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Young researchers of the Uzbek Academy of Sciences visit the IPB

From 05-19 October, 2019, the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) initiated an information tour for young Uzbek researchers throughout Germany. Previously selected in a national competition in Uzbekistan, the...read more


58th Doctoral Workshop on Natural Products in Halle

On October 11th, junior natural product chemists met for the 58th Doctoral Workshop on Natural Products to discuss their lastest research results. The doctoral workshop, this time organized by the IPB, took place on the premises...read more


+++ News Ticker Science #9 +++ Modelling +++

Researchers characterize genes in a pathogenicity gene cluster of the maize anthracnose fungus Colletotrichum graminicola. To avoid PAMP (pathogen-associated molecular pattern) recognition, the hemibiotrophic maize pathogen...read more


+++ News Ticker Science #8 +++ Bioinformatics +++

Improving MetFrag with statistical learning of fragment annotations. Molecule identification is a crucial step in metabolomics and environmental sciences. Besides in silico fragmentation, as performed by MetFrag, also machine...read more


+++ News Ticker Science #7 +++ Bioactives +++

Insights into the Phytochemistry of the Cuban Endemic Medicinal Plant Phyllanthus orbicularis: Fideloside, a Novel Bioactive 8-C-glycosyl 2,3-Dihydroflavonol Phyllanthus orbicularis (Phyllanthaceae) is an endemic evergreen...read more


+++ News Ticker Science #6 +++ Chemoinformatics +++

Exploring open cheminformatics approaches for categorizing per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs). Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs) are a large and diverse class of chemicals of great interest due to their wide...read more


+++ News Ticker Science #5 +++ Patent Review +++

Protein tyrosine phosphatase 1B (PTP1B) inhibitors as potential anti-diabetes agents: patent review (2015-2018). Protein tyrosine phosphatase 1B (PTP1B) inhibition has been recommended as a crucial strategy to enhance insulin...read more


+++ News Ticker Science #4 +++ Bioactive Compounds +++

Synthetic Tubulysin derivative, Tubugi-1, against invasive melanoma cells: The cell death triangle Tubugi-1 is a more stable and accessible synthetic counterpart of natural tubulysins. This study aimed to evaluate its cytotoxic...read more


Congratulations to Prof. Dr. Nico Dissmeyer

Nico Dissmeyer, Head of the Independent Junior Research Group "Protein Recognition and Degradation" was appointed to a professorship at the University of Osnabrück. Since 1 July this year, he holds the chair of plant...read more


+++ News Ticker Science #3 +++ Neuroactives +++

Memory enhancement by ferulic acid ester across species. Cognitive impairments can be devastating for quality of life, and thus, preventing or counteracting them is of great value. To this end, the present study, published in...read more


+++ News Ticker Science #2 +++

Flexibility of intrinsically disordered degrons in AUX/IAA proteins reinforces auxin receptor assemblies. In their recently released preprint, Niemeyer et al. from the Calderón Lab together with collaborators including...read more


+++ News Ticker Science #1 +++ Metabolomics +++

The metaRbolomics Toolbox in Bioconductor and beyond. Metabolomics aims to measure and characterize the complex composition of metabolites in a biological system. The scientific community has developed a wide range of open...read more


Best Poster Award for Elena Moreno Castillo

Elena Moreno Castillo won the best poster prize at the International Conference on Plant Proteostasis. A few months ago, Elena started her doctoral project at the IPB in the Calderón Lab (Signal Integration) as a scholarship...read more


Nachruf auf Benno Parthier

Pressemitteilung des IPB vom 16. September 2019read more


New IPB doctoral representatives

The PhD students at the IPB recently elected their new representatives. Starting this September Elvio Benatto Perino (BPI), Elena Moreno Castillo (MSV), Evelyn Funke (NWC), and Robert Säbel (SZB) will represent the circa 50...read more


Smash by the beach: IPB team participated in the Halle company cup

After recently having played the table tennis ball at our institute, we continued with a larger ball, yet with a smaller team. Pauline Stark (NWC), Cătălin Voiniciuc (UNG), Sandra Klemm, Nancy Tang, Michel Heidecker and Christin...read more


How leaves communicate with roots: The Journey of Jasmonates

When leaves are exposed to environmental challenges, they communicate their status to other organs such as roots, to effectively coordinate whole-plant responses. Scientists at the Leibniz Institute of Plant Biochemistry have now...read more


Ten Theses on Freedom of Science

70 years ago, in May 1949, the basic constitution of Germany was passed. Article 5, paragraph 3 states that freedom of science is a fundamental right: "Art and sciences, research and teaching shall be free". On the...read more


Plant protection: researchers develop new modular vaccination kit

Press release by Martin-Luther University Halle-Wittenberg on August 21, 2019 (also available in english). read more


Big table tennis tournament at the IPB: Fast balls make the champions

While sometimes scientist’s ideas skip back and forth like table tennis balls, now it actually was the balls themselves. You could clearly see that IPB junior researchers are not only interested in plants, cells and enzymes as...read more

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