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Petra Schwille receives the Cross of Merit

Max Planck Director Petra Schwille receives the highest recognition of the Federal Republic of Germany for services in the interest of the common good for her research. more

Petra Schwille

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

<strong>Molecular scales on biological membranes:<br />Mass-Sensitive Particle Tracking</strong>

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.

<p style="text-align: left;" align="center">A novel form of cellular logistics</p>

Biophysicists have shown that a phenomenon known as diffusiophoresis, which can lead to a directed particle transport, can occur in biological systems. more

Petra Schwille receives Carl Zeiss Lecture 2020

The German Society for Cell Biology (DGZ) and ZEISS honor Petra Schwille, Director at the Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry, with the Carl Zeiss Lecture. more

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