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Outreach Events

May 10, 2023

New Physics of Life Cluster of Excellence exhibition at the Technische Sammlungen Dresden

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Publications RA3 Jahnel Group

May 4, 2023

Alternative Fuel for String-Shaped Motors in Cells

Researchers from Dresden and Bangalore discover a unique two-component molecular motor that uses a kind of renewable chemical energy to pull vesicles toward membrane-bound organelles.

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Education

April 24, 2023

Apply now for the Master’s Program in Physics of Life!

Application period for winter term 2023/2024 open until May 31st

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RA3 Fischer-Friedrich Group

April 21, 2023

Test of strength of cells: new Heisenberg Professorship for Mechanics of Active Biomaterials at TU Dresden

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Science RA3 Brugués Group

February 10, 2023

From molecules to cellular structures: Jan Brugués joined the PoL

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February 9, 2023

The Network of European BioImage Analysts secures funding from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative

The international Network of European BioImage Analysts (NEUBIAS) receives a grant from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) as part of their Advancing Imaging through Collaborative Projects program to secure the sustainability of NEUBIAS, establish strong connections to similar initiatives, and share knowledge about state-of-the-art bioimage analysis tools and methods globally.

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Publications Campàs Group

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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RA6 Ebisuya Group

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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