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 with a twofold mission – understanding the molecular mechanisms of health and disease, and training young scientists. With an international staff of about 340, the FMI’s main areas of focus are neurobiology, quantitative biology and epigenetics. Named after Friedrich Miescher, the Basel biochemist who discovered nucleic acids, the FMI is affiliated with the University of Basel and the Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research.
Maulbeerstrasse 66 - 4058 Basel
"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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