Press Releases

Dirk Görlich awarded with 2022 WLA Prize
The high distinction awarded by the World Laurates Association (WLA) honors the Max Planck researcher “for his key discoveries elucidating the mechanism and selectivity of protein transport between the cytoplasm and nucleus.”

From vaccines to insect die-off and the right decisions 
From October 28 to November 6, internationally renowned researchers and authors will report in the scientifc lecture serious Wissenschaftsreihe beim Göttinger Literaturherbst on current challenges of our time − such as the development of vaccines, the shaping of the energy transition, migration, and environmental protection. The lectures in the Göttingen Paulinerkirche begin at 7 pm. (in German)

From conservative to flexible – brain cells adapt differently to dietary changes or disease
When we change our diet or fall ill, our brain has to adapt to these changes. Researchers at our institute have now discovered that the five most important cell types in the brain differ significantly in their ability to adjust their metabolism to changing influences. (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.

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)

Upcoming Seminars

Scientific Seminar: Mapping cell type reactivity across scales in progressive neuroinflammation

Prof. Lucas Schirmer
Oct 7, 2022 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM (Local Time Germany)
Max-Planck-Institut für Multidisziplinäre Naturwissenschaften (MPI-NAT, City-Campus), Room: Lecture Hall

MPI-Nat Seminar Series: Nanofluidics - seeing is believing

Aleksandra Radenovic
Nov 22, 2022 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM (Local Time Germany)
Max-Planck-Institut für Multidisziplinäre Naturwissenschaften (MPI-NAT, Faßberg-Campus), Room: Large seminar room

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