More than 20 leading scientists lecture and research at our department. We offer a modern curriculum within the Bachelor and Master programs "Chemistry and Molecular Sciences", "Biochemistry and Molecular Life Science" and "Pharmaceutical Sciences". As a further step we offer an attractive and versatile PhD program in Chemistry and Biochemistry.
Furthermore, there are up to four apprenticeship positions as "Laborantinnen" or "Laboranten EFZ / Fachrichtung Chemie" to be filled per year at the Department of Chemistry, Biochemistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences.
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PhD Position within the framework of the MSCA Doctoral Network project "MetRaZymes"
Duration: 3 years
Envisaged starting date: 01.04.2023
Deadline for applications: 22.12.2022
Seit 2020 bietet die Universität Bern ein schweizweit einzigartiges, bifakuItäres Vollstudium in Pharmazie an. Der Studiengang betont die Pharmazie als Brücke zwischen Naturwissenschaften und Medizin und trägt dazu bei, den Mangel an Apothekerinnen und Apothekern in der Schweiz zu bekämpfen. Im Herbst 2022 schloss der erste Jahrgang das Pharmazie-Studium erfolgreich ab.
Die Universität Bern vergab dieses Jahr den Chancengleichheitspreis «Prix Lux» an den Nationalen Forschungsschwerpunkt «RNA & Disease» – für neue Ansätze zur Unterstützung junger Mütter und Väter, die der Fortführung ihrer Karriere dienen.
The Sinergia Grant Application “Exploring New Building Blocks for Molecular Electronics: Charged and Excited States of Molecules on Surfaces” with PD Dr. Shi-Xia Liu as one of the PIs has been approved by the SNSF. The project will involve a collaboration between EPFL, UniBasel and UniBern (DCBP & IAP).
Department of Chemistry, Biochemistry and Pharmaceutical SciencesFebruary 16, 2023, 09:30 - 17:00Save the date and register!
The UniBE Venture Fellowship program supports researchers from all disciplines at the University of Bern and the Bern University Hospital (Inselspital) to translate their scientific results into innovative products or services and take their first steps on their entrepreneurial journey.
Crowd-Sourced Metal Complexes as Antifungals
Tropane and Related Alkaloid Skeletons via a Radical [3+3]-Annulation Process
Since October 1st, 2022, he officially is Assistant Professor with Tenure Track in Organic Chemistry at the DCBP.
A Small RNA with Big Regulatory Power
The researcher from the DCBP received the BRIDGE Proof of Concept grant for his research in the field of enzyme immobilization.
Congratulations to the winners of the "Best Presentation Award":
Kovida Sharma (Šolomek group)
David Anderson (Hevia group)
Alain Rieder (Broekmann group)
Enzymatic Synthesis of Anticancer and Antiviral Nucleoside Drugs in Continuous Flow
Biochemical Purification and Characterization of Ribonucleosomes
Tuning Channels: Swollen Lipidic Cubic Phase Gels to Deliver Biotherapeutics
The Effects of Cycloheximide in Ribosome Profiling Experiments
RbCoCl3 – A Quasi 1-D Ising Magnet
The Anionic Pathway in the Nickel-Catalysed Cross-Coupling of Aryl Ethers
Asterosomes - DNA-Constructed, Starlike Vesicles
A Luminescent Copper Cluster under Pressure
The Quest for the Best – A SAR Study of Antiparasitic Ruthenium(II) Compounds
Beyond Single-Cell Analysis of Metallodrugs by ICP-MS: Targeting Cellular Substructures
Short Excited-State Lifetimes Mediate Charge-Recombination Losses in Organic Solar Cell Blends with Low Charge-Transfer Driving Force
Identifying Reactive Sites and Surface Traps in Chalcopyrite Photocathodes
Congratulations to the winners of the "Best Presentation Award":
Sophia Belrhomari (Hevia group)
Sarah Teworte (Luciani group)
Vladislav Mints (Arenz group)
Edouard Ehret (Häner group)
On the Track of the Swiss Methane Emissions Using Atmospheric 14CH4 Measurements
Cells have their own quality control to prevent the production and accumulation of harmful proteins. This quality control is essential for correct embryonic development in all mammals and plays an important role in tumors and genetic diseases such as cystic fibrosis. A group of researchers from the University of Bern and the University of Basel have now made visible and cataloged for the first time, "blueprints" that give rise to defective proteins and are normally recognized and rapidly degraded in cells. This leads to a better understanding of this degradation mechanism and helps in the development of new therapeutic approaches.
