USGEB was the umbrella society for the Swiss Societies of Biochemistry, Anatomy, Histology and Embryology, Physiology, Molecular Biology and Genetics, and Experimental Pharmacology.
In 2012, USGEB changed its name to LS2 (Life Sciences Switzerland) under the presidency of Prof. Gisou van der Goot (EPFL), and in 2016 three of the founding societies merged to become the largest Life Sciences Society in Switzerland.
Year founded: 1969
Number of members: 1'104 (2017)
Life Sciences Switzerland (LS2) is a member of SCNAT, Platform Biology
Life Sciences Switzerland (LS2)
University of Zurich Institute of Molecular Life Sciences