About us

Mission Statement

The Department of Biomedical Sciences (Department 1) is a pillar for the Research Profile Areas, "Physiological Processes" and "Animal Models and Veterinary Biotechnology" and significantly contributes to the areas "Infection and Prevention" and "Animal Behaviour and Human-Animal Interactions".
International visibility and competitiveness is achieved in the fields of

  • experimental endocrinology
  • signaling and pathways in immunity/infection/inflammation/cancer (or homeostasis and disease)
  • populations genomics
  • reproduction biotechnology and transgenetics

The department is committed to contribute to and to further develop the fields of

  • comparative and translational medicine
  • laboratory animal pathology