© 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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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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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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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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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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