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March 16, 2020

Measures to reduce the spread of the coronavirus

Due to the increasingly rapid spread of the coronavirus, the management of the University of Basel has decided on far-reaching measures. As a...

March 11, 2020

Sabotage attack: How a bacterial protein tricks our innate immune response

Upon sensing an infectious agent our immune system triggers inflammation in order to clear the infection. Prof. Christoph Dehio’s team at the...

March 10, 2020

Prof. Peter Scheiffele participates in EU-funded research project CANDY

The CANDY project investigates the biological links between neurodevelopmental disorders and co-occurring somatic illnesses and how treatment of...

February 27, 2020

Genetic signature boosts protein production during cell division

Prof. Mihaela Zavolan’s team at the Biozentrum, University of Basel, has uncovered a genetic signature that enables cells to adapt their protein...

February 26, 2020

GPS for chromosomes: Reorganization of the genome during development

The spatial arrangement of genetic material within the cell nucleus plays an important role in the development of an organism. In collaboration with...

February 10, 2020

Inner “clockwork” sets the time for cell division in bacteria

Researchers at the Biozentrum of the University of Basel have discovered a “clockwork” mechanism that controls cell division in bacteria. In two...

February 04, 2020

Michael Hall awarded Sjöberg Prize 2020

The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has awarded the Sjöberg Prize 2020 jointly to Prof. Michael N. Hall, Biozentrum of the University of Basel, and...

January 27, 2020

Nanocontainers introduced into the nucleus of living cells

An interdisciplinary team from the University of Basel has succeeded in creating a direct path for artificial nanocontainers to enter into the nucleus...

January 27, 2020

Kiss and run: How cells sort and recycle their components

What can be reused and what can be disposed of? Cells also face this tricky task. Prof. Anne Spang's team from the Biozentrum of the University of...

January 24, 2020

"Einblicke Biozentrum" on the novel coronavirus outbreak

The outbreak of a novel virus is making headlines. In response to this coronavirus outbreak the Biozentrum will host a public event with three short...