Centre for Biological Signalling Studies


BIOSS Centre for Biological Signalling Studies
Prof. Dr. Maja Köhn (Scientific Director)

Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg
Schänzlestr. 18
79104 Freiburg
Telefon: +49 0761 / 203 – 97374
Telefax: +49 0761 / 203 – 97419

General liability
The University of Freiburg is a corporation of public law represented legally by the rector Prof. Dr. Kerstin Krieglstein.
Competent supervisory authority
Ministerium für Wissenschaft, Forschung und Kunst Baden-Württemberg
Königstraße 46, 70173 Stuttgart, Germany
Sales tax identification number
DE 142116817
EORI Number

Responsible for the content: Prof. Dr. Maja Köhn (Scientific Director), Dr. Johannes Kaiser (Executive Director)

Editorial work: Christine Ehler (Assistant Manager)

Webmaster: Christine Ehler

Design and Conception of Website: IMIA net based solutions, Stuttgart;


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Header images by external sources:
"Gender and Career": © science photo / Fotolia
"Teaching": Photograph by Sebastian Bender
"Publications" and "Newsroom and Media": Photographs by Sandra Meyndt
Other header images: © BIOSS

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The following data is stored in the log file:
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- Message if the retrieval was successful
- IP address

The stored data will only be evaluated to optimize the website. There is no transfer to third parties, either for commercial or non-commercial purposes.


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Press releases from the Federal Office for Information Security (BSI) on Internet security of 21 September 1999: BSI warns against the use of JavaScript.


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The competent supervisory authority is the state commissioner for data protection and freedom of information Baden-Württemberg