Expression of the long Argonaute 1 protein

Breast cancer: New way for tumor cells to escape self-destruction

In the body, so-called programmed cell death prevents cells with irreparable damage from surviving and turning into cancer cells. In the “EMBO Journal”, researchers at the University of Basel’s Biozentrum, report how a certain protein…

Fiona Doetsch selected for EMBO membership

Fiona Doetsch from the Biozentrum selected as a member of the European Molecular Biology Organisation (EMBO). Weblink

David Grimwade Prize 2020 for Radek Skoda

Radek Skoda from the Department of Biomedicine wins the David Grimwade Prize 2020 of the European Hematology Association. Weblink

BSCN member group publication June 2020

Human Stem Cell Resources Are an Inroad to Neandertal DNA Functions.

Botond Roska receives Sanford and Susan Greenberg Visionary Prize

Prof. Dr. Botond Roska from the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Basel has been awarded the Sanford and Susan Greenberg Visionary Prize. The Director of the Institute of Molecular and Clinical Ophthalmology Basel (IOB) is honored…

Alex Schier – membership of National Academy of Sciences

Prof. Alex Schier, the Director of Biozentrum of the University Basel, elected as a new member of the National Academy of Sciences USA.

ERC advanced grants 2020

for BSCN member research groups led by: Prof. Dr. Dirk Schübeler (FMI) and Prof. Dr. Botond Roska (IOB)

Friedrich-Miescher-Prize 2020 for Nicola Aceto

Nicola Aceto from the Department of Biomedicine awarded for his reseach on circulating tumor cells.

BSCN member group publication December 2019

A 3D Tissue-wide Digital Imaging Pipeline for Quantitation of Secreted Molecules Shows Absence of CXCL12 Gradients in Bone Marrow. Kunz L, Schroeder T Cell Stem Cell (2019) 25:846-854.

BSCN member group publications October 2019

Organoid single-cell genomic atlas uncovers human-specific features of brain development. Kanton S, Boyle MJ, He Z, Santel M, Weigert A, Sanchís-Calleja F, Guijarro P, Sidow L, Fleck JS, Han D, Qian Z, Heide M, Huttner WB, Khaitovich P,…