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May 24, 2018

Torsten Schwede appointed new Vice President for Research at the University of Basel

The Senate of the University of Basel elected Torsten Schwede as its new Vice President for Research. Schwede is currently professor of bioinformatics…

May 23, 2018

Biozentrum Lecture: Transport across the cell membrane

The cell membrane is permeable to many small molecules, including ions. However, they often have to be transported into or out of the cell against the…

May 16, 2018

Marek Basler awarded EMBO Gold Medal 2018

Marek Basler, Professor at the Biozentrum of the University of Basel, is one of the two recipients of the 2018 EMBO Gold Medal. The European Molecular…

May 14, 2018

EMBO Membership for Alex Schier

Prof. Alex Schier, Director of the Biozentrum, University of Basel, and currently still research group leader at Harvard University in Cambridge, has…

April 26, 2018

Who am I? How cells find their identity

The research group of Alex Schier, Director of the Biozentrum, University of Basel, has investigated more closely how a single embryonic cell develops…

April 11, 2018

Fiona Doetsch receives prestigious ERC research grant

The European Research Council (ERC) has awarded the neuroscientist and stem cell biologist Prof. Fiona Doetsch at the Biozentrum, University of Basel,…

April 03, 2018

Like an assembly line: Molecular factories produce bioactive compounds

Bacteria and fungi produce potent natural products in molecular factories that resemble an assembly line. In "Nature Chemical Biology", researchers…

March 26, 2018

Mini-symposium with Nobel laureate Jacques Dubochet

Last year, Prof. em. Jacques Dubochet, along with two other scientists, was awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for developing cryo-electron…

March 22, 2018

Researchers discover new anti-cancer protein

An international team of researchers led by Prof. Michael N. Hall from the Biozentrum, University of Basel, has discovered a new anti-cancer protein.…

March 08, 2018

A new springboard into research for Bachelor students at the Biozentrum

The early involvement of students in real-life research has always been an exceptional quality feature of the Biozentrum. Now a further opportunity…