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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

Beating Vesicles

Beating Vesicles

January 29, 2019

Which criteria does a synthetically created cell have to meet to be considered alive? What are the minimal requirements for individual functions of such a cell? Questions like these drive Petra… more

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