© Gijsje Koenderink

July 7, 2021

“Physik-Preis Dresden” awarded for the fifth time

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© Michael Kretzschmar

RA4Friedrich Group

July 6, 2021

From biological clocks to the movement of sperm cells: Benjamin Friedrich appointed to new Heisenberg Professorship for Biological Algorithms

Professor Benjamin Friedrich assumed the Heisenberg Professorship for Biological Algorithms at the Cluster of Excellence Physics of Life on June 1, 2021. Prof. Friedrich had already headed the eponymous research group at the research cluster cfaed (Center for Advancing Electronics Dresden) since April 2016.

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Research AvenuesDoyle GroupCampàs Group

July 5, 2021

New research groups established at the Cluster of Excellence Physics of Life

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July 2, 2021

Immerse yourself in the world of science at the Dresden Science Night 2021!

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© Mark Leaver

RA3Research GroupsJahnel Group

June 18, 2021

Interview with Dr. Marcus Jahnel – new research group leader at the BIOTEC and PoL

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Research Avenues

June 17, 2021

EMBO Workshop "Physics of living systems: From molecules to tissues"

International workshop on unravelling the organization of life

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© Mark Leaver

RA3Research GroupsJahnel Group

June 1, 2021

New Research Group Leader: Marcus Jahnel

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© Nicolas Chartier et al. Nature Physics, 20 May, 2021.

May 31, 2021

Hydraulic instability decides who’s to die and who’s to live

Dresden researchers discover that a mechanical cue is at the origin of cell death decision.

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© Sylvia Hurlimann / Middelkoop et al. PNAS, 18. May 2021 / MPI-CBG

May 19, 2021

Rotating forces get embryos in shape

New publication by the Lab of Stephan Grill, Speaker of the Cluster of Excellence Physics of Life (PoL) and Director at the Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics (MPI-CBG).

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© cfaed, Katharina Knaut

RA4Research GroupsFriedrich Group

April 14, 2021

New Research Group Leader: Benjamin Friedrich

PD Dr. Benjamin Friedrich has taken up a Heisenberg Professorship for Biological Algorithms as of April 1, 2021.

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RA1Research GroupsMateus Group

March 23, 2021

Start of the first DRESDEN-concept Research Group

Dr. Rita Mateus joins the Dresden research community with her research on organ growth and structural colors.

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RA1Research GroupsDoyle Group

February 25, 2021

New Research Group Leader: Adele Doyle

Adele Doyle will start as new research group leader at PoL in July 2021. Her group studies how molecular circuits give rise to specialized mechanosignaling.

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