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Awakening the genome
Researchers at the Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry have discovered that the pioneer factor Nr5a2 awakens the inactive genome in the early embryo.

Max Planck Director Petra Schwille receives Otto Warburg Medal
Petra Schwille, Director at the MPI of Biochemistry in Martinsried, is awarded the Otto Warburg Medal 2021 in recognition of her outstanding research work.

Departments & Research Groups
Scientists from nine departments and 20 research groups contribute to the latest findings in the fields of biochemistry, cell biology, structural biology, biophysics and molecular science.

Career paths in the Institute
Become part of the Institute! On the Careers page you will find interesting information about doctoral programs, training, internships, job advertisements and other offers of the Institute.

Canteen reopens again
After two weeks of closure, the canteen can reopen from next Monday, 21.11.2022!

Events

Axel Ullrich Lecture
The Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry has launched the Axel Ullrich Lecture in honor of its member, world-renowned researcher and entrepreneur Axel Ullrich. He discovered numerous oncogenes and meticulously described how they transform cells.

Michael Nguyen
From Oct. 24 - Dec. 9, 2022, the exhibition "Michael Nguyen - Clarity of Vision, Fantasy of Interpretation" will show photographs taken between 2020 - 2022: architectural objects, plays of light and shadow, as well as reflections and architectures taken by the artist in various cities in Europe.


Media Library


Matthias Mann - A Library of Proteins

Matthias Mann - A Library of Proteins

Unlike the Genome (the entirety of genes), the proteome of an organism is not the same in all cells

F.-Ulrich Hartl - Folding Assistants within the Cell

F.-Ulrich Hartl - Folding Assistants within the Cell

The correct protein folding is crucial for their function inside the cell

Optogenetics -  When light hits the nerves

Optogenetics -  When light hits the nerves

Optogenetics is a relatively new field that deals with the control of genetically modified cells by light. ...

Petra Schwille on BR Alpha, 16.06.2016

Petra Schwille on BR Alpha, 16.06.2016

"A biophysicist is someone who comes from physics. Although there are courses of study now called this...

Movie about the MaxLab

Movie about the MaxLab

The MaxLab is the student and visitor laboratory of the Martinsried Max Planck Institutes. In various courses, pupils can experience the fascination of scientific research and the...


Our Researchers in Max Planck Research


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