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June 26, 2020

Research award - Maria Robles is awarded the Junior Faculty Research Award by the Society for Research on Biological Rhythms (SRBR) (Picture: J. Greune)

May 15, 2020

Vaccination – Dirk Baumjohann and colleagues show that vaccine efficacy is indicated early on by a specific class of immune cells in the blood

March 31, 2020

Excellence in research – Magdalena Götz is awarded an ERC Advanced Grant for the second time

March 10, 2020

Alzheimer disease – An international team led by Christian Haass explores the protective effect of immune cell stimulation in the brain

March 3, 2020

For a good cause – The BMC donates the proceeds of the Christmas Market 2019 to the KlinikClowns

February 28, 2020

Immune response – Dirk Baumjohann and his team develop an ex vivo cell culture model from human tonsil tissue

February 10, 2020

Clinical Mass Spectrometry Center – Joint project of Axel Imhof and Munich scientists receives federal funding

February 7, 2020

Magdalena Götz honored with Jakob-Herz Prize 2020 (Picture: H. Sippel)

February 7, 2020

Inheritance of epigenetic patterns – Axel Imhof and colleagues model the establishment of histone modifications after cell division

February 6, 2020

Neurogenesis – Magdalena Götz and her team define the proteome of the neural stem cell niche (Picture: Helmholtz Zentrum München/Jacob Kjell)

January 21, 2020

New arrival - Core Facility Flow Cytometry presents their new spectral analyzer

January 15, 2020

Barbara Schraml and colleagues show the origin of dendritic cells in the kidney changes with age

December 5, 2019

BMC Christmas market - a festive end-of-year tradition

October 18, 2019

The recipe for making a fruit fly - Axel Imhof and colleagues quantify proteins in the nucleus during development

October 15, 2019

The CRISPR Revolution – Screening of documentary followed by discussion on November 26 in Monopol München (illustration: mindjazz)

October 11, 2019

Chronobiology and proteomics at the BMC - Maria Robles and colleagues show how the sleep-wake cycles shape synaptic activity (illustration: Max Iglesias)

October 10-12, 2019

Chromatin Dynamics – 5th International Munich Symposium on 10-12 October 2019 in the BMC.

September 5, 2019

Generating new neurons – Magdalena Götz and colleagues develop a methodology how astrocytes can be reprogrammed into different neuronal subtypes after brain injury (Picture: Riccardo Bocchi, Helmholtz Center Munich)

August 2, 2019

City Cycling 2019 - BMC team cycles to the 1st place again

July 30, 2019

Gunnar Schotta, Filippo Cernilogar and their team explore how transcription factors find their target regions in the genome and how their actions are controlled

July 25, 2019

BMC Summer BBQ 2019

July 24, 2019

BMC Team joined the B2Run 2019

July 19, 2019

Michael Kiebler and colleagues follow live the movement of messenger molecules on their way to synapses in living neurons

July 18, 2019

Dragon Boat Race of TUM and LMU – BMC team competes again

July 17, 2019

Announcement: Chromatin Day 2019 on July 25, 2019 – Munich groups present exciting chromatin research

July 11, 2019

Christian Haass is awarded with the Hartwig Piepenbrock-DZNE Prize for his research in the field of Alzheimer’s disease

June 27, 2019

PhD networking: Summerfest at the Campus Martinsried

June 22, 2019

Obituary – Professor Walter Neupert passed away on 22 June

June 18, 2019

Quality control for mitochondria – Walter Neupert and colleagues identify mechanisms protecting mitochondria from the aggregation of toxic proteins

June 6, 2019

New EU-funded Marie Curie Innovative Training Network to investigate chromatin at the single-cell level

May 23, 2019

Stefan Stricker and colleagues show how important cellular switches in cell differentiation are controlled

May 18, 2019

Martinsplatz inauguration in Martinsried – the BMC joined the festivities

May 17-18, 2019

BMC group leader retreat in Herrsching on Lake Ammer

May 15, 2019

Munich Medical Student Science Conference on 15 June 2019 – Abstract submission open

April 3, 2019

Using the nucleus as a ruler – Jörg Renkawitz and colleagues discover mechanisms of leukocyte migration

