Department of Biology

Our department has a strong commitment to provide an outstanding research environment with strong dedication for excellent teaching.



Feedback about Swiss Drosophila Meeting 2018

On 15 June 2018 our Department hosted the annual Swiss Drosophila Meeting. The meeting was locally organized by Thomas Flatt, Simon Sprecher and Boris Egger. The conference brought together 93 participants…

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First ever FGLS retreat brings UniFR Life Science Students to the Aletsch Zentrum

The newly founded FGLS invited their MSc and PhD students for a 2-day retreat organized by its student representatives. The goal was to get to know each other's research and also to bound socially. The…

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Prof. Claire Jacob receives the IRP Schellenberg Research Prize

Next Autumn the International Foundation for Research in Paraplegia (IRP) will award the IRP Schellenberg Research Prize to two famous scientists. The distinction with an amount of CHF 100'000 will be…

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