Faculty of Science and Medicine

At the Faculty of Science and Medicine of the University of Fribourg, we teach the next generation of scientists and doctors, with a particular focus on life sciences, biomedicine, and nanomaterials. We train them to face the future challenges of our society.

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Portrait: Prof. Claude Monney

Au début de l'année 2022, Claude Monney est devenu professeur ordinaire à la Faculté des sciences et de médecine. Il nous présente ce qui l'a amené ici, sa recherche et sa philosophie d'enseignement. Portrait.

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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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New director for the Adolphe Merkle Institute

In agreement with the University of Fribourg, the board of the Adolphe Merkle Foundation has appointed Prof. Ullrich Steiner as the new director of the Adolphe Merkle Institute. He replaces Prof. Christoph…

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