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December 20, 2018

“Science” honors Alex Schier’s research studies as “Breakthrough of the Year 2018”

Publications of Prof. Alex Schier from the Biozentrum, University of Basel, and Harvard University were named "Breakthrough of the Year 2018" by the...

December 20, 2018

Bacteria rely on classic business model

The pneumonia causing pathogen Pseudomonas aeruginosa has developed a twin-track strategy to colonize its host. It generates two different cells –...

December 20, 2018

First Innosuisse project at the Biozentrum

Dr. Stefan Imseng and Dr. Asier González are conducting a new study at the Biozentrum of the University of Basel to develop a novel drug for the...

December 11, 2018

Lethal combination: Drug cocktail turns off the “juice” to cancer cells

A widely used diabetes medication combined with an antihypertensive drug specifically inhibits tumor growth – this was discovered by the team of Prof....

December 06, 2018

Mike Hall awarded the 2019 Charles Rodolphe Brupbacher Award for Cancer Research

For his achievements in cancer research, the cell biologist Prof. Michael N. Hall, from the Biozentrum of the University of Basel, has been awarded...

November 28, 2018

Biozentrum PhD Fellowships: Application deadline December 15

The Biozentrum has launched an additional winter call for its prestigious and much sought after PhD Fellowships. Ambitious and highly motivated young...

November 09, 2018

T3 Pharmaceuticals wins prestigious Falling Walls Venture Award

T3 Pharma, a biotech start-up company of the Biozentrum, University of Basel, with a focus on immuno-oncology, has been named “2018 Science Start-Up...

October 19, 2018

Biozentrum Lecture with Bonnie L. Bassler

Prof. Bonnie L. Bassler is known for her research on bacterial communication. She discovered that bacteria use a chemical language to “talk” to each...

October 18, 2018

Two SNSF Ambizione Fellowships for the Biozentrum

This year, two young scientists from the Biozentrum, University of Basel, will receive a much coveted SNSF Ambizione Grant. Alexander Harms is...

September 26, 2018

Diversity in the brain – How millions of neurons become unique

How is it possible that so many different and highly specific neurons arise in the brain? A mathematic model developed by the research group of Prof....