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The Göttingen Max Planck Institutes for Biophysical Chemistry and Experimental Medicine have merged as of January 1, 2022. With a total of 16 departments and over 25 research groups, the new MPI will be the largest institute in the Max Planck Society.
 

The Max Planck Society funds the Göttingen graduate program for another six years to train young scientists in the field of genome research. Doctoral students can work on research projects at the interface between experimental and computational biology. (in German).

Neurobiologists have long wondered how fatigue-free signal transmission is made possible. Researchers have now discovered an important regulatory mechanism that enables synapses of nerve cells to function reliably even over longer periods of time and during high-frequency activity.

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Landscaper Ulrich Küneke explains the idea behind the BioDiversum and presents three of the measures: a renaturalized central area, the flowering meadows, and the pond.

Several groups have launched projects to help manage the corona pandemic.

Alpacas have special antibodies which can be reduced to nanobodies. They have the potential to replace the most-used antibodies and drastically reduce animal numbers in antibody production.

Upcoming Seminars

Fassberg Seminar - ONLINE SEMINAR: Making contact - Systematic analysis of contact sites

Maya Schuldiner
Jan 27, 2022 13:00 - 14:00
Max-Planck-Institut für Multidisziplinäre Naturwissenschaften (MPI-NAT, Faßberg-Campus), Room: via Zoom

Fassberg Seminar - ONLINE SEMINAR: Imaging how the early mammalian embryo forms

Nicolas Plachta
Feb 10, 2022 13:00 - 14:00
Max-Planck-Institut für Multidisziplinäre Naturwissenschaften (MPI-NAT, Faßberg-Campus), Room: Zoom Online Seminar

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