January 10th, 2019 -- A103, 09:15
We welcome Annette MacLeod from Glasgow, who will give the first ZEB-lecture in 2019. Happy New Year!
December 31st, 2018
Collaboration with Owen Davis’ lab on meiotic telomeres published in Nature Communications.
December 31st, 2018
Paper by visiting scientist Roberta Sciurano on meiosis in a 47, XYY man published in Human Reproduction.
December 18th, 2018
We are very happy to be part of a collaboration headed by Nicolai Siegel's lab, which explored the influence of genome organisation and DNA accessibility on antigenic variation in African trypanosomes.
December 13th, 2018 -- A103, 09:15
Investigating and exploiting parasites weaknesses in lipid and associated metabolism
November 12th, 2018
Trypanosomes can start (but not finish!) nuclear export even when transcription and splicing have not been completed.
November 15th, 2018 -- A103, 09:15
Elucidating specificity mechanisms in ubiquitin signaling
October 31th, 2018
Collaboration with Thomas Bosch’s lab on the nuclear lamina of non-senescent Hydra published in Aging (Albany, NY).
October 23rd, 2018
The complex enzymology of mRNA decapping: Enzymes of four classes cleave pyrophosphate bonds.
October 22th, 2018 -- C102.3, 12:00 noon
Spliced leader level is a signal for life and affects social motility via exosome secretion in trypanosomes
October 18, 2018 -- A103, 09:15 a.m.
Functional dissection of the Leishmania flagellar proteome using CRISPR-Cas9 knockout screens
October 4th, 2018
New hints about how excess of prelamin A induces muscle fiber weakness during physiological and premature aging.
October 4th, 2018 -- A103, 09:15 a.m.
Human African Trypanosomiasis: Evolution and Cell Death in Trypanosoma brucei.
September 26, 2018 -- A101, 01:15 p.m.
Single-molecule fluorescence microscopy in live Trypanosoma brucei and model membranes
September 20th, 2018 -- A102, 10:45 a.m.
Function and composition of Trypanosoma brucei mitochondrial DNA: use it or lose it.
September 1st, 2018
We have published a review/opinion article in 'Trends in Parasitology', in which we consider the recently extended definition of the interstitium as path for the dispersal of extracellular pathogens.
August 29th, 2018
A unique, historic portrait of the founder of Würzburg Zoology has been moved from our department to the Martin von Wagner Museum, where it will be prominently displayed in the entrance hall.
August 27, 2018
Marie-Christin Spindler’s experimental protocols published in Methods in Molecular Biology.
August 23rd, 2018
Markus Engstler, together with DNTDs and DAHW, presents the Würzburg concept for a Neglected Tropical Diseases Center
July 25th, 2018
Comparative proteomics of the two T. brucei PABPs suggests that PABP2 controls bulk mRNA.
July 16, 2018 -- Seminar A102.3, 11:00 a.m.
Nutrient stress during Giardia dudenalis infection: Who cares about arginine?
July 12th, 2018 -- Seminar A102.3, 10:15 a.m.
The lullaby of Sleeping Sickness
July 1, 2018
Markus Engstler delivers evening lecture at the 11th International Workshop on Engineering of Functional Interfaces
June 28, 2018
Katharina Schücker’s experimental protocols published in Methods in Cell Biology
June 28, 2018 -- Seminar A102.3, 10:15 a.m.
Meiotic arrest in infertile men due to genetic disturbances
June 20-22, 2018
Keynote lecture by Ricardo Benavente at the 4th Spanish Meiosis Meeting
June 12-22, 2018
Advanced electron microscopy for cell biology.
Christian Stigloher, together with Gareth Griffiths and Yannick Schwab, has organized this years EM course, which will take place in our Z7 course building.
June 10-15, 2018
Ricardo Benavente lectured at the Gordon Research Conference on Meiosis (New London, New Hampshire)
June 14th, 2018 -- Seminar A102.3, 10:15 a.m.
How to build a flagellum: Lessons from Trypanosomes
May 31th to June 3rd, 2018
Our work featured is as part of the University's Africa initiatives.
May 30th, 2018 -- Seminar A102.3, 10:15 a.m.
How SPOC executes the Nerve Pinch through transcriptional regulation
Im Mai besuchen uns Nachwuchsforscher aus der Kita an der Löwenbrücke, am 7.Mai die Grossen und am 29. Mai die Kleinen.
