The Research Focus of the Department of Biology

Research at the Department of Biology is especially strong in modern cell and molecular biology. Particular importance is placed on the following research focal points:

  • Signalling and Differentiation
  • Immunity and Infection Biology
  • Membrane Biology

In collaboration with researchers from mathematics, physics, and chemistry, the Biology Department significantly contributes to the faculty-wide research focus on Integrated Molecular Life Science. There is intense collaboration with the Medical Faculty in particular in the fields of Immunity and Infection Biology.

Research topics and projects can be found on the research pages of the divisions at the Department of Biology.