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Thomas Ward awarded the ACS Catalysis Lectureship 2021

Thomas Ward, professor of bioinorganic chemistry at the University of Basel and director of the NCCR Molecular Systems Engineering receives the 2021 ACS Catalysis Lectureship for the Advancement of Catalytic Science for his development of...
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ERC Consolidator Grant for Prof. Christof Sparr

Prof. Christof Sparr receives one of the coveted ERC Consolidator Grants from the European Research Council (ERC).
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Smart molecules heal wounds

When a serious injury occurs, bleeding can overwhelm the body’s healing mechanisms. Artificial molecules could help by giving a boost to the clotting process.
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An artificial cell on a chip

Researchers at the University of Basel have developed a precisely controllable system for mimicking biochemical reaction cascades in cells. Using microfluidic technology, they produce miniature polymeric reaction containers equipped with...
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Bioactive nano-capsules to hijack cell behavior

Many diseases are caused by defects in signaling pathways of body cells. In the future, bioactive nanocapsules could become a valuable tool for medicine to control these pathways. Researchers from the University of Basel have taken an...
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How bacteria adhere to fiber in the gut

Researchers have revealed a new molecular mechanism by which bacteria adhere to cellulose fibers in the human gut. Thanks to two different binding modes, they can withstand the shear forces in the body. Scientists of the University of Basel...
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David Kouvchinov receives Alfred Werner Master Scholarship

Congratulations to David Kouvchinov from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst for being selected as recipient of the 2020 Alfred Werner Master Scholarship for MSc studies in our department. Further Information SCS Foundation - Alfred...
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Edwin Constable elected President of Euresearch

On 23 April 2020, the general assembly of Euresearch elected Professor Edwin Constable to the role of President. Ed Constable is professor of chemistry at the University of Basel and has served on the Management Board of Euresearch for the...

Cancelled - Information Event on MSc studies on 19 March 2020

Due to the current situation regarding the spread of the coronavirus, this year's information evening on the master's degree course on 19 March 2020 is cancelled.
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Perturbation-free studies of single molecules

Researchers of the University of Basel have developed a new method with which individual isolated molecules can be studied precisely – without destroying the molecule or even influencing its quantum state. This highly sensitive technique...