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Friedrich Miescher Institutefor Biomedical Research Company Profile

14:31 EST 21st November 2017 | BioPortfolio

Founded in 1970, the Friedrich Miescher Institute is devoted to fundamental biomedical research. We employ new technologies to explore basic molecular mechanisms of cells and organisms in health and disease.
Our current research focuses on the fields of epigenetics, growth control and neurobiology. The FMI is an internationally recognised research centre that has initiated key developments in molecular biology over the years.
We also provide young scientists from all over the world with an opportunity to participate in scientific research. As a lively educational establishment we have trained hundreds of young scientists at the post-
graduate and postdoctoral levels. The FMI is supported by the Novartis Research Foundation as well as by grants from national and international agencies. We have a total staff of 250. In addition to the 22 research
group leaders and a core of technicians and support staff, we are home to 90 PhD students and 75 postdoctoral fellows from almost 40 different countries. Our day-to-day working language is English. Basel is a major centre for research in biology, with outstanding academic institutions and leading life science companies. The city is also rich in culture, with a unique cosmopolitan flare.

Location

Maulbeerstrasse 66
Basel
4058
Switzerland

Contact

Phone: 41 61 697 66 51
Fax: 41 61 697 39 76
Email: office@fmi.ch


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Visualization of transcription initiation at single-molecule resolution

A novel approach developed at the Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research (FMI) has allowed scientists in Dirk Schübeler's group to dissect and quantify the individual steps of transcrip...

High-speed locomotion neurons found in the brainstem

(University of Basel) A clearly defined subpopulation of neurons in the brainstem is essential to execute locomotion at high speeds. Interestingly, these high-speed neurons are intermingled with other...

Brain region mediates pleasure of eating

Providing the body with food is essential for survival. But even when full, we can still take pleasure in eating. Researchers at the Max Planck Institute of Neurobiology in Martinsried and the Friedri...

Promising new drug for Hep B tested at Texas Biomedical Research Institute

(Texas Biomedical Research Institute) Research at the Southwest National Primate Research Center (SNPRC) on the campus of Texas Biomedical Research Institute helped advance a new treatment now in huma...

UNH receives NIH grant to advance its biomedical research to the bedside

(University of New Hampshire) The University of New Hampshire has been awarded a five-year, $10 million National Institutes of Health Center of Biomedical Research Excellence grant to accelerate the t...

The oldest 'bad boy' in the world

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#jobs #lifescience San Diego Biomedical Research Institute: Principal Investigator / Faculty

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UMass Amherst microbiologist receives $2.3 million NIH grant for TB research

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Globalization and changing trends of biomedical research output.

The US continues to lead the world in research and development (R&D) expenditures, but there is concern that stagnation in federal support for biomedical research in the US could undermine the leading...

Should biomedical research be like Airbnb?

The thesis presented here is that biomedical research is based on the trusted exchange of services. That exchange would be conducted more efficiently if the trusted software platforms to exchange thos...

Recent advances in terahertz technology for biomedical applications.

Terahertz instrumentation has improved significantly in recent years such that THz imaging systems have become more affordable and easier to use. THz systems can now be operated by non-THz experts gre...

Silicon Valley Meets Biomedical Research in the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative.

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Bigfoot Biomedical Clinical Research Center (CRC) Trial

The trial is designed to assess safety and feasibility of the Bigfoot Biomedical Type 1 Diabetes Management System (T1DMS) in up to 50 participants in a closely monitored Clinical Research...

Safety Study of Idebenone to Treat Friedreich's Ataxia

This study will determine the highest dose of idebonone that can safely be given to patients with Friedrich's ataxia, an inherited degenerative disease that causes loss of muscle coordinat...

A Pilot Scheme - Specimen Collection of Health Management Center

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Tissue Procurement for Biomedical Research

The purpose of this study is to obtain human tissue samples for scientific study.

Setting up a Warehouse of Physiological Data and Biomedical Signals in Adult Intensive Care

The aim of this study is the establishment of a warehouse physiological data and biomedical signal in intensive care adult patients in acute situations from particular records from the Phi...

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