Welcome to the Basel Stem Cell Network (BSCN)
BSCN is a scientific platform bridging the interdisciplinary stem cell community in Basel. The BSCN groups belong to the Faculties of Science and Medicine of the University of Basel, the Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research (FMI), the Institute of Molecular and Clinical Ophtalmology Basel (IOB), the Department of Biosystems Science and Engineering (D-BSSE) of the ETH-Zürich, and the global pharmaceutical companies Novartis and Roche.
MULTIPLE TREATMENTS TO SLOW AGE-RELATED MUSCLE WASTINGEveryone wants to stay fit and healthy as they grow old. But as we age, our body degrades, our muscles shrink and strength declines. Some older people suffer from excessive muscle loss, a condition known as sarcopenia. Researchers from the…
CONTINUED FUNDING FOR ALLEN DISCOVERY CENTERProf. Alex Schier from the Biozentrum of the University of Basel and colleagues at the University of Washington and the California Institute of Technology launched the Allen Discovery Center for Cell Lineage Tracing in 2017. They address…
DIVERSITY IN THE BRAIN: NEW GENES CREATE NEW CELL TYPESThrough duplication of genetic material cells can acquire new functions. This process may give rise to new cell types with unique properties. Prof. Alex Schier’s research group at the Biozentrum, University of Basel, has now been able to…
Biozentrum Seminar room U1.193 or zoom
“STEM CELL BIOLOGY” Graduate Teaching Program
Stem Cell in Disease Modeling and Regeneration