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May 29, 2017

Resistant cancer cells: 3D structure of a drug transporter decoded

Drug resistance is not only a major problem in fighting infectious diseases. Also in the treatment of cancer it can jeopardize the success of...

April 27, 2017

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...

April 11, 2017

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...

February 28, 2017

Richard Neher wins the Open Science Prize

Prof. Richard Neher from the Biozentrum of the University of Basel is the joint winner of the Open Science Prize, together with Prof. Trevor Bedford...

February 10, 2017

Michael N. Hall awarded Cancer Research Prize

On February 8th, 2017, the American National Foundation for Cancer Research announced that Michael N. Hall, Professor of Biochemistry at the...

January 27, 2017

Not necessarily harmful: Protein aggregates in the brain

Protein aggregates in neurons are characteristic for Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and other neurodegenerative diseases. These so-called amyloids arise...

January 26, 2017

A Pfizer Research Prize for the Biozentrum

Maria Soledad Esposito from the Biozentrum of the University of Basel and the Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research (FMI) as well as...

January 25, 2017

Silvia Arber receives the 2017 Louis-Jeantet Prize for Medicine

The 2017 Louis-Jeantet Prize for Medicine is awarded to Silvia Arber, Professor of Neurobiology at the Biozentrum, University of Basel, and senior...

January 23, 2017

Immune defense without collateral damage

The research groups led by Prof. Dirk Bumann at the Biozentrum, University of Basel, and Dr. Nina Khanna at the Department of Biomedicine, University...

January 11, 2017

Not too young to be a researcher - kids@science at the Biozentrum

Again, for the sixth time, the Biozentrum of the University of Basel is opening its labs to the young participants of the study week kids@science, a...