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.

Torsten Schwede appointed new Vice President for Research at the University of Basel

The Senate of the University of Basel elected Torsten Schwede as its new Vice President for Research. Schwede is currently professor of bioinformatics at the Biozentrum of the University of Basel and a member of the Executive Board of Directors at the Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics (SIB). On August 1, 2018, he succeeds Edwin Constable, who will... more

Biozentrum Lecture: Transport across the cell membrane

The cell membrane is permeable to many small molecules, including ions. However, they often have to be transported into or out of the cell against the concentration gradient. This does not happen by itself. This task is performed by specific membrane transport proteins. In the coming “Biozentrum Lecture” on June 5th, 2018, Prof. Poul Nissen will... more

PhD Program

  • International PhD Program and Fellowships more

Important Date

  • June 5, 2018, 5:15 pm
    Biozentrum Lectures:
    Prof. Poul Nissen more
  • September 11-14, 2018
    EMBO at Basel Life 2018

    Congress Center Basel. more