Founding Ceremony of the Max Planck Institute for Multidisciplinary Sciences

On January 1, 2022, the former Max Planck Institutes (MPI) for Biophysical Chemistry and for Experimental Medicine in Göttingen merged to form our new institute. Last Friday, we celebrated the foundation with high-ranking guests from politics, industry, and science. (in German) more

Patrick Cramer appointed new President-elect of the Max Planck Society

The Society’s Senate unanimously appointed the Managing Director of our institute as new President-elect for the term of office from 2023 to 2029. He will take over the role in June 2023 on the occasion of the 75th anniversary of the Max Planck Society in Göttingen. more

Young researchers from Göttingen receive Otto Hahn Medals and Otto Hahn Award

Jascha Lau and Michael Weber of our institute as well as Mirna Elizabeta Kramar of the MPI for Dynamics and Self-Organization receive the prestigious Otto Hahn Medal. Lau is additionally honored with the Otto Hahn Award allowing him to establish an own research group after a research stay abroad.  more

Patrick Cramer elected to the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities

With a history spanning more than 300 years, the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities is a scientific association steeped in tradition. Patrick Cramer is now one of 13 newly admitted members. (in German) more

Helmut Grubmüller elected as member of the Leopoldina

The German National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina honors the biophysicist for his outstanding scientific achievements and the special expertise in his field of research. (in German) more

Dopamine nanosensors measure signaling between nerve cells

Göttingen researchers succeeded in measuring the release of the neurotransmitter dopamine from nerve cells with unprecedented accuracy. This enables scientists to study the mechanisms that control dopamine signaling in more detail and to better elucidate the development of related diseases. (in German) more

Marina Rodnina elected to the National Academy of Sciences

The academy honors the director with the admission as a Foreign Member for her innovative research on the structure and function of ribosomes - the protein factories of cells. (in German) more

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