About Us

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

Cell culture in the Petri dish.
Sample application MALDI mass spectrometry
Protein crystal


The Centre’s interdisciplinary structure offers scientists a platform for working together and sharing expertise. Another benefit is how the network makes it possible to share equipment and technologies.

Multi-well multi-electrode array with working electrodes made of gold, counter electrodes made of platinum, and reference electrodes made of modified platinum for electrochemical assays

Professorships and Research Groups

The BBZ involves professorships and research groups from six of the University’s faculties.

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Administration, standard processes

Administration and Public Relations

The management is in charge of administrative processes and affairs at the Centre, coordinates the BBZ’s public relations activities and oversees the technical and structural infrastructure.

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Press Review

Our press review documents the Centre for Biotechnology and Biomedicine’s presence in the media, both regionally and further afield.


The BBZ in the Media

Browse our list of media articles featuring the Centre, and in particular the research conducted by BBZ members. (only in german)

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Area Map and Visiting

The BBZ can be found at BIO CITY LEIPZIG in the south of the city, near the German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research (iDiv), the German National Library, the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology (MPI-EVA) and the Fraunhofer Institute for Cell Therapy and Immunology (IZI).

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