May 5, 2018 -- Seminar C102.3, 10:15 a.m.
Optical Microspectrometry for studying the underlying dynamics of life: from phase transitions to mechano-transduction
April 23, 2018
Weakening of lamin crosslinks by site specific phosphorylation supports meiotic chromosome movements
April 19, 2018 -- Seminar C102.3, 10:15 a.m.
Life cycle differentiation and the cytoskeleton in Trypanosoma brucei
April 10, 2018
Die erste wissenschaftliche Studie zum Beitrag deutscher Institutionen bei der Forschung zu Vernachlässigten Tropenerkrankungen wird im Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung (BMBF) in Berlin vorgestellt. Markus Engstler ist einer der Herausgeber der Studie.
March 28, 2018
Boehringer Ingelheim Fonds awarded Marie a travel grant to take part in the Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory course on Quantitative Imaging
March 28, 2018
We warmly welcome Roberta Sciurano (Buenos Aires) and Fernanda Trovero (Montevideo) who will spend six months in the Benavente lab
March 26, 2018 -- C101.2, 10:00 a.m.
Trypanosomes' magic bullet – Understanding the structural basis of SRA-mediated immune escape in T. b. rhodesiense
March 23, 2018
Sarah (arrow) receives DGP-poster prize for her tsetse fly work
March 21-24, 2018
Eleven of us presented at the Parasitology Meeting in Berlin
March 14, 2018
We have launched a comprehensive online resource that features Theodor Boveri's life and work.
February 17, 2018
Tim Krüger's (nature-inspired) vision of a trypanobot on the issue cover of Micromachines
February 16, 2018
Uli Scheer publishes the rediscovery of Boveri's microscope slides in Würzburg.
February 14, 2018
Interested in doing your PhD in our interdisciplinary department? Perfect time to join us!
February 8, 2018
Novel components of the telomeric shelterin complex were identified in Trypanosome brucei.
February 2, 2018
Science or fiction? Can we design trypanosome-inspired micro-robots? Read our new review.
February 1, 2018
Advance notice for M.Sc. students. Our brand-new module will start in April.
January 25, 2018 -- A103, 09:15 a.m.
Size-dependent organelle transport during phagocytosis
January 17, 2018
Our work on VSG structure and dynamics featured by the European Synchrotron Radiation Facility (ESRF)
January 7, 2018
New review in Cellular Microbiology
November 21, 2017
Our friend and coworker Prof Andrew Nok has passed away. With deep sorrow we remember his brilliant intellect, his kindness and wonderful sense of humor. Markus Engstler
November 13, 2017 -- A103, 09:15 a.m.
Electron cryo microscopy as tool in structural biology
November 13, 2017
Find your favorite thesis project! We are continuously updating the selection of topics ...
November 13, 2017
Ricardo Benavente appointed „Investigador Emérito“ by the Clemente-Estable-Institute for Biological Research in Montevideo
November 8, 2017
Sarah's work in eLIFE featured by Cambridge-based BPoD
November 16, 2017 -- A103, 09:15 a.m.
Structural dissections of the flagellar pocket collar in Trypanosoma brucei and a novel oligomeric lysine methyltranferase from Toxoplasma gondii
October 16, 2017
We welcome all new (and old) students to the winter term. Hope you like our lectures, seminars and courses!
October 12, 2017
The school, co-organized by Susanne Kramer, has been honored by the HRK
September 18 to 22, 2017
Markus Engstler lectured at the International School "From single particle motion to collective behaviour".
September 11, 2017
Our work on the structure-function relationship of VSG published in Nature Microbiology
August 15, 2017
Sarah's work published in eLife
July 27, 2017 -- A103, 09:15 a.m.
MPI Biochemie, Martinsried
Dynamic Mapping of Protein Subcellular Localization through Quantitative Proteomics
July 19, 2017 -- A101, 02:30 p.m.
July 18, 2017
...we have started to launch our new websites ... will take a while ....
July 13, 2017 -- A103, 09:15 a.m.
“Paraphagy”, a new autophagy mechanism for Leishmania immune evasion?
June 28, 2017 -- A101, 05:15 p.m.
Adaptive fine tuning of genetic information by DNA mutation and RNA editing
June 21, 2017 -- A101, 02:30 p.m.