Welcome to the Bentires-Alj lab

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We are located at the Department of Biomedicine (DBM), University Hospital, in Basel, Switzerland. We are focusing on basic and translational research on breast tumor heterogeneity, metastasis and therapy resistance.

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Normal and Neoplastic Breast Stem Cells
Cell Autonomous Mechanisms of Resistance & Metastasis
Non-cell Autonomous Mechanisms of Resistance & Metastasis
Personalized Medicine

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Our research is supported by the Department of Surgery, the European Research Council, the Swiss National Science Foundation, SPHN, UniBasel, Marie Curie H2020, the Swiss initiative for systems biology, the Cancer League Basel (Krebsliga Beider Basel), and the Swiss cancer league.