About the GDC
The GDC was initially founded in 2008 by the Institute of Integrative Biology (IBZ). Since 2009, it is officially a technology and service platform of the D-USYS. The GDC provides infrastructure and customized support for its many users.
We offer customised support for research projects in the field of genetic diversity with a wide range of technical expertise and a dynamic, well-connected team. The GDC is open to all academic institutions within Switzerland.
There are currently 95 user groups (PDF, 289 KB) and 431 projects (PDF, 438 KB) registered with the GDC. These projects covering a range of organisms including bacteria, primates, plants, fish, insects and even viruses. The GDC has been acknowledged in over 300 peer-reviewed publications (PDF, 493 KB).