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Schule, Bühne und Kneipe: Max-Planck-Tag in Göttingen

School, stage, and pub: Max-Planck-Tag in Göttingen

September 17, 2018

More than 40 researchers in the schools, a moving Max Planck on stage, and a fun pub evening combining science with humor and live music last – Friday's Max-Planck-Tag offered a full and varied program from early in the morning until late in the evening. (in German)

<p><em>Nikon Young Scientist Award </em>für Agata Zielinska</p>

Nikon Young Scientist Award for Agata Zielinska

August 29, 2018

Agata Zielinska, scientist at the MPI for Biophysical Chemistry, has been awarded the Nikon Young Scientist Award of the German Society for Cell Biology. The society recognizes Zielinska's outstanding achievements in research into the maturation of mammalian eggs. (in German)

Stop &amp; go: Wie Zellen die Genexpression regulieren

Pause & go: How cells tune gene expression

August 22, 2018

An essential process of gene expression is transcription, in which a gene is read and an RNA molecule is produced from the information with the help of an RNA polymerase. In two new studies, MPI-BPC researchers have now shown how protein factors interrupt or activate the function of RNA polymerase II during transcription – and thus regulate gene expression.


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<p> Beatboxing live im MRT</p>

Beatboxing live in MRI


Fast stuff! The tongue in beatbox mode: Gaucho (Timo Schnepf) performs freestyle in real-time MRI with a technique developed by Jens Frahm and his team (50 images per second).

<em>Wissenschaft beim Göttinger Literaturherbst</em>

Science at the Göttinger Literaturherbst

Event August 16, 2018

Science at the Göttinger Literaturherbst invites the audience on a journey through top German and international research from October 12 to 21, 2018. In eight lectures renowned researchers and science journalists cover the spectrum from mathematics to species protection, and sleep research. Join the discussion!

Upcoming Seminars

Fassberg Seminar: Metal-organic framework nanocarriers – A new groundbreaking “magic bullet”?

Dr. Stefan Wuttke
Oct 2, 2018 11:00 - 12:00
Max-Planck-Institut für biophysikalische Chemie (MPIBPC), Room: Ludwig Prandtl Hall

Versuchstierkundliches Seminar: Versuchstierkundliches Seminar, Termin IX

Dr. Rabea Hinkel
Oct 8, 2018 13:30 - 14:30
Max-Planck-Institut für biophysikalische Chemie (MPIBPC), Room: Seminarraum Abt. Schuh; Turm 5

Fassberg Seminar - Special Date: Mitosis and Chromosome Biology (provisional title)

Dr. Jan-Michael Peters
Oct 17, 2018 11:00 - 12:00
Max-Planck-Institut für biophysikalische Chemie (MPIBPC), Room: Ludwig Prandtl Hall, Administration Building

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