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.

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.

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

Nobel laureate Christiane Nüsslein-Volhard at the Biozentrum

How does the zebrafish get its stripes? Why does it change from species to species? Which cells are responsible for the variety and beauty of the pattern? These are questions that Prof. Christiane Nüsslein-Volhard, Nobel laureate in Medicine or Physiology, is exploring in depth in her research. In the coming “Biozentrum Lecture”, that will take... more

kids@science 2018 – very young researchers at the Biozentrum

This year the Biozentrum of the University of Basel will open its doors again for school children to participate in the study week kids@science, a program organized by the foundation “Schweizer Jugend forscht”. The study weeks provide both girls and boys with an insight into the fascinating world of science and technology, enabling them to slip... more

Important Dates

January 24, 2018
BZ Lecture Series: Prof. Christiane Nüsslein-Volhard, Nobel Laureate


February 1, 2018
Farewell Symposium Erich Nigg,
Director Biozentrum