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
Sibylle Floquet, general administration - Tel +41 31 684 41 41
Yvonne Omara, HR, general administration - Tel. +41 31 684 41 41
Marianne Schori, grant-manager, general administration - Tel. +41 31 684 41 41
Luana Jaberg, general administration -  Tel. +41 31 684 41 41

We regularly offer positions in collaboration with Job Coach Placement.


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


IT Support
IT Team  - Tel. Support: +41 31 684 52 92


Mechanical Workshop
Thomas Hübscher - Tel. +41 31 684 43 04