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November 22, 2023

German pharma company acquires Biozentrum start-up for 450 million Swiss francs

The biotech company T3 Pharmaceuticals, a spin-off from the Biozentrum, University of Basel, is being acquired by the German pharmaceutical company…

November 21, 2023

Sophisticated swarming: Bacteria support each other across generations

When bacteria build communities, they cooperate and share nutrients across generations. The team led by Prof. Knut Drescher at the Biozentrum,…

October 11, 2023

Win-win in muscle research: faster results and fewer laboratory animals thanks to new method

To study muscle diseases, scientists rely on the mouse as a model organism. Markus Rüegg's research group at the Biozentrum, University of Basel, has…

October 09, 2023

Cancer research: Metabolite drives tumor development

Cancer cells are chameleons. They completely change their metabolism to grow continuously. The team led by Prof. Michael N. Hall at the Biozentrum,…

October 05, 2023

New findings pave the way for hearing loss therapies

As we age, many of us will eventually need hearing aids. In some cases, the reason for this may be a signaling pathway that controls auditory sensory…

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.