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20 Dec 2018

New publication in "Nature Methods" describes the state of the art in miniature microscopes

Review article on the topic by Jason Kerr and Damian Wallace appears today in "Nature Methods

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5 Nov 2018

A light sensor that deactivates neurons

Dr. Reinhard Seifert from research center caesar (Bonn) developed a new tool, jointly with other researchers from all over Germany. The tool is able to deactivate a single neuron with a ray of blue light. A paper about the discovery of this tool was recently published in the scientific journal Nature Communications.

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9 Apr 2018

Tiny nanomachine successfully completes test drive

Together with colleagues from the USA, scientists from the University of Bonn and the research institute caesar in Bonn have used nanostructures to construct a tiny machine that constitutes a rotatory motor and can move in a specific direction. The researchers used circular structures from DNA. The results will now be presented in the journal “Nature Nanotechnology”.

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31 Mar 2018

From school to lab bench - an insight into the world of science

Great success at this years's Girls' Day & Boys' Day.

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5 Feb 2018

7th international caesar conference: “Missing links in neuroscience: Bridging scales in theory and experiment”

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10 Nov 2017

Sperm navigate by playing chords

For navigation, sperm use musical tricks. Similar to a guitar string, sperm beat their tail with two different frequencies or “notes”.

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10 Oct 2017

Dr. Christian Schiffer is awarded the Klaus-Tschira-Prize 2017 in Biology

The article of Christian Schiffer has been published in a magazine of DIE ZEIT from October 5th.

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14 Sep 2017

Dr. Bettina Schnell leads new independent research group

On September 1st, Dr. Bettina Schnell joined caesar as head of the research group “Neurobiology of Flight Control”.

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1 Jun 2017

New Director at the Research Center caesar

On June 1st, Dr. Kevin Briggman joined research center caesar as one of three scientific directors.

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31 Mar 2017

Gaucher disease and the Sphinx

Sphingosine inhibits the enzyme GBA2, thereby regulating the degradation of lipid-sugar compounds in cells

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