Press Releases

Patrick Cramer receives Swedish science prize

September 15, 2021
The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has awarded the Gregori Aminoff Prize to the director at the MPI for Biophysical Chemistry in Göttingen. The academy honors his groundbreaking research on how RNA is formed in cells.

Of old and new challenges for mankind

September 14, 2021
Once again this fall, the lecture series Wissenschaft beim Göttinger Literaturherbst offers impressive insights into the world of cutting-edge science. From October 29 to November 6, nine internationally renowned researchers will present their latest findings on current scientific topics at the Paulinerkirche. (in German)

How RNAs are made-to-measure to power our cells

September 06, 2021
Scientists at the institute have determined the molecular mechanism of the first step of RNA processing in human mitochondria. Their findings reveal for the first time how mitochondrial RNAs are cut, and explain why mutations in the involved proteins lead to disease in humans. 

News & Multimedia

We are creating a biotope

Landscaper Ulrich Küneke explains the idea behind the BioDiversum and presents three of the measures: a renaturalized central area, the flowering meadows, and the pond.

Corona research at the institute

April 20, 2020
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

Leica Imaging Workflow Solutions, Virtual Workshop

Leica experts
Sep 22, 2021 10:00 - 14:45
Max-Planck-Institut für biophysikalische Chemie (MPIBPC)

Leica Imaging Workflow Solutions, Virtual Workshop

Leica experts
Sep 23, 2021 09:30 - 15:00
Max-Planck-Institut für biophysikalische Chemie (MPIBPC)

Fassberg Seminar - ONLINE SEMINAR: Mechanics of blastocyst morphogenesis

Jean-León Maître
Sep 23, 2021 13:00 - 14:00
Max-Planck-Institut für biophysikalische Chemie (MPIBPC), Room: Zoom Online Seminar

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