Pt-Based Nanocomposites for the Oxygen Reduction Reaction Tested Under Conventional and More Applied Conditions
Use of Functionalized DNA Duplexes to Selectively Target the Interior of Lipid Vesicles
Virusinvasion durch die Atemwege
© 2021 Minela Colakovic (Gruppe von PD Dr. Carlos Ros)
Vom DNA-Plasmid zum Protein
© 2021 Christoph von Ballmoos
Oxo-Functionalised Mesoionic NHC Nickel Complexes for Selective Electrocatalytic Reduction of CO2 to Formate
Einführung in ein elektrochemisches Labor
© 2021 Aline Bornet & Gustav Wiberg (Gruppe von Prof. Matthias Arenz)
Prof. Dr. Eva Hevia has been awarded with the "RSEQ Research Excellence Award 2021"
Globoside is an Essential Intracellular Binding Partner Required for B19 Virus Infectious Entry
Prof. Dr. Francesca Paradisi has been awarded with the "SCS Green & Sustainable Chemistry Award 2021"
Engineering of a Functional γ-Tocopherol Transfer Protein
Don’t Stress over a Cut!
For the first time, physicists from the University of Basel, working in collaboration with the Department of Chemistry, Biochemistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences of the University of Bern, have produced a graphene compound consisting of carbon atoms and a small number of nitrogen atoms in a regular grid of hexagons and triangles. This honeycomb-structured “kagome lattice” behaves as a semiconductor and may also have unusual electrical properties. In the future, it could potentially be used in electronic sensors or quantum computers.
Tandem Mn–I Exchange and Homocoupling Processes
Methyl Radical Initiated Kharasch Reaction using di-tert-Butylhyponitrite (DTBHN) or di-tert-Butyl Peroxyoxalate (DTBPO)
Podcast-Folge über Gertrud Woker, die erste Schweizerin, welche in Chemie doktoriert hat
Podcast-Folge mit den Gedanken von sechs Studierenden zum Frauenanteil an der Universität Bern und anderen Themen
SARS-CoV-2 Nsp1 Inhibits Translation by Binding the Ribosomal mRNA Channel
Nitrogen-Doped Porous Nanoribbons
Characterization of Gangliosides by Liquid Chromatography Coupled to MS/MS and MS/MS/MS
Researchers at the University of Bern and ETH Zurich have discovered a mechanism by which the corona virus manipulates human cells to ensure its own replication. This knowledge will help to develop drugs and vaccines against the corona virus.
Cell-Free Biocatalytic Syntheses of L-Pipecolic Acid: A Two-Step/One Pot System with Self Regeneration of the Cofactor
Sila-Ibuprofen: A Carbon-Silicon Switched Version of the Essential Drug Ibuprofen
A team of physicists and chemists has produced the first porous graphene ribbons in which specific carbon atoms in the crystal lattice are replaced with nitrogen atoms. These ribbons have semiconducting properties that make them attractive for applications in electronics and quantum computing, as reported by researchers from the Universities of Basel, Bern, Lancaster and Warwick in the «Journal of the American Chemical Society».
CsBa2I5:Eu2+,Sm2+ - The First High-Energy Resolution Black Scintillator for γ-Ray Spectroscopy
Non-Fullerene Acceptors in High-Efficiency Organic Solar Cells
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