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Hostile takeover in the cell

Research Group led by Lena Pernas describes in Science Magazine that pathogens hijack host mitochondria. more


Linda Partridge on the "Global Highly Cited Researchers" list

Linda Partridge is included on Clarivate Analytics' annual Global Highly Cited Researchers list. The list contains a "Who's Who" of influential ...more


First steps on the academic road: Postdoc in the US

Interview with Hans-Georg Sprenger and Melanie Mittenbühler who both chose to follow an academic career after finishing their PhD thesis projects in ...more


New Director at the Max Planck Institute for Biology of Ageing

Anne Schaefer explores the ageing brain and studies the mechanisms responsible for the longevity of nerve cells in the brain.more


“We want to be as inclusive as possible”

A conversation with our Gender Equality Officersmore


Fountain of youth for ageing stem cells in bone marrow

Epigenetic changes in old age increase risk of osteoporosis and bone fracturesmore


MicroRNA miR-1 impacts protein aggregation and muscle function during ageing

miR-1 loss leads to improved motility in a worm model for Huntington’s Disease more


How do our cells react to starvation or stress?

Internal sensor coordinates the cellular stress response to alter the composition of extracellular proteinsmore


Stiffness of skin tissue determines the renewal capacity of stem cells

Old and young skin stem cells are both capable of renewing the skin and its hair follicles. A slower renewal turnover of aged skin and its hair ...more


Transparency Agreement for Animal Research

We are among the first signing members of the initiative of the DFG and "Tierversuche verstehen" for open communication about animals in research. more

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