Thematic Areas

Life on Earth – that is the focus of all disciplines united within the Faculty of Life Sciences: Biological Sciences, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Nutritional Sciences.

Nothing in biology makes sense except in the light of evolution. (Theodosius Dobzhansky)


Pharmaceutical Sciences

Pharmaceutical Sciences aim at the discovery, development, and appropriate use of medications for public welfare and safety. They focus on identifying and characterising both new biologically active natural products and synthetic drugs. [read more]

Nutritional Sciences

The focus of Nutritional Sciences is on molecular and cellular research with an orientation towards systems biology. We apply genomic, transcriptional, proteomic and metabolic strategies, thereby also contributing to developing biomarkers. [read more]