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.

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General information about the Institute

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News


Genetically reproductive material from the laboratory

February 14, 2020

Max Planck researchers have for the first time developed a genome the size of a minimal cell that can copy itself.

Brenda Schulman becomes new Leopoldina Member

October 24, 2019

Brenda Schulman, head of the department "Molecular Machines and Signaling" at the Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry has been elected member of the German National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina.


Events


Axel Ullrich Lecture

The Max Planck Institute for 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.

Uli + Onni - „Work in progress“

January 31, 2020

Exhibition from February 6, until April 10, 2020


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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