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Yu, Q.; Xue, L.; Hiblot, J.; Griss , R.; Fabritz, S.; Roux, C.; Binz, P.-A.; Haas, D.; Okun, J. G.; Johnsson, K.: Semisynthetic sensor proteins enable metabolic assays at the point of care. Science 361 (6407), pp. 1122 - 1126 (2018)
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Grünbein, M. L.; Bielecki, J.; Gorel, A.; Stricker, M.; Bean, R.; Cammarata, M.; Dörner, K.; Fröhlich, L.; Hartmann, E.; Hauf, S. et al.; Hilpert, M.; Kim, Y.; Kloos, Marco (Department of Biomolecular Mechanisms, Max Planck Institute for Medical Research, Max Planck Society), M.; Letrun, R.; Messerschmidt, M.; Mills, G.; Nass Kovacs, G.; Ramilli, M.; Roome, C. M.; Sato, T.; Scholz, M.; Sliwa, M.; Sztuk-Dambietz, J.; Weik, M.; Weinhausen, B.; Al-Qudami, N.; Boukhelef, D.; Brockhauser, S.; Ehsan, W.; Emons, M.; Esenov, S.; Fangohr, H.; Kaukher, A.; Kluyver, T.; Lederer, M.; Maia, L.; Manetti, M.; Michelat, T.; Münnich, A.; Pallas, F.; Palmer, G.; Previtali, G.; Raab, N.; Silenzi, A.; Szuba, J.; Venkatesan, S.; Wrona, K.; Zhu, J.; Doak, B.; Shoeman, R. L.; Foucar, L.; Colletier, J.-P.; Mancuso, A. P.; Barends, T. R. M.; Stan, C. A.; Schlichting, I.: Megahertz data collection from protein microcrystals at an X-ray free-electron laser. Nature Communications (2018)
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Vishwakarma, M.; Di Russo, J.; Probst, D.; Schwarz, U. S.; Das, T.; Spatz, J. P.: Mechanical interactions among followers determine the emergence of leaders in migrating epithelial cell collectives. Nature Communications (2018)
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Farrants, H.; Gutzeit, V. A.; Ruiz, A. A.; Trauner, D.; Johnsson, K.; Levitz, J.; Broichhagen, J.: SNAP-tagged nanobodies enable reversible optical control of a G protein-coupled receptor via a remotely tethered photoswitchable ligand. ACS Chemical Biology (2018)

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At the MPI for Medical Research, physicists, chemists and biologists create knowledge of long-term relevance to basic medical science. With the arrival of three new directors in 2015/16, the institute has a new unifying theme: observing and controlling the vastly complex macromolecular interactions in the context of cells - both in health and disease. The presently four departments contribute to this goal through their complementary expertise: optical microscopy with nanometer resolution (Stefan Hell), the design of chemical reporter molecules (Kai Johnsson), macromolecular structure determination (Ilme Schlichting), cellular, materials and biophysical sciences  (Joachim Spatz). The institute has a distinguished history of fundamental breakthroughs, evidenced by six Nobel Prizes awarded to its researchers since its foundation. [more]
The Max Planck Institute for Medical Research is the initiator and speaker of the Max Planck School MATTER to LIFE. The Max Planck Schools are a new, joint initiative of the Max Planck Society, German universities and non-university research organizations. They give graduate education in Germany a completely new direction with a new concept uniquely attractive for outstanding doctoral candidates worldwide. Find more information here.

Max Planck School Matter to Life

The Max Planck Institute for Medical Research is the initiator and speaker of the Max Planck School MATTER to LIFE. The Max Planck Schools are a new, joint initiative of the Max Planck Society, German universities and non-university research organizations. They give graduate education in Germany a completely new direction with a new concept uniquely attractive for outstanding doctoral candidates worldwide. Find more information here. [more]
 
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