Cluster of Excellence –
University of Freiburg


- BIOSS to receive continued funding

BIOSS achieved success in the second phase of the Excellence Initiative of German universities and will receive the full amount of funding for the next five years.


- More Complex than Expected

Bernd Fakler and Uwe Schulte, members of BIOSS, and their team were able to completely unravel the structure of the most important neurotransmitter receptor in the brain.


- 3. Girls' Day at BIOSS

“Look into my eyes, fruit fly”: Twenty-three girls from secondary grammar school learned about the exciting world of signalling research in BIOSS’s labs.


-  BIOSS awards “Writer Prize”

The BIOSS “Writer Prize” for the most prolific writer of the past year goes to Prof. Dr. Oliver Einsle from the Institute of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry of the University of Freiburg. He published two articles each in Nature and Science in 2011 and achieved the highest impact factor of all...