Molecule of the Month

Molecule of the Month May 2021:
Globoside is an Essential Intracellular Binding Partner Required for B19 Virus Infectious Entry
J. Bieri, R. Leisi, C. Bircher, C. Ros;
PLoS Pathogens, 2021, 17(4), e1009434/1-22; doi:10.1371/journal.ppat.1009434

Awards and Honors

Eva Hevia, Professor of Inorganic Chemistry at the Department of Chemistry, Biochemistry and Pharmacy in the University of Bern has been honoured by the Spanish Royal Chemical Society (RSEQ) with the "Research Excellence Award 2021".
Research in the Hevia group focusses on on polar organometallic synthesis and catalysis, at the crossroads of inorganic, organic, and green chemistry.

The Department congratulates Eva on this award! 

Media Releases

Mechanism discovered how the coronavirus hijacks the cell
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.
14.09.2020 Details see Media Release of the University of Bern

Insights into Research Areas

Presentation at the MINT-Day 2021 of the University of Bern
© 2021 Aline Bornet & Gustav Wiberg (group of Prof. Matthias Arenz)