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<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 will be opened on Saturday, October 27, 2018 at 4 pm at the MPI for Biophysical Chemistry. It is open 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. (in German)

<p align="left">Göttinger Exzellenzcluster für interdisziplinäre biomedizinische Forschung bewilligt</p>

Göttingen Excellence Cluster for interdisciplinary biomedical research approved

September 27, 2018

The Göttingen Excellence Cluster proposal “Multiscale Bioimaging: From Molecular Machines to Netwokrs of Excitable Cells” with participation of the MPI for Biophysical Chemistry was successful: The cluster will receive up to 56 million Euros within the next seven years. (in German)


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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.

<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 Series: Non-equilibrium coupling of protein structure and function to translation-elongation kinetics

Prof. Dr. Edward P. O‘Brien, Ph.D
Oct 23, 2018 11:00 - 12:00
Max-Planck-Institut für biophysikalische Chemie (MPIBPC), Room: Manfred Eigen Lecture Hall

MPI Campus Seminar: Getting ready for action: The assembly of a human spliceosome

Karl Bertram
Oct 24, 2018 12:00 - 13:00
Max-Planck-Institut für biophysikalische Chemie (MPIBPC), Room: Ludwig-Prandtl-Haal

MPI Campus Seminar: Unravelling the mystery of the patterns in flocks of magnetic microswimmers in a microchannel

Fanlong Meng
Oct 24, 2018 12:00 - 13:00
Max-Planck-Institut für biophysikalische Chemie (MPIBPC), Room: Ludwig-Prandtl-Haal

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