Science for Life explores the fundamentals of life through high-level research in the biosciences, aiming at future solutions for health and environmental challenges. Science for Life represents the collaboration of internationally leading scientists from the Faculty of Science at Utrecht University, combining forces of over 20 research groups in the fields of molecular, cellular and pharmaceutical sciences, as well as in plant biology.

Science for Life operates in close interaction with complementary research groups at Utrecht Science Park, e.g. the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine of Utrecht University, the Faculty of Medicine at the University Medical Centre Utrecht, the Hubrecht Institute and other academic and industrial partners worldwide.


DNA (blue) in a spindle, the protein ASPM is located at the ‘poles’ (yellow)
24 April 2017
Publication in Nature Cell Biology about new molecular insight into brain development disorder microcephaly
24 April 2017
Utrecht University ranks at position 37 with number of top 10 places
Artist impression of transport in a neuron (NastPlas TM)
19 April 2017
Cell biologists from Utrecht University have discovered the crucial traffic regulator for the transport of vital molecules inside nerve cells.




26 June 2017 09:00 - 30 June 2017 17:00
A one-week course to jumpstart your business career in life sciences!