Are You Looking for a PhD Position in the Life Sciences?Apply for our International Max Planck Research School on Cellular Biophysics by January 15 for our September 2024 program start! Together with the Goethe University Frankfurt am Main, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz and Frankfurt Institute of Advanced studies, we host this excellent structured graduate program in the heart of the Rhine Main area.
Michaela Müller-McNicoll Becomes Max Planck FellowThe fellow program promotes cooperation between Max Planck Institutes and outstanding professors at universities. From March 2024, Müller-McNicoll will lead a small research group at the MPI in Frankfurt for five years to investigate RNA, the carrier of genetic information in the cell, and its regulation.
Florian Wilfling Receives Walther Flemming AwardThe German Society for Cell Biology (DGZ, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Zellbiologie) and the company ibidi honor Florian Wilfling for his excellent research in cell biology
Eugene Kim Receives FEBS Excellence AwardFor her scientific track record of proven excellence, our Max Planck Research Group Leader Eugene Kim has been awarded a FEBS Excellence Award 2023
Ana J. García-Sáez Becomes First Female Director of the Max Planck Institute of BiophysicsHer research on the molecular mechanisms of cell death complements the biophysical scope of her fellow Directors’ work.
Publications in 2021
83 (2023)Structural basis of RNA-induced autoregulation of the DExH-type RNA helicase maleless. Molecular Cell
Neighbor List Artifacts in Molecular Dynamics Simulations. Journal of Chemical Theory and Computation (2023)
186 (2023)The proteomic landscape of synaptic diversity across brain regions and cell types. Cell
Molecular Free Energies, Rates, and Mechanisms from Data-Efficient Path Sampling Simulations. Journal of Chemical Theory and Computation (2023)
Machine Learning-Supported Enzyme Engineering toward Improved CO2-Fixation of Glycolyl-CoA Carboxylase. ACS Synthetic Biology (2023)