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Paul Ehrlich Prize

Paul Ehrlich and Ludwig Darmstaedter award ceremony in the Paulskirche, Frankfurt

Anthony Cerami from the United States and David Wallach from Israel received the Paul Ehrlich and Ludwig Darmstaedter Prize for 2018 in the Paulskirche, Frankfurt. The award has been given in recognition of their basic research into one of the immune system's most important cytokines, TNF. Tim Julius Schulz awarded the 2018 Paul Ehrlich and Ludwig Darmstaedter Prize for Young Researchers for work on adipocyte biology.

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Museum Giersch

Space for Art

Museum Giersch's new exhibition “Space for Art” retraces the history of the Frankfurt Goethe University Studiogalerie.

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Research project on dangerous hospital germ extended

German Research Foundation extends project aimed at combating multi-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii strains.

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How the brain makes predictions

Goethe University Frankfurt can boast another EU-funded research project: With the appointment of Yee Lee Shing as Chair of Developmental Psychology her PIVOTAL research project has accompanied her to Frankfurt. Professor Shing’s research work investigates how the brain makes predictions.

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New Koselleck Project

The German Research Foundation (DFG) funds a new Koselleck project at Goethe University Frankfurt: Professor Thomas Ede Zimmermann searches for new methods for analysing sentences.

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GRADE Completion Scholarships for international doctoral candidates

GRADE awards two completion scholarships to international doctoral candidates of Goethe University, sponsored by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD). The call for applications is now open! The deadline is April 16, 2018.

More information and application form available at www.grade.uni-frankfurt.de


Cause of severe genetic disease identified

The origin of many diseases lies in genetic abnormalities that result in malfunctions in the proteins they are encoding. Scientistsfrom Goethe University and from the University in Naples found out: Mutations in a certain part of the protein p63 are responsible for the life-threatening disorder ankyloblepharon-ectodermal dysplasia-clefting (AEC). 

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