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Biomedical Research Center Seltersberg (BFS)

The Biomedical Research Center Seltersberg (BFS) is a cross-faculty research and teaching center of the Justus Liebig University Giessen, Germany. It provides state-of-the-art laboratories, Core Technology Units as well as teaching facilities for high-quality research and undergraduate and postgraduate training in Medicine, Veterinary Medicine and related Biomedical Science subjects.

The Center is engaged in basic, clinical and translational research  focusing on


and involves over 300 researchers and technical staff from four faculties:

  • Medicine
  • Veterinary Medicine
  • Biology and Chemistry
  • Agricultural Sciences, Nutritional Sciences, and Environmental Management


The BFS is located on the Life Sciences campus of the university, facilitating scientific collaborations with other research facilities based on this campus and the university hospital Giessen and Marburg (UKGM).



The building also provides excellent teaching and learning facilities , including well-equipped biosafety laboratories suitable to provide practical training in medical and veterinary microbiology, virology and parasitology.