News

New PhD Board
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We are happy to announce that the newly elected members of the PhD Student Board resumed their work on May 1, 2019: 

Bojana Pavlovic (Boutros Lab, MedFak Heidelberg)

Vera Magg (Ruggieri Lab, MedFak Heidelberg)

Christian Gabriel (Kramer Lab, Charité Berlin)

Friederike Kohrs (Hiesinger Lab, FU Berlin)

We wish them an efficient tenure and look forward to future events of the board.

 

We would also like to take the opportunity to express our sincere thanks to the previous PhD Student Board, Dr. Sina Barysch (Melchior Lab at ZMBH), Gülce Gülcüler (Martin-Villalba Lab at DKFZ), Eliot Morisson (Freund Lab at FU berlin) and Tim Hempel (Noé/Plattner Lab at FU Berlin). They represented the PhD students of the TRR186 from November 2016 to April 2019 and successfully organized two PhD/Postdoc meetings in Berlin and Heidelberg.



Michael Boutros
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We are happy to announce Michael Boutros as new member of the Steering Committee since January 2019.



Volker Haucke
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Prof. Volker Haucke, Director at the Leibniz-Forschungsinstitut für Molekulare Pharmakologie (FMP) receives the Feldberg Prize 2020, which is awarded annually by the Feldberg Foundation for anglo-german scientific exchange. The aim is to promote scientific exchange between British and German researchers in the field of experimental medicine, in particular in the disciplines of physiology and pharmacology.



Frank Noé
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Prof. Dr. Frank Noé of the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at Freie Universität Berlin is the recipient of this year’s Early Career Award in Theoretical Chemistry of the American Chemical Society (ACS). The highly reputed society cites Noé’s important pioneering work in the development of innovative computational methods in biophysics. In particular, Noé has made important scientific contributions in the field of “Markov Modeling” and its application to protein simulations.

FU Berlin press release



Prof. Dr. Peter Hegemann
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Die Nationale Akademie der Wissenschaften Leopoldina zeichnet ihr Mitglied Peter Hegemann, Berlin, mit der Mendel-Medaille aus. Damit würdigt die Akademie die herausragende wissenschaftliche Arbeit des Forschers auf dem Gebiet der Optogenetik. Die Mendel-Medaille wird im Rahmen der feierlichen Eröffnung der Leopoldina-Jahresversammlung am Freitag, 22. September 2017, in Halle (Saale) überreicht.



Andrew Plested, Heisenberg Professor of Cellular Biophysics
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NeuroCure researcher Andrew Plested has been awarded the prestigious Heisenberg Professorship of the DFG, to be based at the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin in the Institute for Biology. Plested will also continue to lead the Molecular Neuroscience and Biophysics group at the Leibniz Forschungsinstitut für Molekulare Pharmakologie (FMP).



Volker Haucke
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In recognition of his scientific achievements Prof. Dr. Volker Haucke was elected as a member of the National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina in June 2017. He has thus received one of the highest scientific honors awarded by a German institution.



Michael Brunner
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In recognition of his scientific achievements studying the mechanisms that drive the molecular clock of eukaryotic organisms, Prof. Dr. Michael Brunner was elected as a member of the National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina in May 2017. He has thus received one of the highest scientific honors awarded by a German institution.



Prof. Dr. Volker Haucke
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The American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB) recognises Volker Haucke for his outstanding scientific achievements in membrane biology