Centre for Biotechnology and Biomedicine (BBZ)

The BBZ at a Glance

The Centre for Biotechnology and Biomedicine (BBZ) is a Central Institution at Leipzig University. The BBZ is based at BIO CITY LEIPZIG, a technology and start-up centre in which science and business work together under one roof.

Photomontage of DNA and molecule structure.

About Us

Researchers at the Centre for Biotechnology and Biomedicine combine innovative methods and technologies of molecular cell biology and genetics with nanotechnology, biophysics, pharmacy, biochemistry, bioinformatics and biomedical engineering.

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Research work in the laboratory
Structure-task areas


The wide-ranging research portfolio at the Centre for Biotechnology and Biomedicine (BBZ) includes current research and development priorities based on high-tech platforms. The focus is on health research, bioeconomy, materials research, environmental analysis and microsystems technology.

Crystal structure of the 6-phosphofructokinase from Pichia pastoris
HighDense microelectrode array for real-time bioelectronic analysis of neural networks.
Herstellung neuer Mikroelektroden-Arrays im Reinraum - Auftrag einer fotosensitiven Lackschicht für die Strukturierung


Biotechnologisch-Biomedizinisches Zentrum

Deutscher Platz 5
04103 Leipzig

Phone: +49 341 97-31300
Fax: +49 341 97-311-31300