Research in our Department aims at finding solutions to a wide range of complex biological questions, and covers a broad range of disciplines, including biochemistry, ecology molecular biology, structural biology, genetics, genomics, bioinformatics, cell biology, developmental biology, stem cell biology, microbiology, immunology, neurobiology and zoology.

We work on different living organisms and model systems, ranging from viruses and bacteria through yeasts, plants, and mammals.

The research of the department covers the following topics:


Information and Regulation

Microbial Biology and Biotechnology

Microbial Biology and General Pathology

Cellular, Molecular, Developmental and Behavioural Neurobiology

Plant Development

Plant Biochemistry and Physiology


Structure and Evolution of living Organisms


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