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Photo of Torsten Schwede, Professor of Bioinformatics at the Biozentrum and Vice President for Research, University of Basel.

April 27, 2023

«We need to learn how to deal with AI tools like ChatGPT because they will not disappear.»

Since December last year, the artificial intelligence tool ChatGPT has been making headlines. It independently writes texts of such high quality that…

Portrait photo of Prof. em. Walter Keller

April 25, 2023

Obituary for Walter Keller (1938 - 2023)

The Biozentrum is mourning the death of Walter Keller, Professor emeritus of Cell Biology at the Biozentrum of the University of Basel.

Drosophila wing

April 24, 2023

In double pack – paired proteins give you wings

For hands, feet or wings to develop the correct shape and size, harmonious interaction of a complex orchestra of proteins is essential. The research…

March 27, 2023

Adipose tissue as a culprit: How obesity leads to diabetes

Obesity is a well-known risk factor for diabetes and fatty liver disease. Recently, the research team led by Prof. Michael N. Hall at the Biozentrum,…

March 08, 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…

February 08, 2023

Knut Drescher receives SNSF Consolidator Grant 2022

Prof. Knut Drescher at the Biozentrum, University of Basel, receives the prestigious SNSF Consolidator Grant 2022 of about 1.7 million Swiss francs.…

January 23, 2023

Biozentrum Highlights 2022

A year has gone by, rich in personal interactions and fascinating science, a year in which we filled our new "home" with life. The past year's…

January 03, 2023

A springboard into research for Bachelor students

With the "Biozentrum Research Summer" program, Bachelor students in the life sciences have the opportunity to immerse themselves in a cutting-edge…