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.

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.

Michael N. Hall awarded honorary doctorate from the University of Geneva

The University of Geneva has awarded the biochemist Michael N. Hall, from the Biozentrum of the University of Basel, an honorary doctorate. With this distinction, the university is recognizing his outstanding scientific achievements and his continued commitment to the institution. On October 14th, 2016, Hall was presented with the degree as part... more

Bacterial second messenger switches enzyme into “reverse gear”

The signaling molecule c-di-GMP plays a crucial role in bacterial reproduction. It controls cell division by shifting gears of a key cell cycle enzyme from forward to backward. The molecular mechanism of this switch has been unraveled by the team of Prof. Tilman Schirmer at the Biozentrum, University of Basel. The results have now been published... more

Latest Publication

deGradFP: A System to Knockdown GFP-Tagged Proteins. Methods Mol Biol , 1478, 177-187. more

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December 12, 2016

4th TriRhena Metabolism Club Meeting Weblink