Andrea Musacchio receives the Leibniz Prize 2020 for his groundbreaking work on the control of cell division. [more]
On November 22nd the President of Germany Frank-Walter Steinmeier visited COMAS at the Max Planck Institute of Molecular Physiology to learn more about drug research in Dortmund. [more]
Prestigious ERC Synergy Grant to Stefan Raunser and partners to study the nanostructure of muscles  [more]
Dr. Dennis Quentin received the PhD Thesis Award of the Biochemistry Section of the Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker (GDCh)
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Max Planck researchers make weak point in pathogens visible [more]
The Max Planck Schools - an initiative of German universities and research organisations - start with a unique, innovative doctoral programme [more]
PhD Students from the TU Dortmund, the Chemical Genomics Centre and the Max Planck Institute Dortmund have initiated the first European International Chemical Biology Society (ICBS) Students’ Chapter. [more]

The team of Christian Schröter receives research funding from the Volkswagen Foundation to study the time component of life cycles using stem cells.

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As a partner in a research consortium the group of Prof. Dr. Stefan Raunser receives considerable BMBF funding. [more]
Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Herbert Waldmann was awarded the Paul Ehrlich Prize of the French Society for Therapeutic Chemistry (SCT) for his outstanding work in the field of medicinal chemistry. [more]
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The best young biology graduates from North Rhine-Westphalia habe been awarded the Karl von Frisch prize at the MPI by the VBIO at June 26th 2019. [more]
The equal opportunity officer of the MPI, Beate Schölermann, together with MinervaFemmeNet organised a networking event for young female scientists. [more]
Dr. Dennis Quentin was awarded the Evonik Industries AG thesis prize. Dr. Michael Grange received the EMBO long-term fellowhsip. [more]
The Max Planck Society in collaboration with AstraZeneca, Merck and Pfizer starts the third funding period of the Chemical Genomics Centre (CGC) [more]
Adrian Krzyzanowski was awarded the Hoechst Stipend of the Aventis Foundation in recognition of his excellent academic performance. [more]
Researchers decode the toxin complex of the plague bacterium and other germs. [more]

Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Herbert Waldmann was awarded in recognition of his masterful contributions to the field of the synthesis and function of optically active compounds. This prize, which is valued at 500 000 Yen, is awarded annually since 1995 by the Japan Research Foundation for Optically Active Compounds in Tokio.

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Dr. Christos Gatsogiannis was awarded at this year's "Biomedicine Summit" for his outstanding work on bacterial toxins. [more]
The discovery of new NP-inspired drugs however is slow and complex. The group of Herbert Waldmann has found a way to bypass these limitations by developing substances with new molecular framework [more]
Nature identified the strongest national partnership with the Max Planck Institute of Molecular Physiology demonstrated by numerous successful projects. [more]
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