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UZH Researchers Contribute to Swiss-Korean Life Science Symposium

The Swiss-Korean Life Science Initiative recently hosted its 10th symposium in Seoul, featuring two UZH researchers who shared insights into the latest developments in cancer treatment and the study of childhood brain disorders. With sessions on gene-based diagnostics, future therapeutics, and cognitive enhancement, the Swiss-Korean Life Science Symposium 2023 offered a wealth of life science knowledge, fostering exchange between Korean and Swiss scientists. 


Genetics of Attraction: Mate Choice in Fruit Flies

Genetic quality or genetic compatibility? What do female fruit flies prioritize when mating? Researchers at the University of Zurich show that both factors are important at different stages of the reproductive process and that females use targeted strategies to optimize the fitness of their offspring.


Predictions of the Effect of Drugs on Individual Cells Now Possible

Experts from ETH Zurich, the University of Zurich and University Hospital Zurich have used machine learning to jointly create a innovative method. This new approach can predict how individual cells react to specific treatments, offering hope for more accurate diagnoses and therapeutics.