"NOMIS is all about enabling outstanding talent to take on high-risk research."
- Georg Heinrich “Heini” Thyssen, NOMIS Founder

Origins Federation – A gathering of minds

Researchers from the Centre for Origin and Prevalence of Life at ETH Zurich, including NOMIS–ETH Fellow Craig Walton, emerge from the inaugural conference of the Origins Federation with insightful perspectives […]

Neurodegeneration enters the era of functional genomics

NOMIS Awardee Adriano Aguzzi and colleague Martin Kampmann have published a review article in Science exploring progress in treatment for neurodegenerative diseases. They ask the question, “What accounts for the […]

Lipid chemistry empowers nuclear shape

NOMIS researcher Alwin Köhler and colleague Anete Romanauska have successfully transformed cell nuclei, which are typically round, into cell nuclei with edges. This spectacular shape change was accomplished by genetic […]