Press Releases

Signals from a miniature MRI unit

November 23, 2020

Göttingen researchers led by Stefan Glöggler measure a biochemical reaction in real time with a low-field magnetic resonance device for the first time. This constitutes an important step towards constructing small, flexible MRI devices.

Nikon Young Scientist Award for Chun So

November 10, 2020

The cell biologist receives the prize for his work on meiosis of the egg cell. With the award, the German Society for Cell Biology annually honors outstanding young doctoral students and postdoctoral fellows.

World record resolution in cryo-electron microscopy

October 21, 2020
Holger Stark and his team have broken a crucial resolution barrier in cryo-electron microscopy: They have visualized individual atoms in a protein with this technique for the first time.

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Research under safety precautions

April 20, 2020

After several months of reduced presence, the institute resume its research starting from June. Several groups have launched projects to help manage the corona pandemic.

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.

Upcoming Seminars

Fassberg Seminar - ONLINE SEMINAR: Design principles of tissue organization

Prisca Liberali
Dec 9, 2020 11:00 - 12:00
Max-Planck-Institut für biophysikalische Chemie (MPIBPC), Room: Zoom Online Seminar

Fassberg Seminar - ONLINE SEMINAR: Biomolecular condensates and their implications for physiology and disease

Anthony Hyman
Dec 10, 2020 13:00 - 14:00
Max-Planck-Institut für biophysikalische Chemie (MPIBPC), Room: Zoom Online Seminar

Webinar series: "Emerging Topics in Biomolecular Magnetic Resonance"

Dec 10, 2020 16:00 - 17:30
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