Department of Biology

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



Wir haben die Bierhefe domestiziert

Getrunken wurde es bereits im alten Ägypten, professionell gebraut zuerst nur von Frauen: das Bier. Anlässlich des Internationalen Tages des beliebten Getränks haben wir Claudio De Virgilio, Professor…

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Discovery of the wild ancestor of the date palm tree

Date palms, untouched by human manipulation, still exist in the wild. This discovery is the result of a research conducted in collaboration with the Department of Biology at the University of Fribourg.…

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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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