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July 17, 2019

Invitation to a Symposium in honor of the Nobel laureate Prof. Werner Arber

On August 28, 2019, the Biozentrum of the University of Basel invites you to a scientific symposium to honor its Nobel Prize laureate, Prof. em Werner…

July 12, 2019

Speed controllers for protein production

The translation of the genetic code into proteins is a vital process in any cell. Prof. Mihaela Zavolan’s team at the Biozentrum, University of Basel,…

July 08, 2019

Start of “Biozentrum Research Summer” for Bachelor students

On July 8, 2019, the first of 16 Bachelor students will start their summer internship in one of the labs at the Biozentrum. With the "Research Summer"…

July 02, 2019

Michael Hall receives the 2019 Nakasone Award

The Human Frontier Science Program (HFSP) has announced that its 2019 Nakasone Award will be awarded to Prof. Michael Hall of the Biozentrum,…

July 01, 2019

Very first “Summer Science Academy” for high school students

The first Basel Summer Science Academy is taking place at the University of Basel this year. In a two-week course, sixteen high school students from…

June 25, 2019

New contents: Neuronal Parkinson inclusions are different than expected

An international team of researchers, including Prof. Henning Stahlberg from the Biozentrum, University of Basel, challenges the conventional…

June 18, 2019

Obituary for Prof. Heinrich Reichert (1949 – 2019)

The Biozentrum is mourning the death of Heinrich Reichert, Professor emeritus of Neurobiology at the University of Basel.

June 12, 2019

Susan Mango newly elected EMBO member

Prof. Susan Mango at the Biozentrum, University of Basel, has been elected as new member of the prestigious European Molecular Biology Organization…

June 12, 2019

Reaching and Grasping – Learning fine motor coordination changes the brain

When we train the reaching for and grasping of objects, we also train our brain. In other words, this action brings about changes in the connections…

June 03, 2019

Nobel Prize winner Prof. Werner Arber turns 90 years old

The Biozentrum congratulates Werner Arber, Professor emeritus for Microbiology at the Biozentrum, University of Basel, and Nobel Laureate in…