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Honorary doctorate awarded to Nobel Prize winner Prof Dr Joachim Frank May 20, 2024

Honorary doctorate awarded to Nobel Prize winner Prof Dr Joachim Frank

Joachim Frank is a professor at Columbia University, where he conducts research in the field of molecular biophysics. In 2017, he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry together with Richard Henderson and Jacques Dubochet for his contributions to the cryo-electron microscopy of single molecules. Joachim Frank's research contributed significantly to the understanding of the structure and function of ribosomes. He studied physics at the University of Freiburg from 1960 to 1963.

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International Plant Health Day: Understanding in the laboratory what happens in the field May 07, 2024

International Plant Health Day: Understanding in the laboratory what happens in the field

May 12 is International Plant Health Day: Freiburg biologists Jürgen Kleine-Vehn, Thomas Ott and Aida Maric on the relevance of research into plant growth, nutrient uptake and resilience.

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How blue-green algae manipulate microorganisms Apr 15, 2024

How blue-green algae manipulate microorganisms

Research team at the University of Freiburg discovers previously unknown gene that indirectly promotes photosynthesis

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Apr 11, 2024

Sonja-Verena Albers and Oliver Einsle both receive an ERC Advanced Grant

Archaeal cell division and a natural alternative to the industrial Haber-Bosch process: European Research Council (ERC) funds basic research by two Freiburg scientists.

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Jürgen Kleine-Vehn is the new speaker for Freiburg’s CIBSS Cluster of Excellence Mar 04, 2024

Jürgen Kleine-Vehn is the new speaker for Freiburg’s CIBSS Cluster of Excellence

Since January, plant scientist Professor Jürgen Kleine-Vehn has rounded off the team of three speakers at the University of Freiburg’s Cluster of Excellence CIBSS – Centre for Integrative Biological Signalling Studies. He gave an interview about what he finds so fascinating about researching biological signals, and what is special about the University of Freiburg.

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