Opening ceremony held at the TU Berlin with Nobel Prize winner Gerhard Ertl and Berlin State Secretary for Science Knut Nevermann
Opening ceremony with Nobel Laureate Gerhard Ertl on 8th October at the TU Berlin / Invitation
The Gertrud Reemtsma Foundation recognises the founding father of optogenetics and highlights the importance of this new research area for fundamental research in neurology. Today, researchers can provide nerve cells with genes for light-sensitive protein channels in order to carry out targeted examinations of the cells and also to control them. The Gertrud Reemtsma Foundation has chosen to honour four scientists who have made substantial contributions to furthering the still-new research area of optogenetics with the 2012 K. J. Zülch Award....
We are very sad to announce that Dr. habil. Detlef Schröder passed away unexpectedly on the 22nd of August 2012.
The biochemist Professor Dr. Peter Hegemann, has been elected as a member of the „Deutsche Akademie der Naturforscher Leopoldina“ appreciating his scientific achievements and personality.
The Einstein Foundation Berlin supports five promising junior scientist for the next three years. UniCat Junior Research Group Leader Dr.-Ing. Ralph Krähnert is one of them.
New publication of Athina Zouni and coworkers in PNAS
Professor Dr. Matthias Driess, Chair of UniCat, has been elected as a member of the „Deutsche Akademie der Naturforscher Leopoldina“ appreciating his scientific achievements and personality. The Deutsche Akademie der Naturforscher Leopoldina has been the German National Academy of Sciences since 2008. It addresses key issues of particular significance for the future of society from a scientific perspective and independently of economic or political interests, shares its findings with policymakers and the public, and puts these issues up...
The Cluster of Excellence consolidates its pole position in catalysis research
Peter Leadlay, Herchel Smith Professor of Biochemistry, comes to UniCat for a research stay on May 02. Last year, he had been chosen by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation to receive a prestigious Humboldt Prize. He had been nominated for the Humboldt Research Award by Professor Roderich Süssmuth at the Technische Universität Berlin. Now, Professor Leadlay will again spend three months at UniCat on collaborative research projects. On Wednesday, May 30, he will give a talk within the UniCat colloquium...