A first protein that regulates the work of fatty acid synthase opens up new possibilities in medicine for developing active substances, particularly against tuberculosis. For biotechnology, it offers opportunities for tailor-made fatty acid synthases.
After the infection of a staff member, the institute reduced its operation to the absolute minimum. Excepted are those labs that currently support the corona test lab of the University Medical Center Göttingen to expand the test capacities there.
The Max Planck Institute for Dynamics and Self-Organization, the GWDG, and our institute form the Max Planck Campus Göttingen. Here, employees and guests find various offers such as child care, a canteen, and a library.