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November 09, 2020

Yin and Yang: Two signaling molecules control growth and behavior in bacteria

Bacteria are considered to be true experts in survival. Their rapid adaptive response to changing environmental conditions is based, among other...

October 29, 2020

Spread of a novel SARS-CoV-2 variant across Europe in summer 2020

Researchers from Basel and Spain have identified a novel SARS-CoV-2 variant that has spread widely across Europe in recent months, according to an...

October 21, 2020

How bacteria reinforce their protective shield against stress

Researchers led by Prof. Sebastian Hiller from the Biozentrum, University of Basel, have discovered a new mechanism by which bacteria ensure that...

October 13, 2020

SNSF Eccellenza Assistant Professor

The Biozentrum of the University of Basel is looking to sponsor applicants for Eccellenza Professorial Fellowships from the Swiss National Science...

September 22, 2020

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...

September 09, 2020

Muscle aging: Stronger for longer

With life expectancy increasing, age-related diseases are also on the rise, including sarcopenia, the loss of muscle mass due to aging. Researchers...

September 03, 2020

Maria Hondele awarded ERC Starting Grant

Prof. Maria Hondele from the Biozentrum of the University of Basel has been awarded one of the highly coveted Starting Grants by the European Research...

August 25, 2020

Two new Professors appointed to the Biozentrum

Prof. Knut Drescher and Anissa Kempf have been appointed new Professors by the Biozentrum of the University of Basel. Knut Drescher studies the...

August 19, 2020

Breast cancer: New way for tumor cells to escape self-destruction

In the body, the so-called programmed cell death prevents cells with irreparable damage from surviving and turning into cancer cells. In the “EMBO...

August 05, 2020

Autism: How gene alteration modifies social behavior

Prof. Peter Scheiffele’s team at the Biozentrum, University of Basel, has discovered a new connection between a genetic modification and social...