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DKFZ: Using barcodes to trace cell development

On August 17, 2017, Posted by , In Press Releases, With Kommentare deaktiviert für DKFZ: Using barcodes to trace cell development

There are various concepts about how blood cells develop. However, they are based almost exclusively on experiments that solely reflect snapshots. In a publication in Nature, scientists from the German Cancer Research Center in Heidelberg now present a novel technique that captures the process in a dynamic way. Using a…

Heidelberg University: Ruperto Carola Again Best German University in Shanghai Ranking

On August 15, 2017, Posted by , In Press Releases, With Kommentare deaktiviert für Heidelberg University: Ruperto Carola Again Best German University in Shanghai Ranking

University moves up five places to rank 42nd worldwide – and 11th in Europe Top again in Germany! The Shanghai Ranking for 2017, i.e. the Academic Ranking of World Universities, today revealed that Heidelberg University is again the best university in Germany, for the fourth successive time after 2014, 2015…

EMBLEM: AbbVie Germany and EMBL announce new collaboration to better understand Alzheimer’s disease mechanism

On August 14, 2017, Posted by , In Press Releases, With Kommentare deaktiviert für EMBLEM: AbbVie Germany and EMBL announce new collaboration to better understand Alzheimer’s disease mechanism

HEIDLBERG and LUDWIGSHAFEN, August 14, 2017 – AbbVie Germany, a local affiliate of a global biopharmaceutical company and the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL), Europe’s flagship laboratory in life sciences, today announced a 2-year collaboration in the field of neurosciences with the aim to advance research and discovery in Alzheimer’s…

DKFZ: Therapies for older leukemia patients

On August 8, 2017, Posted by , In News,Press Releases, With Kommentare deaktiviert für DKFZ: Therapies for older leukemia patients

The German Research Foundation (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, DFG) will provide funding for a new research group at the German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ) and at the University of Freiburg and Freiburg University Medical Center. The scientists will jointly pursue fundamental and clinical research into acute myeloid leukemia (AML). The DFG will…

DKFZ: Cancer cells put the brakes on immune system

On August 8, 2017, Posted by , In News,Press Releases, With Kommentare deaktiviert für DKFZ: Cancer cells put the brakes on immune system

In order for cancer cells to successfully spread and multiply, they must find a way to avoid the body’s own immune system. Scientists at the German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ) have published an explanation for how this occurs with chronic lymphatic leukemia (CLL). The degenerated cells cause an inflammatory reaction…

New England Biolabs partners with EMBL

On August 8, 2017, Posted by , In Press Releases, With Kommentare deaktiviert für New England Biolabs partners with EMBL

Collaboration aims to strengthen training opportunities in the latest technologies for young researchers EMBL welcomes New England Biolabs (NEB) as the newest member of the EMBL Advanced Training Centre (ATC) Corporate Partnership Programme. Together, EMBL and NEB will collaborate to develop workshops and training opportunities in new areas of research….

UK Biobank partners with the EGA

On Juli 21, 2017, Posted by , In Press Releases, With Kommentare deaktiviert für UK Biobank partners with the EGA

Genetic data from the UK Biobank’s major cohort is now distributed through the European Genome–phenome Archive (EGA), ensuring its sustainable, secure delivery to approved biomedical researchers worldwide. Genomic data from the 500,000 people participating in the UK Biobank initiative will be distributed via the European Genome–phenome Archive (EGA), a resource…

DKFZ: Surprising genetic variety in childhood brain cancer

On Juli 20, 2017, Posted by , In Press Releases, With Kommentare deaktiviert für DKFZ: Surprising genetic variety in childhood brain cancer

An international research team led by scientists from the German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ) and the Hopp Children’s Tumor Center at the NCT Heidelberg (KiTZ) has identified new genetic alterations and mechanisms that lead to very aggressive types of childhood brain cancer. Their results, which have now been published in…

Dynamic PERMIDES Matchmaking Event in Heidelberg

On Juli 18, 2017, Posted by , In Press Releases, With Kommentare deaktiviert für Dynamic PERMIDES Matchmaking Event in Heidelberg

Heidelberg, July 12th 2017 Thirty-three European SMEs gathered in Heidelberg’s Technologiepark this week for a compact and highly efficient PERMIDES Matchmaking Lunch. Biopharma, bioinformatics and IT companies from 12 European countries gave 1-min pitches introducing their company, core expertise and needs to attract the right partners for the 1:1-matchmaking part…

Young Investigator Award for DKFZ researcher

On Juli 18, 2017, Posted by , In Press Releases, With Kommentare deaktiviert für Young Investigator Award for DKFZ researcher

For his work towards developing a vaccine against brain tumors, Lukas Bunse from the German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ) has received the Young Investigator Award of the 2017 Württemberg Cancer Award. The award comes with a budget of €15,000. Lukas Bunse © DKFZ Tumor cells often exhibit gene mutations that…