thesis, he focused on bone marrow stromal cells and their role in CML in the lab of Prof. Adrian Ochsenbein at the DKF/ Inselspital Berne. After that, he worked as Research Assistant at the University of Fribourg, exploring the biology of cytotoxic T-cells and cytotoxic proteins against pathogenic bacteria. Diego joined the Corn lab as a technical expert in February 2021, working on HSCs gene editing. His research interests include gene editing on monogenic diseases, as well as the potential use of CRISPR/Cas9 system to treat cancer.

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September 8, 2021

Congratulations to Mandy!

Congratulations to Mandy and team for winning the audience vote at the ETH 3Pi Pitch Competition, where ETH Pioneer Fellows pitched their projects to an audience...

September 1, 2021

Lab retreat in Zermatt

Our lab retreat for 2021 was held in Zermatt, in view of the Matterhorn. We spent the first day doing extemporaneous speed talks (3 minutes maximum!) and discussing...

June 17, 2021

Congratulations to Eric and John on the EMBO fellowships!

We are excited to share the news that Eric Aird and John Fielden were both awarded EMBO long-term fellowships, which support excellent postdoctoral researchers...

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