Using mathematical models to diagnose schizophrenia

Researchers at ETH Zurich and the University of Zurich have succeeded in identifying various subtypes of schizophrenia using mathematical models. This paves the way for more accurate diagnosis and more targeted treatment.
This work was supported by (RTD Project Neurochoice).
Read the article published by ETH Zurich »


Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences awarded to Michael N. Hall

Michael N. Hall, Professor at the Biozentrum of the University of Basel and co-PI of two RTDs (YeastX and MERIC), has been honored with a Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences. He and his team discovered the protein Target of Rapamycin (TOR), which regulates both cell growth and size. The Breakthrough Prizes, also called the "Oscars of Science", are supported with three million dollars, sponsored by some of the biggest names in the tech industry. Read the press release published by the University of Basel »


USI joins

In late November, the Board of Directors unanimously decided to accept the Università della Svizzera italiana (USI) as a new partner institution. With the addition of USI, gains a partner with an excellent reputation in the fields of immunology, molecular modeling and computational sciences, and extends the systems biology research network into Ticino.


9th Call for Proposals, the Swiss Initiative in Systems Biology, is looking for new graduate and postgraduate projects. To read the call, please click here.
Submission deadline for the proposals of this 9th call is April 30, 2014.more »


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