Inter-faculty Institute for Cell Biology (IFIZ)

The Inter-faculty Institute for Cell Biology (IFIZ) was established at the University of Tübingen in 1997. Its members are active in different fields comprising Biology, Medicine, Chemistry and Pharmacology. Two faculties support the IFIZ: the Faculty of Science and the Faculty of Medicine.

Structure of the Institute

RU = Research Unit

CF = Core Facility


I. Molecular Biology (Prof. Nordheim)


II. Immunology (Prof. Rammensee) 


III. Animal Genetics (Prof. Reuter)

  • RU Reuter


IV. Quantitative Proteomics (Prof. Macek)

  • RU Macek: proteomics in experimental systems biology
  • CF Proteome Center Tübingen (PCT): the PCT is a core facility of the University of Tübingen dedicated to the analysis of proteins, protein modifications and of entire proteoms.



Entrepreneurial Activities

The Institute has been engaged in the founding of the following biotechnology companies:


Inter-faculty Institute for Cell Biology (IFIZ)


Prof. Dr. Alfred Nordheim




Auf der Morgenstelle 15, Verfügungsgebäude

72076 Tübingen, Germany



Phone: +49-7071-29-78898

Fax: +49-7071-29-5359