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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…

July 27, 2021

More than just walking: a new role for core brain region

For decades, a key brain area called the mesencephalic locomotor region has been thought to merely regulate locomotion. Now, the research group of…

July 17, 2021

Teaching Excellence Award for Susan Mango

Susan Mango was chosen by the students of the University of Basel as the winner of the "Modern Scholarship" award (Credit Suisse Award for Best…

June 25, 2021

We’re moving!

The big moment arrives on June 28th. The first of the almost 500 Biozentrum employees will move into the newly constructed Biozentrum. We are so…

June 21, 2021

Anne Spang newly elected member of the Leopoldina

Prof. Anne Spang, Professor of Biochemistry and Cell Biology at the Biozentrum of the University of Basel, has become a member of the German National…

June 18, 2021

Virtual PhD Retreat 2021

The PhD Retreat is organized every year by graduate students of the Biozentrum and Pharmaceutical Sciences. For many students, the event is an…

June 16, 2021

Immune defense: How immune cells are activated

Immune cells protect our body against invading pathogens. The chemokine receptor CCR5 on the surface of T cells plays an important role in this…