Launch of the green seminar series

December 19, 2019

We are thrilled to participate in the organization of a new Green Seminar Series in Geneva which aims to reduce the carbon footprint by inviting renowned scientists to share their work through a virtual visit of the department. Please visit to learn more about it!

Neufo xmas party 2019

December 12, 2019

The El-Boustani lab with the help of an amazing team of students from the NeuFo department organized this year Xmas party on the Bateau Genève. Crazy costumes, smoky cocktails, beer pong and lively karaoke made for an unforgettable evening. Looking forward to next year!

Exactly One year later - Lab inauguration

November 15, 2019

We were happy to host colleagues, family members and friends for this lovely evening and to share champagne and Lebanese food to celebrate the first months of the lab! We are delighted to be part of the NeuFo department and we look forward to the coming years!


October 22, 2019

Sami and co-authors have been awarded awarded the Aspirational Neuroscience Prize from the Brain Preservation Foundation for their paper « Locally Coordinated Synaptic Plasticity of Visual Cortex Neurons in vivo » published in Science in 2018.

El-Boustani Lab opens soon!

November 15, 2018

Sami El-Boustani has been awarded the SNSF Eccellenza Professorial Fellowship. He will join the department of Basic Neurosciences at University of Geneva as an assistant professor in 2019.