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September 21, 2021

Official opening of the new Biozentrum building

The University of Basel’s impressive new Biozentrum building celebrated its official opening today in the space of its large atrium. Research in the…

September 21, 2021

Benjamin Engel appointed new professor at the Biozentrum

Benjamin Engel has been appointed by the University Council to be new Assistant Professor at the Biozentrum of the University of Basel. The cell…

September 20, 2021

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 08, 2021

Keep on moving: Sports relieve tumor-associated anemia

Many cancer patients suffer from anemia leaving them fatigued, weak, and an impaired ability to perform physical activity. Drugs only rarely alleviate…

September 07, 2021

Good times, bad times: Worms equip their offspring for the future

Parents prepare their children for the future. For many animals, the survival of their progeny depends on their parents’ care, and this can affect…

September 06, 2021

T3 Pharma wins Swiss Economic Award 2021

The biotech company T3 Pharmaceuticals, a spin-off from the Biozentrum of the University of Basel, has received the Swiss Economic Award 2021 at this…

September 01, 2021

Small but powerful: Tiny droplets for muscle endurance

Running a marathon requires a good training plan. A targeted endurance training accustoms the muscles to a physical workload and increases their…

August 30, 2021

Farewell Symposium for Prof. Tilman Schirmer

At the Biozentrum, Professor Tilman Schirmer studied structure - function relationships of bacterial proteins and their communication at the molecular…

August 16, 2021

Michael N. Hall received honorary doctorate from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Prof. Michael N. Hall from the Biozentrum of the University of Basel has been honored by the Senate of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem with the…

August 13, 2021

Cholesterol disrupts lipid metabolism in the cell

The cell’s cholesterol level is decisive for fat regulation and therefore for the lipid metabolism of the entire organism. This has now been…