FMI - Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research

The Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research (FMI), based in Basel, Switzerland, is a world-class biomedical research institute dedicated to understanding the molecular mechanisms of health and disease. Its main areas of expertise are neurobiology, quantitative biology and epigenetics. With a staff of about 350, the FMI offers an exceptional training environment for PhD students and postdoctoral fellows from around the world. The FMI is affiliated with the University of Basel and the Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research.

FMI Headquarters

Maulbeerstrasse 66

Dirk Schübeler

"EU-LIFE provides a great network of biomedical research institutes enabling the FMI to engage at the European level."
Dirk Schübeler, Director of FMI

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