Participating Research Groups in 2019

Participating Research Groups

Research groups participating in the BUSS work on projects covering a wide range of topics in the life sciences.  In the past, projects have been offered in the fields of  biochemistry, genetics, molecular, cell, developmental, behavioral, organismal, and systems biology, ecology, microbiology, neuroscience, physiology, biology of cancer and other diseases, plant biology, systematics and evolution, structural biology and bioinformatics.

Group Leader                             Affiliation
 
 
 
 
Prof.
Steven Brown
Institute of Pharmacology and Toxicology
University of Zurich
Keywords: Chronobiology and Sleep Research
 
Prof.
Cornel Fraefel
Experimental Virology
University of Zurich
Keywords: Molecular and Applied Virology
 
Prof.
Eva Freisinger
Institute of Inorganic Chemistry
University of Zurich
Keywords: Inorganic Coordination Chemistry, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Structural Biology
 
Prof.
Urs Greber
Institute of Molecular Life Sciences
University of Zurich
Keywords: Cell Biology, Systems Biology, Virology
 
Prof.
Ueli Grossniklaus

Department of Plant and Microbial Biology

University of Zurich
Keywords: Epigenetic Mechanisms, Maternal Effects, Sexual Reproduction, Apomixis

Prof.

Adrian Hehl

 

University of Zurich

Keywords:

Prof.
Christian Münz
Institute of Experimental Immunology

University of Zurich

Keywords: 

Prof.
Arpat Ozgul
Institute of Evolutionary Biology and Environmental Sciences
University of Zurich
Keywords: Population Ecology, Biodemography
 
Prof.
Roland Sigel
Institute of Inorganic Chemistry
University of Zurich
Keywords: Biochemistry, Structural Biology
 
Prof. Esther Stoeckli
 
Insitute of Molecular Life Sciences
University of Zurich
Keywords: Molecular mechanisms of neuronal circuit formation
Dr. Peter Szoeveny

Department of Systematic and Evolutionary Botany

University of Zurich

Keywords: Life cycle evolution, gene expression evolution, evo-devo, polyploid evolution
Prof.
Alexandra Trkola
Institute of Medical Virology
University of Zurich
Keywords: Virology
 
Prof.
Christian Von Mering
Institute of Molecular Life Sciences
University of Zurich
Keywords: Bioinformaticsm, Systems Biology
 
Dr.
Nina Wolfrum
Institute of Veterinary Baceteriology
University of Zurich
Keywords: tissue culture, stable cell lines, avian viruses, assay development for the diagnosis of avian diseases

 
   

Prof.
Annelies Zinkernagel

Department of Infectious Diseases and Epidemiology
University of Zurich
Keywords: Infectiology, Microbiology