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Webinar: Your PhD @ Max Planck – Exploring Doctoral Programs

Aug 22, 2024 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM (Local Time Germany)

Öffentliche Führung am MPI für Biologie des Alterns

Sep 2, 2024 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM (Local Time Germany)
Max-Planck-Institut für Biologie des Alterns

Cologne Seminars on Ageing "Talk title TBC"

Sep 19, 2024 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM (Local Time Germany)
MPI for Biology of Ageing, Room: Auditorium

Precision medicine of aging: The biopsychosocial model of frailty and resilience

Sep 23, 2024 04:00 PM - 05:00 PM (Local Time Germany)
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Biomedical Seminars Cologne“Regulation of innate behaviors by hypothalamic neuronal circuits”

from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM (Local Time Germany)

Anne Petzold, Institute for Vegetative Physiology

Biomedical Seminars Cologne "Mitochondria - extracellular matrix crosstalk in the skeletal system"

from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM (Local Time Germany)

Bent Brachvogel, Experimental Neonatology

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