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RA1 RA4 Schießel Group Campàs Group

February 15, 2022

New leadership at the Cluster of Excellence Physics of Life (PoL) of TU Dresden

The Cluster of Excellence Physics of Life (PoL) at TU Dresden has appointed Prof. Otger Campàs as new managing director and Prof. Helmut Schießel as deputy director.

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© Mark Leaver, Jose A. Morin and Sina Wittmann, / MPI-CBG / Jose A. Morin et al. Nature Physics, 2022

February 3, 2022

Reading DNA is team work

Dresden researchers explain how liquid-like protein droplets collectively read DNA regions to switch on genes.

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January 17, 2022

Online teaching course for bio-image analysis and bio-statistics in Dresden wins teaching prize

Dr. Robert Haase (Cluster of Excellence Physics of Life at TU Dresden - PoL, Center for Systems Biology Dresden - CSBD) and Dr. Anna Poetsch (MSNZ group leader at BIOTEC and NCT Dresden) were awarded the 2021 Teaching Prize of the Society of Friends and Supporters of Technische Universität Dresden e. V. (GFF-TUD e. V.) for a joint innovative online lecture series about bio-image analysis and bio-statistics.

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© Fabio Novelli


December 1, 2021

Using terahertz to explore the inside of the cell

Joint research group between the Cluster of Excellence Physics of Life (PoL) and the Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf (HZDR) to decipher biomolecules

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November 25, 2021

Elisabeth Fischer-Friedrich honored with the Hertha Sponer Prize of the German Physical Society

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November 15, 2021

Physics of Life and B CUBE visit "Saturday Physics"

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© Dr. Robert Haase

RA5 Bio-image Analysis Group

October 1, 2021

Image analysis for everyone: PoL researchers acquire funding from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative

Accelerating image data science: Researchers from the Cluster of Excellence Physics of Life (PoL) at TU Dresden together with scientists from the Institut Pasteur in Paris and the Francis Crick Institute in London set out to enable the biomedical community to analyze complex microscopy data faster.

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© Katherina Haase

September 22, 2021

Imaging Science – The beauty of Science

An exhibition of cfaed’s 'Scientific Image Contests'

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RA3 Fischer-Friedrich Group

September 9, 2021

New insights into the mechanics of epithelial cells

Dresden researchers show characteristic changes in cellular mechanics for a cancer-associated transformation of epithelial cells

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September 1, 2021

Excellently explained – cutting-edge research for everyone

57 Clusters of Excellence launch joint podcast series on cutting-edge research in Germany

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© Magdalena Gonciarz

RA1 Doyle Group

August 30, 2021

Cell feng shui: How the unity of physical and biochemical cues creates healthy organisms

New TU Dresden research group aims to uncover how stem cells respond to mechanical forces and electrical cues during the development and maintenance of the nervous and cardiovascular system.

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August 26, 2021

New perspective on forces that divide cells

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