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Einblicke Biozentrum

Einblicke Biozentrum «Einblicke Biozentrum» Scientists from the Biozentrum invite all interested persons to learn about their latest research. The lecture series takes the visitors on a journey into the world of muscles,…


Teaching and Courses

Teaching and Courses Trainings and Workshops ELN-Wiki Introduction Process We accompany and support laboratories interested in starting to use ELN-Wiki on the way to the adoption of this new tool. A number of initial steps…


Anne Spang

Prof. Anne Spang on the relocation and recycling competence of cells Sorting out, packing, moving... All this kept Biozentrum employees busy from morning to night in the summer of 2021 and it also plays a key role in Prof.…


Cholera bacteria form aggressive biofilm to kill immune cells

Many bacteria adopt a fascinating defense strategy by forming communities on surfaces, known as biofilms. We encounter such biofilms in our daily lives, for example, as dental plaque in the mouth, slimy films on stones in…


Victoire Tribout

Testimonial Victoire Tribout EPFL Lausanne, Research Group Sebastian Hiller Where do you come from and what are you studying? I grew up in Paris and now I study in Lausanne in the French part of Switzerland. I have just…


Synapses of the reward system at stake in autistic disorders

In all mammals, the reward system is a fundamental brain circuit that reinforces certain behaviours by providing the motivation necessary for their achievement. Search for food, learning or emotional behaviours are for…


How the key protein mTOR controls cell growth

Cells proliferate by dividing repeatedly. Each cell division produces two daughter cells, which must first grow to a certain size before they can divide, too. This requires an increased production of cell components,…


Novel antibiotic deceives bacteria through mimicry

An increasing number of bacterial pathogens are resistant to antibiotics. And the most dangerous pathogens share a common feature: a double membrane that is difficult to penetrate. Even when antibiotic agents are able to…


Hall of fame

Name Achievements Position and Years Elia Agustoni Resolved the dynamic activation mechanism of a hybrid histidine kinase Best Talk, 35 th Rhine-Knee Regional Meeting on Structural Biology 2022 PhD Thesis 2023 Postdoctoral…


Natalaya Izergina

Define your story, forget the fears. May 2016 Nobody can stop her. Effervescent, waving her hands and laughing, Natalya Izergina recounts the story of her relocation from Russia to Switzerland, when she couldn’t speak either…