News Archive 2016
February 03, 2016
New insights into the function of the main class of drug targets
About thirty percent of all medical drugs such as beta-blockers or antidepressants interact with certain types of cell surface proteins called G...
January 24, 2016
Another step in understanding microcephaly
Errors in the formation of neurons can lead to neurodevelopmental disorders such as microcephaly, an abnormally small brain. Prof. Clemens Cabernard’s...
January 22, 2016
kids@science 2016 study weeks at the Biozentrum
The Biozentrum of the University of Basel has opened its doors again this year for school children to participate in the study week kids@science, a...
January 20, 2016
The clock is ticking: Self-activating protein stops growth of bacteria
During periods of nutrient deprivation or stress bacteria stop their growth. A driving force in this process may be Fic proteins, enzymes that modify...