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.

A new springboard into research for Bachelor students at the Biozentrum

The early involvement of students in real-life research has always been an exceptional quality feature of the Biozentrum. Now a further opportunity has opened with the new "Biozentrum Research Summer", a summer internship for Bachelor students in the sciences to immerse themselves in cutting-edge research projects for up to nine weeks. more

Architecture of cellular control center mTORC2 elucidated

The protein complex mTORC2 controls cellular lipid and carbohydrate metabolism. Researchers from the Biozentrum of the University of Basel and the ETH Zurich have now succeeded in deciphering the 3D structure of this important protein complex. The results have recently been published in "eLife". more

PhD Program

  • International PhD Program and Fellowships more

Bachelor Students

  • "Biozentrum Research Summer 2018" – Internships. more

Important Date

  • April 11, 2018, 4 pm
    SNI/Biozentrum Lecture with Prof. em. Jacques Dubochet, Nobel Prize Laureate 2017.

Latest Publication

Network-based integration of multi-omics data for prioritizing cancer genes. Bioinformatics (Oxford, England) , ahead of print, 1-7. more