Press Releases

Alec Wodtke wins 2022 Ertl Lecture Prize
With this award, the prize committee honors the Max Planck director’s research contributions to a better understanding of the dynamic interactions between molecules and surfaces.

Hauke Hillen receives 2022 Research Award from the Peter and Traudl Engelhorn Foundation
Therewith, the foundation recognizes the outstanding scientific work of the research group leader which focus on the mechanisms and therapeutic potential of the molecular “copying machines” of viruses and mitochondria. (in German)

New early warning system to predict care needs in COVID-19 patients
A team led by our guest group leader David Gómez-Valera has developed an algorithm that predicts which hospitalized COVID-19 patients* are at highest risk of death and require intensive care. (in German)

News & Multimedia

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.

Corona research at the institute
Several groups have launched projects to help manage the corona pandemic.

New antibodies for animal welfare
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

Introduction to the Zeiss Lattice Lightsheet 7

Dr. Hubert Bauch
May 23, 2022 10:00 - 11:00
Max-Planck-Institut für Multidisziplinäre Naturwissenschaften (MPI-NAT, Faßberg-Campus), Room: Online meeting

Molecule-spanning dynamics in a multi-domain protein from nanoseconds to days

Thorsten Hugel
May 23, 2022 14:00 - 15:00
Max-Planck-Institut für Multidisziplinäre Naturwissenschaften (MPI-NAT, Faßberg-Campus), Room: Manfred Eigen Lecture Hall

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