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March 02, 2022

Tackling the Achilles' heel of pneumonia-causing bacteria

Babies and infants are particularly at risk of developing severe pneumonia or meningitis caused by pneumococcus. The team of Prof. Camilo Perez at the…

February 28, 2022

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…

February 28, 2022

Therapy for muscular dystrophy: A new start-up at the Biozentrum

Prof. Markus Rüegg and Dr. Judith Reinhard from the Biozentrum of the University of Basel have founded the start-up “SEAL Therapeutics AG” together…

February 18, 2022

Aukera Therapeutics qualifies for BaseLaunch funding program

The spin-off Aukera Therapeutics, which was founded at the Biozentrum last year, has been selected for the start-up accelerator program BaseLaunch.…

February 16, 2022

Heat stress reduces lifetime of mRNA molecules

Using a newly developed method, the team led by Prof. Attila Becskei at the Biozentrum of the University of Basel has succeeded in precisely…

January 31, 2022

Biozentrum Highlights: 2021 in Review

An intensive year lies behind us. We mastered the move into the new Biozentrum and since fall research and teaching is again in full swing. We have…

January 28, 2022

Safeguarding the cell nucleus

The nucleus is guarded by a highly secure door, the so-called nuclear pore, that controls the transport of substances from the cytoplasm to the cell…

January 26, 2022

"Even Omicron has three variants"

Prof. Richard Neher from the Biozentrum of the University of Basel is using his Nextstrain platform to investigate which variants of the SARS-CoV-2…

January 26, 2022

Alex Schier awarded distinction of AAAS Fellow

Prof. Alex Schier from the Biozentrum of the University of Basel has been elected a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science…

January 11, 2022

Obituary for Johan N. Jansonius (1932 - 2022)

The Biozentrum is mourning the death of Johan N. Jansonius, Professor emeritus of Structural Biology at the Biozentrum of the University of Basel, who…