Press Releases

<p align="left">Schlaf als Anti-Aging-Programm</p>

Sleep as an anti-aging program

November 08, 2018

Those who sleep enough live healthier lives – but can sleep also prevent us from aging? This is at least the case with threadworms, as Max Planck scientists have now shown: The nematode C.elegans falls asleep when it is starving and thereby slows down the ageing of its cells. (in German)

<p>Alfred Pohl zum 90. Geburtstag: <em>Das Licht und die Farben Südamerikas</em></p>

To Alfred Pohl's 90th birthday: The Light and Colors of South America

October 18, 2018

The exhibition Alfred Pohl - The Light and Colors of South America in the foyer of the insitute is open from from October 27 to November 21, admission is free of charge. (in German)

<p>Tierschutzforschungspreis für Göttinger <br /> Max-Planck-Forscher</p>
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Animal welfare research prize for Max Planck researchers

October 10, 2018

The prizewinners have developed an alternative to the most commonly used antibodies that can drastically reduce the number of animals in antibody production.


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<p>Neue Antikörper für den Tierschutz</p>

New antibodies for animal welfare


Alpacas have special antibodies which can be reduced to nanobodies. They have the potential to replace the most-used antibodies and drastically reduce animal numbers in antibody production.

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Beatboxing in an MRI


The tongue in beatbox mode: Gaucho (Timo Schnepf) performs freestyle inside a real-time MRI scanner (50 images per second).

Upcoming Seminars

Faßberg Seminar Series: Fast multi-scale imaging inside and outside the optics lab

Prof. Dr. Jan Huisken
Nov 20, 2018 11:00 - 12:00
Max-Planck-Institut für biophysikalische Chemie (MPIBPC), Room: Ernst Abbe Seminar Room

MPI Campus Seminar: Dynamics of ribosomes and release factors during translation termination monitored by single molecule FRET

Sarah Adio
Nov 21, 2018 12:00 - 13:00
Max-Planck-Institut für biophysikalische Chemie (MPIBPC), Room: NMR II seminar room

MPI Campus Seminar: Investigating transmembrane signalling mechanisms

Michele Salvi
Nov 21, 2018 12:00 - 13:00
Max-Planck-Institut für biophysikalische Chemie (MPIBPC), Room: NMR II seminar room

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