Press Releases

Award-winning young researchers
Ida Marie Astad Jentoft and Panagiotis Poulis from our institute and Yuto Bekki from the MPI for Solar System Research receive the Otto Hahn Medal for outstanding achievements in their dissertations. Jentoft is also honored with the Otto Hahn Award.
Getting a taste of the future
What does the DNA of a banana look like? How does a computer work? How do you engrave words into a hair? At the Future Day for girls and boys around 90 children were given an insight into scientific and non-scientific work at our institute.
Enzymes in dementia: EU awards around 2.5 Million euros for german research project
Markus Zweckstetter, research group leader at the German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases (DZNE) Göttingen and at our institute, has been awarded an ERC Advanced Grant. He will use the approximately 2.5 million euros to research the biomolecular mechanisms involved in Alzheimer’s disease. (Press release by the DZNE)


The INSIDE NAT 2/24 is here!
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Live from the kestrel box
Follow the rearing of our kestrel chicks live.
Molecular movements with nanometer precision
Researchers led by Stefan Hell have extended the MINSTED imaging microscopy to precise tracking of molecular movements.
The early bird
On April 15, employees went on a bird tour through our BioDiversum.

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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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New at the Institute? Welcome!
On our portal for new institute members you find helpful information for a smooth start at our institute and in Göttingen.

Upcoming Seminars

MPI Nat Seminar Series: Chemogenetic Tools for Imaging, Sensing and Controlling Cell Biochemistry

Arnaud Gautier
Jun 25, 2024 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM (Local Time Germany)
Max-Planck-Institut für Multidisziplinäre Naturwissenschaften (MPI-NAT, Faßberg-Campus), Room: Ludwig Prandtl Hall

MPI CAMPUS SEMINAR: "A Mammalian Mitosis Without Nuclear Envelope Breakdown" and "Elucidating the Structure of IAPP Amyloid Aggregates in Type II Diabetes"

Monica Gobran & Venus Singh Mithu
Jun 26, 2024 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM (Local Time Germany)
Max-Planck-Institut für Multidisziplinäre Naturwissenschaften (MPI-NAT, Faßberg-Campus), Room: Large Seminar Room, Fassberg Campus
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