Department of Biology

The Department of Biology in University of Fribourg - Switzerland - has a strong commitment to provide an outstanding research environment in life sciences with strong dedication for excellent teaching. We aim to equip our students with the best knowledge to cope with the current global challenges. 

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Scientific expedition in the high arctic

Science can really be adventurous. Invited by the University of Life Sciences from Poznan in Poland, Gregor Kozlowski, botanical garden curator, will investigate and collect plant material of several arctic…

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First step to induce self-repair in the central nervous system

Injured axons instruct Schwann cells to build specialized actin spheres to break down and remove axon fragments, thereby starting the regeneration process. The research team led by Prof. Claire Jacob…

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The Mediterranean Sea is the hotspot of biodiversity. In a place where 26,000 plant species grow, their protection is even more important than elsewhere. Discover the interview of G. Kozlowski and L. Fazan…

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