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Molecular scales on biological membranes:
Mass-Sensitive Particle Tracking

October 04, 2021
Biophysicists at the Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry have developed a new method to determine location and size changes of unlabeled proteins on membranes via their mass.
 

Prestigious award for the pioneers of optogenetics

September 24, 2021
Dieter Oesterhelt, Emeritus Director at the Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry, is being honoured with the Lasker Basic Medical Research Award 2021 together with Peter Hegemann and Karl Deisseroth
 

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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.

Petra Herrmann

Exhibition from 04.10.2021 to 26.11.2021. The exhibition is now open to external visitors again.


Media Library


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

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

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

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

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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