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May 14, 2019

Relay station in the brain controls our movements

The relay station of the brain, the Substantia Nigra consists of different types of nerve cells and is responsible for controlling the execution of...

May 06, 2019

Apply now for the 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...

March 28, 2019

Crime Scene Schizophrenia - 30 Genes under suspicion

The research group led by Prof. Alex Schier, Director of the Biozentrum, University of Basel, has identified 30 genes associated with schizophrenia....

March 28, 2019

ERC Advanced Grant for Alex Schier

The European Research Council has awarded the cell and developmental biologist Prof. Alex Schier at the Biozentrum, University of Basel, a generously...

March 25, 2019

Silvia Arber receives the International Prize of the Fyssen Foundation

Prof. Silvia Arber, neurobiologist at the Biozentrum, University of Basel, and the Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research (FMI) and new...

March 12, 2019

Urs A. Meyer receives the “2019 Lifetime Achievement Award”

Professor Urs A. Meyer, emeritus Professor at the Biozentrum of the University of Basel, has been awarded the "Lifetime Achievement Award 2019" by the...

January 14, 2019

Engineered T cells promote long-term organ transplant acceptance

Organ transplant rejection is a major problem in transplantation medicine. Suppressing the immune system to prevent organ rejection, however, opens...

January 07, 2019

A springboard into research for Bachelor students

With the "Biozentrum Research Summer" program, Bachelor students in the sciences again have the opportunity to immerse themselves in a cutting-edge...