How best to fund knowledgebases? An ELIXIR webinar

To ensure the preservation of life science knowledge on the long term, innovative funding models for knowledgebases such as UniProt must be found. SIB conducted a study addressing this very topic...

"Personalized health, health tailor-made"

Discover the story of the patients for whom personalized medicine is already a reality. A TV documentary invites you to follow them with a team of oncologists, pathologists, biologists and bioinformaticians, in their search for a treatment against cancer.

May publications

Take a tour of SIB members' latest peer-reviewed articles and conference proceedings

Genome Jumper, a mobile game to explore human diversity

Why is it some people don't have fingerprints? Or that others are more at risk of gluten intolerance? And what does bioinformatics have to do with all this? Find out with our mobile game Genome Jumper.

Bioinformatics capacity building in South Africa

The development of expertise in bioinformatics and genomics among future African scientists is key for finding solutions to local health problems. However such training and courses often rely on powerful and complex infrastructure.

Torsten Schwede appointed new Vice Rector of Research at the University of Basel

On 23 May, SIB Group Leader Torsten Schwede was appointed new Vice Rector of Research of the University of Basel, as of 1 August 2018.

'Draw me a scientist' - an exhibition around the theatre play Genome Odyssey

First in Geneva at the Musée d'Ethnographie (MEG), then in Paris at the Musée de l'Homme, the theatre play Genome Odyssey invited the public - children in particular - to dive into scientific research and the Aboriginal Australian traditions.

Fat, a personal affair

Thirteen percent of the world's population suffers from obesity. Obesity is a particularly complex multi-factor disease, and the direct cause of common conditions such as diabetes or hypertension, making it a major health issue.

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