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September 20, 2023

Artificial Intelligence Tools shed light on millions of proteins

A team led by Dr. Joana Pereira and Prof. Torsten Schwede at the Biozentrum of the University of Basel and the SIB Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics…

September 11, 2023

Novel insights: How muscles change during endurance training

The more we exercise our endurance, the fitter we become – and so do our muscles. They adapt to the load and are able to perform better for a longer…

September 05, 2023

Two SNSF Ambizione Fellowships for the Biozentrum

This year, two young scientists from the Biozentrum, University of Basel, have been awarded a prestigious Ambizione Grant from the Swiss National…

August 15, 2023

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…

July 20, 2023

Obituary for Prof. John G. Nicholls

The Biozentrum mourns the loss of John Graham Nicholls, emeritus Professor of Pharmacology at the Biozentrum, University of Basel.

Infection biologist Prof. Marek Basler.

July 04, 2023

Marek Basler newly elected EMBO member

Prof. Marek Basler of the Biozentrum, University of Basel, has been elected as a new member of the renowned European Molecular Biology Organization…

contact site between lipid droplets (turquoise) and mitochondria (red)

July 03, 2023

Everything in balance? How a molecular switch controls lipid metabolism

Our body’s fat metabolism plays a vital role in energy production in our body. The research team led by Prof. Anne Spang at the Biozentrum, University…

Impression of Biozentrum events with crowd of people

June 28, 2023

Great community events: Biozentrum Symposium and first World Alumni Day

The last week was intense: one great event followed the next. The Biozentrum Symposium and the first World Alumni Day brought together generations of…

Green and red bacteria on a tissue surface.

June 20, 2023

Should I stay or should I go: Hospital germ’s dual strategy

Infections are among the most frequent complications during a hospital stay. Researchers led by Prof. Urs Jenal at the Biozentrum of the University of…

Cholera-pathogen (blue) forms an aggressive biofilm on the surface of immune cells (red).

June 09, 2023

Cholera bacteria form aggressive biofilm to kill immune cells

Bacteria harness the power of communities. Prof. Knut Drescher's research group at the Biozentrum of the University of Basel has now discovered that…