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

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.

Award ceremony: Louis-Jeantet Prize for Silvia Arber

The award ceremony of the 2017 Louis-Jeantet Prize for Medicine was held in Geneva on Wednesday, 26 April 2017. Two scientist were honored: Silvia Arber, Professor of Neurobiology at the Biozentrum, University of Basel, and senior group leader at the Friedrich Miescher Institute (FMI) in Basel, as well as the immunologist Caetano Reis e Sousa,... more

Relocation of proteins with a new nanobody tool

The research group of Prof. Markus Affolter at the Biozentrum of the University of Basel has developed a new method by which proteins can be transported to a new location in a cell. Their data has recently been published in eLife. The novel tool enables scientists to study the function of proteins depending on their position by using nanobodies.... more

Important Dates

September 10 - 13, 2017

Basel Life - international Scientific Congress (EMBO)


September 12 - 15, 2017

BC2 Basel Computational Biology Conference