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DeepLife Hackathon - Heidelberg 14.-16.06.2024
In collaboration with five European universities, Bioinformatics from BioQuant and IPMB at Heidelberg University, are organizing the "Deep Learning Applications in Life Sciences" (DeepLife) course.   Deep Life: Hackathon
Prepared for the next virus pandemic: The APPEAL project.
In collaboration with 12 partners from 6 countries, BioQuant’s High Content Analysis of the Cell (HiCell) research group is establishing the Antivirus Pandemic Preparedness EuropeAn pLatform (APPEAL).  
Ana J. García-Sáez: First Female Director of the Max Planck Institute of Biophysics.
On October 1, 2023, Ana J. García-Sáez, a former research group leader at BioQuant, became the Director of the Max Planck Institute (MPI) of Biophysics in Frankfurt am Main succeeding Nobel laureate Hartmut Michel.   Find more information on the MPIB website.
10th Heidelberg Laureate Forum to visit BioQuant on September 27th, 2023
BioQuant is proud to be one of the institutions visited by young scientists of the HLF.   Find more information on the HLF website
Luring the Virus into a Trap
BioQuant Researchers from Chlanda and Schwarz Lab elucidate mechanisms that contribute to the prevention of Influenza A and Ebola virus infections.   Cell Host & Microbe 31:1-18 (31 March 2023) EMBO Journal e113578 (21 April 2023)
Gold again for Heidelberg in iGEM competition
The iGEM Team Heidelberg 2022 succeeded in winning another gold medal at the Grand Jamboree in Paris with their project "Hersiran: siRNA-Tech for Neuroinfections". iGEM is the world's largest competition for synthetic biology.   Visit the iGEM team's website.
ERC Synergy Grant for studying the renewability and differentiation of stem cells in the vertebrate brain
Simon Anders (BioQuant) together with Anna Marciniak-Czochra (IWR), Ana Martin-Villalba (DKFZ) and Laure Bally-Cuif (Institut Pasteur in Paris) received an ERC Synergy Grant.