News

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December 28, 2022

A glimpse of a cell’s sense of touch

A research team at the Cluster of Excellence Physics of Life of TU Dresden and the University of California, Santa Barbara, reveals how cells sense their mechanical environment as they build tissues during embryogenesis.

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Outreach Jahnel Group

December 15, 2022

Amazed children’s eyes, many questions and aha moments

PoL Group Leader Marcus Jahnel answered curious children’s questions

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Education Awards Schießel Group Dye Group Brugués Group

December 12, 2022

Students in PoL groups among best TUD graduates of 2021/22

TUD honors the best graduates of the academic year 2021/22

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November 28, 2022

Newly awarded Humboldt Professor Dr. Miki Ebisuya joins PoL

Miki Ebisuya plans to join the PoL leadership in April 2023 on the newly established Chair of Cell and Tissue Control

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Awards RA5 Bio-image Analysis Group

September 30, 2022

Robert Haase receives the 2023 Royal Microscopical Society Award for Data Analysis in Imaging

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Awards RA2 Associates and Affiliates

September 29, 2022

2023 Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences for Anthony Hyman and Clifford Brangwynne

World’s largest science prize for discovering a new mechanism of cellular organization.

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September 28, 2022

Start of the new Physics of Life Master Program

The newly developed international Master of Science Physics of Life starts on October 1, welcoming 20 students from around the globe

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Publications

September 14, 2022

An unstable, flake-like network in the making

Dresden research team finds that the cell cortex, a fine network of filaments below the cell membrane, is activated in a controlled way by thousands of short-lived protein condensates.

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Outreach

July 5, 2022

3, 2, 1 Science: enthusiastic about science at the Dresden Science Night 2022!

This year, the Dresden Science Night welcomes everyone in person and on site again. Visit us at our three PoL stations and enjoy the science!

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© Anna-Maria Hantschke

May 10, 2022

PoL and six other DFG-coordinated programs at BeWISE conference WOMEN IN SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING

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May 9, 2022

DFG Grant for collaborative research project on epithelial folding

The Fischer-Friedrich Lab and the Dahmann Lab of TU Dresden receive DFG funding to investigate the role of the basement membrane in the morphogenesis of animals.

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© Kirsty Wan

May 5, 2022

New Guest Researcher at B CUBE and PoL: Dr. Kirsty Wan

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