Projects and Publications School of Life Sciences and Facility Management
Always up-to-date with market and client needs.
The specialist knowledge offered by our institutes provides a solid basis for problem-solving with partners and clients. We adopt a highly practical and tailored approach to implementing research proposals, whether in the form of individual undergraduate dissertations investigating specific topics or interdisciplinary projects lasting many years and dealing with complex issues.
Synthesis of peptidic active ingredients
In this project a compound library of peptidic drugs will be synthesized.
Therapy for the NRAS melanoma subtype
Melanoma is the fifth most common cancer in Switzerland and the most lethal skin cancer. NRAS (neuroblastoma ras viral oncogene homolog)-mutated melanoma is the most aggressive subtype, with no effective therapy after immunotherapy failure. The goal of this project is to develop the first effective targeted therapy ...
Publications are another key aspect of knowledge transfer between research and industry, and relevant outcomes are published in suitable outlets with the agreement of our partners.
Apsley, Abner T.; Domico, Emma R.; Verbiest, Max A.; Brogan, Carly A.; Buck, Evan R.; Burich, Andrew J.; Cardone, Kathleen M.; Stone, Wesley J.; Anisimova, Maria; Vandenbergh, David J.,
A novel hypervariable variable number tandem repeat in the dopamine transporter gene (SLC6A3).
Life Science Alliance.
6(4), pp. e202201677.
Available from: https://doi.org/10.26508/lsa.202201677
Bergmann, Alan J.; Breitenbach, Milena; Muñoz, Celine; Simon, Eszter; McCombie, Gregor; Biedermann, Maurus; Schönborn, Andreas; Vermeirssen, Etiënne L.M.,
Towards detecting genotoxic chemicals in food packaging at thresholds of toxicological concern using bioassays with high-performance thin-layer chromatography.
Food Packaging and Shelf Life.
Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.fpsl.2023.101052