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February 16, 2021

Aging muscles – uncovering the causes of sarcopenia

Age-related muscle loss has a huge impact on autonomy and life quality of the elderly. Animal models help us to better understand the ageing process...

January 25, 2021

Handover of the new Biozentrum building to the University of Basel

The two cantons of Basel-Stadt and Basel-Landschaft today handed over the new Biozentrum building to the University of Basel. The technical facilities...

January 13, 2021

Virtual Biozentrum Symposium 2021

The Biozentrum Symposium has been a permanent fixture in the Institute’s event calendar for many years. In order to provide the researchers with a...

January 12, 2021

Biozentrum Highlights 2020

An extraordinary and challenging year lies behind us. But despite the coronavirus pandemic, we could experience many wonderful and remarkable stories...

January 06, 2021

Neuronal circuits for fine motor skills

Writing, driving a screw or throwing darts are only some of the activities that demand a high level of skill. How the brain masters such exquisite...

January 04, 2021

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...

December 09, 2020

Médéric Diard receives prestigious ERC Consolidator Grant

Prof. Médéric Diard from the Biozentrum of the University of Basel has been honored with an ERC Consolidator Grant, a highly competitive award from...

December 01, 2020

Camilo Perez is a new EMBO Young Investigator

Prof. Camilo Perez from the Biozentrum of the University of Basel has been selected to be an “EMBO Young Investigator” by the European Molecular...

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...