About Us

The Theodor Kocher Institute is organized in individual research groups closely collaborating with each other. With its technical platforms in live cell imaging using in vitro time lapse videomicroscopy, intravital epifluorescence microscopy and 2-photon microscopy the TKI is part of the Microscopy Imaging Center at the University of Bern.

Britta Engelhardt is a member of the Bern Immunology Club (BIC).

Teaching activities of the senior researchers at the institute include lectures, seminars and practical classes for students enrolling in the following programs: Master of Biomedical Sciences, Masters in Molecular Life Sciences Program and within the interfaculty Graduate School for Cellular and Biomedical Sciences. Members of the institute are also participating in Problem Based Learning for medical students.

Director

Prof. Dr. Britta Engelhardt - Tel. +41 31 684 41 43

Administration

Cindy Alpinice executive secretary - Tel. +41 31 684 41 41
Marianne Schori, book-keeping, grant-manager - Tel. +41 31 684 41 41

Caretaker

Hansueli Zürcher - Tel. +41 31 684 41 41
(part time) Christoph Felder (DCB - Freiestrasse 3) - Tel +41 31 684 42 66

Systems Administrator

Raffaele Battagilia - Tel. +41 31 684 35 06 - Hotline: +41 31 684 52 92

Mechanical Workshop

Thomas Hübscher - Tel. +41 31 684 43 04