Eugene Kim receives prestigious ERC Starting GrantA research proposal aiming to unravel the mechanisms that regulate the organization of genetic material in the cell nuclei of living organisms has earned our research group leader Eugene Kim one of the highly prestigious Starting Grants from the European Research Council (ERC). Congratulations!
14 New PhD Students from All Over the World Join our Grad School!We are proud to welcome the new PhD student cohort of 2022 to our International Max Planck Research School on Cellular Biophyscis (IMPRS-CBP). 14 talented students from 9 nations prevailed amongst 300 applicants. We wish them lots of fun and success for their PhD journey!
Oswalt Foundation Celebrates 100th AnniversaryA century of promoting science and technology in biophysics was honored in a festive symposium. The highlight was the awarding of the Frankfurt Biophysics Prize to Dr. Julia Mahamid (European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL), Heidelberg) and Prof. Dr. Sabine Petry (Princeton University, USA) for their outstanding research achievements with a medical perspective.
Florian Wilfling is awarded prestigious ERC Starting GrantOur research group leader Florian Wilfling received a highly prestigious Starting Grant from the European Research Council (ERC) for his project investigating a recycling program in the cell, known as autophagy. Congratulations!
Publications in 2021
8 (47), eadc9952 (2022)Conformational changes in mitochondrial complex I of the thermophilic eukaryote Chaetomium thermophilum. Science Advances
FACS-mediated isolation of native autophagic vesicles. Autophagy (2022)
8 (46), eadd3855 (2022)Insights into complex I assembly: Function of NDUFAF1 and a link with cardiolipin remodeling. Science Advances
41 (7), 111670 (2022)Long non-coding RNA PCAT19 safeguards DNA in quiescent endothelial cells by preventing uncontrolled phosphorylation of RPA2. Cell Reports: Methods
11, e81432 (2022)Sublytic gasdermin-D pores captured in atomistic molecular simulations. eLife
157 (17), 174801 (2022)TriMem: A parallelized hybrid Monte Carlo software for efficient simulations of lipid membranes. The Journal of Chemical Physics