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News Archive 2019

October 08, 2019

New public lecture series: «Einblicke Biozentrum»

What happens during human and animal development? What is muscle training good for and why do our cells age? On November 5, 2019, the Biozentrum will...

September 30, 2019

Peter Scheiffele new member of the National Research Council

Prof. Peter Scheiffele at the Biozentrum of the University of Basel is a newly elected member of the National Research Council in the field of...

September 25, 2019

T3 Pharma: Lead product expected to enter clinical phase

The closing of the second financing round of over 12 million Swiss Francs and the strengthening of the development team pave the way for T3...

September 05, 2019

Resistance can spread even without the use of antibiotics

Antibiotic resistance does not spread only where and when antibiotics are used in large quantities, conclude researchers from laboratory experiments....

September 03, 2019

Flavio Donato awarded ERC Starting Grant

In May this year, Prof. Flavio Donato started his own research group at the Biozentrum of the University of Basel. For his pioneering research project...

September 02, 2019

Unique fingerprint: What makes nerve cells unmistakable?

Protein variations that result from the process of alternative splicing control the identity and function of nerve cells in the brain. This allows...

September 01, 2019

Apply now! Biozentrum PhD Fellowships

With its prestigious and much sought after PhD Fellowships, the Biozentrum enables ambitious and highly motivated young scientists to do their PhD at...

August 02, 2019

How brain tumors promote their own growth

Research groups at the Biozentrum of the University of Basel, in collaboration with the Department of Biomedicine and the University Hospital Basel,...

July 25, 2019

One or the other: Why strength training might come at the expense of endurance muscles

The neurotransmitter brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) acts in the muscle, so that during strength training endurance muscle fiber number is...

July 25, 2019

How neuromuscular connections are maintained after nerve lesions

After nerve injury, the protein complex mTORC1 takes over an important function in skeletal muscle to maintain the neuromuscular junction, the synapse...