RA1Research GroupsCampàs Group

February 25, 2021

New Research Group Leader: Otger Campàs

Otger Campàs holds the Chair of Tissue Dynamics at PoL and leads the Physics of Embryonic Self-Organization and Morphogenesis group, starting in July 2021.

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RA1Research GroupsMateus Group

February 3, 2021

New Research Group Leader: Rita Mateus

Portuguese scientist, Dr. Rita Mateus, is newly appointed and first DRESDEN-concept Research Group Leader. Dr. Mateus and her research lab will work with zebrafish in order to understand how animals control their organ size.

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© Louise Jawerth, MPI-PKS / MPI-CBG

January 25, 2021

The aging of protein droplets

Scientists discover how protein droplets change from liquid to solid state over time

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January 12, 2021

EMBO New Venture Fellowships in Honor of Suzanne Eaton

The EMBO New Venture Fellowship supports young researchers from across the life sciences to enter a new field or bring a new direction to their work.

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RA4Research GroupsSchießel Group

January 3, 2021

New Research Group Leader: Helmut Schießel

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RA1Research GroupsDye Group

December 16, 2020

New Research Group Leader: Natalie Dye

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© Akanksha Jain et al. / MPI-CBG

November 5, 2020

Relaxing during the stressful times of gastrulation

Researchers uncover a mechanism that, similar to wound-healing, converts tissue during a spreading event into a fluid-like state.

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Bio-image Analysis Group

November 2, 2020

New Technology Development Group Leader: Robert Haase

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October 12, 2020

How will we live in the future?

Opening of the DRESDEN-concept science exhibition in front of the Dresden Kulturpalast

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© Dr. Elisabeth Fischer-Friedrich

ScienceRA3Fischer-Friedrich Group

September 2, 2020

How do tumor cells divide in the crowd?

Scientists led by Dr. Elisabeth Fischer-Friedrich, group leader at the Excellence Cluster Physics of Life (PoL) and the Biotechnology Center TU Dresden (BIOTEC) studied how cancer cells are able to divide in a crowded tumor tissue and connected it to the hallmark of cancer progression and metastasis, the epithelial-mesenchymal transition (EMT).

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© Left schematic: Lokesh Pimpale et al. / right schematic: openclipart.org by danjiro

August 3, 2020

Go with the counter-rotating flow!

Counter-rotating flows drive cell movement during cell division

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May 28, 2020

Twist and torque in the cellular nanocosmos: Diez group detects biophysical forces of molecular motors in 3D

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