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Max Planck PhD Student from Dortmund is one of six brilliant young scientists awarded [more]
Max Planck Researcher from Dortmund receives €1.5 million to develop innovative molecular glues with therapeutic potential [more]
Max Planck researchers from Dortmund reveal the tiniest details of actin filaments [more]
Cryo-EM and protein NMR 3D snapshots reveal sophisticated mechanism of action of a bacterial Tc toxin
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Known and yet unexpected: many active substances influence the cholesterol homeostasis and thereby possibly a SARS-CoV-2 infection [more]
Internationally recognized leaders in the biomedical sciences honored by Vallee Foundation [more]
Dr. Peng Wu receives 90.000 Euros from the Boehringer Ingelheim Foundation for his research on the degradation of mRNA [more]
Karl von Frisch Award ceremony for best biology high school graduates at the MPI Dortmund [more]
The European Federation for Medicinal Chemistry and Chemical Biology has awarded Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Herbert Waldmann the „Nauta Pharmacochemistry Award in Medicinal Chemistry and Chemical Biology“  [more]
The Boehringer Ingelheim Foundation awards 900.000 Euros of funding to Dr. Charles Loh for the development of novel glycosylation reactions to access pharmaceutically relevant carbohydrate derivatives [more]
Max Planck Institute’s researchers provide a first 3D snapshot of the CCAN protein complex and raise fundamental questions towards the creation of artificial chromosomes [more]
By modelling the kinetochore from scratch, Max Planck Institute’s researchers get a step closer to creating artificial chromosomes [more]
Stefan Raunser has been elected to the North Rhine-Westphalian Academy of Sciences, Humanities and Arts [more]
Max Planck researchers in Dortmund uncover what constitutes the "crown” of the kinetochore [more]
An interdisciplinary team of researchers at the MPI Dortmund created a  synthetic cell with life-like properties that revealed fundamental principles of morphogenesis and perception [more]
Dr. Peter ‘t Hart receives 90.000 Euros from the Boehringer Ingelheim Foundation for his research on cyclized peptides [more]
Research consortium around Prof. Andrea Musacchio receives DFG funding to investigate mechanisms that regulate organismal development and regeneration  [more]
Dr. Elena Reckzeh is awarded the Otto Hahn Medal 2020 of the Max Planck Society for her outstanding scientific achievements in the field of chemical biology [more]
Dortmund research initiative proves benefit of vaccination after recovery from COVID-19
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German-Argentinian Max Planck Partner groups reveal molecular morse code in stem cells encrypting differentiation information
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Max Planck Institute’s researchers use electron cryo-tomography to reveal novel molecular details of skeletal sarcomeres [more]
For his lifetime achievements in peptide and protein chemistry Herbert Waldmann is awarded The Josef Rudinger Memorial Lecture Award [more]
Max Planck Institute’s researchers visualise the structure of the muscle protein nebulin using electron cryo-tomography [more]
Max Planck scientists from Dortmund find immunoregulatory substances with newly developed test system [more]
New insights into the bacterial type VI secretion system could one day help to develop antibacterial and antifungal applications
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Research team creates molecular basis for a better understanding of the regulation of cellular degradation processes [more]
New product to be launched in March simplifies cryo electron tomography [more]
Dr. Dennis Quentin received the PhD Thesis Award of the Biochemistry Section of the Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker (GDCh)
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Morphological fingerprinting could help identify side effects and new bioactive compounds in drug discovery
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