Department of Biology

The Department of Biology at the University of Fribourg, Switzerland, has a strong commitment to provide an outstanding research environment in life sciences with strong dedication for excellent teaching. We aim to equip our students with the best knowledge to cope with the current global challenges. 

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The genetic origins of the world's first farmers clarified

The genetic origins of the first agriculturalists in the Neolithic period long seemed to lie in the Near East. A new study published in the journal Cell shows that the first farmers actually represented…

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The New UniFR Grant Tool is finally here!

A new tool has been developed by the DIT in collaboration with the SPR in order to help UniFR researchers find and apply for funding. The new grant tool is very easy of access and handily regroups in one…

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Ecology & Evolution research groups have moved to building PER23

The Ecology & Evolution research groups of Sven Bacher, Louis-Félix Bersier, Thomas Flatt, Kimberly Gilbert, Christian Parisod, Rudolf Rohr and Daniel Wegmann groups are now working in the former laboratoire…

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