In the training of top qualified scientists for the future to work in universities, industry and the community, the Biozentrum emphasizes a strong research orientation and the close guidance of its students.

The Biozentrum of the University of Basel is one of the worldwide leading institutes for molecular and biomedical basic research and teaching.

In its research, the Biozentrum incorporates the benefits of being international, interdisciplinary and innovative along with having leading-edge technology and highly qualified and motivated employees.

3D model of several HCN potassium channels arranged side by side.

Neural stem cell-derived brain tumors in Drosophila.

Adult neural stem cells give rise to neurons (green) and astrocytes (red).

ARTIDIS: a new nano technology to measure tissue structures.

Biozentrum Lecture: Brain Development – from Drosophila to humans

How does our brain develop? How do neural stem cells mature to neurons and what does the fly and man have in common? Jürgen Knoblich addresses these questions in his research. On 14th April, 2015, as a part of the Biozentrum Lecture series, the research scientist from the IMBA, the Institute of Molecular Biotechnology of the Austrian Academy of... more

Petr Broz receives HFSP Career Development Award

The infection biologist Petr Broz, Professor at the Biozentrum of the University of Basel, has received one of the highly regarded Career Development Awards from the Human Frontier Science Program (HFSP). In his project, supported with US $300,000 for three years, he will more deeply investigate the cellular defense strategies against bacterial... more

Canada Gairdner International Award 2015 for Michael N. Hall

more

International PhD Program

Important dates

  • April 14th, 2015: Biozentrum Lecture with Jürgen Knoblich more