Press Releases

Nanoparticles for optimized cancer therapy
Researchers from Göttingen and Karlsruhe have developed a new treatment approach for pancreatic cancer. The innovative method promises to be able to treat the disease in a more targeted way and with fewer side effects in the future.
Fatty acid factory filmed at work
Researchers led by Ashwin Chari and Holger Stark have visualized the structure of the fatty acid synthase in unprecedented resolution of 1.9  Å . The images provide new insights into a complete fatty acid production cycle.
Protein stock for a new life

Protein stock for a new life

November 06, 2023
Until a mammalian embryo implants in the uterus, the egg cell must supply it with everything it needs. Researchers have now elucidated how egg cells store proteins for this purpose and how errors in protein storage could lead to infertility. Structures of the egg cell that have puzzled scientists for over 60 years play a crucial role in this.

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We are creating a biotope
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.
Understanding the world with basic research
The MPI-NAT links basic research in the natural sciences with medical research to address the most urgent scientific questions of the 21st century. (in German)

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Upcoming Seminars

MPI-NAT Seminar: Tracking mechanisms of transcription and molecular modifications of engaged Pol II at nucleotide resolution

Anniina Vihervaara
Dec 7, 2023 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM (Local Time Germany)
Max-Planck-Institut für Multidisziplinäre Naturwissenschaften (MPI-NAT, Faßberg-Campus), Room: Tower 4, 2nd Floor, Seminar room

MPI-NAT Seminar: Body Signals and the Regulation of Emotional Behaviors

Ivan De Araujo
Jan 30, 2024 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM (Local Time Germany)
Max-Planck-Institut für Multidisziplinäre Naturwissenschaften (MPI-NAT, City-Campus), Room: City Campus Lecture Hall
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