Department of Biology

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

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WOMEN IN ACADEMIC CAREERS

Changing the landscape of Swiss science

"One does not discover new lands without consenting to lose sight of the shore for a very long time" (A. Gide). This is one of the meaningful quotes that Susan Gasser, Director and group leader at the…

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PRIZE

IRP Schellenberg Prize: award ceremony for Prof. Claire Jacob

The IRP Schellenberg Research Prize 2018 has been awarded to Prof. Claire Jacob (together with Prof. Magdalena Götz, Munich) on 27th September.

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GRANT

Large ERC grant brings further international recognition for a University of Fribourg biologist

Stefano Vanni, a Professor at the Department of biology of UNIFR, has been awarded an ERC Starting Grant. These prestigious European Research Council (ERC) grants fund inspirational and ground-breaking…

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Ici et Ailleurs

Discover the temporary exhibition as well as the Alien Trails in collaboration with Sven Bacher group. 

Alien Trails