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Sonja Jost wins Victress Life Science Award 2015

Sonja Jost was honored with the Victress Award 2015 presented by Alex von Frankenberg from High-Tech Gründerfonds (HTGF)


Professor Joachim Sauer Joins the Editorial Board of Journal of Catalysis

Elsevier and Journal of Catalysis have announced that Professor Joachim Sauer, UniCat Coordinator of Research Field D1,


The light-gated ion channel

Early Formation of the Ion-Conducting Pore in Channelrhodopsin-2

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is a Cluster of Excellence within the framework of the Excellence Initiative researching the economically important field of catalysis.
About 240 chemists, physicists, biologists and engineers of 4 universities and 2 Max Planck research institutes are involved in Berlin and Potsdam.