The Institute for Research in Biomedicine was founded in 2000 with the 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.
Rfx7: important transcription factor for natural killer cell-mediated immunity
A collaborative project between Swiss teams from the University and the Ludwig Center for Cancer Research of Lausanne, the ETH and the University of Zurich, and a team... Read more
The 2018 Louis-Jeantet Prize for Medicine conferred to Prof. Antonio Lanzavecchia
The Louis-Jeantet Foundation, during a ceremony hold on Wednesday April 25th at the Centre Médical Universitaire (CMU) in Geneva, conferred the 2018 Louis-Jeantet Prize... Read more
Greta Guarda joins IRB as Group Leader
Since March 1, 2018, Greta Guarda is heading the Immune Mechanisms laboratory at the IRB. Greta studied Molecular Biology at the University of Zurich and at the Swiss... Read more
A Swiss team discovers new antibodies that nip malaria in the bud
BELLINZONA and BASEL (Switzerland) – A Swiss team of researchers from the Institute for Research in Biomedicine, affiliated to the Università della Svizzera italiana,... Read more
New paper by the Molinari Lab
The endoplasmic reticulum (ER) is an intracellular organelle that produces all proteins destined to the cell surface, to the extracellular environments and to the... Read more
Università della Svizzera italiana and
Institute for Research in Biomedicine
for the position of
Director of the IRB