News

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 Brenda Schulman receives prestigious science award
The 2023 Louis-Jeantet Prize for Medicine is awarded jointly to Brenda Schulman and Ivan Ðikić, for their outstanding contributions to the ubiquitin research field.

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.

Hans Karuga

Hans Karuga

December 22, 2022
From 09.01. - 24.02.202 nature photographs by Hans Karuga can be seen with us, which show the special aesthetics of sun and light on the moving water surface of the Würm. Hans Karuga wants to draw attention to the beauty of nature from a new perspective, to open the eye of the viewer to an unknown world of shapes and colors.


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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