March 23, 2019

Great response on the first Open Day at the BMC

February 27, 2019

Sodium chloride and atopic dermatitis - A study in collaboration with the BMC lab of Dirk Baumjohann shows that sodium chloride enhances the differentiation of Th2 cells, which are critically involved in atopic dermatitis

February 21, 2019

Stem cell research – Magdalena Götz and colleagues discover new mechanisms regulating neural stem cells (Picture: Helmholtz Zentrum München)

February 19, 2019

Flow Cytometry Course @ BMC

February 11, 2019

Donation to the charity organization “Helfende Hände”

January 28, 2019

Cardiac inflammation - Barbara Walzog, Ludwig Weckbach and colleagues identify the role of the cytokine midkine and the so-called neutrophil extracellular traps (NETs) in the course of myocarditis

January 24, 2019

Multiple sclerosis - A team led by Martin Kerschensteiner shows how ruptures in the cell membrane allow a calcium influx that can lead to the degeneration of long nerve fibers

January 16, 2019

Excellent science – BMC Scientist Dorothee Dormann is awarded for her research on neurodegenerative diseases with the Paul Ehrlich and Ludwig Darmstaedter Prize for Young Researchers

January 7, 2019

FLIM – a novel innovative fluorescence microscope at the BMC for the characterization of dynamic processes in living cells

December 6, 2018

3rd BMC - X-mas market

November 29, 2018

Christian Haass among the “Highly Cited Researchers 2018”

November 13, 2018

SFB 1054 Mini-Symposium: Single-Cell Genomics in Immunology

November 9, 2018

Symposium at the BMC in honor of Dirk Eick

October 17, 2018

Camouflage follows restructuring – Nicolai Siegel and colleagues discover how parasite trypanosomes affect their surface proteins through chromatin altering

Oktober 12, 2018

SFB 1054 Symposium: Regulation of lymphocyte responses by the tissue microenvironment

September 27, 2018

Sequencing Spotlight on Campus – symposium on cutting-edge seq techniques

September 21, 2018

Minisymposium at the BMC: Cell-to-Cell Heterogeneity in Chromosome Structure

September 12-13, 2018

The Secrets of Chromatin Symposium at the BMC in honor of Peter Becker

September 12, 2018

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde – Martin Kerschensteiner and his team show that phagocytes can change their phenotype in the CNS and thus promote or inhibit inflammation

September 6, 2018

“Where does the path lead?” - Professor Pohl’s Farewell Lecture

July 24, 2018

LMU initiative Genwerk receives the 1st Prize in the EIT Health BioEntrepreneur BootCamp

July 17, 2018

B2Run 2018 – thunderstorm thwarts the BMC team

July 13, 2018

Master of the Olympic Lake 2018 - BMC Team competes again

July 9, 2018

BMC Summer BBQ

June 28, 2018

Kick-off seminar of the BMC Postdoc Initiative

June 27, 2018

SFB 914 event: 5th Summer Symposium

June 18, 2018

Brain cells in transition: Reprogramming pericytes to become neurons

June 6, 2018

LMU Start-up initiative EpiQMAx receives MIT:FUTURA innovation prize

May 14, 2018

An honour at the European level – Axel Imhof was elected Member of the European Molecular Biology Organisation (EMBO)

April 19, 2018

The FUS protein goes astray: New insights by Dorothee Dormann and her team into the cellular mechanisms of neurodegenerative diseases

March 22, 2018

How the brain works – School kids visit scientists at the BMC

March 14-16, 2018

SFB 914 event: Leukocyte Trafficking

March 8, 2018

The protein Myosin 1f plays a key role in neutrophil migration – Barbara Walzog, Melanie Salvermoser and colleagues decipher how neutrophils pass restrictive barriers in a meshwork of collagen fibers

March 1-3, 2018

SFB 1243 International Symposium: Cancer Evolution

March 1, 2018

The proceeds of the second BMC Xmas market go to the foundation “Ambulantes Kinderhospiz München”

February 28, 2018

Talk by Tom Rapoport, Harvard Medical School: How an organelle gets into shape

February 22, 2018

ITN Workshop: Developmental Programming and Reprogramming