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Lethal combination: Drug cocktail turns off the “juice” to cancer cells

The widely used anti-diabetes drug metformin not only reduces blood sugar but also has an anti-cancer effect. However, the metformin dose commonly used in the treatment of diabetes is too low to inhibit cancer growth. The…


Urs A. Meyer receives the 2019 Lifetime Achievement Award

Personalized medicine, a drug therapy tailored to the individual patient, is no longer a future vision on the horizon. One of the pioneers of this individualized therapy is Urs A. Meyer, Professor emeritus of Pharmacology.…


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

T3 Pharmaceuticals (“T3 Pharma”) was founded in 2015 as a spin-off of the Biozentrum of the University of Basel. The company focuses on bacterial therapies for the treatment of solid tumors. The Basel-based biotech company’s…


Lab news

Lab news February 2020 Benoit Laventie is the « National winner » of the Wiki Science Competition 2019 . Congratulations to Benoit for his first price in the Category «Microscopy images»…


Cécile Arrieumerlou

Prof. Dr. Cécile Arrieumerlou 2006 - 2013 | Professor of Infection Biology Cécile Arrieumerlou studied biology and graduated in 1999 as a Doctor in Cellular Immunology at the University of Paris-Sud in Orsay. For the…


Teaching Cycles

Graduate Teaching Program The Biozentrum offers a broad selection of lectures on current topics in molecular, cellular and systems biology at the master's and PhD level. This Graduate Teaching Program enables you to expand…


Guy Cornelis

Prof. Dr. Guy Cornelis, Emeritus 2001 - 2012 | Professor of Molecular Microbiology Guy R. Cornelis was Professor of Molecular Microbiology at the Biozentrum from 2001 to 2012. His studies on the pathogenesis of bacteria from…


Thomas Mrsic-Flogel

Prof. Dr. Thomas Mrsic-Flogel 2013 − 2018 I Professor of Neurobiology Thomas Mrsic-Flogel studied biology and neuroscience at the University of Oxford, where he completed his PhD at the Department of Physiology. He then…


Projects

Cell signaling and dynamics in bacterial growth, adaptation, and persistence Our studies aim at understanding the molecular and cellular principles involved in the growth, differentiation and behavior of bacterial cells. We…


CV

CV of Alexander Schmidt PhD Nationality German Positions: Since 2009 Head of the Proteomics Core Facility at the Biozentrum, University of Basel, Switzerland 2006 – 2009 Post-doctoral scientist in the laboratory of Prof.…