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Institute for Research in Biomedicine
Istituto di Ricerca in Biomedicina

Via Vincenzo Vela 6 - CH-6500 Bellinzona
Tel. +41 91 820 0300 - Fax +41 91 820 0302 - info [at] irb [dot] usi [dot] ch

The Institute for Research in Biomedicine was founded in 2000 with the clear and ambitious goal of advancing the study of human immunology, with particular emphasis on the mechanisms of host defense.

The IRB benefits from a wide international network of collaborations.

In addition, the IRB provides teaching and training programs for graduate students from Swiss and foreign Universities.

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11.01.2017
Prof. Petr Cejka received the 2017 Friedrich Miescher Award
The LS2 section for Molecular and Cellular Biosciences, formerly the Swiss Society for Molecular and Cellular Biosciences, has the honor to continue to present the... Read more / Link
15.12.2016
New paper on the defect in migration of CCR6+ lymphocytes in HIV-1+ patients, and its correlation with a state of chronic immune activation
The work published in the Journal of Immunology on November 28th  by Valentina Cecchinato et al. in the group of Mariagrazia Uguccioni, is the results of a collaboration... Read more
25.11.2016
IRB, associate member of the NCCR ‘RNA & Disease’
Silvia Monticelli was awarded a grant from the National Center of Competence in Research (NCCR) ‘RNA & Disease’. The NCCR ‘RNA & Disease’ is a... Read more
11.11.2016
New paper on maintenance of organellar size and function published in Nature Cell Biology
A work published in the November issue of Nature Cell Biology by Fiorenza Fumagalli, Julia Noack, Timothy J. Bergmann et al. in the group of Maurizio Molinari identifies... Read more
09.11.2016
8th EADV Dermatological Meeting in Ticino - From the Bench to the Clinic
On Thursday, 1 December 2016 from 8:30 am until 5:00 pm, is taking place the 8th edition of the Scientific Meeting in Ticino promoted by the European Academy of... Read more

New IRB Headquarters
Project winner