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“Something in the way they move” – zooming in on cell migration

17. March 2022

Getting from A to B can be a tricky business, especially for cells on the move. An international team of researchers …

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New Position: acting group leader in the MBM group

9. February 2022

As of January 2022, Camilo Aponte-Santamaría has been appointed acting group leader of the Molecular Biomechanics group (MBM). In this newly …

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An unstructured protein as a dog-leash

19. January 2022

A key process of all cellular life is cell division, in which the genetic material of one cell is duplicated and …

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How can a surface guide centriole assembly?

30. November 2021

Centrioles are cell organelles with a cylindrical shape and a 9-fold radially symmetric architecture. They play a role in the formation …

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Job

Congratulations Florian Franz

18. November 2021

We would like to congratulate Florian Franz who successfully defended his PhD thesis last week! Congratulations! The whole MBM group wishes …

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Printing fuel cell membranes: Simulations of shear thinning in Nafion

17. November 2021

Fuel cells offer a promising energy generation alternative for a wide range of technologies thanks to their ecological friendliness and unparalleled …

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Woman in Science

23. September 2021

Svenja de Buhr is a doctoral researcher in the MBM group and today one of the protagonists in the video series “…

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HITSters will be part of new faculty at Heidelberg University

22. September 2021

Heidelberg University has founded the Faculty of Engineering Sciences to pool competences for innovative engineering approaches with international visibility. HITS researchers …

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Build your collagen fibril!

4. August 2021

Obtain your atomistic collagen fibril models with ColBuilder! We have now published a web resource of collagen models for 20 different species …

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The MBM video contest winner is …

14. June 2021

Have you ever tried to explain complex scientific findings just with words? We all know how important clear and memorable scientific …

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